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  Northwestern University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Northwestern's main campus is a 240-acre (970,000 m²) parcel in Evanston, along the shore of Lake Michigan.
Northwestern's professional schools and hospital in downtown Chicago are about four blocks east of the Chicago stop on the CTA Red Line.
Northwestern University is the only private university member of the Big Ten Conference, of which it was a founding member.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Northwestern_University   (1597 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Northwestern University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector.
Northwestern University is a private university seated in Evanston, Illinois, on a 240 acre (970,000 m²) campus along the shores of Lake Michigan.
Northwestern University is a member of the Big Ten Conference for athletics.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Northwestern-University   (787 words)

  
 School of Continuing Studies - Northwestern University
The Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies is pleased to announce a Reception and Lecture on Thursday, June 1, 2006 featuring Mr.
The School of Continuing Studies, in collaboration with the Northwestern University Chemistry Department, is pleased to announce the new Master of Science in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Science.
The Northwestern University Advanced Placement (AP) Summer Institute, July 24th - 28th, focuses on course-specific training that is designed to support new and experienced teachers in all aspects of AP course content, organization, and methodology.
www.scs.northwestern.edu   (250 words)

  
 Financing Your Education, Office of Undergraduate Admission - Northwestern University
Northwestern University cannot assume responsibility for economic changes such as currency fluctuation, nor can it replace lost support that a student may have expected to receive from relatives, sponsors, or government and corporate grants.
International students receiving need-based financial aid from Northwestern for their undergraduate degree should be aware that this funding will not continue if they choose to pursue medical school, law school, graduate school, or any other professional studies at Northwestern University.
The University's 9Pay plan allows participants to make their tuition and fee payments to Northwestern in nine monthly installments instead of paying large sums at the beginning of each academic term.
www.ugadm.northwestern.edu /intl/financing   (1095 words)

  
 Institute for Nanotechnology
The mission of the Center for Transportation Nanotechnology at Northwestern University is to advance the education and research frontiers of nanotechnology as applied to the transportation sector.
At Northwestern University a team of scientists, engineers, and transportation experts has been assembled to work in these areas.
Breaking through the traditional barriers which isolate researchers into particular disciplines, they are working in research teams to develop new applications of nanotechnology in transportation as well as move these applications from the laboratory into the marketplace.
www.ctn.northwestern.edu   (426 words)

  
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 Northwestern University : Office for Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Northwestern has received almost $3.5 million in grants from the State of Illinois that will fund three stem cell research projects.
University Library, with its partners in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, a consortium of major research libraries in the Midwest, is developing an online tool that will enable students to use modern English vocabulary to search texts published between 1500 and 1800.
Scientists from the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University participated in the discovery of a common genetic variant that predisposes men to prostate cancer.
www.research.northwestern.edu /research   (757 words)

  
 Directory, Northwestern University
Northwestern faculty, staff and students: use the authenticated Web page to gain full access to directory information from off campus.
Northwestern University has implemented obscuring of e-mail addresses in the directory for security purposes.
This directory is for official Northwestern University use and also for individual communication between faculty, staff, and students listed herein.
directory.northwestern.edu   (299 words)

  
 Edward S. Curtis's North American Indian (American Memory, Library of Congress)
The Library of Congress and Northwestern University do not endorse the views expressed in these collections, which may contain materials offensive to some readers.
Northwestern University Library was supported by an award from the
Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections, Northwestern University Library.* Inquiries about these materials should be directed to the library at Northwestern University.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/award98/ienhtml/curthome.html   (397 words)

  
 About the GCRC, General Clinical Research Center, Feinberg School, Northwestern University
The General Clinical Research Center (GCRC) at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine has been an active and vital research facility within the Northwestern community for more than forty years.
The primary facility for the GCRC is a discrete unit located on the 10th floor of NMH Feinberg Pavilion.
The GCRC at Northwestern is one of approximately eighty centers located in major academic medical centers across the nation that are supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Center for Research Resources (NCRR).
www.feinberg.northwestern.edu /gcrc/index.htm   (709 words)

