The Daily Northwestern

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...

Northwestern to start 2012 academic year a week later

Chris Meyer

January 10, 2012

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus (Archived)

The University Provost announced Thursday that the start date for the 2012 fall academic quarter will be moved forward a week to Sept. 27, a decision University spokesman Al Cubbage said was intended to avoid a scheduling conflict with Yom ...

Northwestern campus accessible through Google Maps Street View

Sean McQuade

January 10, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

People all over the world can now "walk" around Northwestern's Evanston campus with the click of a mouse. The University recently joined a growing list of colleges available to view in Street View on Google Maps. NU's involvement was ...

Northwestern’s financial aid will rise to match tuition

Lauren Caruba

January 6, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

If the yearly cost of attendance at Northwestern continues to increase at a rate that President Morton Schapiro predicts will put it at $100,000 by 2025, administrators say financial aid packages will keep up with its growth. "I expect ...

Northwestern students find internships, summer programs at SummerFest

Katherine Dempsey

January 4, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Students bustled through the Louis Room at Norris University Center on Thursday afternoon, stopping at booths and searching for opportunities to make their summer a bit more meaningful. University Career Services, Associate Student G...