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NU’s alert system draws positive reviews from administrators

Christine Farolan, Spectrum Editor

February 7, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

Students who woke up Tuesday to an email alert from the University about a break-in at an off-campus apartment were seeing the efforts of Northwestern’s alert system, a multi-platform warning system University officials call upon in case of ... Read more »

University Police lieutenant on administrative leave following child pornography charges

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 5, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

A Northwestern police lieutenant is on administrative leave following child pornography charges, University officials said Wednesday. Ronald Godby, 53, was charged with manufacturing and possession of child pornography, court... Read more »

Administrators get a feel for student life in ASG-organized shadowing program

Erica Snow, Reporter

February 5, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Student Government

When Dean of Students Todd Adams shadowed Weinberg freshman CJ Patel last week, he realized by sitting in Psychology 228 that he didn’t know that much about cognitive psychology. Adams and Patel were one of eight administrator-student... Read more »

Medill expands global opportunities with programs in France, China

AnnMarie Hilton, Reporter

February 2, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Medill will expand its international reach through new programming in Europe and Asia focusing on contemporary topics from the Syrian refugee crisis to media branding in the Chinese market. After a Spring Quarter class about... Read more »

CAPS hiring additional staff, mulling adjustment of 12-session cap

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

January 31, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Counseling and Psychological Services is in the midst of discussions on modifying its 12-session limit while also working to fill four counselor positions, CAPS director John Dunkle said. During Fall Quarter, CAPS formed search comm... Read more »

Student activists add 15 demands to original list sent to Schapiro

Fathma Rahman, Reporter

January 28, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

In a meeting last Tuesday discussing how to make Northwestern more inclusive, student activists re-introduced a list of demands from last quarter with 15 additional provisions. The original list of 19 demands posted on the... Read more »

Former Northwestern adjunct professor says he was fired over false sexual harassment allegation

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

January 27, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Dave Linhardt never made it to teach the third meeting of his Principles of Entrepreneurship class. On Jan. 12 and Jan. 14 — only the second week of the quarter — Linhardt, who was an adjunct professor, sent two emails,... Read more »

Northwestern has more than $15 million directly invested in oil, natural gas company

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

January 27, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Northwestern owns more than $15 million worth of stock in Black Stone Minerals, one of the largest oil and gas mineral and royalty companies in the country, according to the University’s filing with the Securities and Exchange... Read more »

Northwestern to invest $480 million in Chicago improvement projects

Darby Hopper, Reporter

January 26, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

Northwestern will invest nearly $500 million in Chicago-centered improvement projects as part of an agreement with Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office. Although this was the first time NU signed such an agreement with the city —... Read more »

Trash Tacklers program reduces waste during 2015 football season

Eunice Lee, Reporter

January 20, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Student Groups

The Office of Sustainability spearheaded a student recycling ambassador program during the 2015 football season that worked to reduce the amount of waste during tailgates. In partnership with Northwestern Athletics and with... Read more »

Student-run coffee shop scheduled to open on campus fall 2016

Rishika Dugyala, Reporter

January 20, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Student Groups

An entirely student-run coffee shop is scheduled to open on campus Fall Quarter under the guidance of Northwestern Dining and Sodexo. The location of the new shop has not yet been confirmed, but Director of Dining Ken Fiel... Read more »