The Daily Northwestern

Kellogg study: outsiders effective leaders

Lauren Kelleher

October 27, 2009

A study by Kellogg Prof. Adam Galinsky challenges the notion that promoting from within is the best option, though he notes his findings may not apply to Kellogg's search for a new dean.Galinsky said his research shows a failed course of action by business leadership is often perpetuated by new leade...

ASG looks at safety upgrades

Rebecca Olles

October 27, 2009

Associated Student Government's Senate proposed an anti-racial profiling bill in support of six black students from Washington University in St. Louis who were denied entrance into a Chicago club and formulated ideas to enhance campus safety Wednesday.In a campus safety discussion led by Director of Extern...

Student parents search for childcare

Lizzie Rivard

October 27, 2009

Analidis Bendana, a Weinberg senior with a three-year-old son, is trying to take an active role in getting affordable childcare at Northwestern.Because NU's Evanston campus does not offer subsidized childcare for students, faculty or staff, parents must search elsewhere in the community for daycare a...

NU takes on cancer with grant

Ganesh Thippeswamy

October 26, 2009

The National Cancer Institute has awarded Northwestern a 5-year, $13.6 million grant to set up a "virtual" interdisciplinary research center to shed light on the roles genes may play in the development of cancer. The new Physical Sciences-Oncology Center, one of only 12 established by the NCI natio...

Women in Sports Journalism: Passionate Personality

Sarah Kuta

October 26, 2009

Women comprise roughly 10 percent of the sports journalism work force. Northwestern alumna Christine Brennan, Medill '80, has reached what many believe is the pinnacle of the profession, with a weekly column in USA Today. Brennan has twice been named one of the nation's top 10 sports columnists by th...