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Faculty Senate report shows many departments oppose 10-5-5-10 calendar

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

October 20, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

A Faculty Senate report released in September showed that many departments at Northwestern do not support the so-called “10-5-5-10” calendar, a proposal that would move the beginning of the academic year to August. In a University report released in Janu... Read more »

Student Enrichment Services hires two new full-time staffers

Fathma Rahman, Development and Recruitment Editor

October 17, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

Student Enrichment Services has expanded to include two additional staff members as part of an effort to increase its reach across campus, SES director Kourtney Cockrell said. Cockrell had been the only full-time employee at... Read more »

Chemistry professor awarded prestigious Israeli research award for work in alternative fuels

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

October 16, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

Chemistry Prof. Mercouri Kanatzidis will go to Israel to receive the world’s largest monetary award for alternative fuel research. Kanatzidis is a recipient of the $1 million Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister’s Prize... Read more »

Faculty Senate passes resolution in support of cycling, pedestrian safety

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

October 6, 2016

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty

Faculty Senate passed a resolution supporting the creation of a task force on bike and pedestrian safety Wednesday, nearly two weeks after Weinberg freshman Chuyuan Qiu was killed by a cement truck while biking. The resolution, authored by Associated Student Government President Christina Cilento, said the task force — a collab... Read more »