The Daily Northwestern

Study: Minority parents more concerned about online safety issues

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 21, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

Although all parents worry about the safety of their children online, minority parents do so more than white parents, according to a new collaborative study between researchers at Northwestern and Microsoft Research. The study,...

Northwestern stays No. 4 in Lumosity smartest school rankings

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 20, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern held steady at No. 4 in Lumosity’s annual rankings of the country’s smartest colleges. NU trails Washington University in St. Louis, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Princeton University. Last...

Northwestern seeking to fill new student involvement position

Tyler Pager, Reporter

November 20, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

With the the Center for Student Involvement moving into the renovated space on the third floor of Norris University Center, Northwestern is seeking candidates for a new role heading the center. Burgwell Howard, assistant vice...

Medill junior Paulina Firozi named next editor in chief of The Daily

Sophia Bollag, Copy Chief

November 19, 2013

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Medill junior Paulina Firozi will serve as the next editor in chief of The Daily, the paper’s publisher announced tonight. Firozi will lead the paper starting Winter Quarter and will serve through Spring Quarter. She will...

Northwestern launches new ID policy at Fitzerland tailgate

Cat Zakrzewski, Web Editor

November 16, 2013

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Students will now need to provide identification and wear a wrist band to consume alcohol in the university-sanctioned tailgating area Fitzerland, Dean of Students Todd Adams announced in an email Friday evening. In addition...

NU-Q reshuffles top administrative positions

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 14, 2013

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Northwestern University in Qatar announced this week it has appointed a new chief operating officer and hired its first director of media strategy, marketing and communication. Kathryn Symank, associate vice president for hu...

Kellogg passes Booth to reclaim No. 1 spot in BusinessWeek executive MBA rankings

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 12, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

The Kellogg School of Management returned to its place at No. 1 in the biennial Bloomberg BusinessWeek rankings of the best executive MBA programs, published last week. Kellogg was the only school to ever claim the top spot...

Northwestern law school announces new program for STEM professionals

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 12, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

The Northwestern School of Law announced Monday that it is offering a new Master of Science in Law (MSL) program aimed specifically at professionals in science, technology, engineering and math fields. The program, which can...