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In Focus: Over a year after University Commons reveal, administrators struggle to find funding

In Focus: Over a year after University Commons reveal, administrators struggle to find funding

Syd Stone, Copy Chief

November 10, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, Facilities, In Focus, Top Stories

Northwestern attracts some of the wealthiest donors in the country. In the last six years alone, the University raised $3.57 billion in a fundraising campaign that helped launch the construction of world-class facilities like the Kellogg School of Management Global Hub and the Ryan Fieldhouse and Walter...

In Focus: Political science Profs. Jacqueline Stevens, Alvin Tillery entangled in legal fallout over a year after contentious meeting

In Focus: Political science Profs. Jacqueline Stevens, Alvin Tillery entangled in legal fallout over a year after contentious meeting
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Peter Kotecki and Nora Shelly

November 8, 2017


Filed under Campus, In Focus, Top Stories

More than a year after a meeting between political science Profs. Jacqueline Stevens and Alvin Tillery resulted in a rift, the two are embroiled in a lawsuit over claims made about that day. On March 8 last year, Tillery invited Stevens to his office to discuss her course schedule, which he told The...

In Focus: Administrators run into barriers amid attempts to diversify faculty

In Focus: Administrators run into barriers amid attempts to diversify faculty

Peter Kotecki and Jonah Dylan

May 26, 2017


Filed under In Focus, Top Stories

When physics and astronomy Prof. Michael Schmitt became chair of his department more than two years ago, only three of the 37 professors were women. The department launched searches for new faculty members that year, Schmitt said. At the end of the hiring process, the physics and astronomy department...

In Focus: As cost of living in Evanston rises, some residents struggle to keep up

In Focus: As cost of living in Evanston rises, some residents struggle to keep up

David Fishman, City Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under City, In Focus, Local, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Charrisse Roberson did “everything right.” She never drank alcohol or used drugs. She did odd jobs around the neighborhood as a child and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree. She even held management positions for most of her life. Then, in 2008, things took a turn for the worse. While working...

In Focus: Northwestern graduate student sues professor for invasion of privacy, defamation following book release

In Focus: Northwestern graduate student sues professor for invasion of privacy, defamation following book release

Allyson Chiu and Matthew Choi

May 22, 2017


Filed under Campus, Faculty, In Focus, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

A Northwestern graduate philosophy student filed a lawsuit Tuesday under the pseudonym Jane Doe against Communication Prof. Laura Kipnis and publishing house HarperCollins Publishers, LLC, following the April 4 release of Kipnis’ book, “Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus.” The b...