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Fact check: Was Rebecca Blank the first woman tenured in NU’s economics department?

Hannah Feuer, Assistant Campus Editor October 13, 2021

University President-elect Rebecca Blank was the second woman tenured in Northwestern’s economics department, not the first.  According to multiple sources in the economics department, the first...

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Northwestern requires staggered COVID-19 testing for all undergraduates

Angeli Mittal, Design Editor October 13, 2021

Northwestern is requiring all undergraduate students, regardless of vaccination status, to complete at least one COVID-19 test within the next three weeks, the University announced Wednesday. Students...

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Dean of Libraries Sarah Pritchard to retire in 2022

Waverly Long, Campus Editor October 13, 2021

Dean of Libraries Sarah Pritchard will retire in 2022, according to a Wednesday news release. Pritchard has had a 45-year career in research and academic libraries and has worked at Deering Library...

Within the new union, Northwestern’s library workers hope to negotiate with the University for better benefits.

Northwestern University Library Workers unionize, march to Provost’s office

Ilana Arougheti, Assistant City Editor October 13, 2021

Over 130 Northwestern library workers announced their unionization at a Tuesday assembly.  The workers organized at The Rock at noon, then marched to Provost Kathleen Hagerty’s office to deliver...

Photograph of Rebecca Blank.

Five things to know about NU President-elect Rebecca Blank

Hannah Feuer, Assistant Campus Editor October 13, 2021

Who is University President-elect Rebecca Blank, and what experience will she bring to Northwestern? As University leaders laud her appointment, some community members have expressed concerns about...

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