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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. ...

First-generation American voters at NU discuss election rhetoric around immigrants

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Election 2016

As Dalit Hendel sat in a room filled with students on the verge of tears Tuesday night, the Weinberg senior remembered what her parents had taught her about diversity. “Diversity helps expand the mind,” she recalled. “...

University forms committee aiming to improve support for transgender students

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 1, 2016

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

Administrators have approved a committee to work toward improving support for transgender students at Northwestern, a University official said. Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president for student affairs, told The Daily that...

NU Quest Scholars Network plans to address course expenses, meal plans for low-income students

Jake Holland, Reporter

October 26, 2016

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Student Government, Student Groups

Northwestern Quest Scholars Network is working to address topics ranging from course expenses to meal plans for low-income students on campus this year. To improve course accessibility, Quest Scholars vice president Madisen...