The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern professor offers Native American studies class amid John Evans debate

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

January 15, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Despite the creation of an Introduction to Native American Studies course, members of the Native American and Indigenous Student Alliance are continuing their push for the creation of a specific Native American studies department...

Letter to the Editor: Plight of Palestinian academics deserves equal attention from Northwestern

January 12, 2014

Filed under Letters from Editor, Opinion

Recently the American Studies Association membership passed a controversial call for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions to protest Israeli policies, including policies that affect Palestinian academics. President Schapiro...

Campus diversity leaders oppose official Northwestern stance on ASA boycott

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

January 7, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Students from several of Northwestern's multicultural groups are calling on University President Morton Schapiro and Provost Dan Linzer to clarify a statement made in December rejecting the American Studies Association's ...

Northwestern to continue relationships with Israeli universities despite recent boycott calls

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

December 21, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

University President Morton Schapiro and Provost Dan Linzer announced Friday that Northwestern would maintain its programs and partnerships with Israeli universities despite a recent resolution from the American Studies Association...

Northwestern to form second John Evans committee

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 1, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

On the heels of an open forum on the role of Northwestern founder John Evans in the Sand Creek Massacre, the University announced Friday it is fast-tracking the creation of a second committee on the issue. The first John Evans...

In Review: Winter Quarter 2013

Jillian Sandler and Jia You

March 7, 2013

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

With another quarter come and gone, The Daily's campus and city desks run down the biggest stories of the quarter. FMO, Alianza march for racial justice For Members Only and Alianza organized a demonstration and march down Sh...

Schapiro hopes to bring Northwestern to India

Paulina Firozi, Campus Editor

November 14, 2012

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus

In an effort to expand Northwestern's reach across international borders, University President Morton Schapiro has expressed interest in starting programs in India. Following NU trustees' decision to extend his contract until...

Northwestern creates Conflict of Interest Office

Michele Corriston, Print Managing Editor

September 27, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern has named Julia Campbell the new director of conflict interest, a position that deals with internal workings within the Northwestern community. The University announced the creation of the Conflict of Interest...