Northwestern sues ex-employee for copyright infringement on Leopold-Loeb book

Tyler Pager, Assistant Summer Editor

July 25, 2014
Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Northwestern has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against a former employee whom the University commissioned to write a book about the 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder trial. According to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District... Read more »

NMQ and SMQ to be empty during Fall and Winter quarters

Paige Leskin, Reporter

July 23, 2014
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The North Mid-Quads and South Mid-Quads halls will be left unoccupied during the Fall and Winter quarters in an effort to fill other residence halls to their maximum occupancies and leave fewer vacant rooms spread across campus... Read more »

Rising McCormick senior Michael Szot’s blood alcohol content was .14 at the time of car crash that killed two

Tyler Pager and Rebecca Savransky

July 21, 2014
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Rising McCormick senior Michael Szot had a blood alcohol content of .14 Saturday morning when he crashed a car into a water-filled quarry, killing two passengers,... Read more »

Preliminary report: Rising McCormick senior Mihirtej Boddupalli died from drowning

Paige Leskin, Tyler Pager, and Rebecca Savransky

July 21, 2014
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A preliminary coroner's report indicates that rising McCormick senior Mihirtej Boddupalli died from drowning Saturday morning after the car he was riding in landed in a water-filled quarry in Naperville, Illinois. Rising McCormick... Read more »

Updated: Rising McCormick senior Mihirtej Boddupalli dies in Naperville car accident Saturday morning

Paige Leskin, Tyler Pager, and Rebecca Savransky

July 19, 2014
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Rising McCormick senior Mihirtej Boddupalli died Saturday morning in a car accident in Naperville, Illinois, police said. Rising McCormick senior Michael Szot was driving the vehicle and survived the accident, but Boddupalli... Read more »

Weinberg chooses new interim dean, continues search

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

July 18, 2014
Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Science & Technology

Chemistry Prof. Mark Ratner will serve as the interim dean of the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences for the 2014-15 academic year, Provost Daniel Linzer announced Thursday. Ratner will assume the role on Aug. 1, succeeding... Read more »

Northwestern hosting 25 young African leaders as part of Obama initiative

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

July 15, 2014
Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Career, Events, Latest Stories

Representatives from more than 20 African countries are at Northwestern for six weeks this summer as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative, a program created by the Obama administration that looks to identify future leaders... Read more »