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Closson: Faculty diversity is essential to improving student inclusion

Troy Closson, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

When Northwestern releases its demographic information for this incoming freshman class, I’m sure the class of 2021 will be touted as “one of the most diverse” groups of admitted students to date. And if that’s the case,...

Closson: Adjusting to Northwestern, its lack of diversity as a black student

Troy Closson, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 4, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

When committing to Northwestern — one of my “dream schools” — as a senior in high school, I never thought I’d regret that decision once I got to campus. Before I officially chose a college, my parents constantly...

Orr: I have not forgotten importance of inclusion, change within IFC community

Rodney Orr, Op-Ed Contributor

April 28, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

I have remained largely absent in the public eye with regard to the conversations surrounding the Greek community. This has been intentional. I have lowered my voice so that others may be heard louder, particularly those of survivors...

Wuest: Student groups should welcome diversity in new members

Matthias Wuest, Op-Ed Contributor

January 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Coming to Northwestern can be overwhelming. By the end of two weeks in Evanston, it’s common for new students to have attended information sessions for multiple clubs, interviewed with a number of pre-professional groups and...

Athletic department announces LGBT SportSafe partnership

Max Schuman, Assistant Summer Editor

June 26, 2016

Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Northwestern's athletic department announced Wednesday that it would be among three launch partners for the LGBT SportSafe Inclusion Program, an initiative that seeks to promote the inclusion of LGBT athletes. Along with the...

University creates diversity-focused grant, award

Shane McKeon, Campus Editor

April 11, 2016

Filed under Campus

Northwestern has created two new programs to promote diversity at the University, offering faculty thousands of dollars in awards and grants. A grant program will offer funding expected to range from $2,000 to $25,000 for propos...

Students, faculty undecided over future of Weinberg diversity requirement

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

September 24, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Up to Date

Up to Date Catch up on the biggest ongoing news stories affecting Northwestern and Evanston with The Daily’s new explainer series: Up to Date. Following the July start date of new Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences ...