The Daily Northwestern

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...

Wang: Don’t confuse CAPS’ resource availability with accessibility

Colin Wang, Columnist

October 17, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Provost Dan Linzer’s defense of the recent plans for moving counseling services from the Women’s Center to Counseling and Psychological Services revealed how out of touch the administration is with the reality of mental he...

Faculty Senate passes resolution in support of cycling, pedestrian safety

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

October 5, 2016

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty

Faculty Senate passed a resolution supporting the creation of a task force on bike and pedestrian safety Wednesday, nearly two weeks after Weinberg freshman Chuyuan Qiu was killed by a cement truck while biking. The resolution, authored by Associated Student Government President Christina Cilento, said the task force — a collab...

The Graduate School set to launch new child care grants

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

September 27, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will provide child care grants for eligible graduate student parents to use at any licensed daycare or in-home provider, effective Oct. 1. The grant will be available to graduate students who have a child under...

Faculty committee to assist in search for new provost

David Fishman, Assistant Summer Editor

August 5, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

University president Morton Schapiro will solicit help from a Faculty Screening Group in hiring a new provost, he said in an email last week. The news came after current provost Dan Linzer announced his departure at the end...

Letter to the Editor: Response to coverage of Karl Eikenberry’s appointment

June 14, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As individuals quoted in "Saving Karl Eikenberry," we write to set the record straight. To start, the headline is just wrong.  The article describes the Northwestern administration not saving the appointment of Ret. Lt. Gen....

Letter to the Editor: Our experience challenging the hiring of Karl Eikenberry

June 7, 2016

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

Last Tuesday, we walked into the McCormick Foundation Center Forum to hear Karl Eikenberry address Northwestern about how the United States and its military have “drifted apart,” in a talk sponsored by the Buffett Institute for Global Studies. After a seven-month saga of his appointment and subse...

Northwestern to hire 20 faculty members in computer science

Peter Kotecki, Development and Recruitment Editor

June 1, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Northwestern will hire 20 new faculty members as part of a roughly $150 million effort to expand its computer science program, the University announced on Wednesday. Half of the new professors will teach core computer science c...