  
 The Center for Voice at Northwestern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Center for Voice at Northwestern University is an interdisciplinary collaboration between the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, whose purpose is:
There are presently a number of multi-specialty voice centers in the United States, and major academic otolaryngology departments are increasingly recognizing the importance of laryngology and care of the professional voice patient.
It is interesting to note that the first formal interdisciplinary voice clinic in the United States was established at Northwestern University in 1954 by otolaryngologist Dr. Hans von Laden and speech therapist Dr. Paul Moore.
www.voice.northwestern.edu   (309 words)

  
 Video Encyclopedia of the 20th Century, NUIT, Northwestern University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Video Encyclopedia is a collection of motion picture film and videotape recording the social, political and cultural history of the 20th Century from 1893 to 1989.
The original (analog video) version of the Video Encyclopedia is currently in use at over 1,500 schools and universities in the US.
In its original collection format---83 hours of video content stored on 42 laserdisks---its use by students and faculty was bound by the constraints of dedicated viewing-stations and limited search-and-retrieval mechanisms.
www.it.northwestern.edu /about/departments/at/projects/encyclopedia   (141 words)

  
 Northwestern University Center for Public Safety, Traffic Institute
Miller has done extensive research on military personnel and organizational issues and has recently, applied her expertise to similar issues facing police departments.
If you have some technical experience and wish to begin Northwestern University Center for Public Safety’s Accident Investigation series, Accident Investigation 1 Online may be what you need.
Northwestern University Center for Public Safety’s new 2006-2007 interactive course catalog is coming out soon.
server.traffic.northwestern.edu   (590 words)

  
 English Department, WCAS, Northwestern University
Northwestern's English Department is an energetic, collegial community of distinguished scholars teaching and publishing in a wide range of literary, cultural, and creative fields, with a variety of disciplinary and methodological approaches.
With outstanding teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, a popular, well-organized undergraduate major (offering students more than a dozen areas of concentration, including creative writing), and a small, well-funded Ph.D. program--all supporting close working relations between faculty and students--the department combines the virtues of large scope and intimate scale.
Located in historic University Hall, our highly ranked department has more than thirty renowned faculty members, publishing frequently and intensely involved in teaching.
www.english.northwestern.edu   (224 words)

  
 Institute for Nanotechnology
At the forefront of this new scientific frontier, the Institute for Nanotechnology was established as an umbrella organization for the multimillion dollar nanotechnology research efforts at Northwestern University.
The role of the Institute is to support meaningful efforts in nanotechnology, house state-of-the-art nanomaterials characterization facilities, and nucleate individual and group efforts aimed at addressing and solving key problems in nanotechnology.
Currently comprised of two major interdisciplinary research centers and a celebrated group of award-winning faculty and students, the Institute positions Northwestern University and its partners in academia, industry, and national labs as leaders in this exciting field.
www.nanotechnology.northwestern.edu   (261 words)

  
 University of Northwestern Ohio : Home
The University of Northwestern Ohio is a co-educational, residential, private institution founded in 1920.
The University of Northwestern Ohio is an entrepreneurial, not-for-profit institution of higher learning providing quality education and training in response to the needs and aspirations of our constituents, preparing students for careers and productive citizenship that include and encompass the business, professional, corporate and technological communities.
The University of Northwestern Ohio Student Spotlight focuses attention on students who excel in his or her degree program or have received special honors.
www.unoh.edu   (488 words)

  
 Northwestern University Women's Soccer Team Initiation - blind folded with hands tied behind their backs
However, the article does go on to quote the Northwestern's student handbook which states that hazing is prohibited "even in cases where a new member of a group agrees to participate." (Chicago Sun-Times)
Northwestern University today learned of allegations that hazing took place last year involving the women's soccer team.
The University forbids hazing (based on the state law, Illinois Hazing Act, 720 ILCS §120/0.01 et seq) and all other activities that interfere with the personal liberty of an individual.
badjocks.com /archive/2006/northwestern-womens-soccer-hazing.htm   (1694 words)

  
 Sociology Dept., WCAS
The Northwestern Sociology Department concentrates especially on those relations that create and maintain inequalities, looking at the social movements, legal and economic systems, institutions, organizations, and cultural forms that shape, redress, or defend these systems of inequality.
We teach courses and do research on relations between men and women, racial and ethnic groups, rich and poor, and workers and managers, and the feminist, civil rights, and labor movements that grow from them.
Chris Wellin is a sociologist (GED, Milwaukee Area Technical College; PhD, Northwestern, 1997; post-doctoral fellowships, University of California 1998-2001) who is presently an assistant professor and Research Fellow at Miami University, Oxford Ohio.
www.wcas.northwestern.edu /sociology   (397 words)

