The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern receives $17.5 million research grant for HIV prevention program

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

August 5, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Science & Technology

Northwestern Medicine scientists have received a $17.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to use over the next five years for the development of an implantable drug delivery system to protect high-risk individuals...

Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Ryan Field on graduation day

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

June 22, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Anti-Semitic and racist graffiti was discovered the day of commencement at Ryan Field, where Northwestern held its ceremony, marking the second incident at the University this month. Staff at Ryan Field found the graffiti,...

Anti-Semitic, racist graffiti found at Kellogg construction site

Sophia Bollag, Editor in Chief

June 9, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Construction workers found anti-Semitic and racist graffiti at the construction site of the new Kellogg School of Management building Monday, police said. The graffiti, which has been categorized as a hate crime, was spray-painted...

Northwestern creates task force to plan global engagement strategy

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 18, 2015

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern announced the formation of a new task force Monday that will help devise a global engagement strategy following the more than $100 million donation from Roberta Buffett Elliott (Weinberg ’54). The committee,...

Northwestern tuition increases by 3.8 percent

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

March 31, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus

The total cost of attending Northwestern next year will be nearly $64,000, the University announced Tuesday morning. The 2015-2016 undergraduate tuition and room and board rates will each increase by 3.8 percent to $48,624...

Northwestern forms search committee for new Buffett Institute director

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

March 31, 2015

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus

Northwestern is launching a national search for the new director of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies, which was established by a more than $100 million gift. The institute is seeking a new director to oversee the...

First female Evanston mayor dies after battle with leukemia

Tori Latham, City Editor

March 23, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Former Mayor Joan Barr-Smith died Saturday at the age of 75, city manager Wally Bobkiewicz told Evanston media in an email. Her cause of death is believed to be leukemia, Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl said. Barr-Smith was born...