The Daily Northwestern

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...

New center to facilitate collaborations for research on water

Peter Kotecki, Development and Recruitment Editor

March 31, 2016

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Although water covers about 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, the scarcity of fresh water has led researchers to focus on developing efficient ways of using this limited natural resource. On Monday, the University publicly...

Faculty members split over Karl Eikenberry’s appointment at Buffett Institute

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

March 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Faculty members discussed Wednesday regarding the appointment of Karl Eikenberry as the first-ever executive director of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies. Eikenberry, a former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, was na...

Northwestern receives grant to buy electron detector

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 11, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

Northwestern researchers will soon be able to peer into the inside of a molecule thanks to an electron detector purchased for use in collaboration with the Chicago Biomedical Consortium. The CBC, a partnership between NU,...