Feinberg receives $92 million gift

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

March 5, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus

Louis A. Simpson (Weinberg '58) and Kimberly K. Querrey have made a $92 million gift to Northwestern in support of the Feinberg School of Medicine’s biomedical research programs, the University announced Thursday. Simpson,... Read more »

Brennan, Wilbon join new Medill sports journalism graduate program

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

March 5, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

USA Today sports journalist Christine Brennan (Medill '80, '81) and ESPN sports journalist Michael Wilbon (Medill '80) will join the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated... Read more »

Northwestern Greek institutions start diversity, inclusion initiatives

Alice Yin, Development and Recruitment Editor

March 4, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Greek, Latest Stories, Student Groups

The Panhellenic Association and Interfraternity Council have set new positions for diversity and inclusion in motion this quarter. Following winter recruitment, all 12 PHA chapters either added a new diversity and inclusion... Read more »

Student group aims to increase proportion of ‘real food’ at Northwestern

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

March 3, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Real Food at NU, a student group that aims to increase the percentage of fairly and sustainably produced food on campus, is working with Northwestern's food provider to determine how much "real food" is served in NU dining halls. The... Read more »

Northwestern researchers find protein related to Alzheimer’s present in young people

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

March 3, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

A new Northwestern Medicine study revealed a protein involved in the development of Alzheimer’s disease can begin forming in the neurons of people as young as 20. Scientists believe this is the first time the... Read more »

Northwestern forms faculty task force to assess undergraduate experience

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

March 3, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty

Northwestern has formed a faculty task force that seeks to enhance the undergraduate experience at the University, Provost Daniel Linzer announced Tuesday. The task force will meet over the next two quarters and compile a report... Read more »