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Chen: In search for new Buffett director, NU should expand definition of ‘qualified’

Sophie Chen, Op-Ed Contributor

January 19, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

This winter, the curious case of the missing executive director for the Buffett Institute for Global Studies may finally be solved. But I’m not sure if I’ll like the solution waiting at its end. On Dec. 5, the Office of the ...

Community organizer discusses alternative justice for sexual assault survivors

Alexis White, Reporter

November 14, 2017

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

Community organizer and educator Mariame Kaba spoke about societal systems that enable rape culture and alternative ways for sexual assault survivors to get justice at a Monday event co-sponsored by the Center for Awareness, Response...

Buffett Institute launches Global Poverty Research Lab

Ally Mauch, Assistant Campus Editor

October 2, 2017

Filed under Campus, Top Campus Stories

Northwestern’s Buffett Institute for Global Studies launched a research lab aimed at using “empirical evidence to address the challenges of overcoming poverty and to improve well-being in the developing world,” according...

Online geography game returns after 31,000 interactions in first year

Elizabeth Byrne, Assistant Campus Editor

September 17, 2017

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern students again have the chance to earn a free Blaze pizza by testing their world geography knowledge during the 2017-18 academic year. Launched in October 2016, the Wildcat GeoGame quizzes participants on their geographic knowledge. Anyone with a valid NetID can play the game, which can be access...