The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: To promote diversity and inclusion, NU needs robust free speech policies

January 16, 2018

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Historian of science and intersex patient rights advocate Alice Dreger will speak on Jan. 24 in Lutkin Hall for her first public talk at Northwestern since resigning from our medical school’s faculty in 2015. As president of Northwestern’s Queer Pride Graduate Student Association, I invited her to ...

Civil liberties group names Northwestern one of the 10 worst schools for free speech

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 17, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

Northwestern was named one of the 10 worst schools for free speech in a ranking released Wednesday by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. This is NU’s first year on the annual list, which Peter Bonilla, direct...

Feinberg magazine’s future in question after controversial essay

Madeline Fox, Summer Managing Editor

June 26, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A bioethics magazine edited by Northwestern faculty may stop publication after a censorship dispute with the University. Digital issues of the magazine Atrium were pulled offline after Feinberg School of Medicine administrators...

Professor live-tweets son’s sex ed class, draws attention to abstinence education

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

April 23, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty

A Northwestern professor attracted national attention for criticizing her son’s abstinence-based sex education class in a series of tweets last week. Medical humanities and bioethics Prof. Alice Dreger attended her son’s...

Feinberg professor pens book on scientist-activist tension

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty

A Northwestern professor has authored a book about scientists' findings that have been protested by activists who found them politically objectionable, the University announced Wednesday. Alice Dreger, a bioethics professor...

Northwestern profs contribute new medical guidelines for LGBT, gender-nonconforming patients

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 11, 2014

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Two Northwestern Medicine professors were involved in writing the new Association of American Medical Colleges guidelines dealing with LGBT and gender-nonconforming patients, the University announced Tuesday. Feinberg pr...