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Longtime audio engineer and professor Benj Kanters now focuses on hearing conservation.

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If you want to break into the music business, Thom Russo would like to bend your ear.

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New book explores the challenges that women face in balancing career and family.

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Meet the four 2018 Northwestern Alumni Medalists.

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johnnetta cole 2018 alumni medalist

Lifelong surfer Sam Ballam shares a few of his favorite breaks.

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Longtime chaplain Timothy Stevens helped transform religious life on campus.

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Miki Sawada crisscrossed Alaska, playing classical music on her unconventional tour.

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Vadim Backman has developed a strategy for detecting cancer in its earliest stage.

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'Shroom Art

Fall 2018

Bomani McClendon helped create giant glowing mushrooms for Burning Man.

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New York Times cocktail writer Robert Simonson shares his favorite three-ingredient drinks.

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