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Northwestern retains 12th place in U.S. News rankings

Matthew Choi, Copy Chief

September 14, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern retained its position as the 12th best university in the nation, according to this year's rankings by U.S. News and World Report. The 2017 rankings, released Tuesday, placed NU behind Johns Hopkins University and...

Northwestern named 12th best university in U.S. News rankings

Alice Yin, Campus Editor

September 9, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern reclaimed its spot as the 12th best national university in the U.S. News & World Report college rankings this year. The 2016 rankings, which were released Tuesday, bumped NU up from its 13th spot last year. NU is now tied with Dartmouth College at 12th, following Johns Hopkins Univer...

Weinberg’s new dean, Adrian Randolph, to begin July 1

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

April 26, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Adrian Randolph saw Northwestern as an opportunity he couldn’t refuse. “Northwestern is one of the premiere institutions for learning in the world,” he told The Daily. “I’ve long admired Northwestern.” NU selec...

New Tinder-like app comes to Northwestern

Annie Bruce, Reporter

September 25, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A new matchmaking app that will match up interested students as "friends," "hook-ups" or "dates" is launching at Northwestern on Sunday night. Friendsy, an app designed by two Princeton University seniors, offers students ...

Northwestern hosting 25 young African leaders as part of Obama initiative

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

July 15, 2014

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

Representatives from more than 20 African countries are at Northwestern for six weeks this summer as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative, a program created by the Obama administration that looks to identify future leaders...

Bienen’s Richard Van Kleeck reflects on time at Northwestern

Annie Bruce, Reporter

May 29, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Richard Van Kleeck can instantly rattle off a number of memorable stories from his past 13 years at Northwestern. There was the time he worked with the robotics lab at the McCormick School of Engineering to create a robot that...

ASG moving forward with 3+E proposal

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 5, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Student Government

Student leaders are preparing to present Northwestern administrators with feedback they gathered on implementing a plan to allow students to earn academic credit for certain extracurricular activities. One of the four pillars...