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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

University President Morton Schapiro addresses a crowd at Trinity United Methodist Church in Wilmette. Schapiro discussed the importance of liberal arts education 30 years after former University President Arnold Weber spoke on the same topic.

Schapiro emphasizes importance of liberal arts education during Wilmette talk

January 25, 2017

University President Morton Schapiro argued for the importance of a liberal arts education Tuesday during a talk at Trinity United Methodist Church in Wilmette. The talk and Q&A came 30 years after...

Northwestern to invest $480 million in Chicago improvement projects

January 26, 2016

Northwestern will invest nearly $500 million in Chicago-centered improvement projects as part of an agreement with Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office. Although this was the first time NU signed such an agreement...

Good Neighbor, Great University initiative grows

December 4, 2015

The Good Neighbor, Great University initiative awarded 327 students scholarships averaging $8,778 each this year, the highest amount ever given by the program, according to University enrollment data. The...

University President Morton Schapiro, State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) and Oakton Community College administrator Merrill Irving discuss higher education affordability and access at Northwestern on Monday night. Biss said the discussion benefitted from having administrators from different institutions talk about their methods for helping low-income students.

State Sen. Biss moderates discussion on higher education affordability

October 27, 2014

University President Morton Schapiro and Merrill Irving Jr., an administrator at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines, discussed Monday night ways to make higher education more accessible for low-income...

Northwestern announces partnership with Chicago Public Schools to create new development academy

December 3, 2013

Northwestern announced this morning a new partnership with the city of Chicago to create an academy that will provide additional educational resources for low-income Chicago Public Schools students. Fifty...

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