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A program at Northwestern University increases student voting rates (opinion)

Who has more at stake in elections than young people, with a lifetime of consequences ahead of them? And yet low youth turnout is a staple of …

College & University

Touched that dad, who died fighting Sars, is named hero

July 23, 2018 5:00 AM<br>Student Beatrice Chao, 18, lost her dad when she was just three years old - but she has taken comfort knowing he was a hero.

General Hospital

80 Staff Layoffs at Northwestern

Northwestern University officials announced Thursday that the university will lay off 80 administrative staff to help close a projected budget …

College & University

The press isn’t the enemy of the people, but Trump is a different story

This is a good a day to say that journalists had better start standing up for themselves, before they disappear as one of the foundations of Western …

Canadian Politics

University of Kentucky Aquatics Wins Combined Team Title on Day Four of Iowa City Sectionals - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p><i>Speedo Sectional Series is proudly sponsored by Speedo. Visit SpeedoUsa.com for more information on our …

Kentucky

X-Ray Rocket From Northwestern Researchers Launched Into Space

<b>CHICAGO (CBS) —</b> It’s an out of this world project 10-years in the making for a group of Northwestern researchers.<p>A NASA-funded rocket called Micro-X, …

Space Exploration

North Shore Death Notices: July 16 - July 22

Recent obituaries and upcoming services on Chicago's North Shore.<p><i>The following death notices were added to funeral homes serving the North Shore area</i> …

Obituaries

No Adverse Outcomes in Efforts to Reposition Breech Baby

Efforts to reposition a fetus in the breech position at term with external cephalic version (ECV) do not compromise perinatal outcomes compared with …

Pregnancy

Why 'getting lost in a book' is so good for you, according to science

“Transportation” — or the act of losing yourself in a book — makes you more empathetic, more creative and (hello!) it’s an escape.<p>Whether you’re the reader who rips through a new book each week or the one still slogging through that bestseller your friend recommended a months ago, psychologists …

Psychology

Foley Fellowship winner

• Home<br>• News<br>• 2018<br>• Medill Foley Fellow Juliette Rocheleau<p>Fellow to help engage public in important issues around conflict reporting<p>July 16, 2018<p>The James W. …

Journalism

Invuity: Turnaround In Progress

Shares of Invuity (IVTY) have lost around 65% of their value since the company´s IPO was priced at $12 in June of 2015. Year-to-date the stock has …

Business

Moranda Tabbed for USA Baseball 17U Coaching Staff

Related Links<p><b>Cullowhee, N.C.</b> - Western Carolina head baseball coach Bobby Moranda has been selected to be on the staff for the 2018 17-and-under …

Georgia Tech

Evanston residents protest Dempster Street housing project

Evanston residents gathered early Wednesday morning to protest a Dempster Street housing development funded by Housing Opportunities for Women.The …

Housing

Calypso Sheridan Breaks 100 Back Pool Record At Iowa Sectional Day 2

• Thursday-Sunday, July 19th-22nd<br>• University of Iowa CRWC, Iowa City, IA<br>• Long Course Meters<br>• Meet Results<br>• Webcast<p>On the 2nd day of the Iowa Sectional meet, …

Iowa

Don't look to Facebook to wipe out fake information

Extra, read all about it.<p>This week made it clear that Facebook isn't going to stop hosting pages that spread conspiracy theories about U.S. mass killings and those that deny the Holocaust killed millions of Jews. And Google will continue showing us stuff that we maybe wouldn’t have chosen to look …

Internet

Gold Pyramid Burns | Cyclosporiasis Outbreak | Car Wash Rejected

Headlines: Water Bills Rising As Village Cuts Payments | Knifepoint Carjacking Arrest | Neighbors Offer $400,000 To Demolish Local Landmark<p><i>Miss a</i> …

City Politics

National Association of Black Journalists

NABJ to Honor American University Journalism Professor Dr. John C. Watson with Ida B. Wells Award<p><b>Monday, July 16, 2018</b> <br>Posted by: NABJ Staff<p><b>NABJ to</b> …

Journalism

Stress Ball or Hand-holding During Skin Cancer Surgery

Squeezing a stress ball or holding a nurse's hand during skin cancer surgery under local anesthesia did not alleviate patient anxiety or pain …

Medicine

Science Says Men Are More Interested In This Than A Pretty Face

Yay! A study from Northwestern University reveals modern men are now MORE interested in intellect than beauty. Here's why that totally makes …

Grooming

NFL anthem debate: How the league can resolve issue of players who protest

The NFL stood down this week when it decided to hit pause on a policy that would punish players who kneel during the national anthem next season.<p>The league and the players union have agreed to "confidential discussions" over the next several weeks to determine the way forward — likely hammering out …

Football (U.S.)

Preparing for World Cup, Qatar Cracks Down on LGBT Coverage

FIFA continues to defend its choice to host the World Cup in Qatar, which follows antigay Sharia Law.

Human Rights

New book 'Breakaway' tells all about the Blackhawks-owning Wirtz family — and its painful saga

Let the love begin: The 11th annual Chicago Blackhawks Convention starts July 27.<p>Characterized to me by Tribune sports columnist David Haugh as an “annual opportunity for Hawks fans to take selfies with Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews and hear how Chicago’s premier sports organization the past …

Family Business

6 Yeast Infection Myths That Need to Be Addressed Right Now

With so much misinformation on the internet today, it's not surprising that there are many yeast infection myths making the rounds. This is …

Women's Health

UConn taps 44-member committee to assist pres. search

UConn's board of trustees this week greenlit the formation of a 44-member search committee tasked with recruiting and replacing outgoing President …

Hartford

Psychologists Looked In The Mirror … And Saw A Bunch Of Liberals

Here’s how this might affect their research.<p>When New York University psychologist Jonathan Haidt asked about a thousand attendees at the annual …

Psychology

Got the memo: International students face uncertain future under USCIS policy change

The changes happened quietly. To those who did notice, 11 pages of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) jargon clouded understanding with strands of red tape.<p>Andrea, a recent grad from Panama who did not want her last name used, pays close attention to immigration policy. Yet under a …

Immigration

Unpublished notes from '94 meeting with Mandela donated to Northwestern library

As 1994 dawned, four months before South Africa was to hold its first democratic election — crowning Nelson Mandela its first black president — he’d …

Chicago

Jerry the (Cuddly Stuffed) Diabetes Bear Making Global Strides

Have you met Jerry the Bear with Diabetes?<p>He's the cute, cuddly stuffed animal who lives with type 1 himself, and he's made incredible strides in the …

University of California

JPMorgan Chase expands Entrepreneurs of Color Fund | Gary

Building on the success of the Entrepreneurs of Color Fund in Detroit, JPMorgan Chase today announced an expansion of the fund’s model to support …

Entrepreneurship

Summer Jam: Patrick Baldwin looks like 2021's top player

<b>MEQUON, Wisc.</b> -- The Summer Jam was loaded with talent, but among a group of great prospects, Patrick Baldwin Jr. stood out as the best.<p>Actually, the …

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