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Northwestern to reopen Wednesday

Joseph Diebold, Managing Editor

January 7, 2014

Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, Latest Stories, On Campus

Following two days of weather-related school closures, Northwestern will reopen Wednesday, which will mark the first official day of Winter Quarter. The University announced Tuesday afternoon it would hold regularly scheduled...

Updated: Northwestern cancels Monday and Tuesday classes, closes University offices and libraries

Joseph Diebold, Managing Editor

January 5, 2014

Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, Latest Stories, On Campus

Updated, 2:40 p.m. Monday: Northwestern will remain closed Tuesday, the University announced Monday afternoon. Citing forecasts of dangerous weather from the National Weather Service, NU released an emergency alert annou...

Northwestern to continue relationships with Israeli universities despite recent boycott calls

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

December 21, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

University President Morton Schapiro and Provost Dan Linzer announced Friday that Northwestern would maintain its programs and partnerships with Israeli universities despite a recent resolution from the American Studies Association...

Northwestern Law dean to head Association of American Law Schools

Joseph Diebold, Managing Editor

December 19, 2013

Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, Latest Stories, On Campus

Northwestern School of Law Dean Daniel Rodriguez will serve a one-year term as president of the Association of American Law Schools, the University announced Monday. The AALS, which comprises 176 law schools nationwide, is...

Northwestern alumnus, trustee donates $25 million to University

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

December 19, 2013

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Blogs, Campus, Latest Stories, On Campus

Northwestern trustee Neil Bluhm (Law ‘62) made a $25 million donation benefitting the Northwestern School of Law and other NU programs, the University announced Tuesday. Bluhm, a casino and real estate developer, allocated...

Norbucks to get renovation, La Boulange food options

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

December 10, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

The Starbucks in Norris University Center will receive a renovation over Winter Break, the center announced this afternoon. "The retail location will be completely updated with new displays, counters, and lighting," Norris...

Northwestern announces partnership with Chicago Public Schools to create new development academy

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

December 3, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

Northwestern announced this morning a new partnership with the city of Chicago to create an academy that will provide additional educational resources for low-income Chicago Public Schools students. Fifty ninth-graders each...

North Campus satellite mailroom to open next quarter

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Campus Editor

December 2, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

Residential Services will open a new mailroom on North Campus at the beginning of Winter Quarter, executive director Paul Riel announced today. The "satellite package center," which will be located in Kemper Hall, will serve...

Kellogg alumnus enters Iowa Republican primary for US Senate seat

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 26, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

A Kellogg alumnus has thrown his hat in the ring to replace retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa). Mark Jacobs (Kellogg ’89) announced his candidacy Tuesday. Jacobs joins a crowded Republican field vying to replace Harkin, who will...

University Police recognized for emergency planning

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 24, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

University Police received an award last week from the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System for "superior planning and preparedness by a local law enforcement agency," according to a Northwestern new release. ILEAS, a statewide...