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Bian: The real problem with college admissions isn’t Affirmative Action; it’s legacies

Andrea Bian, Op-Ed Contributor

November 12, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

When I applied to Northwestern a year ago, I chose not to check the “Asian” box on the Common Application. I definitely wasn’t alone — most of my Asian-American peers and friends chose not to, either. As a high school...

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...

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 proteomics program receives grant

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

October 29, 2015

Filed under Campus

Northwestern was part of a group of universities awarded a $5.6 million grant by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to work on biomedical projects. The University’s program for top-down proteomics — an area tha...