Northwestern adds health care, business MOOCs

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

March 26, 2015

Filed under Campus

Northwestern is adding health care and business classes to its offerings of massive open online courses this spring. The classes, which will be taught by professors from the Feinberg School of Medicine and the Kellogg School... Read more »

Northwestern acceptance rate drops for sixth consecutive year

Tyler Pager , Campus Editor

March 25, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern's admissions rate hit a record low again this year with only 13 percent of applicants accepted. The acceptance rate has dropped for the last six consecutive years. Ten years ago, 31 percent of applicants were admitted. NU... Read more »

Jogger hit by car on Northwestern campus

Julian Gerez, Reporter

March 17, 2015

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A jogger was hit by a car on Northwestern's campus Monday night, police said. The 19-year-old Evanston woman was running eastbound on Noyes Street, and while crossing Sheridan Road a vehicle coming southbound on Sheridan struck... Read more »

Federal judge upholds dismissal of Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

March 12, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

A federal judge upheld Thursday his decision to dismiss the Title IX lawsuit that a Medill senior filed against... Read more »

Former ambassador to Russia speaks on Russian-American relationship

Sean Conway, Reporter

March 12, 2015

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John Beyrle, former United States ambassador to the Russian Federation, discussed the nature of Russian-American relations to an audience of over 50 people at Harris Hall. His speech, “New Cold War or New Reality?” concluded... Read more »

Former terrorism analyst discusses US response to ISIS

Jee Young Lee, Reporter

March 12, 2015

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Jonathan Schanzer, the vice president for research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies spoke at Northwestern on Tuesday about the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, and his suggestions for United States foreign... Read more »

Dance Marathon raises more than $1.1 million in 2015

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

March 8, 2015

Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2015

Dance Marathon raised more than $1 million for the fifth consecutive year. DM's finance committee revealed the final fundraising total of $1,130,979, the organization’s lowest since 2012, early Sunday morning. In 2014, DM... Read more »

Starlight Children’s Foundation tackles chronic illnesses through ‘kid-friendly’ hospital redecorations

Alice Yin, Development and Recruitment Editor

March 8, 2015

Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2015, Latest Stories

Jessica Dunning’s son, Anthony, isn’t supposed to go on airplanes. Yet, a couple years ago, he was able to fly out of O’Hare International Airport at 10,000 feet to go “visit Santa Claus.” The Dunnings are one of... Read more »

DG/ZBT/AIO team raises biggest group total for Dance Marathon

Sophia Bollag, Managing Editor

March 8, 2015

Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2015

The Dance Marathon fundraising team of Delta Gamma, Zeta Beta Tau and Alpha Iota Omicron raised the most money of all the fundraising groups. The team, which was included in the large groups category, raised $140,725.79, almost $14,000... Read more »