The Daily Northwestern

Women’s health issues focus of national public hearing at NU

Clara Lingle

October 13, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Underrepresented issues in women's health, from menopause to LGBTQ, came to the forefront in a national public hearing at Northwestern on Wednesday afternoon.The National Institutes of Health is bringing professionals and the public together at the Feinberg School of Medicine with the hope of settin...

NU-Q teams up with Qatar Olympic Committee

Sarah Eberspacher

October 13, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Northwestern students in Evanston got into the Olympic spirit during Chicago's bid for the 2016 Games. Now, their peers in Qatar have their chance. Northwestern University in Qatar and the Qatar Olympic Committee announced Oct. 7 that NU-Q public relations students will be working on designing an origin...

Initiatives ease shift to U.S., NU

Amanda Laabs

October 12, 2009


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When SESP junior and international student Meixi Ng first encountered the revolving door at Norris University Center, she rushed to squeeze herself into a section already occupied by another student, a customary practice for the sake of efficiency in her native country of Singapore. Not realizing Americans...

NU alumnus, former professor, author dies

Rebecca Olles

October 11, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Stuart M. Kaminsky, a Northwestern alumnus, professor and noted author, died Friday at a St. Louis hospital. He was 75.Kaminsky, a native Chicagoan, graduated from NU with a Ph.D. in speech in 1972. He taught film and film history at the University from 1973 to 1989.A prolific author, Kaminsky penned ...

Deepak Chopra teaches 2-day Kellogg class

Ali Elkin

October 11, 2009


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At Deepak Chopra's two-day Kellogg executive course, participants were equipped with pads, pencils, highlighters and eight-packs of Crayolas.The crayons were for making "mind maps," abstract webs of thoughts and ideas connected to specific words, including "fun," "success," "leadership" and "opportun...

Science Web site seeks to fill gaps

Clara Lingle

October 11, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

As more niche newspaper sections land on the chopping block for heralded news organizations across the country, the future of science reporting is looking grimmer by the day.A new Web site called Futurity is aiming to pick up some of the slack left behind by declining science coverage. In an effort to...

Upscale dorms not in NU’s near future

Lizzie Rivard

October 11, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

At some colleges, the equivalent of The Park Evanston, the luxurious high-rise apartment complex on Chicago Avenue, is actually an on-campus housing option.Though many traditionally consider cramped quarters and defunct washing machines as an integral part of the college dorm experience, some students ...

BusinessWeek recognizes two NU degree programs

Olivia Wainhouse

October 11, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Northwestern is the only institution worldwide with two degree programs included in BusinessWeek's recently released list of "World's Best Design Programs."Both the MMM program, a joint two-year degree from the Kellogg School of Management and McCormick School of Engineering, and McCormick's Master's ...

New Music Collective aims to shock, entertain

Pamela Carmasine

October 11, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Two years ago, three music composition majors founded a new group on campus with the goal of redesigning the traditional "play, bow, clap, repeat" format of most music performances.The New Music Collective performs all-original compositions that co-founder Gaspard Le Dem said are an "alternative to what B...

Wildcat Express extends hours, menu options for delivery

Olivia Wainhouse

October 11, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived), Local

Students craving Burger King, Jamba Juice and Panera simultaneously can once again use the student-run company, Wildcat Express Delivery.Wildcat Express Delivery, the only student-run company at Northwestern that delivers food from restaurants in Evanston to students, has returned for its second year.The ...

CTEC, CAESAR could be replaced

Claire Brown

October 11, 2009


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Since early September the Associated Student Government has been at work discussing the possibility of introducing CourseRank, a program similar to Northwestern's CTEC and CAESAR systems, to either take the place of or work with the existing programs.Former ASG President Neal Sales-Griffin, SESP '09,...

Friedman talks energy, green innovation

Jonah Newman

October 10, 2009


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New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman advocated for "speed, scope and scale" in energy innovation during a panel Friday at Northwestern. The panel was one of two academic symposia honoring the inauguration of NU's new University President Morton O. Schapiro.Friedman took the stage in the Henry Cro...