The Daily Northwestern

Q&A with Dogspotting Snapchat manager Sofia Kuta

Rachel Holtzman, Reporter

May 24, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Students

In between classes and bites of breakfast, Communication junior Sofia Kuta runs the Dogspotting Snapchat account. Dogspotting is a public Facebook group where more than 586,000 members can post photos of dogs they see. The Daily...

Sex 101 added to new batch of NU’s online course offerings

Alice Yin, Campus Editor

September 22, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus

A Northwestern professor will be teaching a sex ed class as part of a new series of massive open online courses this fall that will also add two specialized programs. The “Sex 101” class will start Sept. 28 and will cover...

Student petition recommends US-centric diversity curriculum requirement

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

February 17, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Student Government, Student Groups

Students have circulated a petition throughout the past week urging Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences faculty to support a Social Inequalities and Diversity curriculum requirement focused on the United States. The petition ...

Northwestern to offer free online course for alumni

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

May 20, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern is offering a free massive open online course this summer exclusively for NU alumni and friends. The course, Content Strategy for Professionals: Engaging Audiences for Your Organization, will run from June 9 to...

Former Medill dean Michael Janeway dies

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 17, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Michael Janeway, former dean of the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, died Wednesday, the school announced Thursday. Janeway served as dean of Medill from 1989 to 1997. During his time ...

Northwestern, consortium terminate online course-for-credit program

Cat Zakrzewski, Reporter

April 3, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

One year after Northwestern rolled out its first foray into online courses for credit, the University and its partner schools terminated the Semester Online pilot program, provost Dan Linzer announced Thursday. “While we...

Medill offers new international reporting trips

Jack Corrigan, Reporter

February 4, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus

In an interconnected world where distance seems to shrink with every new technological breakthrough, the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications will promote global exposure through two new programs...