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Northwestern tackles coastal stabilization project as lake levels continue to threaten shorelines

 Lake Michigan. In recent years, Lake Michigan’s water levels have been rising, posing concerns for Northwestern’s lakefront stability.
November 18, 2020

On Sept. 23, Northwestern students received an email from Facilities Management that the University would begin an emergency coastal stabilization project along the perimeter of the campus bordering Lake...

Administrators talk winter plans, student protests at fall Faculty Assembly meeting

University President Morton Schapiro. Administrators addressed protests led by NU Community Not Cops at Tuesday’s Faculty Assembly.
November 18, 2020

At Tuesday’s Faculty Assembly, Northwestern administrators discussed plans to bring students to campus this winter and ongoing student protests demanding the abolition of University Police. Faculty...

Underclassmen make plans for winter following University announcement

Willard Residential College. This Winter Quarter, undergraduate students will return to campus housing.
November 18, 2020

Underclassmen are making plans for housing following University President Morton Schapiro’s Oct. 28 announcement that the University would welcome first- and second-year undergraduate students to campus...

Professors discuss institutional and gendered Islamophobia

Sayyid and Hesse say they have been friends and colleagues for over 20 years, working on and discussing these types of issues.
November 18, 2020

Salman Sayyid, professor of Social Theory and Decolonial Thought at the University of Leeds spoke with African American Studies Prof. Barnor Hesse in a Tuesday webinar hosted by the Buffett Institute for...

Northwestern releases long-awaited NUPD budget review, details $11.2 million in expenses for FY 2020

In FY 2020, University Police expenses totaled $11.2 million — 90 percent of which went to compensation and external contract staffing. The University projects UP expenses for FY 2021 to be down by 5.2 percent to $10.6 million.
November 17, 2020

Northwestern released a review of University Police on Monday, detailing its role on campus, budget allocations and a slight decrease in spending over the past two fiscal years. Black undergraduate...

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