Philosophy Behind Bars
Professor Jennifer Lackey heads to a maximum-security prison to teach a course on values to inmates.
Indigenous Research Studies Initiative Launched
The College will hire two new tenure-track professors as part of an effort to build a critical mass of scholars working in the field.
From Weinberg to the Olympics
Political science major Jordan Wilimovsky ’16 secured his spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic team by winning the open-water 10-kilometer race at the World Championships.
“Get On With Your Dream”
Breast-cancer survivor Sheri Phillips Prentiss ’89 encourages the Class of 2015 to embrace life’s adventures.
Chemists Win National Honors
The five awards are the most ever bestowed on Northwestern in a single year by the American Chemical Society.
How Indie Rock Changed the World
Historian Deborah Cohen explains how the 1980s independent music scene presaged a larger shift in American culture.
Seniors Win National Debate Title
Arjun Vellayappan ’15 and Alex Miles ’15 lead Northwestern to a record 15th championship.
“Brain Sports” Gain Momentum
Audiences are starting to take intellectual heft as seriously as muscular definition, anthropologist Shalini Shankar says.
How Looks Affect Mate Choices
Attractiveness is less of a factor for couples who were friends before dating, Professor of Psychology Eli Finkel says.
Sex Differences and the Brain
Neurobiologist Catherine Woolley finds that male and female brains operate differently at a molecular level.
Weinberg Wins Grand Gold
The magazine wins a string of awards, including the top prize in the international 2015 Circle of Excellence competition.
Rewriting the History of Sociology
Professor Aldon Morris makes the case that black sociologist W.E.B. Du Bois was the primary founder of the field.Back to top