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Northwestern University

Northwestern University
Northwestern University is one of the country's leading private research and teaching universities. It has two campuses located on Lake Michigan: the 240-acre main campus in Evanston, about 12 miles north of downtown Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. A third campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern has approximately 8,000 full-time undergraduate students, 8,000 graduate and professional program students and 2,000 part-time students. A member of the Big Ten conference, its athletic teams are called the Wildcats. Founded in 1851, Northwestern now has 12 schools and colleges: the Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; the School of Communication; the School of... Show more »
Northwestern University is one of the country's leading private research and teaching universities. It has two campuses located on Lake Michigan: the 240-acre main campus in Evanston, about 12 miles north of downtown Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. A third campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern has approximately 8,000 full-time undergraduate students, 8,000 graduate and professional program students and 2,000 part-time students. A member of the Big Ten conference, its athletic teams are called the Wildcats. Founded in 1851, Northwestern now has 12 schools and colleges: the Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; the School of Communication; the School of Continuing Studies; the School of Education and Social Policy; the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; the Graduate School; the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications; the School of Law; the J. L. Kellogg School of Management; the Feinberg School of Medicine; the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music; and Northwestern University in Qatar. « Show less

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  • Memories of Tome School on the Hill

    Memories of Tome School on the Hill
    This is another anniversary year for an institution that is dear to the hearts of many Harford Countians. This year marks the 125th year of the Tome School in Cecil County. We were among those in Aberdeen who graduated from Tome "on the hill" in its...
  • Dynamo music teacher leads Towson High students to perform at Disney

    Dynamo music teacher leads Towson High students to perform at Disney
    In addition to his duties as a member of the Towson High music department, John Olin has developed at least one other — unrelated, yet necessary — talent. "People kid me and tell me I could have been a travel agent," said Olin, referring...
  • Remember her name [Editorial]

    Remember her name  [Editorial]
    Alyssa Thomas. Alyssa Thomas. Alyssa Thomas. Why isn't that a household name in the state of Maryland? University of Maryland Women's Basketball Coach Brenda Frese gave a stirring locker room speech prior to Sunday's game against the mighty Tennessee...
  • Advocates seek to help trade school students burned by debts

    Advocates seek to help trade school students burned by debts
    Janice Peete-Bey didn't stay long at the Baltimore trade school where she enrolled 25 years ago, leaving after the class seemed useless. But the student loan debt from her noneducation haunts her to this day. Her wages have been garnished, her tax...
  • Under Armour signs Notre Dame to apparel deal

    Under Armour signs Notre Dame to apparel deal
    Under Armour's house just got a lot bigger. The Baltimore-based sports apparel company announced Tuesday that it has signed the University of Notre Dame, one of the nation's most popular college football programs, to a 10-year exclusive deal to design...
  • College athletes aren't employees and shouldn't unionize

    Last week, in what has to be one of the more ridiculous stories that I have seen in a while, football players at Northwestern University in Chicago filed the necessary paperwork to begin the process of forming a union. Certainly, you can say that...
  • Gregory J. Smith, former Maryland Stadium Authority executive, dies at 48

    Gregory J. Smith, former Maryland Stadium Authority executive, dies at 48
    Gregory J. Smith, a sports consultant and former chief operating officer of the Maryland Stadium Authority, died of cancer Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lake-Walker resident was 48. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of Dennis...
  • Arthur L.S. Waxter, developer

    Arthur L.S. Waxter, developer
    Arthur Lee Shreve Waxter, a Towson and Bolton Hill real estate developer who was a former Maryland Arts Council chairman, died of cancer Sunday at Talbot Hospice House in Easton. The longtime Roland Park resident was 87. Born in Baltimore and raised...
  • Hopkins inches up in U.S. News rankings

    Hopkins inches up in U.S. News rankings
    The Johns Hopkins University edged closer to the top 10 of national universities on the U.S. News and World Report annual rankings, which were released Tuesday. U.S. News moved Hopkins up one spot to No. 12, just behind Dartmouth College and tied with...
  • Wedded: Courtney Schapiro and Jon Sider

    Wedded: Courtney Schapiro and Jon Sider
    Date: Aug. 24, 2013 Her story: Courtney Schapiro, 28, grew up in Owings Mills. She is a speech language pathologist in Chicago. Her mother and stepfather, Susie and David Nevins, live in Pikesville. Her father and stepmother, Jeffrey and Amy Schapiro,...
  • Aberdeen native awarded at White House for solar energy company

    Aberdeen native awarded at White House for solar energy company
    Aberdeen native Nat Kreamer, 37, was honored at the White House Tuesday morning alongside 11 other U.S. veterans for advancing the areas of clean energy and climate security. While serving active duty in Navy in Afghanistan, Kreamer said he saw first-...
  • New guidelines released for treating high cholesterol

    New guidelines released for treating high cholesterol
    Only people with high cholesterol and a significant risk of heart attack and stroke would be put on statins, under new guidelines released Tuesday by a panel of experts overseen by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology....