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Northwestern moves freshmen, sophomores to remote learning

Aug. 29, 2020 2:22 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Freshmen and sophomore students at Northwestern University cannot return to campus after all and will take classes remotely, the Chicago school announced late Friday. The Chicago Tribune reports that until Friday's announcement, Northwestern University officials planned for undergraduate...

Former Northwestern President Arnold Weber dies

Aug. 21, 2020 4:52 PM EDT

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Arnold R. Weber, who helped Northwestern University attract top faculty and dramatically improve its finances during his more than a decade as the school's president, has died. He was 90. The university said in a news release that Weber, who served as the school's 14th president from...