The Daily Northwestern

Kellogg study: outsiders effective leaders

Lauren Kelleher

October 28, 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 28, 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...

Advising resources go underused

Maria LaMagna

October 28, 2009

In the middle of midterms, Family Weekend and Halloween activities, students may find it difficult to remember one more thing - their classes. The deadline to drop a class is Friday and Winter Quarter registration begins Nov. 16. This means students have another opportunity to see academic advisers to...

$3 million to benefit JD-MBA degree

Rebecca Olles

October 27, 2009

Northwestern's Juris Doctor MBA program received a $3 million gift from General Dynamics Corporation to commemorate Nicholas D. Chabraja (School of Law '67), the recently retired chief executive officer of General Dynamics.The donation will fund the University's first-ever joint JD-MBA professorship. The three...

Women in Sports Journalism: Passionate Personality

Sarah Kuta

October 27, 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...