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Northwestern dance groups express dismay at Patten “blue room” conversion

Joseph Diebold

February 18, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Greek

According to representatives from Northwestern's dance and athletic departments, the Department of Athletics and Recreation plans to convert a dance studio in Patten Gym into a locker room for the women's lacrosse team. The studio, k...

University official warns former Lodge brothers to stop functioning as fraternity

Michele Corriston

February 15, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Greek

A University official sent an email Friday to former members of Northwestern's chapter of Chi Psi warning them to stop "functioning as a fraternal organization" or risk University and National Chi Psi sanction. Jim Neumeiste...

Northwestern to decrease acceptances for incoming freshmen

Ally Mutnick

February 14, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Greek

Northwestern will offer fewer acceptance letters to the Class of 2016 in an attempt to both lower class size and increase the number of students who can transfer to NU, according to Associate Provost Michael Mills. NU has decre...

Northwestern Alumni Association names new director

Meghan Morris

February 13, 2012

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus (Archived)

After an extensive national search, the Northwestern Alumni Association named Joan Etten Krall (Communication ‘79) as its new executive director. Etten Krall, who holds an RTVF and speech education double undergraduate degree...

Northwestern diversity roundtable brings dialogue, discomfort

Joseph Diebold

February 11, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern president Morton Schapiro and three other top administrators led a panel discussion on Sunday about improving cultural education and safety at NU. The discussion continued for more than three hours. About 250 students att...

Northwestern’s Kellogg pushes one-year MBA program

Joseph Diebold

February 7, 2012

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus (Archived)

With prospective Masters of Business Administration students looking to cut costs in a down economy, Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management plans to increase the size of its one-year MBA program and decrease its two-year pr...

Northwestern students, administration discuss issues at first Special Interest Roundtable

Jessica Floum

February 7, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Greek

Vice President of Student Affairs Patricia Telles-Irvin met with 12 students Thursday at the first-ever Special Interest Roundtable, an event hosted by the Northwestern Associated Student Government and mediated by ASG President Aus...

Kresge to undergo complete renovation

Lauren Caruba

February 5, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern is conducting preliminary assessments to renovate Kresge Hall as part of ongoing construction and building updates across campus. Paul Weller, director of planning for Northwestern Facilities Management, said Kresge ...

Northwestern faculty turned away from full shuttles

Jessica Floum

February 5, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Michelle Weinberger, an assistant professor in Medill Integrated Marketing Communications, stays late at work. She stays not to grade assignments or get paid overtime, but because she would rather be in the office than waiting ...

In Focus: Why early action doesn’t apply to Northwestern

Jillian Sandler

February 1, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), In Focus

For incoming Northwestern student Aric DiLalla, one of the 814 students admitted early decision to NU's class of 2016, committing to NU was a daunting choice. Before deciding to apply early, the Raleigh, N.C., native said he...

Northwestern to build new lakefront visitor center

Ally Mutnick

January 31, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern will start construction on a new "beautiful" lakefront visitors center this summer, President Morton Schapiro told The Daily in an interview Tuesday. The center, designed by the Chicago architecture firm Perkins+Will, wi...

Plans to reopen Northwestern’s Deering Library doors approved

Kelly Hwu

January 30, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Construction will begin as soon as possible on the renovation of Deering Library's lobby, a move that could allow the library's doors leading to Deering Meadow to be permanently opened, said Dean of Libraries Sarah Pritchard. Deering...