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University releases statement following petition to make NU a ‘sanctuary’ for undocumented people

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 18, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty

Northwestern released a statement Friday saying NU is “strongly committed” to being a welcoming and inclusive place, a few days after thousands signed a petition asking the University to become a “sanctuary” for undocumented students, workers and their families. The petition, whi...

Faculty Senate passes resolution in support of cycling, pedestrian safety

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

October 5, 2016

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty

Faculty Senate passed a resolution supporting the creation of a task force on bike and pedestrian safety Wednesday, nearly two weeks after Weinberg freshman Chuyuan Qiu was killed by a cement truck while biking. The resolution, authored by Associated Student Government President Christina Cilento, said the task force — a collab...

The Graduate School set to launch new child care grants

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

September 27, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will provide child care grants for eligible graduate student parents to use at any licensed daycare or in-home provider, effective Oct. 1. The grant will be available to graduate students who have a child under...

Northwestern, District 65 announce new STEM partnership office

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 11, 2016

Filed under City, Education, Local

Northwestern and Evanston/Skokie School District 65 announced plans to create a new partnership office focused on strengthening science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs in local schools. The new office was ...