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NUIT launches new program to target computer viruses

Ally Mutnick

April 17, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern University Information Technology has changed its Internet security system to provide more secure and stable Internet access to students on campus. NUIT installed the new system over spring break. The program, Bradf...

New music building designs completed

Lauren Caruba

April 17, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

After being delayed for over a year due to insufficient funding, Northwestern is moving forward this June with the construction of a new building for the Bienen School of Music, which will house the school's programs under on...

NU grad schools seek to increase student diversity

Katherine Dempsey

April 12, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

The Graduate School of Northwestern and the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science presented plans last month for improving programs to promote diversity among NU graduate students. Aiming to encourage enrollmen...

Northwestern housing and student affairs to reevaluate housing application process

Kelly Hwu

April 11, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

After collecting student feedback about Northwestern's current housing and roommate application procedure, the NU Division of Student Affairs and Undergraduate Housing Office are looking at other options for the class of 2016 an...

New Deering meadow fence garners mixed reviews

Meghan Morris

April 9, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern Facilities Management replaced hedges and a chain-link fence between Sheridan Road and Deering Meadow with a 600-foot-long wrought-iron fence, which was completed last week. Facilities Management associate vice ...

NU issues $200 million in bonds to fund construction

Jessica Floum

April 3, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern issued $200 million worth of bonds last week in order to finance two major construction initiatives. The money will be used primarily to renovate the wings of NU's Technological Institute, and will also fund the ...

New Kellogg building construction expected to start next May, finish by Fall 2016

Jillian Sandler

April 3, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Construction on the new Kellogg building is tentatively set to begin in May 2013, according to Megan Washburn, Kellogg's spokeswoman. In an email to The Daily on Tuesday, Washburn wrote the project's start date is "contingent upon fund...

Howard Brown to repay NU $1.7 million

Joseph Diebold

April 2, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

A high-profile gay, lesbian and bisexual health center will repay Northwestern $1.7 million after funds earmarked for research were used instead for the center's operational costs, Crain's Chicago Business reported April 2. Howard Brown Hea...

University: Tuition to increase 4.3 percent next year

Safiya Merchant

March 25, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern undergraduate tuition will total $43,380 next academic year, a 4.3 percent increase from this year's price tag. The University announced Wednesday that total undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board will also...

Northwestern tuition increases by 4.3 percent

Safiya Merchant

March 25, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

The price tag for a Northwestern education will increase by about 4 percent next year, with tuition rising to $43,380, the University announced Tuesday. Financial aid will also see an 11 percent increase, said University spokesma...

NU ushers in banner class, marks 15 percent acceptance rate

Jillian Sandler

March 25, 2012

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus (Archived)

It was a rough weekend for most applicants to Northwestern. Just 15 percent of applicants for the Class of 2016 received an acceptance letter from the University, a record low admit rate for NU. Northwestern released admissio...

Medill dean wins journalism educator award

Chris Meyer and Chris Meyer

March 25, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

The Scripps Howard Foundation named John Lavine - Northwestern's dean of the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications - the Journalism and Mass Communicaton Administrator of the Year earlier thi...