The Daily Northwestern

Report details economic development in first quarter of 2014

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

May 12, 2014

Filed under Business, City

Evanston released its 2014 first quarter economic report on Monday, highlighting the opening of 10 businesses and the approval of more than $45 million in commercial construction spending. The report from the Economic Development...

Northwestern expands partnership with Tel Aviv University

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

April 9, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern has officially entered into a strategic partnership with Tel Aviv University in Israel, announcing the addition of three new programs, including two designated for undergraduate students. The undergraduate pr...

Kellogg to start new MBA program with Peking University in Beijing

Rosalie Chan, Reporter

February 24, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus

The Kellogg School of Management announced a new partnership last week with Peking University that will create a new degree program to expand the business school's network and teach students about China’s role in the globa...

Kellogg alumnus enters Iowa Republican primary for US Senate seat

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 26, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

A Kellogg alumnus has thrown his hat in the ring to replace retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa). Mark Jacobs (Kellogg ’89) announced his candidacy Tuesday. Jacobs joins a crowded Republican field vying to replace Harkin, who will...

Kellogg passes Booth to reclaim No. 1 spot in BusinessWeek executive MBA rankings

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 12, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

The Kellogg School of Management returned to its place at No. 1 in the biennial Bloomberg BusinessWeek rankings of the best executive MBA programs, published last week. Kellogg was the only school to ever claim the top spot...

Alumnus’ donation endows athletic director position

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Campus Editor

October 7, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern's athletic department will get a boost in funding, thanks to a $16 million donation from alumnus and trustee Christopher Combe (Weinberg '70) and his wife, Courtney Combe, the University announced last week. Ten...

Northwestern trustee, wife fund scholarship for Chicago Public Schools students

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Summer Editor

August 22, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus, The Summer Northwestern 2013

A Northwestern trustee and his wife have donated $3.6 million to fund scholarships for high-achieving, low-income Chicago Public Schools students to attend NU, the University announced Tuesday. The endowment is part of a $5...

Kellogg donation to fund new master’s program, chaired professorship

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Summer Editor

August 7, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus, The Summer Northwestern 2013

The Kellogg School of Management has received a $17 million gift from the estate of an alumnus, the University announced Tuesday. The donation from James R. Russell (Kellogg '35) will fund the creation of a new Kellogg fellows...