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Northwestern emphasizes use of holistic admissions process in wake of federal Affirmative Action scrutiny

Julia Esparza, Reporter

August 8, 2017

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

In light of the Trump administration announcing its intent to re-examine Affirmative Action, Northwestern is upholding its commitment to using a “holistic process” in admissions decisions. According to a report by The New York Times,...

University ‘looking into’ student connected to racial slur sent via Tinder message

Ben Pope, Summer Editor

June 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories

Northwestern is looking into an incident in which a student appeared to send a racial slur via a Tinder message to a Dartmouth College student last week, University spokesman Al Cubbage told The Daily. According to a photo circulate...

Office of the Provost recognizes faculty diversity initiatives

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

January 27, 2017

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Faculty, Latest Stories

Multiple faculty members were recognized this week for their work on diversity initiatives at Northwestern, receiving a total of nearly $165,000 through the Office of the Provost, the University announced. The awards were created...

Native photographer Matika Wilbur talks art, perceptions of Native American culture

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

January 27, 2017

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Events, Speakers, Student Groups

Matika Wilbur’s goal to “change the way we see Native America” first began when she sold everything in her Seattle apartment and set off in an RV to travel the country, she said in a talk Thursday. Wilbur — who is...

Northwestern hosts regional summit on Asian-American identity for first time since 1997

Madeleine Fernando, Reporter

November 13, 2016

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Events, Latest Stories

For the first time since 1997, Northwestern hosted the Midwest Asian American Students Union Leadership Summit, with hundreds gathering at Norris University Center on Saturday. The summit’s final speaker, history Prof. ...