Skip to main content
Northwestern University

2017 News




Authoritarianism and Democracy

July 12, 2017
Political scientist Edward Gibson gains international renown for his research on authoritarianism within democratic states

Chad Mirkin Named ACS Fellow

July 10, 2017 – from Northwestern Now
Nanotechnology pioneer one of 65 members honored for outstanding achievements in science


Putting the Humanities into Economics

June 22, 2017 – from Northwestern Now
Northwestern President Morton Schapiro and Professor Gary Saul Morson team up to publish "Cents and Sensibility: What Economics Can Learn from the Humanities"

Technology Unlocks Mold Genomes for New Drugs

June 12, 2017 – from Northwestern Now
“Drug discovery needs to get back to nature, and molds are a gold mine for new drugs,” Weinberg College chemical biologist Neil Kelleher says


Celebrating Great Teaching

May 31, 2017
Twelve College professors and graduate students are honored for their excellence in the classroom

Women in STEM

May 23, 2017
"Be a part of the growth and capitalize on it," alumnae tell Northwestern students

The W Awards

May 23, 2017
Compelling new research projects get a boost through the College’s innovative grant program

Economics Explainers

May 8, 2017 – from Northwestern Now
Five Northwestern economists explain their work through everyday ideas, events and objects


"Beauty Sick"

April 25, 2017 – from Pacific Standard
In a new book, professor of instruction Renee Engeln argues that the cultural emphasis on appearance is distracting girls and women from more important goals.

A “Chemist’s Chemist”

April 25, 2017 – from Chemical & Engineering News
2017 Priestly Award winner Tobin Marks recounts a “life intertwined with chemistry”

The Lamassu, Resurrected

April 6, 2017
Art Theory & Practice Professor Michael Rakowitz’s inspired recreation of the historic Iraqi sculpture will grace London’s Trafalgar Square beginning in 2018



A Peek into ‘Hamilton’

February 14, 2017
Original cast member Anthony Ramos visits campus to discuss the man — and the musical


Back to top