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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...

McCormick Prof. Michael Peshkin receives national education award

Jake Holland, Copy Chief

April 18, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

A McCormick professor has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Ralph Coats Roe Award from the American Society for Engineering Education’s mechanical engineering division, according to a news release sent out Tuesday. McCormick...

Four NU faculty members named Guggenheim fellows

Jake Holland, Copy Chief

April 17, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Four Northwestern University faculty members, each representing a different school, earned 2017 Guggenheim Fellowships, a University news release announced Friday. The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, established...