The Daily Northwestern

University vice president, general counsel Thomas Cline to retire

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

September 21, 2015

Northwestern vice president and general counsel Thomas Cline (School of Law ‘80) announced Monday he will retire at the end of the calendar year. Although he is stepping down, Cline will remain available to help University...

Northwestern Medicine likely to merge with KishHealth System

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 13, 2015

Northwestern Medicine will likely expand its reach after KishHealth System signed an agreement Aug. 5 to join the company. The agreement, subject to regulatory approval by the state in the fall, will add two hospitals and...

Obama appoints Northwestern trustee to Kennedy Center board

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 3, 2015

A Northwestern trustee was appointed by President Barack Obama to the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Obama announced his intent to appoint W. James McNerney Jr. to the Washington, D.C.-based...

Stolen laptop contained personal information on patients at Northwestern hospitals

Sophia Bollag, Managing Editor

December 20, 2014

The personal information of some Northwestern Memorial HealthCare patients, including some Social Security numbers, might have been on an employee’s laptop that was stolen in October, the hospital group announced this week. Hospital...

Two medical groups merge to create Northwestern Medicine

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

May 1, 2014

The Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group officially merged Thursday with Northwestern Medical Group in an effort to better unify the two organizations' clinical operations. According to the medical group website, the 131-doctor...