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Pell Grant recipients increase for the class of 2020

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

May 11, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

About 17 percent of the class of 2020 will be made up of Pell Grant recipients, a new high for Northwestern, Michael Mills, the associate provost for university enrollment, told The Daily on Wednesday. The record percentage is up...

New RTVF funding system draws criticism from some students

Stavros Agorakis and Shane McKeon

May 5, 2016

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The Department of Radio, Television and Film is transitioning to a new, department-driven film grant system, drawing criticism from some RTVF students and student filmmaking groups. Communication Prof. David Tolchinsky, who ch...

Weinberg senior receives fellowship

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor

April 25, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

Weinberg senior Diana Chang received a fellowship to study literature and culture for one year in China at Peking University. Chang will be enrolled in the Master of Chinese Studies program at the Yenching Academy of Pekin...

New scholarship to aid community college transfers

Kelli Nguyen, Assistant Campus Editor

April 15, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

A new scholarship will offer up to $50,000 in financial aid to City Colleges of Chicago students admitted as transfers to Northwestern, University President Morton Schapiro and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Thursday. ...

Weinberg senior Elena Barham is the first Northwestern student in 15 years to receive Carnegie fellowship

David Fishman, Reporter

April 7, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

Growing up, most 6-year-olds spend their time watching Cartoon Network, taking day trips to the local Chuck E. Cheese's or bargaining for a few more minutes on the family GameCube. But Weinberg senior Elena Barham, who described...