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Administrators, faculty reach out to students after stunning election

Allyson Chiu and Yvonne Kim

November 10

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Events, Faculty, Latest Stories

In the wake of Tuesday’s unexpected election results, the University is taking measures to accommodate students’ needs by offering “healing spaces” and academic flexibility. “Partisan, inflammatory statements unfortunately seem to b...

Faculty Senate report shows many departments oppose 10-5-5-10 calendar

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

October 20

Filed under Administration, Campus

A Faculty Senate report released in September showed that many departments at Northwestern do not support the so-called “10-5-5-10” calendar, a proposal that would move the beginning of the academic year to August. In a University report released in Janu...

NU Listens expands hours, plans outreach

Arika Ho, Reporter

October 5

Filed under Campus, Student Groups, Top Stories

NU Listens updated its operating hours for Fall Quarter and extended its service from three days a week to four. The anonymous peer listening hotline now operates Monday to Thursday from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Service for this academic...

Proposed ‘10-5-5-10’ calendar change stalls with lack of faculty support

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

March 3

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Faculty members are overwhelmingly against the proposed “10-5-5-10” calendar change, Faculty Senate president Ed Hughes said, slowing the progress of potential changes to the quarter system. At Wednesday’s meeting of...

CAPS hiring additional staff, mulling adjustment of 12-session cap

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 1

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Counseling and Psychological Services is in the midst of discussions on modifying its 12-session limit while also working to fill four counselor positions, CAPS director John Dunkle said. During Fall Quarter, CAPS formed search comm...

Task force recommends Northwestern begin academic year in August, still maintain quarter system

Alice Yin, Managing Editor

January 11

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

A task force studying the undergraduate academic experience has proposed Northwestern begin the academic year five weeks earlier, while still maintaining the quarter system. Christened the “10-5-5-10” calendar, NU would...

CAPS outreach and education programs increased by 4.1 percent last year

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

November 24

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

More than 10,500 Northwestern students, faculty and staff were reached through Counseling and Psychological Services' outreach and education programs last year, representing a 4.1 percent increase from the 2013-2014 academic...