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Faculty Senate reviews procedure in light of Eikenberry vote

Kelli Nguyen, Assistant Campus Editor

May 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Faculty Senate voted Wednesday to uphold its decision to support the appointment of former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry as executive director of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies. The intention of t...

Law School program aims to help young people transitioning from juvenile justice system

Shane McKeon, Campus Editor

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty

The Pritzker School of Law will team up with the Chicago Housing Authority for a program that aims to support Chicago youth in the juvenile justice system transition to adulthood. The multimillion-dollar Juvenile Re-entry...

Feinberg professors win awards to research autism, Crohn’s disease

Shane McKeon, Campus Editor

May 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

Two Feinberg professors each won competitive awards of $100,000 per year over three years to fund projects that fight autism spectrum disorder and Crohn’s disease. Feinberg Profs. Jeffrey Savas and Arun Sharma each won a Hartwe...

SESP dean to retire in August 2017

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

April 26, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

SESP Prof. Penelope Peterson will retire from her position as dean of the School of Education and Social Policy at the end of August 2017, Provost Dan Linzer announced. Peterson, who has served as dean of SESP since 1997, is the long...

Northwestern professor named 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

April 20, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty

SESP Prof. Kirabo Jackson was named a 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellow, a prestigious fellowship program through which selected fellows receive up to $200,000 each to continue research in the fields of social sciences and the humanities. Carnegie...

Faculty Senate creates student affairs standing committee to foster collaboration between students, faculty

Kelli Nguyen, Assistant Campus Editor

April 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Faculty Senate voted Wednesday to create the student affairs standing committee to promote communication and collaboration between students and faculty. Medill lecturer Karen Springen will chair the committee, which aims to...