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Northwestern to partner with AbbVie for cancer research

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

December 6

Filed under Academic, Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern has agreed to a five-year partnership with biopharmaceutical company AbbVie to collaborate on cancer research, the company announced Monday. The North Chicago-based company will provide funding for research at... Read more »

Medill professors discuss presidential election’s impact on journalism, teaching

Kristine Liao, Reporter

November 16

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

In the wake of president-elect Donald Trump’s victory, Medill professors said it is more important now than ever for journalists to be aware of their role as public servants and to get out of their comfort zones to talk to people. “It made us... Read more »

Early Decision applications increase by more than 20 percent this year

Kelli Nguyen, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 15

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern received a record number of Early Decision applications by the Nov. 1 deadline, with an increase of about 23 percent from last year. A total of 3,736 people submitted applications by the deadline. The last Early... Read more »

Communication students express relief after credit requirement lowered

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

November 10

Filed under Academic, Campus

The School of Communication was the first undergraduate school at Northwestern to lower its credit requirements, which students say will give them more academic flexibility. The school dropped the number of credits needed to... Read more »

Administrators, faculty reach out to students after stunning election

Allyson Chiu and Yvonne Kim

November 10

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Events, Faculty, Latest Stories

In the wake of Tuesday’s unexpected election results, the University is taking measures to accommodate students’ needs by offering “healing spaces” and academic flexibility. “Partisan, inflammatory statements unfortunately seem to b... Read more »

Some undergraduate schools to begin using new advising system Winter Quarter

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 6

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

Three undergraduate schools will begin using a new advising system Winter Quarter, piloting software that aims to improve communication between students and advisers. The new system, AdviseStream, is intended to help with information... Read more »