The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern School of Law to cut class size, keep tuition hike low

Paulina Firozi, Development Editor

March 12, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern's School of Law said Monday it will reduce class sizes and keep tuition hikes at record lows due to a recent decline in applications. Starting this fall, class sizes will be scaled back by 10 percent, with 20 to...

Northwestern researchers develop milestone Parkinson’s treatment

Ally Mutnick, Assistant Campus Editor

February 12, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern researchers are continuing tests on their breakthrough development in the fight against Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative disorder that affects movement and coordination. Toward the end of last year, chemistry...

Despite falling unemployment, Northwestern students struggle to find work in Chicago

Junnie Kwon, Reporter

February 1, 2013

Filed under Campus, Career

Although new reports show unemployment rates decreased in Chicago last month, some Northwestern seniors preparing for graduation are still facing difficulties in their job searches. Over the past year, Chicago’s unemployment...

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel slated for One Book talk

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 19, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will highlight this year’s One Book One Northwestern theme in an on-campus address next week, the University announced Monday. Emanuel, a Northwestern alumnus who served as chief of staff for President...

Emanuel nudged Northwestern officials on public Prentice campaign

Marshall Cohen, Print Managing Editor

November 14, 2012

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Education, Local

Top University officials say they were caught off guard last summer when preservationist groups organized to virulently oppose demolition of the old Prentice Women’s Hospital. It took one of several face-to-face meetings...