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Northwestern, Evanston announce shared emergency operations center

Northwestern, Evanston announce shared emergency operations center

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

August 16, 2018


Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, City, Latest Stories, Local, Police, Top Campus Stories

Evanston and Northwestern have agreed to share NU’s Emergency Operations Center, according to a Thursday news release. The Emergency Operations Center, located in the University Police headquarters at 1201 Davis St., will serve as a “safe and secure location” during emergencies where the NU...

VP for financial operations Ingrid Stafford steps down

VP for financial operations Ingrid Stafford steps down

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

August 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Northwestern’s vice president for financial operations and treasurer Ingrid Stafford is stepping down from her role Sept. 1, according to a Monday news release. Having spent more than four decades at NU, Stafford (Kellogg ’78) will spend a year at the University serving as a senior advisor before...

Alice Millar Chapel organ continues 54-year legacy

Alice Millar Chapel organ continues 54-year legacy

Melanie Lust, Reporter

August 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Facilities, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

When visitors from across the globe walk into the Alice Millar Chapel at 1870 Sheridan Road, they are immediately welcome by wall-to-wall stained glass installations. The designs are among the most well-known on Northwestern’s campus and illuminate the central aisle of the chapel with rainbow light. But...

Alec Klein no longer at NU following harassment allegations

Alec Klein no longer at NU following harassment allegations

Kristina Karisch and Ally Mauch

August 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Alec Klein, the former director of the Medill Justice Project, is no longer employed by Northwestern University following harassment allegations and an investigation into his behavior, according to a Friday email from interim associate vice president for equity Sarah Wake obtained by The Daily. Klein...

Northwestern students join crowd in Grant Park for Lollapalooza 2018

Northwestern students join crowd in Grant Park for Lollapalooza 2018

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

August 9, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

As many Chicago locals and visitors outfitted themselves in their finest basketball jerseys and covered themselves in glitter for Lollapalooza, spotted among the festival crowd were a few Northwestern students. The four-day festival in Grant Park attracted an estimated 430,000 festival attendees according...

One year after hurricanes, University spearheads arts development project in Puerto Rico

One year after hurricanes, University spearheads arts development project in Puerto Rico

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

August 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Northwestern is leading a two-year arts development project in Puerto Rico funded by a $500,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a University news release said. The Puerto Rican Arts Development initiative will involve ten emerging and ten established artists from the island. The project...

Despite summer and email, NU mailroom busy as ever

Despite summer and email, NU mailroom busy as ever

Andrew Rowan, Reporter

August 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Directly from the Evanston post office, clerk Christine Borchers lugged a flatbed cart with a four-foot high pile of letters and packages into Northwestern’s mailroom. The two waiting clerks sprung into the organized chaos of sorting the new delivery. Receiving 63,000 to 97,000 pieces of mail per...

University names new director for community relations

University names new director for community relations

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

August 1, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Dave Davis will serve as the new executive director for neighborhood and community relations, the University announced in a Wednesday news release. Davis, who currently works in the Northwestern government relations office as the director of state and local relations, will begin in his new role September...

NU Center of Wrongful Convictions helps exonerate client Marcel Brown

NU Center of Wrongful Convictions helps exonerate client Marcel Brown

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

July 31, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

After spending 10 years in prison, Chicago-native Marcel Brown walked out of prison on July 18 after the state of Illinois dropped his murder charges due to help from the Pritzker School of Law Center on Wrongful Convictions. Brown was officially released after the state dismissed his previous murder...

Bail set for man accused of sexual assault in Foster-Walker Complex

Bail set for man accused of sexual assault in Foster-Walker Complex

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

July 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

A man was ordered held on $100,000 bail Sunday on charges that he tried to sexually assault a woman in Foster-Walker Complex early Saturday morning, according to the Chicago Tribune. Emmanuel Boadu, who works as a sterile processing technician for Northwestern Medicine, allegedly attacked the woman around 1 a.m. in her...

NUPD to conduct ‘violent incident’ training exercise

NUPD to conduct ‘violent incident’ training exercise

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

July 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

University Police will conduct a training exercise next week to raise awareness among the Northwestern community about what to do in the event of a violent incident on campus, according to a Friday email from Chief of Police Bruce Lewis. The exercise will be filmed for a safety video, and parts of...

Northwestern reducing administrative staff to combat budget deficit

Northwestern reducing administrative staff to combat budget deficit

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

July 19, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

In a Thursday email to the Northwestern community, University President Morton Schapiro and Provost Jonathan Holloway provided an update on the University’s budget deficit and confirmed that NU is reducing the number of administrative staff. “These reductions were targeted primarily in areas where...