Woman sues Northwestern for negligence after falling near Scott Hall

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

May 28, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus

A Cook County woman has filed a lawsuit against Northwestern requesting $50,000 for negligence after she fell outside Scott Hall and suffered “severe and permanent personal ... injuries” in May 2013. The lawsuit, which... Read more »

A Tradition in Distress

Lydia Ramsey, Reporter

May 28, 2015

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

When Heather Menefee joined a secret honors organization, she went in with no intention of keeping her membership private. So on March 6, the Weinberg senior posted a public Facebook status detailing her experience in Deru,... Read more »

Northwestern settles copyright infringement lawsuit with former employee over Leopold-Loeb book

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 27, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus

Northwestern intends to jointly publish a book about the 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder trial with a former employee after dismissing a copyright infringement lawsuit against her. The University announced Tuesday it settled and... Read more »

Law Prof. Andrew Koppelman receives Walder Award for Research Excellence

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

May 25, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty

A Law professor was named the 14th recipient of the Walder Award for Research Excellence, an award given annually by the University provost to recognize faculty members’ research work at Northwestern. Prof. Andrew Koppelman’s... Read more »

NU alum, wife donate $1 million to School of Law

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 25, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Alumni, Campus

Two donors gave $1 million to the School of Law to expand its international outreach efforts, the University announced Friday. The gift from Chris Combe (Weinberg '70), an NU trustee, and his wife Courtney will support the... Read more »

Northwestern hires first vice president for compliance

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 21, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern hired as its first associate vice president for compliance and chief compliance officer, an administrator who will work to ensure the University is operating within the law, the University announced Tuesday. Marcia... Read more »

Kelly Schaefer tapped to replace Burgwell Howard as new assistant vice president for student engagement

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 19, 2015

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

Kelly Schaefer, executive director of Norris University Center, will replace Burgwell Howard as assistant vice president for student engagement. Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president for student affairs, announced Schaefer’s... Read more »

Northwestern issues new weapons policy

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 18, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern issued a new policy Monday explicitly prohibiting the possession, use or storage of firearms regardless of the existence of a concealed carry permit. The policy, in compliance with the Illinois Firearm Concealed... Read more »