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3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Chicago Blackhawks chairman William Rock well "Rocky" Wirtz and his wife, Marilyn, are supporting the Northwestern University School of Communication by creating an endowment that will fund innovative student and faculty projects in the Theatre and Interpretation Center at Northwestern -- and rename the center.
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4 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville
Northwestern University and a group trying to unionize college athletes are trading accusations as the National Labor Relations Board considers the school's appeal of a federal ruling that scholarship athletes... MOSCOW - Kremlin-controlled television channels criticized The Associated Press' international television service for cutting into its ... (more)
8 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream big about their education beyond graduation.
11 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
Northwestern University and a group trying to unionize college athletes are trading accusations as the National Labor Relations Board considers the school's appeal of a federal ruling that scholarship athletes... Northwestern University and a group trying to unionize college athletes are trading accusations as the National Labor Relations Board ... (more)
12 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
Leaders from 14 top U.S. business schools met with economic advisors at the White House yesterday to discuss their institutions' roles in improving workplace conditions for working families, particularly women.
16 hrs ago | Free Republic
It's not just your imagination: The influence of money in politics has indeed drowned out the voices of American voters, a new analysis shows, with runaway corporate lobbying and a lack of campaign finance reform to blame for giving much more political weight to the wealthy.
20 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News
Y oung, casual marijuana smokers experience potentially harmful changes to their brains, with the drug altering regions of the mind related to motivation and emotion, researchers found.
20 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton
There is new ammunition for those opposed to legalizing even small amounts of marijuana in New Jersey.
21 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
The union seeking to represent football players at Northwestern University called the school's position in the case "a castle built on sand" in a document filed with the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday.
22 hrs ago | Directions Magazine
Educator John Van Hoesen introduces StoryMap.js, "a stunningly simple tool for creating beautifully designed stories on the Web," from the Knight Lab at Northwestern University.
The Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music will present Handel's oratorio "Judas Maccabaeus" and four performances of Mozart's opera "Cosi fan tutte" at Northwestern University in May. The Bienen School's annual outdoor Millennium Park Concert in downtown Chicago's Pritzker Pavilion on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend is free and open to the ... (more)
However, current lower limb prosthesis controllers are not capable of transitioning these devices automatically and seamlessly between locomotion modes such as level-ground walking, stairs and slopes."
Researchers at Northwestern University have released a study that says marijuana can have a permanent impact on the brain even if only used recreationally.
She studies the history and culture of American evangelicalism, religion and Media, and is currently researching the intersection of religion and reality television.
Becoming a father may raise a young man's risk of depression, according to a new U.S. study that suggests helping men at this stage could improve the well-being of entire families.
Postpartum depression is a big concern for new moms, but a new study says that new dads are also at a risk of depression.
FIRST LOOK: WHITE HOUSE CALLS IN THE DEANS - Per a White House official: "As part of the President's opportunity agenda and the lead-up to the White House Summit on Working Families in June, today a group of deans from the nation's leading business schools will meet with senior administration officials at the White House to discuss how to best ... (more)