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TOP 10: Cost of Private Colleges in Illinois

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.21.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Last week we tallied the total cost of attending one of Illinois' 12 public colleges. Today we do it for some of the most highly regarded private coll...

Illinois' Top Ten Universities

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.09.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

We took the U.S. News & World Report's ranking of universities in America and boiled it down to Illinois schools.

A Prestigious Program, But No Paycheck

ProPublica | Kara Brandeisky | Posted 10.01.2013 | College

Northwestern University's journalism school boasts of its prowess in preparing students for prestigious careers — but it also serves as a pipeline f...

Medill Energy Report Sparks Debate

Mike Smith | Posted 06.29.2013 | Green
Mike Smith

Energy reporters need to understand science You don't expect a donnybrook when a university like Northwestern releases a White Paper. Yet oh what fun...

Joe Van Brussel

Graduate Students Across The Country Want A Blend Of Money And Meaning | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 11.16.2012 | Money

Where does getting a paycheck meet making a difference? For some students around the country, the often-separate goals are coming together in a variet...

Barry Commoner, Social Revolutionary Dressed in Environmentalist's Clothing

David Ropeik | Posted 12.03.2012 | Green
David Ropeik

Commoner's passing reminds me that now I'm old, and the simplistic right and wrong/good and bad of my earlier environmentalist innocence has yielded to the crazy plaid complications of many issues.

Northwestern Football: Chicago's Big Ten Team Is Open For Business (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.17.2012 | Chicago
Chris Gentilviso

Five years ago, Northwestern football and home-field advantage were far from synonymous. Now in 2012, that picture is a faint memory. Visiting fans instantly know that Chicago's Big Ten Team is open for business, with football at the center of its sales pitch.

Chris Gentilviso

Northwestern Rides 5 Field Goals, Late Score To 3-0 Start | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.15.2012 | Sports

EVANSTON, Ill. -- When 2012's NCAA football schedules were unveiled, seven teams in the nation opened with three Bowl Championship Series automatic-qu...

Boston College Looks For Redemption Against Northwestern

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.14.2012 | Sports

Boston College (1-1, 0-1 ACC) at Northwestern (2-0, 0-0 Big Ten) Date: Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 Time: 3:30 p.m. ET Place: Ryan Field (Evansto...

Not All Students Are Treated Equally in Today's Digital Era: A Call for Accessible Technology in Higher Education

Sean Devine | Posted 10.07.2012 | Education
Sean Devine

Together, we can ensure that no student is left behind as a result of his or her print-related disability as we continue our path in the digital revolution of higher education.

Stephen Covey Told Us You Can Have it All, But Not All at Once

Mark C. Thompson | Posted 09.18.2012 | Business
Mark C. Thompson

I asked Stephen Covey which one of his famous seven habits meant the most to him personally, after 30 years of teaching and developing them?

'Deadliest Catch': Near Doom With 50 Tons Of Excess Water

Posted 07.18.2012 | TV

Sig Hansen had his hands full -- and his boat full -- on "Deadliest Catch" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery). The crew found themselves in a frightening ...

Honoring W.E.B. Du Bois 2012

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi | Posted 06.24.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi

The Board of Trustees at the University of Pennsylvania appointed Dr. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois Honorary Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies on February 17th 2012. This short video captures the day's activities.

Lizzie Schiffman

Chet Haze Talks Haters, Fame And 'Just Doing Me' | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 12.28.2011 | Chicago

"What have you done today? I just met Tom Hanks and helped move his son into Allison. NBD." The week before my junior year at Northwestern Universi...

WATCH: Northwestern's Athletics Department Says 'It Gets Better'

Posted 11.24.2011 | Chicago

With the nearly ubiquitous It Gets Better video campaign already making significant headway in the realm of professional sports, it stands to reason t...

Understanding What it Means to be Latina

Stephanie Fuerte | Posted 10.10.2011 | College
Stephanie Fuerte

The only difference between the aspiring journalist I was when I was ten and the aspiring journalist I am now is my full understanding of what it means to be a Latina.

WATCH: Colbert Kills At Northwestern Commencement

Posted 08.17.2011 | Chicago

Stephen Colbert returned to his alma mater of Northwestern University to give a commencement address on Friday, and to no one's great surprise, he bro...

Big 10 Ponders Proposal To Pay Athletes (VIDEO)

Posted 07.20.2011 | Sports


Northwestern Speaks Out On Professor's Controversial Leave

Posted 06.07.2011 | College

Northwestern University officials have released a statement explaining the dismissal of renowned journalism professor David Protess, saying he lied to...

Star Northwestern Prof Removed From Class

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Update: Northwestern University has released an official statement regarding the status of David Protess, saying that "... the laudable goal of the In...

500 Northwestern Students Protest "Brothel Law" | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A town hall meeting discussing off-campus housing issues took an impassioned turn as about 500 students crowded into McCormick Auditorium in protest o...

College Town Will Enforce 'Brothel Rule'

City | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Northwestern administration will not ask Evanston to reconsider its "brothel law," a zoning ordinance that will cause hundreds of students to be e...

WATCH: College Basketball Tripping Incident

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Indiana's Derek Elston took a play from New York Jets strength and conditioning coach Sal Alosi's playbook in Sunday's basketball game against Northwe...

Former Marine Found Dead At Northwestern | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Cpl. Justin Owen, a first-year graduate student in Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism, died on Christmas Day in his Evanston residence....

Howard Dean And Rick Santorum Sound Off At Northwestern | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On Tuesday night in Pick-Staiger Auditorium, onetime presidential hopeful and former Governor of Vermont Howard Dean and former Senator Rick Santorum ...