Northwestern University was preparing for a visit Thursday afternoon by President Barack Obama, who will be the first sitting president to visit the Evanston campus in 60 years.
President Barack Obama arrived at the Gary-Chicago International Airport on Air Force One Wednesday evening. The president is spending the night in Chicago and will spend Thursday at a fundraiser for Governor Quinn and a speech at Northwestern University in Evanston.
Kidnapped American journalist James Foley, who reportedly has been executed by Islamic militants, is a Northwestern University alum.
Alzheimer’s researchers at Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern University have launched a study to test a new treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease, and are looking for volunteers to take part.
Transgender students at Northwestern University will be getting their own separate bathrooms in the a heavily used student center on the school’s Evanston campus.
What does nearly $170,000 in tuition for four years of college get Northwestern University graduates? For honors students in the Medill journalism school, it apparently doesn’t get them a proofreader for their diplomas.
Officials are classifying the incident as criminal damage to property incident, and there are no indications it is hate-related, Evanston police said.
Illinois will implement new rules to help ensure the due-process rights of juveniles in a settlement of a 2012 lawsuit that alleged hundreds of children on parole are illegally detained each year, according to recent federal court filings.
The 21-year-old woman was struck while riding her bike at Sheridan Road and Chicago Avenue at 10:50 p.m.
Northwestern football players cast secret ballots Friday in an on-campus hall adjacent to their home stadium on whether to form the nation’s first union for college athletes. Just don’t expect results any time soon.
Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald is encouraging his team to vote no on forming a union less than two weeks after the National Labor Relations Board said the players could bargain collectively and called for an election.
Members of a group trying to unionize college athletes sought out potential congressional allies Wednesday as they braced for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University are employees who have the right to form a union.
With the National Labor Relations Board’s regional director in Chicago deciding Northwestern University football players qualify as employees of the university comes the question of whether they’d have to pay taxes on their scholarships.
Some state lawmakers seem to want to play the role of Big Ten commissioner, and have taken steps to study the feasibility of having another Illinois college join the conference.
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The private suburban Chicago university says the money will be used to a series of new buildings and renovations while also endowing professorships, creating scholarships and supporting research, among other plans.
At age 80, retired Chicago physician and educator Dan Winship is getting a bittersweet last chance to teach about medicine — only this time he’s the subject.
A Northwestern University student who filed a federal lawsuit against the school earlier this month has now sued the professor she claims sexually assaulted her during her freshman year.
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The National Labor Relations Board has set arguments for next week over whether Northwestern University football players can form a union and have protections as employees of the school.