The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern tops list of schools for wealthy women alumni

Junnie Kwon, Reporter

March 5, 2013

Filed under Alumni, Campus

A study conducted by a market research firm showed that Northwestern has the highest percentage of wealthy alumnae in comparison to 18 other universities, including Harvard University and Princeton University. The firm, Wealth-X,...

ETHS group engages black parents, aims to close racial achievement gap

Sophia Bollag, Reporter

February 10, 2013

Filed under City, Education, Local

A group of educators, administrators and parents at Evanston Township High School have worked together to form a network aimed at bridging the high school's racial achievement gap. Founded last spring, the ETHS Black Advocacy...

New global rankings name Kellogg 13th best business school

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

January 29, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

After slipping for several years in some international business school rankings, the Kellogg School of Management has risen to the number 13 spot, according to Financial Times rankings released Monday. Advancing three spots...

Northwestern ranked among most stressful schools in nation

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

November 27, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

The Daily Beast has ranked Northwestern fifth on its 2012 list of the most stressful schools. NU’s ranking comes into question as the debate about the state of mental health resources on campus grows, following the suicide of W...

Northwestern among top Fulbright producers

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

November 26, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern reaffirmed its position as one of the top 10 research universities for Fulbright grant recipients, according to rankings released last month by the Chronicle of Higher Education. A total of 22 NU students and alumni...

Northwestern looks into providing massive open online courses

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

November 13, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Although Northwestern has yet to join many of its peer institutions in formally partnering with popular massive open online course providers, some NU professors already have begun offering these courses. MOOCs have rapidly...

Northwestern recognized for top students, faculty

Tal Axelrod and Lauren Caruba

November 1, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern has been recognized in the past month for the high quality of both its students and faculty members. A study released Thursday by the cognitive training site Luminosity ranked NU as the fourth smartest university...

British magazine: Northwestern among world’s 20 best universities

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

October 5, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern was recently named one of the top 20 universities in the world by a British magazine. The Oct. 4 issue of Times Higher Education had NU coming in at No. 19, just behind Cornell University and the University College...