The Daily Northwestern

NU astrophysicist awarded top prize from American Physical Society

Drew Gerber, Assistant Campus Editor

October 27, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

Vicky Kalogera, the Erastus O. Haven professor of physics and astronomy, has been awarded a top-level prize from the American Physical Society for her work studying electromagnetic and gravitational wave radiation. The 2016...

Northwestern asks graduate student applicants optional question on sexuality

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

September 29, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus

Northwestern recently added an optional question about sexuality on its application for The Graduate School. The question asks if the applicant “self-identifies as a member of the LGBTQI community,” according to a news...

Northwestern stays No. 4 in Lumosity smartest school rankings

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 20, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern held steady at No. 4 in Lumosity’s annual rankings of the country’s smartest colleges. NU trails Washington University in St. Louis, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Princeton University. Last...

New York Times reporter Justin Gillis speaks to SEED members

Scott Brown, Reporter

October 9, 2013

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Members of Students for Ecological and Environmental Development had a chance to talk via Skype on Tuesday night with Justin Gillis, a writer on climate change for The New York Times. Gillis began the session by describing wh...

Northwestern places 30th in international ranking

Edward Cox, Assistant Summer Editor

August 18, 2013

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

Northwestern remains the 30th best university in the world for the second year in a row, according to Shanghai Jai Tong University. The Chinese school released its Academic Ranking of World Universities on Thursday, puttin...

Communication junior loses in semifinal of ‘Jeopardy! College Championship’

Paulina Firozi, Development Editor

May 13, 2013

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Entertainment

Communication junior Dan Donohue was eliminated Monday from “Jeopardy! College Championship,” finishing third in the semifinal round of the tournament. Donohue led for part of the show, but sophomore Trevor Walker from...