  
 Office for Research Safety
The Office for Research Safety (ORS) develops, implements, and coordinates the radiation, chemical, and biological safety programs for all research laboratories and all other areas of the University where hazardous chemicals and human blood or other potentially infectious human materials are used.
In addition to providing health and safety services, ORS is responsible for assuring University compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
The information contained at this Web site is intended as guidance solely for the use of Northwestern University faculty, staff, students, and affiliates engaged in University activities.
www.research.northwestern.edu /research/ors   (272 words)

  
 French and Italian | Northwestern University
The French and Italian Department at Northwestern provides opportunities to engage with a wide range of fascinating literary and cultural areas, as well as the languages that express them.
Undergraduate majors in both French and Italian are encouraged to study abroad in a range of programs including Northwestern’s summer programs in France and Italy, and to undertake original research leading to graduation with honors.
Students benefit from a wide array of interdisciplinary resources, including the Northwestern Library’s outstanding Africana collection, and from close contact with experts in the department and in related disciplines such as gender studies, film, art history, philosophy, comparative literature, and cultural studies.
www.frenchanditalian.northwestern.edu   (240 words)

  
 Creative Writing - Graduate Program - School of Continuing Studies - Northwestern University
A part-time evening master's program, it offers students a practical way to pursue their writing and receive academic credit while maintaining the responsibilities of adult life.
Students develop projects based on experience at a journal under the guidance of publishing director Susan Harris (sharris@northwestern.edu), faculty member, editor of Words without Borders, and former director and editor-in-chief of Northwestern University Press.
This final project, which may be an expansion of work begun during a previous course, presents an opportunity to produce a publishable work of literature.
www.scs.northwestern.edu /grad/cw   (830 words)

  
 NUsports.com - Football - Official Athletic site of the Northwestern University Wildcats
Northwestern announced kickoff times for six of its 12 games, as well as television plans for a pair of nonconference road games on Tuesday.
Northwestern defensive tackle Barry Cofield (pictured) was the first Wildcat selected in this year's National Football League Draft.
Northwestern University Director of Athletics Mark Murphy has announced that the University has extended the contract of Head Football Coach Randy Walker through the 2011 season.
nusports.collegesports.com /sports/m-footbl/nw-m-footbl-body.html   (244 words)

  
 Northwestern University and J. Michael Bailey
Northwestern University is home base to several key people involved in the publication of The Man Who Would Be Queen by J.
Bailey was Chair of their psychology department until shortly before he was secretly disciplined following an internal investigation into his research activities in November 2004.
On 12 November 2003, Northwestern University's oversight committee for the protection of research subjects notified Anjelica Kieltyka that they and Dean Daniel I.P. Linzer were recommending proceeding to a full investigation.
www.tsroadmap.com /info/northwestern-university.html   (296 words)

  
 Home, Medical Scientist Training Program, Feinberg School, Northwestern University
The Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at Northwestern University trains physician scientists in one of the 39 combined degree programs (MD/PhD) supported by the National Institutes of Health.
One of the strengths of the MSTP at Northwestern is the emphasis on advising students throughout all eight years of training.
Led and coordinated by the MSTP Director (click here for a message from our Director) and Associate Director throughout all eight years, students are also advised by many faculty appropriate for the different phases of training.
www.mstp.northwestern.edu   (561 words)

  
 NWU/Big Ten Hotel List - Travel Services of University Services at Northwestern University
You may also be required to show your NU WildCARD ID or Big Ten University identification at time of check-in.
The University Travel Policy and Procedures states: Direct billing of lodging to University departments is highly discouraged, and guests of the University should be encouraged to pay their own hotel bill and submit their receipts as part of their total trip settlement.
We realize that there may be reasons for exceptions to the University Travel Policy and Procedures.
www.univsvcs.northwestern.edu /travel/hotel.htm   (319 words)

  
 Northwestern University Wildcats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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