The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern retains 12th place in U.S. News rankings

Matthew Choi, Copy Chief

September 14, 2016

Northwestern retained its position as the 12th best university in the nation, according to this year's rankings by U.S. News and World Report. The 2017 rankings, released Tuesday, placed NU behind Johns Hopkins University and...

NU astrophysicist awarded top prize from American Physical Society

Drew Gerber, Assistant Campus Editor

October 28, 2015

Vicky Kalogera, the Erastus O. Haven professor of physics and astronomy, has been awarded a top-level prize from the American Physical Society for her work studying electromagnetic and gravitational wave radiation. The 2016...

Northwestern lawyer: Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action a ‘partial victory’

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

June 24, 2013

The Supreme Court's decision today to pass on a major ruling on affirmative action in college admissions is a "partial victory" for Northwestern and nine other schools that filed an amicus brief championing diversity in higher...

Northwestern officials split on stagnant U.S. News & World Report ranking

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

September 12, 2012

Northwestern's fifth straight year as the 12th best college in the nation garnered mixed reviews from University officials Wednesday — and has some questioning the validity of the rankings. Though one spokesman praised NU's...