Next phase of North Campus construction to begin Monday

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

April 18, 2014
Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will begin the next phase of North Campus construction Monday, beginning construction on the new Kellogg School of Management building and opening about half of the parking spots in the new North Campus parking... Read more »

Wealthy elite influence government policy more than average voters, study finds

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Campus Editor

April 17, 2014
Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

A Northwestern professor co-authored a study quantifying the disparity between the influence of affluent and average voters on U.S. government policy. The study, scheduled to be published later this year,... Read more »

Northwestern, ASG working to provide funding for religious groups

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 17, 2014
Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government, Student Groups

Northwestern officials are working with Associated Student Government to draft a proposal that... Read more »

Former Medill dean Michael Janeway dies

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 17, 2014
Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Michael Janeway, former dean of the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, died Wednesday, the school announced Thursday. Janeway served... Read more »

Northwestern study links recreational marijuana use, brain abnormalities

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 17, 2014
Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

Recreational marijuana use has been linked to significant abnormalities in two regions of the brain, according to a study conducted by Northwestern Medicine and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard... Read more »

Earth Week to bring sustainability discussions, films to Northwestern

Sohyun Choo, Reporter

April 17, 2014
Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Northwestern sustainability groups will host several Earth Week programs next week in an effort to raise awareness about environmental issues on campus. The weeklong event, beginning Sunday, will focus on... Read more »

Northwestern enters joint venture with India's Bridge School of Management

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Campus Editor

April 16, 2014
Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern recently entered into a joint partnership with the Bridge School of Management to offer professional certificate programs in India, co-taught by NU and Bridge School professors. Provost Dan Linzer signed an agreement... Read more »

Two faculty members receive Guggenheim Fellowships

Annie Bruce, Reporter

April 16, 2014
Filed under Academic, Campus

Two members of the Northwestern faculty were chosen as 2014 Guggenheim Fellows, a prestigious award given to a small number of individuals each year. Daniel Diermeier, a Kellogg international business and markets professor,... Read more »