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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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J. Landis Martin, Sharon Martin make $3 million donation to Pritzker School of Law, start matching challenge

September 22, 2022

Northwestern plans to endow multiple new professorships in the Pritzker School of Law after receiving a $3 million donation from J. Landis Martin (Kellogg ’68, Pritzker ’73) and his wife Sharon Martin.  To...

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Rebecca Blank steps down as President-elect after cancer diagnosis, Morton Schapiro to stay on

July 11, 2022

Rebecca Blank will not serve as Northwestern’s next President after learning she has an aggressive form of cancer, she announced Monday. In an email to the NU community, Blank said that she had planned...

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Northwestern to follow new fossil fuel investment guidelines

June 23, 2022

Seeking to help address climate change, Northwestern announced Thursday it has established new guidelines for investments related to fossil fuels, greenhouse gas emissions.  “As an institution with...

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Northwestern announces Peter Barris as new Board of Trustees chair

June 15, 2022

Peter Barris (McCormick ’74) was elected to serve as the next chair of the Northwestern Board of Trustees. Barris, who chairs venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates Inc., will start his new...

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Speakers encourage unity in combating inequity at 2022 Commencement

June 13, 2022

Speakers called on Northwestern’s Class of 2022 to come together to work against national and global injustice Monday during the University’s first in-person Commencement since 2019.  Former New...

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