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Task force recommends Northwestern open up to 3 new international campuses

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 5, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

A University task force recommended Northwestern open up to three new campuses around the world over the next five years. The Global Strategy Task Force, formed by Provost Dan Linzer in May 2015, released a report Friday outlining...

New University committee aims to help student veterans

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

November 3, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

The University created a new committee that will make recommendations to improve support for student veterans. Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president of student affairs, told The Daily in an email that the committee was recently...

University forms committee aiming to improve support for transgender students

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 1, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories

Administrators have approved a committee to work toward improving support for transgender students at Northwestern, a University official said. Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president for student affairs, told The Daily that...

Northwestern law increases fundraising goal to $250 million

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

October 24, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

The Pritzker School of Law upped its fundraising goal to $250 million after surpassing its initial target of $150 million, the University announced. The school’s “Motion to Lead” campaign was launched in September 2014...

Faculty Senate report shows many departments oppose 10-5-5-10 calendar

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

October 20, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

A Faculty Senate report released in September showed that many departments at Northwestern do not support the so-called “10-5-5-10” calendar, a proposal that would move the beginning of the academic year to August. In a University report released in Janu...

Student Enrichment Services hires two new full-time staffers

Fathma Rahman, Development and Recruitment Editor

October 17, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

Student Enrichment Services has expanded to include two additional staff members as part of an effort to increase its reach across campus, SES director Kourtney Cockrell said. Cockrell had been the only full-time employee at...

Chemistry professor awarded prestigious Israeli research award for work in alternative fuels

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

October 16, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

Chemistry Prof. Mercouri Kanatzidis will go to Israel to receive the world’s largest monetary award for alternative fuel research. Kanatzidis is a recipient of the $1 million Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister’s Prize...