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  1. Re: Marijuana: Bad For You? | News OneRead the original story

    15 min ago | NewsOne

    ... Hans Breiter, co-senior author of the study and a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Researchers examined regions of the brain involved in emotional processing, motivation and ...


  2. Bienen School Stars of Tomorrow to Perform at Kennedy CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Northwestern University

    Four exceptional Northwestern University student soloists from the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music -- a clarinetist, a violinist, a mezzo-soprano and a pianist -- will be featured in a concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, April 22. The concert will be streamed live locally at 5 p.m. CDT ... (more)


  3. Anthony Porter: Investigation into overturned murder conviction 'like a nightmare'Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | ABC7 Chicago

    ... Remember February 1999 when Porter, after spending 16 years on death row, was freed because the Northwestern University "Innocence Project" had videotaped another man, Alstory Simon, purportedly confessing to the 1982 double-murder for which Porter ...


  4. North Campus Construction Begins Next Phase April 21Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Northwestern University

    The next phase of construction on the north part of Northwestern University's Evanston campus will begin Monday, April 21 when construction starts on the global hub for the Kellogg School of Management and the new North Campus parking structure opens for parking.


  5. Northwestern Well Represented at 2014 Whitney BiennialRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Northwestern University

    Several Northwestern University faculty members and alumni have strong ties to the 2014 Whitney Biennial in New York, one of the most prestigious exhibitions in the world.


  6. Replacing college fight songs with 'Solidarity Forever'?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Iowa City Press-Citizen

    Nearly 30 years ago, I graduated from Northwestern University, having spent four memorable years in Evanston.


  7. Football: Malleo has different approach as QB coachRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    ... of tidbits and techniques picked up during his playing stops at Wall High School, Hun School, Northwestern University, Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League and the Reading Express of the Indoor Football League. Malleo has incorporated ...


  8. Wireless stick-on patch could make continuous health monitoring more flexible and practicalRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Stanford

    ... of test subjects and potentially skew outcomes. In an effort to solve this issue, researchers at Northwestern University developed a wearable patch that adheres to the skin, easily stretches and moves with the body, gathers physiological statistics, ...


  9. Provocative study finds popular opinion has near-zero influence in D.C.Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... claim in a provocative new study by Martin Gilens of Princeton University and Benjamin I. Page of Northwestern University. Many of us like to believe that popular opinion influences policymakers, at least indirectly. But that doesn't seem to be the ...


  10. Lake in the Hills to swear in new top copRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... appointed deputy chief of patrol services in 2006. He is a graduate of Illinois State University, Northwestern University's Police School of Staff & Command, and the National FBI Academy. Wales, 59, retired as the village's top cop in 2004, but ...


  11. Fantasy Sports Meet Real World FitnessRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... of leveraging fantasy sports leagues to promote physical activity." Authors: Arlen C. Moller (IIT & Northwestern University), Sara Majewski (IIT), Rebecca Carson (IIT), Biruk Eyesus (IIT), and Kristin L. Schneider (Rosalind Franklin University). A ...


  12. Pot Researcher: Moderate Use Mimics Brain Patterns of SchizophreniaRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | News Max

    Don't buy the argument that marijuana is harmless, because those who begin smoking the narcotic in their youth are in for problems later on in life, according to Dr. Hans Breiter, a professor of psychiatry and a marijuana researcher at Northwestern University.


  13. Hawks' Wirtz creates Northwestern endowment fundRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    - Chicago Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz and his wife Marilyn are creating an endowment fund for Northwestern University's theater program. University officials say the multimillion dollar gift will fund student and faculty projects in the Theatre ...


  14. Study of Pot Smokers' Brains Shows That MRIs Cause Bad Science ReportingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... the article under the headline, in the study itself, or in press releases about the study issued by Northwestern University , Massachusetts General , and the Society for Neuroscience , which publishes The Journal of Neuroscience . Similarly, an MSN ...


  15. Veteran - NBA on TNT' sideline reporter Craig Sager battling leukemia, according to his sonRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Gazette

    ... night. "Be thinking of him & let's get him back on the sidelines soon." Sager, a graduate of Northwestern University, has been a fixture on TNT as a key piece of the network's NBA coverage. He's been part of the "NBA on TNT" for 17 seasons. Check ...


  16. Michelle Obama: High school diploma not enoughRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Petaluma360

    ... added that she had applied to Howard, "one of the finest universities in the country," along with Northwestern University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison when she was considering higher education. She went on to attend Princeton University ...


  17. Parents: Tips for getting "Frozen" soundtrack out of your headRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Parents fed up with the soundtrack of "Frozen," which seems to be stuck on repeat in their children's brains, may also not want to hear this advice from a music professor at Northwestern University, who regularly deals with unrelenting melodies.


  18. Space-Tested Fluid Flow Concept Advances...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    ... diagnose infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. David Kelso, Ph.D., a researcher at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., had been working for several years to develop a simple, inexpensive device that could be used in ...


  19. Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Later OnRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... a Canadian Institute for Advanced Research Fellow in the child and brain development program at Northwestern University, said in an institute news release. "[Breast-feeding] promotes development of the immune system. Children who are breast-fed get ...


  20. Casual pot use causes brain abnormalities in the y...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... projects that are focused on chronic, heavy users of cannabis. The collaborative effort between Northwestern University's medical school, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School showed a direct correlation between the number of ...