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$25 Million Gift to Expand Regenerative Medicine Research
The Querrey Simpson Charitable Foundation has made an additional $15 million gift to Northwestern University in support of the University's innovative, interdisciplinary research efforts applying nanotechnology to regenerative medicine.
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Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: Fundamental Research and Practical Applications
An interview with 2014 Charles Mann Award winner Richard P. Van Duyne, the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Opening Report: Evanston's Peckish Pig Soft Opens Tomorrow
Evanstonians will finally get to peek inside Peckish Pig , the first brewpub in Evanston, when it soft opens tomorrow, per Urban Daddy .
Deborah Pankey Herea s to green drinks and good mornings
It took nearly 12 weeks but I finally accomplished one of my New Year's resolutions - the one to try green smoothies .
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Rose's Wheat Free Bakery Now Open in Highland Park
Rose's Wheat Free Bakery and CafAŠ is now open on Central Avenue in Highland Park .
First twin astronauts take on space microbiome
Twin astronauts are ready to shed blood for space exploration - and that could lead to insights into some of the hottest topics in biomedicine.
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CBS News reporter Bill Plante reflects on a changing White House
Bill Plante's journey from his Chicago upbringing to his current and longstanding post as CBS News White House correspondent has been, in many senses, a conventional one for reporters of a certain age.
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Chicago man accused of sexual abuse of craigslist teen
This story is so short it was only published in a local police blotter but it deserves more attention than that.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Both Genders Think Women Are Bad at Basic Math
Prejudice revealed. Men were twice as likely to be hired for a math job even when they had equal skill.
The Music Institute of Chicago to Welcome Pianist Inna Faliks, 5/3
For its fourth annual Distinguished Alumni Concert, the Music Institute of Chicago presents pianist Inna Faliks Saturday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston.
Winnetka Police Make Single Arrest Last Week, for Pot
As Garrison Keillor would say, it was a quiet week in Winnetka. The following is the only item in last week's police blotter: A 17-year-old from Evanston was cited for possession of cannabis on March 7 at 10:15 p.m. at Elder Beach.
Police: Man Dies After Being Struck By At Least 2 Cars In Lincolnwood
A 19-year-old man died after he was struck by at least two cars while crossing the street Monday morning in north suburban Lincolnwood, police said.
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Deadliest U.S. Fraternity Scraps Pledging for New Members
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, one of the largest U.S. fraternities and the deadliest, said it would ban pledging, citing the toll that hazing has taken on its recruits and its reputation.
U.S. fraternity ends pledging for new members after hazing deaths
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, one of the oldest and largest U.S. college fraternities, said on Friday that it would eliminate its member initiation practices, following a number of hazing-related deaths and other incidents.
Evanston Wins Sustainability Award
The following is from the City of Evanston: Evanston is the second city in the nation to be awarded a 4-STAR Community Rating for national excellence in sustainability.
NU Professor Files Response to Sexual Harassment Suit
Northwestern philosophy professor Peter Ludlow won't teach classes the final two classes of the.
Foundation 65 Receives Matching Gift Challenge from Tawani Foundation
March 5, 2014 - Foundation 65 announced the receipt of a $300,000 grant and matching gift challenge from Colonel Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG and the Tawani Foundation.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Judge Dismisses Case Against Evanston Cop Who Detained Black Teen
A federal judge has dismissed the court case by an Evanston couple who say a police officer racially profiled their 13-year-old honor student son when the officer handcuffed him while searching for a robbery suspect, according to an article in the Evanston Review.