The View from Section 416
Blogger, professor and lifelong Cubs fan Bill Savage chronicled the team’s world championship season for ESPN.
A Math Formula for Suspense
Economist Jeffrey Ely has developed an equation that takes into account expectations, uncertainty, belief and time.
The Curious Case of Q
Professor Jeffrey Masten’s new book, Queer Philologies, explores the dynamic relationship between sexuality and language.
More Undergraduates Conducting Research
Northwestern provided almost $1 million for undergraduate research projects last year, up from $200,000 a decade ago.
A New Chapter
The Holocaust Educational Foundation has a new director—educator and historian Sarah Cushman —and a new home at Weinberg College.
Male Chemistry and Female Aging
Chemical signals from males prime females for reproduction, but they also hasten the females’ aging process, molecular bioscientist Ilya Ruvinsky finds.
A Head Start In Science
The College’s Bio&ChemExcel program helps to position incoming first-generation students for academic success in scientific fields.
"Life Happens. Show Up"
Northwestern Board of Trustees member Paula Pretlow ’77 urges the Class of 2016 to face life’s inevitable challenges with “grace and dignity.”
What Poets Can Teach Academic Scientists
“Science, technology, engineering and math students would do well to add some poetry courses to their schedules,” two Northwestern scientists write.
Congratulations to an Olympian
Political science major Jordan Wilimovsky ’16 finished in the top five in both his events at the Rio Olympics.
Fed Chief Cites Northwestern Economist — Repeatedly
Professor Robert Gordon has been quoted by Janet Yellen more often than any other non-Fed economist.
An Upward Trajectory
New research and groundbreaking discoveries have brought national and international attention to the Department of Physics and Astronomy.Back to top