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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. ...

Buffett Institute names first executive director

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

November 23, 2015

Filed under Campus

Former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry was named the inaugural executive director of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies. Eikenberry, a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, Harvard University and Stanford...

Award-winning economist discusses political economy

Fathma Rahman, Reporter

October 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Author and economist Dani Rodrik spoke on economic conditions under varying forms of government at an event sponsored by a new Northwestern research group Thursday afternoon. Rodrik, an international political economy professor...

Northwestern creates task force to plan global engagement strategy

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 18, 2015

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern announced the formation of a new task force Monday that will help devise a global engagement strategy following the more than $100 million donation from Roberta Buffett Elliott (Weinberg ’54). The committee,...