The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern receives $10.25 million gift from Galvin family for Kellogg, NUseeds Fund

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

September 26, 2016

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

The Christopher B. Galvin Family Foundation donated $10.25 million to Northwestern, the University announced Monday. The gift brings the total of the $3.75 billion "We Will" campaign to more than $3 billion. The Galvin family...

Kellogg professor studies adoption, impact of lottery-linked savings

Stavros Agorakis, Reporter

April 7, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Kellogg Prof. Benjamin Iverson asks whether gambling can increase one’s personal savings in new research on prize-linked savings accounts, in which savings return no interest but are entered into a lottery for a chance to be...

Northwestern to host local round of Hult Prize competition

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

November 9, 2015

Filed under Campus

The Kellogg School of Management was selected to host a local round of the Hult Prize competition, which offers a $1 million prize to a student team as funding for a social venture. The Hult Prize Foundation, a start-up acceler...

NU joins in National Day of Action on climate change

Darby Hopper and Rachel Frazin

October 4, 2015

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology, Student Groups

Environmentalist Wendy Abrams (Kellogg ‘90) started the national organization “Know Tomorrow” with the hope of bringing millennials into the conversation about climate change. Today, Know Tomorrow is a nonprofit campaign...

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...

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...