Obama appoints Law School alum as next White House general counsel

Ciara McCarthy, Managing Editor

April 22, 2014
Filed under Alumni, Campus

President Barack Obama announced Monday that Northwestern School of Law alumnus W. Neil Eggleston (Law ‘78) will serve as the next White House counsel. “Neil brings extraordinary expertise, credentials... Read more »

Task force to study Native American community, make recommendations

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

April 22, 2014
Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The Native American Outreach and Inclusion Task Force is currently studying Northwestern's ties to the Native American community to better understand problems the community faces and to improve its relationship with the University. The... Read more »

FDA details potential plan to grant accelerated approval to Duchenne treatment

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 22, 2014
Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2014, Latest Stories

The Food and Drug Administration outlined a possible pathway that would grant accelerated approval to a drug with the potential to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy, the disease Dance Marathon raised... Read more »

Northwestern to begin Xfinity On Campus pilot

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Campus Editor

April 22, 2014
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will begin offering a pilot program of Xfinity On Campus, a service under Comcast, to up to 700 students starting May 1, Residential Services officials said. Paul Riel, executive director of Residential Services,... Read more »

Northwestern receives $4 million to honor Newton Minow, creates law school professorship

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

April 21, 2014
Filed under Academic, Alumni, Campus

Northwestern received $4 million earlier this month to honor Newton Minow, a Northwestern alumnus, trustee and senior counsel at the Chicago law firm Sidley Austin LLP. Minow’s friends, colleagues and fellow alumni donated... Read more »

A-NU-Bhav wins Indian dance national championship

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

April 21, 2014
Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Northwestern's Hindi film dance team, A-NU-Bhav, won first place at the collegiate national championships this weekend. After qualifying for nationals in February at the A-Town Showdown in Atlanta, A-NU-Bhav,... Read more »