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Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university in Evanston, Illinois. It was founded in 1851 by nine men whose goal was to establish a university that would serve the former Northwest Territory. The university is a founding member of the Big Ten Conference and the only private university in the conference. Northwestern is ranked among the top twenty universities in the nation and top thirty universities in the world by major education publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Times Higher Education, and Academic Ranking of World Universities.
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He Was a Doctor Who Never Got Sick. Then the Coronavirus Nearly Killed Him.Dr. Ryan Padgett, 45, once played in the Rose Bowl for Northwestern. He had rarely missed a day of work to illness. Then the coronavirus took him to the brink of death.
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Need knee replacement surgery? Get it before it's too late, study saysA study conducted by Northwestern University found that most patients who would benefit from knee replacement are taking too long to undergo surgery,
'An important piece of the puzzle': Scientists discover why gene mutation leads to autismScientists at Northwestern University have discovered how a gene mutation plays a key role in developmental disabilities like autism.
Northwestern QB commit arrested in Colorado on sexual assault, misconduct chargesNorthwestern football commit Aidan Atkinson, a quarterback who holds several Colorado passing records, was arrested Friday on sexual assault charges.
Northwestern's Jeff Sessions protest controversy: 'Give the young people a break'A difficult time for Medill student journalists. They have been under attack for merely asking questions and writing stories that illuminate.
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