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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Graduate student advocacy groups reflect on progress made, demands still unmet under Dean Mayo

May 9, 2021

When Ph.D. student Sarah Peko-Spicer came to Northwestern in 2015, she worried about finding community as one of two Black graduate students in the statistics department. But the transition was not as...

Teresa Woodruff

Former director at Feinberg named new dean of The Graduate School

August 18, 2017

Teresa Woodruff, director of the Women’s Health Research Institute at the Feinberg School of Medicine, has been named the new dean of The Graduate School, the University announced Friday in a news release. Woodruff...

The Graduate School dean to leave Northwestern, will serve as new provost of Emory University

May 4, 2017

The Graduate School Dean Dwight McBride will leave Northwestern to serve as Emory University’s provost and executive vice president of academic affairs, the University announced Wednesday. McBride...

Northwestern graduate students begin to seek union representation after NLRB decision

September 28, 2016

Some graduate students at Northwestern have begun to organize in favor of unionization in the past month, holding what one called a “flurry of meetings” following the National Labor Relations Board’s...

Students from Bienen and other schools with hands-on majors are figuring out what online learning is going to look like.

Bienen graduate students petition for equal pay

September 27, 2015

A petition asking the University to increase stipends for Bienen graduate students has garnered nearly 350 signatures since it was posted in July. In May, Northwestern announced stipends for doctoral...

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