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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...

Medill contribution furthers Student Enrichment Services’ efforts for low-income students

Christine Farolan, Spectrum Editor

February 24, 2016

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus

A donation of 13 laptops from the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications is the latest in a series of efforts by Student Enrichment Services to provide resources to students on campus. Dorin...

Students create seminar on neuroscience of college life

Peter Kotecki, Development and Recruitment Editor

February 21, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

Two quarters after Northwestern launched its neuroscience major, two NU students will facilitate a discussion-based seminar on neuroscience and its relation to college life. This Spring Quarter, Weinberg junior Brooke Feinstein an...

Pritzker School of Law announces affordability, alumni support initiatives

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

February 19, 2016

Filed under Academic, Alumni, Campus

The Pritzker School of Law announced new initiatives Tuesday aimed at increasing the affordability of law school and supporting alumni. As a part of the announcement, the law school will commit $2 million annually to suppor...

Civil liberties group names Northwestern one of the 10 worst schools for free speech

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 17, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

Northwestern was named one of the 10 worst schools for free speech in a ranking released Wednesday by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. This is NU’s first year on the annual list, which Peter Bonilla, direct...

Northwestern joins University of Pennsylvania in program to increase number of Latino professors

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

January 29, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

Northwestern is joining a new University of Pennsylvania program to increase the number of Latino professors in the humanities. Pathways to the Professoriate, a program launched by the Center for Minority Serving Institutions at ...

Socioeconomic diversity affects academic confidence in low-income students, Northwestern study says

Stavros Agorakis, Reporter

January 24, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Top Stories

Amanda Walsh said she is continually surprised to hear from seniors who, in their four years at Northwestern, were unaware of the challenges students with a low socioeconomic status face in college. Walsh, president of the NU Quest Scholars Ne...

New course evaluation system, Blue, to replace CTECs

Kelli Nguyen, Reporter

January 20, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

Northwestern is set to replace the Course and Teacher Evaluation Council system with Blue, a third-party evaluation software. Similar to CTEC, Blue will serve as a data collection system for NU courses and instructors. The new sy...