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Book for NU’s 2017-18 One Book One Northwestern is chosen

Catherine Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

April 12, 2017

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

“Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality” is One Book One Northwestern’s choice for the 2017-18 academic year, according to a University news release. The author Danielle Allen,...

Winners selected for Global Humanities Initiative prize for translation

Jake Holland, Copy Chief

April 11, 2017

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern’s Global Humanities Initiative and Northwestern University Press selected two inaugural winners of the Global Humanities Translation Prize for an “in-progress translation” of marginal scholarly or literary texts...

Northwestern to give five honorary degrees during 2017 commencement

Mariana Alfaro, Print Managing Editor

April 10, 2017

Filed under Academic, Campus

Five “distinguished individuals” will receive honorary degrees from Northwestern during this year’s graduation ceremony, including commencement speaker Billie Jean King. Harvard University Prof. Donald Rubin, Washington...

Northwestern collaborates with Global South in new critical theory initiative

Catherine Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

March 30, 2017

Filed under Academic, Campus

Using a $1.02 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Northwestern will collaborate with worldwide professionals to develop a curriculum on critical theory, a stream of philosophy that critiques the ways culture is...

Northwestern to partner with AbbVie for cancer research

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

December 6, 2016

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...

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

Kristine Liao, Reporter

November 16, 2016

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...

Early Decision applications increase by more than 20 percent this year

Kelli Nguyen, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 15, 2016

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...