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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


Students in purple robes move their tassel to the left side of their cap.

By the Numbers: Statistics for the post-graduation destination of Northwestern undergraduates

June 15, 2023

The class of 2023 threw their caps in the air and said goodbye to their time as undergraduates after Commencement on Monday. For a glimpse into their prospective future, the graduates can look at Northwestern's...

Smiling people in purple and black garb and graduation caps walk, with two people in black commencement uniform in the front. In the background are a blurred crowd of people in waving motion.

Seniors reflect on time at Northwestern, celebrate graduation amid COVID-19 restrictions

May 26, 2021

For the second year in a row, graduation celebrations are virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Northwestern will host a remote University-wide commencement on June 14, but each school will have its...

Smiling people in purple and black garb and graduation caps walk, with two people in black commencement uniform in the front. In the background are a blurred crowd of people in waving motion.

SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell to deliver class of 2021 commencement address

April 22, 2021

SpaceX president and COO Gwynne Shotwell (McCormick ‘86, ‘88) will address the class of 2021 at a commencement ceremony to be held June 14, according to a Thursday news release. Shotwell, a member...

Graduating students during 2019 commencement. The University announced in addition to a remote commencement ceremony, the Class of 2021 would have the option for an in-person procession.

University plans for in-person processions over Graduation Weekend

March 16, 2021

Northwestern hopes to hold in-person processions in tandem with a virtual commencement over the course of Graduation Weekend, according to a Tuesday email sent to Class of 2021 graduating students. While...

Northwestern’s incoming first-year class sets new benchmarks for Pell Grant recipients, CPS graduates

June 2, 2017

Northwestern’s incoming first-year class has both the largest number of Pell Grant-eligible students and a record number of Chicago Public Schools graduates, University administrators said. The University...

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