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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...

Northwestern launches first university-wide LGBT research institute in the nation

Kelli Nguyen, Reporter

March 4, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern launched the first university-wide institute in the nation to focus entirely on LGBT health Monday, the Feinberg School of Medicine announced. The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing draws researche...

Proposed ‘10-5-5-10’ calendar change stalls with lack of faculty support

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

March 3, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Faculty members are overwhelmingly against the proposed “10-5-5-10” calendar change, Faculty Senate president Ed Hughes said, slowing the progress of potential changes to the quarter system. At Wednesday’s meeting of...

Pritzker School of Law set to graduate its final accelerated degree class in 2017

Erica Snow, Reporter

February 26, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

John Prinzivalli didn’t initially see himself going to law school. After marriage and five years of consulting work, however, he realized he wanted to go into law, but didn’t want to spend three years out of the workforce earn...