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Northwestern surgeon performs first procedure in Illinois implanting newly-developed heart valve

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

September 28, 2016

Filed under Campus

Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s chief of cardiac surgery led the first successful procedure to implant a sutureless aortic valve in Illinois. Feinberg Prof. Patrick McCarthy, the executive director of Northwestern Medicine... Read more »

Northwestern graduate students begin to seek union representation after NLRB decision

Julia Jacobs, Editor in Chief

September 28, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

Some graduate students at Northwestern have begun to organize in favor of unionization in the past month, holding what one called a “flurry of meetings” following the National Labor Relations Board’s decision in August li... Read more »

Norris Mini Courses will teach American Indian culture and language this fall

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

September 27, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty

With three new culture and language courses to be offered this fall, Norris University Center’s Mini Courses office is taking steps to expand American Indian programming on campus. The courses are Ojibwe and Cree Sweet Grass... Read more »

The Graduate School set to launch new child care grants

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

September 27, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will provide child care grants for eligible graduate student parents to use at any licensed daycare or in-home provider, effective Oct. 1. The grant will be available to graduate students who have a child under... Read more »

Northwestern students form real estate club for undergraduates

Jonah Dylan, Reporter

September 26, 2016

Filed under Campus, Career, Student Groups

For the first time, Northwestern students will be able to explore interests in real estate through a new student group debuting this fall. Weinberg juniors Chase Parisi and Henry Anwar decided to start the club last spring... Read more »