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Northwestern Dining adopts programs to promote food sustainability

Kelli Nguyen, Assistant Campus Editor

May 5, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

Northwestern Dining has increased its efforts to promote sustainability through the introduction and development of several dining initiatives. NU Dining is considering an initiative that would offer reusable bags and water ...

New RTVF funding system draws criticism from some students

Stavros Agorakis and Shane McKeon

May 5, 2016

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The Department of Radio, Television and Film is transitioning to a new, department-driven film grant system, drawing criticism from some RTVF students and student filmmaking groups. Communication Prof. David Tolchinsky, who ch...

Tax fraud, identity theft affect more than 250 Northwestern employees

Peter Kotecki, Development and Recruitment Editor

April 27, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

About 270 Northwestern employees were victims of identity theft after their 2015 federal income tax returns were accessed, but administrators do not know the source of the breach. Approximately 150 faculty and staff have reported...

Student Enrichment Services creates new application process for stipends, funds

Julia Doran, Reporter

April 25, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

Student Enrichment Services will launch a common application in the fall to help low-income students apply for various funds offered across campus. SES director Kourtney Cockrell said she decided to create the application ...

Northwestern covers $2.4 million of tuition grants owed by state

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant City Editor

April 21, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern is covering about $2.4 million in grants for low- and middle-income students on campus, funds Illinois has not provided since January due to the ongoing state budget deadlock. The University is currently making...

RTVF program creates residency position for refugee living in the U.S.

Julia Doran, Reporter

April 17, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

The School of Communication will offer a refugee living in the United States an artist-scholar residency position for the next academic year in the Department of Radio, Television and Film. Galya Ruffer, the director of the Buffett I...

Northwestern invests $14 million toward fostering innovation, business culture

Stavros Agorakis, Reporter

April 14, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Career

Northwestern has invested $14 million in creating its first-ever entrepreneurship funds to support University-based student and faculty ventures, further incentivizing the growth of NU’s business community. The $10 million N...