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University committee report proposes potential revisions to Weinberg degree requirements

Kristine Liao, Reporter

April 2, 2017

Filed under Campus

A University committee released a report last quarter that proposed some changes to Weinberg graduation requirements, including a universal three-course language requirement. Ann Bradlow, the committee’s chair and Weinberg’s...

Lawsuit filed against Northwestern’s employee retirement, voluntary savings plans

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

August 22, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

A lawsuit filed against Northwestern on behalf of two participants of NU's retirement plan, alleged the University's employee retirement and voluntary savings plans charge participants "unreasonable expenses" for the plans’...

Kellogg professor develops program to evaluate K-12 education technology

Yvonne Kim, Reporter

April 6, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

Kellogg Prof. Benjamin Jones was working as a macroeconomist for the Obama administration when he first became interested in improving learning and technology for K-12 education. Jones, a faculty associate at the Northweste...

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...

After discontinuing Semester Online, Northwestern alters online education goals

Cat Zakrzewski, Reporter

April 15, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

After its first experiment in for-credit online courses for undergraduates failed, Northwestern is now shifting its focus to developing Web courses for its graduate programs and building up its Massive Open Online Courses. Jake...

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...