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My Northwestern Direction

In the My Northwestern Direction essay, Northwestern Magazine highlights the diverse paths our alumni, students, faculty and staff have taken and explores the many ways the University intersects with their lives.

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Using Small Science to Solve Big Problems

Winter 2022
Chad Mirkin, the director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology and the George B. Rathmann Professor of Chemistry, has played a central role in the rapid growth of nanotechnology at Northwestern and the invention of techniques that have revolutionized aspects of materials discovery.

Read Chad Mirkin’s essay

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