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Updated: Ludlow’s Spring Quarter class canceled

Joseph Diebold and Ciara McCarthy

March 12, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow will not teach during Spring Quarter, University spokesman Al Cubbage said Wednesday. Ludlow was scheduled to teach a 200-level philosophy class called “Minds and Machines,” according to CAESAR,...

Northwestern community remembers residence director Kristina Richards

Rebecca Savransky, Assistant Campus Editor

March 12, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Faculty, Latest Stories

Members of the Northwestern community gathered Tuesday afternoon to commemorate the life of residence director Kristina Richards, remembering her contributions to the University and her strong devotion to friends and family. ...

Updated: Ludlow responds to Medill junior’s lawsuit, denies allegations

Joseph Diebold and Ciara McCarthy

March 9, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

Updated, 5 p.m. Sunday: The student’s attorney, Kevin O’Connor, released a statement Sunday calling Ludlow’s response to the student’s complaint “untruthful.” The case will be a chance for the “factual incon...

Northwestern justice center sues Cook County officials

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

March 7, 2014

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Lawyers from Northwestern’s Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center are suing Cook County officials and employees on behalf of Cook County Jail inmates. The lawsuit alleges a “culture of brutality and lawlessness...

Ludlow cancels class after planned sit-in

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

March 4, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

Weinberg Prof. Peter Ludlow canceled at least one of his 300-level philosophy classes Tuesday, which many students had planned on walking out of in protest of Northwestern’s continued employment of Ludlow after a Medill junior...

Northwestern study supports genetic linkage to male sexuality

Christine Farolan, Reporter

February 27, 2014

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

Certain genes may correlate to male sexual orientation, according to a study led by two Northwestern professors. Dr. Alan Sanders, director of the Behavior Genetics Unit at NorthShore University HealthSystem, along with psy...

Updated: Student suing Northwestern files suit against Ludlow

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 27, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

The Medill junior who filed a lawsuit against Northwestern saying the University failed to address her claims of sexual assault has filed a civil suit against philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow. In the lawsuit, filed Wednesday morn...

Mathematics professors win Sloan Research Fellowships

Rosalie Chan, Reporter

February 26, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Campus, Faculty, On Campus

Two mathematics professors received 2014 Sloan Research Fellowships, which are given to early-career scientists and scholars for their achievements and potential to contribute to their fields. Drs. Nir Avni and Aaron Naber were...

Evanston nonprofit launches two-generation initiative using Northwestern research

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

February 25, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Campus, Faculty, On Campus

A local nonprofit is launching a two-generation educational initiative using data from Northwestern’s Institute for Policy Research. The Evanston Community Foundation pilot program will encourage financial independence for lo...