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Letter to the Editor: Our experience challenging the hiring of Karl Eikenberry

June 7, 2016

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

Last Tuesday, we walked into the McCormick Foundation Center Forum to hear Karl Eikenberry address Northwestern about how the United States and its military have “drifted apart,” in a talk sponsored by the Buffett Institute for Global Studies. After a seven-month saga of his appointment and subse...

Letter to the Editor: Open letter by Northwestern faculty in support of academic integrity

February 9, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The undersigned 46 Northwestern faculty urge University President Morton Schapiro and Provost Daniel Linzer to withdraw the appointment of retired Lt. Gen. and former ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry as executive directo...

Buffett Institute names first executive director

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

November 23, 2015

Filed under Campus

Former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry was named the inaugural executive director of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies. Eikenberry, a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, Harvard University and Stanford...

NU professor encourages students to study democracy in Africa

Isabella Jiao, Reporter

October 10, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, Faculty, Speakers

Political science Prof. Richard Joseph explored democracy in Africa and different ways to understand the global dynamics of the continent at a Buffett Institute for Global Studies event Friday. Joseph began his speech by defining...