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Non-tenure track faculty at Northwestern join Service Employees International Union following election

Ally Mauch, Reporter

May 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Part-time and full-time non-tenure track faculty at Northwestern have joined the Service Employees International Union, nearly one year after faculty members filed for a union election, according to a news release from the SEIU. The union election was held last summer, but due to legal complications, the final valid ballots were not counted until...

The Graduate School dean to leave Northwestern, will serve as new provost of Emory University

Allyson Chiu and Erica Snow

May 4, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

The Graduate School Dean Dwight McBride will leave Northwestern to serve as Emory University’s provost and executive vice president of academic affairs, the University announced Wednesday. McBride has served as the TGS dean...

NU psychology professor publishes book on negative impacts of beauty standards on women

Madeleine Fernando, Assistant A&E Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Psychology Prof. Renee Engeln recently released her first book, “Beauty Sick,” which uses stories of women and girls to explain a cultural obsession with women’s appearances that prevents them from achieving success. “There...