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Prof. talks global warming and human rights

Justin Nam

November 17, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

While global warming and natural disasters are often at the center of the climate change debate, little has been studied about the human rights implications of a climate shift. This is something George Washington University Prof. Dinah Shelton wants to change.Shelton spoke to a crowd of about 25 studen...

Liveblog: ASG supplemental funding

Rebecca Olles

November 16, 2009


Filed under Student Government

6:10 p.m.: Associated Student Government, student group representatives and the Student Appropriations and Finance Committee filled Annenberg Room G15 to vote on the supplemental funding for student groups. Malavika Srinivasan the head of SAFC addressed the room asking student to be committed and suppor...

With PA program, Feinberg anticipates changes in health care

Lilia Hargis

November 16, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

In anticipation of changes in the health care field, Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine will accept 30 graduate students from a variety of backgrounds into its new Physician's Assistant program in June 2010.Former Feinberg Dean Lewis Landsberg conceived the idea for the program when he observ...

AirHop offers new transit option for NU students

Claire Brown

November 16, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Correction appendedWith about 470 reservations so far, Northwestern's new student-run airport shuttle service, AirHop, will start transporting students and members of the NU community to O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport starting Tuesday, Nov. 24.AirHop is run by Northwestern Student Ho...

Civic engagement center hosts coffee break

Caroline Dzeba

November 16, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Northwestern's Center for Civic Engagement hosted a coffee break for the civic-minded on Wednesday at the first of its Coffee with Eight Strangers events.Communication senior Kristen Cragwall, a Center fellow, said she hopes these events will draw attention to civic engagement on the NU campus as the Ce...

Safety top priority for Schapiro

Lauren Kelleher

November 16, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Hours after a Northwestern student was attacked while riding his bicycle early Oct. 12, University President Morton O. Schapiro said he brought one task to the table at his weekly staff meeting: enhancing campus safety and taking action by the end of the day.From the meeting emerged a decision to length...

Feminist Porn Star Courtney Trouble discusses film, sexuality

Ray Whitehouse

November 16, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Feminist Porn Star Courtney Trouble visited Northwestern on Tuesday night at Frances Searle Hall for a discussion and screening of the latest film she directed. Sexual Health & Assault Peer Education, The LGBT Resource Center and the Gender Studies Undergraduate Board hosted the event. Laura Stuart, st...

Exclusive Interview: Medill Prof. David Protess speaks on the state’s atty’s recent filing

Lauren Kelleher

November 16, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived), In Focus, National

In October, the Cook County state's attorney's office sparked controversy when it subpoenaed materials, documents and e-mails regarding the Anthony McKinney case from Medill Prof. David Protess and his Investigative Journalism class, an action which may "chill" efforts to work on future cases, Protess sa...

Volunteer conference allows students to give back

JuJu Kim

November 16, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

For the first time, the Northwestern Community Development Corps will host the annual Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conference, a networking event sponsored by Cabrini Connections, Tutor/Mentor Connection. The event will take place at Norris University Center from Nov. 19-20, and is free an...

Last day of H1N1 shots at Norris

Staff Reports

November 16, 2009


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H1N1 vaccinations for NU faculty and students will be available at Norris University Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, the last day of vaccinations, wrote University spokesman Al Cubbage in an e-mail."(The vaccinations) will be given only at Norris...and still only for persons in the (Centers for Disea...

H1N1 vaccines administered on campus

Becky Olles

November 16, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

About 2,000 H1N1 vaccinations were administered Tuesday as Northwestern held its first day of providing free swine flu vaccinations to members of the University community, officials said.The vaccinations were given at Patten Gymnasium and Norris University Center from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to faculty a...

Northwestern not reaching faculty diversity goals

Jonah Newman

November 15, 2009


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As both facilitators of classroom learning and models to students, professors play an important role in shaping undergraduates - a role better filled by a diverse faculty, some Northwestern professors said.In creating "future leaders," NU should be clear in the message it sends its students, said Mart...