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Artist-in-residence and professor “memorialize” Toni Morrison and Audre Lorde in dialogue

Artist-in-residence and professor “memorialize” Toni Morrison and Audre Lorde in dialogue

Yunkyo Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

February 18, 2020

Artist-in-residence M. Carmen Lane and art theory and practice Prof. Michael Rakowitz engaged in a conversation about ancestry, dispossession and expression at Tuesday’s session of Memorializing Dialogue at the Block Museum of Art. “Memorializing” is a year-long conversation series hosted in...

Jeremy Gilbert talks Washington Post, media engagement strategies

Jeremy Gilbert talks Washington Post, media engagement strategies

Jacob Fulton, Assistant City Editor

February 18, 2020

Jeremy Gilbert, the director of strategic initiatives at the Washington Post, spoke to students and faculty about how educational leaders can transform future media strategies in a Medill-sponsored event on Tuesday. Having witnessed the publication develop from a mainly local newspaper to one with...

Pritzker grad Sumbul Siddiqui talks Cambridge mayorship, student debt

Pritzker grad Sumbul Siddiqui talks Cambridge mayorship, student debt

Catherine Buchaniec, Design Editor

February 18, 2020

After graduating from the Pritzker School of Law in 2014, Sumbul Siddiqui returned to her hometown of Cambridge, Massachusetts and embarked on a life of public service. This January, Siddiqui was elected as the mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts, becoming the first Muslim mayor in the state. Siddiqui,...

Girl Scouts brighten campus with smiles and cookies for students

Girl Scouts brighten campus with smiles and cookies for students

Emily Sakai, Reporter

February 18, 2020

For students walking down Sheridan Road to Monday morning classes, a sweet surprise awaited them: troops selling Girl Scouts Cookies. Groups of Scouts and parents set up tables at various locations across campus, including in front of the Technological Institute and the Weber Arch. “I see them...

Marwan Kraidy announced as new NU-Q dean and CEO

Marwan Kraidy announced as new NU-Q dean and CEO

Yunkyo Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

February 18, 2020

Provost Jonathan Holloway announced in a Tuesday release that Marwan Kraidy will be the new dean and CEO of Northwestern University in Qatar, effective July 1. Kraidy is an associate dean for administration and professor of global communications at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School...