The Daily Northwestern

NU professor encourages students to study democracy in Africa

Isabella Jiao, Reporter

October 10, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, Faculty, Speakers

Political science Prof. Richard Joseph explored democracy in Africa and different ways to understand the global dynamics of the continent at a Buffett Institute for Global Studies event Friday. Joseph began his speech by defining...

Northwestern hosting 25 young African leaders as part of Obama initiative

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

July 15, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Career, Events, Latest Stories

Representatives from more than 20 African countries are at Northwestern for six weeks this summer as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative, a program created by the Obama administration that looks to identify future leaders...

Global Paradigm Project: Cultural norms need to be considered in foreign aid

Matt Guerrieri, Global Paradigm Fellow

February 8, 2013

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

“You can put a condom on an erect penis, but you can’t put a condom on your heart.” That was Avril Thomas’s justification for refusing more than $300,000 in U.S. funding for her non-profit Living Hope to provide STI...

Schapiro to deliver GlobeMed Summit opening keynote

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

January 24, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern President Morton Schapiro will deliver the opening keynote at the 2013 GlobeMed Summit, the global health organization announced today. Schapiro will speak April 11 at GlobeMed's annual NU-hosted keynote. The...

Belafonte to give MLK week keynote at Pick-Staiger

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

January 8, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

The King of Calypso is coming to Northwestern. Harry Belafonte, whose singing popularized the Caribbean music style and whose social activism made him a civil rights icon, will deliver the keynote address commemorating Martin...