Northwestern University

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Board Dismisses Ruling To Allow College Athletes To Unionize

The National Labor Relations Board has dismissed a historic ruling that Northwestern University football players are school employees who are entitled to form what would be the nation’s first union of college athletes

08/17/2015

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Michigan Close To Banning Student-Athlete Unions

Athletes would be blocked from unionizing at public universities under a bill that won final passage Tuesday.

97.1 The Ticket–12/16/2014

Toxic metal pollution in a stream. Wikimedia Commons photo

UM-Northwestern Advance In Measuring Toxic Metals Cheaply

A strip of glass covered in hairy nanoparticles can cheaply and conveniently measure mercury, which attacks the nervous system, and other toxic metals in fluids.

09/10/2012