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EVANSTON - A Chicago suburb and a former Northwestern University doctoral student have tentatively settled a lawsuit filed after the student was accused of stealing a car he owned.

CHICAGO - The mother of a player on the Northwestern University women's basketball team who died in 2017 has sued a sorority claiming hazing by its members led to her daughter's suicide.

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CHICAGO (AP) - A California man preparing to pursue a doctorate degree at Northwestern University has been killed while caught in gunfire between two men in Chicago.

Rick Telander: From the NFL to Writing to Medicine

Apr 1, 2018

This story surveys the very soul of sports and asks the question:  What really matters about what fans watch and players play?

Our guide is Rick Telander. Rick played quarterback for Peoria’s Richwoods High School, Defensive back for Northwestern University, and started training camp with the National Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs.

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Northwestern University will be taking additional steps to ensure its campus buildings are bird friendly. University officials say the school is working with experts from the American Bird Conservancy to keep birds from crashing into glass walls and windows.

Authorities are urging people at Northwestern University in suburban Chicago to take shelter after a report of a gunman and shots fired in a student residential building.

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle cited a racial disparity in enforcement of laws against the use of marijuana as the reason she now favors legalization of the drug.

Researchers from Northwestern University and Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago are using advanced technology to unwrap the mysteries of an 1,800-year-old mummy.

Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says he's donating a portion of his private papers to Northwestern University.

The University of Illinois is proposing a new public-private innovation center near downtown Chicago that would partner the Urbana-Champaign campus with two other research institutions.

A former Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee have pleaded not guilty in a Chicago stabbing death that prosecutors called "exceptionally brutal."

A former Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee accused of killing a man as part of what prosecutors called a sexual fantasy have another court date scheduled this week in Chicago.

An arrest warrant has been issued for a Northwestern University professor in the stabbing death of a Chicago man.

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EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - Northwestern University says no disciplinary action will be taken against two fraternities after sexual assault allegations.

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The Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at Northwestern University has been suspended by its national headquarters following allegations of sexual assault at the local fraternity house.

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Northwestern University and the University of Chicago have joined other leading universities in siding with civil liberties lawyers in opposing President Donald Trump's travel ban. The schools contend the order blocking travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries threatens their abilities to educate future leaders from nearly every continent. 

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CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois universities are speaking out against President Donald Trump's sweeping travel ban that has left some students and professors stranded abroad.

A professor at Northwestern University outside Chicago is one of three scientists honored with this year's Nobel Prize for chemistry.  The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences says Fraser Stoddart will share the $930,000 prize with Frenchman Jean-Pierre Sauvage and Dutch scientist Bernard "Ben" Feringa. The award was given for the "design and synthesis of molecular machines." 

Northwestern University is joining a growing list of colleges and universities opting to give students who qualify for financial aid a combination of grants and scholarships to prevent them from being saddled with debt.

Northwestern University says a philosophy professor resigned after the school found he sexually harassed two students.

An Associated Press reporter who was shot six times by an Afghan security officer while on assignment in Afghanistan has been honored by Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

A leading nonprofit group is bringing together researchers at three medical institutions - including two in Chicago - to focus on how gene functions affect premature birth.

Authorities say a Northwestern University student has been found dead in his Evanston campus dormitory.

The Peace Corps says five Illinois colleges are on an annual list of top volunteer-producing schools.

UICOMP chooses new Dean of Research

Dec 4, 2014

A world-renowned doctor known for his contributions to the Human Genome Project is taking over cancer research at a Peoria school.

Administrators of all 14 Big Ten schools have asked the NCAA to implement series of reforms to college athletics brought on by a labor dispute at Northwestern University.