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IBM Chief to Address Northwestern Class of 2015

IBM Chief to Address Northwestern Class of 2015

Alumna and IBM CEO Virginia Rometty will deliver the main address at Northwestern University’s 157th commencement ceremony on June 19.read more

Computational Power Uncovers Gauguin’s Process

Computational Power Uncovers Gauguin’s Process

Working with the Art Institute of Chicago, Professor Oliver Cossairt used multiple wavelengths of light to investigate the surface of his print and reevaluate how Gauguin created his works.read more

Making Teeth Tough: Beavers Show Way to Improve Enamel

Making Teeth Tough: Beavers Show Way to Improve Enamel

Beavers don’t brush their teeth, but a new study from McCormick's Derk Joester reports they do have protection against tooth decay built into the chemical structure of their teeth: iron.read more

Automated Method Beats Critics in Picking Great Movies

Automated Method Beats Critics in Picking Great Movies

A new Northwestern University study from Luís Amaral says a movie’s significance is decided by today’s and tomorrow’s film directors -- not the critics.read more

'POP-UP' FABRICATION TECHNIQUE TRUMPS 3-D PRINTING ON MANY LEVELS

'POP-UP' FABRICATION TECHNIQUE TRUMPS 3-D PRINTING

Researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new fabrication technique to create 3-D micro- and nanostructures with many advantages over 3-D printing.read more

MCCORMICK STUDENT AWARDED CHURCHILL SCHOLARSHIP

MCCORMICK STUDENT AWARDED CHURCHILL SCHOLARSHIP

Senior Edward Pang has received a Churchill Scholarship from the Winston Churchill Foundation to pursue graduate studies at the University of Cambridge.read more

Can Tipping Points Be Predicted?

Can Tipping Points Be Predicted?

McCormick's Mary Silber uses mathematics to see if it's possible to predict when a complex system, such as climate, is approaching a tipping point.read more

Whole-Brain Engineering™

At McCormick, we empower our students to become whole-brain engineers. We integrate elements of left-brain thinking — analysis, logic, and math — with the high-level right-brain thinking that fosters intuition and creativity. The future belongs to those who can combine both ways of thinking to lead, innovate, and help solve the world's most pressing problems.