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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...

Communication students express relief after credit requirement lowered

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

November 11, 2016

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...

Administrators, faculty reach out to students after stunning election

Allyson Chiu and Yvonne Kim

November 10, 2016

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...