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Faculty Senate passes resolution in support of cycling, pedestrian safety

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

October 6, 2016

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty

Faculty Senate passed a resolution supporting the creation of a task force on bike and pedestrian safety Wednesday, nearly two weeks after Weinberg freshman Chuyuan Qiu was killed by a cement truck while biking. The resolution, authored by Associated Student Government President Christina Cilento, said the task force — a collab...

The Graduate School set to launch new child care grants

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

September 27, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will provide child care grants for eligible graduate student parents to use at any licensed daycare or in-home provider, effective Oct. 1. The grant will be available to graduate students who have a child under...

Northwestern retains 12th place in U.S. News rankings

Matthew Choi, Copy Chief

September 14, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern retained its position as the 12th best university in the nation, according to this year's rankings by U.S. News and World Report. The 2017 rankings, released Tuesday, placed NU behind Johns Hopkins University and...

NLRB decision draws near on whether graduate students at private universities can unionize

Julia Jacobs, Editor in Chief

August 22, 2016

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The National Labor Relations Board is expected to vote soon on whether to clear the way for graduate students at private institutions such as Northwestern to collectively bargain as university employees. Northwestern graduate...

Medill, Foley Foundation publish safety guide on conflict reporting

David Fishman, Assistant Summer Editor

August 17, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Medill and the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation published a safety guide earlier this month for college journalism educators to teach students about the growing risk of reporting on conflict, terrorism and violence around the w...