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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...

University launches online geography game

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

October 12, 2016

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

A new University-sponsored game will reward students with free pizza each quarter for knowing where foreign countries are located. The Wildcat GeoGame launches Wednesday and will be available through Dec. 5, Medill Prof. Candy...

Social justice skills training to be held for students, faculty, staff

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

April 8, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

Leadership and Community Engagement is hosting its first ever day-long training event Saturday for Northwestern students, faculty and staff to develop skills in social justice advocacy. The event will be co-sponsored by the Campus...

ASG elects new speaker, some express disagreement with Eikenberry appointment

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor

March 31, 2016

Filed under Campus, Student Government

Associated Student Government Senate elected Weinberg sophomore Nehaarika Mulukutla as its new speaker of the senate and Weinberg sophomore Shelby Reitman as its new parliamentarian Wednesday. Both will be sworn in next week. ...