The Daily Northwestern

Weinberg faculty call for Native American Studies Department as leadership council visits campus

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

May 20, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Several Weinberg professors are calling for a Native American Studies Department in a proposal submitted to the dean’s office last week. The seven professors who submitted the proposal comprise a committee tasked with creating...

Northwestern expands parental leave benefits for staff members

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

January 30, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern staff members who have recently adopted children or whose partners have recently given birth can now take paid parental leave. Eligible staff members can take a paid leave of 10 to 12 weeks after they or their...

Northwestern begins implementing Native American outreach recommendations

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

January 26, 2015

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

In response to recommendations from the Native American Outreach and Inclusion Task Force, Northwestern is planning outreach efforts for Native American students through the Office of Undergraduate Admission, among other initiatives, Provost Daniel...

Northwestern receives $5.6 million gift to support history center

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

January 22, 2015

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus

A Northwestern alumnus and his wife have donated $5.6 million to Northwestern as part of the "We Will" campaign, the University announced Wednesday. The gift from Nicholas Chabraja (Weinberg ’64, Law '67) and his wife Eleanor will...

Northwestern releases John Evans report, committee concludes he had no direct involvement in massacre but University ignored ‘significant moral failures’

Ciara McCarthy and Rebecca Savransky

May 29, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern released Thursday a report detailing NU founder John Evans’ involvement in the Sand Creek Massacre, finding no evidence that Evans was directly involved in planning the massacre but that the University ignored his...

Northwestern enters joint venture with India’s Bridge School of Management

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Campus Editor

April 16, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern recently entered into a joint partnership with the Bridge School of Management to offer professional certificate programs in India, co-taught by NU and Bridge School professors. Provost Dan Linzer signed an agreement...

Northwestern, consortium terminate online course-for-credit program

Cat Zakrzewski, Reporter

April 3, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

One year after Northwestern rolled out its first foray into online courses for credit, the University and its partner schools terminated the Semester Online pilot program, provost Dan Linzer announced Thursday. “While we...

Students gather to continue debating ASA boycott of Israeli universities

Elizabeth Kim, Reporter

March 11, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Students from opposing sides of a boycott of Israeli universities came together Monday night to discuss the issue and how students can effectively engage the conversation. About 20 people attended the panel in University Hall...

Updated: Ludlow responds to Medill junior’s lawsuit, denies allegations

Joseph Diebold and Ciara McCarthy

March 9, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

Updated, 5 p.m. Sunday: The student’s attorney, Kevin O’Connor, released a statement Sunday calling Ludlow’s response to the student’s complaint “untruthful.” The case will be a chance for the “factual incon...