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Northwestern explores upperclassmen on-campus housing plans

Lauren Caruba

January 30, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern is moving forward with plans to expand on-campus upperclassmen housing in accordance with the 10-year strategic plan the University unveiled in November. President Morton Schapiro recently told The Daily that the ...

Northwestern dining halls weigh waste to promote sustainability for Green Cup

Paulina Firozi

January 29, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Instead of dumping their leftover lunches into the usual trash cans, students eating at 1835 Hinman dining hall Tuesday heaped uneaten food into a large white bin to later be weighed in an effort to promote sustainability on camp...

Obama addresses rising college costs

Meghan Morris

January 27, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

In front of 4,000 students of the University of Michigan on Friday, President Barack Obama outlined a plan to reduce the costs of higher education ­- a proposal that could change future Northwestern students' financial bu...

Paul Farmer to deliver 2012 Northwestern Commencement address

Tom Meyer

January 25, 2012

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Paul Farmer, the subject of the 2010-2011 One Book One Northwestern selection "Mountains Beyond Mountains," will deliver the 2012 Commencement address, NU spokesman Alan Cubbage confirmed to The Daily on Thursday night. Farmer is a note...

Northwestern peer adviser applications go live

Stephanie Yang

January 24, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Greek

Over the last two days, Northwestern Facebook users have updated their statuses to incorporate the tag "Apply to be a Peer Adviser 2012" as part of a promotion for the PA application process. Wildcat Welcome Board of Directors ha...

University issues statement on racial incident

Tom Meyer

January 22, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern President Morton Schapiro and Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia Telles-Irvin issued a joint statement Monday night condemning an incident earlier in the month in which a Latina student says she was harass...

Town hall discusses ‘brothel law,’ race forum

Meghan Morris

January 22, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Politics

Discussion following Thursday's Caucus Against Racial Prejudice on Campus dominated Monday's quarterly town hall meeting. Five members of the Northwestern administration met with about 40 students Monday night to discuss the so-ca...

Northwestern registrar returns after 3-year break

Chelsea Peng

January 21, 2012

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Since returning to Northwestern in November, University Registrar Jacqualyn Casazza has been evaluating what she can do to connect the University with students and to improve relations with peer institutions. Casazza worked w...

Bienen to acquire a new lakefront building

Stephanie Yang and Stephanie Yang

January 21, 2012

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus (Archived)

Music and communication majors will have a new home near the Lakefill in fall 2015. University officials announced plans Friday for a building on Northwestern's lakefront to serve as the new headquarters of the Bienen School of...

Kellogg dean seeks expansions here and abroad

Oliver Ortega

January 17, 2012

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus (Archived)

Kellogg School of Management Dean Sally Blount announced plans to open two new international campuses during recent presentations to students and faculty. Kellogg currently has campuses in Evanston, Chicago and Miami. It also o...

Study abroad office hires safety and security director

Chris Meyer

January 15, 2012

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus (Archived)

In the wake of Arab Spring uprisings and other potentially dangerous international events, the Northwestern Study Abroad Office appointed Julie Friend to the newly-created position of associate director for international safety an...