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Schapiro says federal cuts could affect research, but University will carry on

Mariana Alfaro, Print Managing Editor

April 17, 2017

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

During the first of two “Conversations with President Schapiro,” Northwestern’s president said he’s confident about NU’s research future, regardless of potential federal cuts to funding under the Trump administration,...

Incoming SESP dean David Figlio enters position after years of teaching, research

Erica Snow, Reporter

February 5, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Human development and social policy Prof. David Figlio estimates he’s taught more than 13,000 students over the course of his professional career. Now, he’ll oversee more than 700 undergraduate and graduate students, 34 faculty and more than 100 staff members as the new dean of the School of Education an...

University releases statement following petition to make NU a ‘sanctuary’ for undocumented people

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 18, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty

Northwestern released a statement Friday saying NU is “strongly committed” to being a welcoming and inclusive place, a few days after thousands signed a petition asking the University to become a “sanctuary” for undocumented students, workers and their families. The petition, whi...

Task force recommends Northwestern open up to 3 new international campuses

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 5, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

A University task force recommended Northwestern open up to three new campuses around the world over the next five years. The Global Strategy Task Force, formed by Provost Dan Linzer in May 2015, released a report Friday outlining...

New University committee aims to help student veterans

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

November 3, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

The University created a new committee that will make recommendations to improve support for student veterans. Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president of student affairs, told The Daily in an email that the committee was recently...

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

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

October 20, 2016

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...