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Northwestern launches off-campus lighting pilot program

Lauren Caruba

January 4, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Crime, Local

Following a November "Off Campus Light Walk," Northwestern is upgrading lighting in an off-campus area as part of a pilot program and is evaluating lighting on Sheridan Road. The pilot program will improve lighting in an are...

Record number of applicants apply to Northwestern

Jillian Sandler

January 2, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

With Northwestern's Jan. 2 regular decision application deadline past and the last of the paper applications trickling into the hands of undergraduate admissions officers, the University has again broken its own record for numbe...

Schapiro discusses tuition, value of education with Political Union

Tom Meyer

November 20, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern President Morton Schapiro predicted Monday night NU tuition would top $100,000 per year by 2025 and the University's acceptance rate would continue to decrease as part of the NU Political Union's discussion of a higher ...

In Focus: University expands diversity efforts schoolwide

Annie Chang

November 20, 2011

Filed under Academic, Administration, Alumni, Campus (Archived), In Focus

Northwestern Profs. Kimberly Gray and Manijeh Razeghi have a lot in common - both women are mothers who began teaching at McCormick in the early nineties - but the two professors have nearly opposite views on what it feels like to be a woman in an underrepresented f...

In Focus: Recent crimes spur University action

Kris Anne Bonifacio and Vasiliki Mitrakos

November 16, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Crime, In Focus

Earlier this month, a Northwestern student was walking behind Cahn Auditorium when three men approached him from behind and tried to take his cell phone. The attempted robbery came only two days after another Northwestern student w...

ASG, University Police examine campus lighting in annual lightwalk

Joseph Diebold

November 14, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Student Government

Northwestern's Associated Student Government hosted its annual lighting walk Tuesday, leading two groups of ASG senators, University Police and members of the Facilities Management department along blocks west of Sheridan Ro...

Northwestern’s reputation caused spike in early decision applicants, officials say

Safiya Merchant

November 12, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern saw an increase in early decision applications for the Class of 2016 this fall, with the number of applications rising to 2,450. This 15.2 percent increase builds on the trend from last year, when applications jumped by...

Northwestern partners with Kuwait Science Fair

Stephanie Yang

November 12, 2011

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus (Archived)

In an effort to increase its global outreach, Northwestern has partnered with the Kuwait Science Fair, offering a four-year undergraduate tuition scholarship to the first place winner. The Kuwait Science Fair, established in 2008, ...

Three students attend community forum despite more publicity

Kimberly Railey

November 8, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Politics

Despite extensive efforts to publicize this quarter's Community Conversations event, only two Northwestern students joined one Associated Student Government representative and about 12 Evanston residents at Seabury Hall on Wednesday night. D...

Alcohol transports up as administrators, groups address safety issues

Joseph Diebold

November 5, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Alcohol transports at Northwestern, especially among freshmen, are up significantly from the past two years, according to Dean of Students Burgwell Howard. Howard says University administration knew of 21 students who were taken ...

Housing expert says building safety, over-occupancy should not be linked

Marshall Cohen

November 2, 2011

Filed under Administration, City

Housing policy expert Ellen Pader, who lectured Wednesday in Evanston on the so-called "brothel law," told The Daily on Thursday that city officials "problematically" linked the issue of building safety to over-occupancy. "It's in...

The search is on for a Chicago-related ‘One Book’

Sean McQuade

November 1, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

One Book One Northwestern will begin selecting its book for the 2012-13 school year when the open submission process closes Nov. 11. Started in 2005, OBON chooses one book annually for NU community members to read and discuss...