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Ideas at the Intersection: Check out the latest ideas coming out of Northwestern's classes.

Student-Designed Robots Battle in 2016 Design Competition

'Subsequentis' took home first place; 'The Police' won the Myke Minbiole Elegant Engineering Award.read more


Hospital Data Analysis Wins MSiA Hackathon

Students analyzed large data sets to discover unique insights using software from Teradata Aster.read more

Students Learn to Combat Hackers

New course teaches students how to detect and contain data breaches by studying real cases.read more


Using Data to Protect Coral Reefs from Climate Change

The first-ever ‘global index’ of vulnerable corals provides a tool to combat the world crisis.read more

The Wall Street Journal Highlights DTC

First-year course teaches students the value of failure.read more

A Different Way of Thinking

It takes a different way of thinking to connect disparate fields, put big ideas into action, solve global problems, and imagine what’s next. It takes left-brain analytical skills. It takes right-brain creativity.

It takes whole-brain engineering.

Join us as we take the world in a whole new direction.