The Daily Northwestern

Advisory board announces dining plan, brings consulting firm to campus

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

January 22, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

An advisory board composed of University officials and student representatives convened for the first time two weeks ago to discuss a master dining plan. The plan was announced during Wednesday’s Associated Student Government Senate...

Northwestern alumnus, Chicago attorney create startup for legal fees

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

January 21, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus

A Northwestern alum and his partner recently launched a startup that uses crowdfunding to help people pay their legal fees. Alan Savage, a Kellogg grad,  and CEO Michael Helfand created Funded Justice in December. Savage compared...

Gender-open bathroom on Norris third floor set to open Winter Quarter

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

December 19, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A gender-open bathroom on the third floor of Norris University Center will open early Winter Quarter, a Norris official said. Construction for the bathroom began Monday, Dec. 15. The bathroom was originally scheduled to open...

Northwestern faculty train Chicago Public Schools principals through program

Julia Jacobs, Reporter

November 11, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern is helping develop leadership skills in high-performing Chicago Public Schools principals through a one-year training program provided by NU faculty. Faculty from the School of Education and Social Policy and...

Northwestern African Studies program gets grant from the U.S. Department of Education

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

November 3, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

The U.S. Department of Education will award more than $2 million to the Program of African Studies at Northwestern and its consortium partner at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The four-year education grant,...

New McCormick speaker series asks questions on creativity

Emily Chin, Reporter

October 8, 2014

Filed under Campus, Speakers

The McCormick dean moderated a discussion Wednesday as part of a new speaker series launched by the school that aims to bring up thought-provoking questions about creativity across different fields of study. The series, titled...

Norris plans to add gender open bathroom to Underground

Tyler Pager, Assistant Summer Editor

August 3, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Norris University Center officials plan to reopen a bathroom on the Underground level of Norris to be used as a gender open restroom The bathroom is currently used as storage, but Norris executive director Kelly Schaefer sa...

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...