The Daily Northwestern

Wang: Parents should not be targets of donation requests

Colin Wang, Columnist

October 25, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Northwestern announced Thursday that the School of Law will incorporate the Pritzker name, following a $100 million donation by J.B. Pritzker (Law ’93) and M.K. Pritzker. This donation, the largest single donation to a law school i...

New Northwestern School of Law debt relief program faces criticism

Josh Rosenblat, Reporter

May 13, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus

A new Northwestern School of Law program aimed at relieving some of its graduates’ debt faces uncertainty about its potential impact. Announced in late April, NU’s Interest Freedom Plan calls for the school to pay the first...

Northwestern African Studies program gets grant from the U.S. Department of Education

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

November 3, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

The U.S. Department of Education will award more than $2 million to the Program of African Studies at Northwestern and its consortium partner at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The four-year education grant,...

Northwestern School of Law announces largest ever fundraising campaign

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

September 21, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern School of Law announced a $150 million campaign last week, with just more than half of the funds allotted for student financial aid. The campaign, which is the largest in the law school’s history, has alr...

Northwestern receives $4 million to honor Newton Minow, creates law school professorship

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

April 21, 2014

Filed under Academic, Alumni, Campus

Northwestern received $4 million earlier this month to honor Newton Minow, a Northwestern alumnus, trustee and senior counsel at the Chicago law firm Sidley Austin LLP. Minow’s friends, colleagues and fellow alumni donated...

Northwestern Law dean to head Association of American Law Schools

Joseph Diebold, Managing Editor

December 18, 2013

Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, Latest Stories, On Campus

Northwestern School of Law Dean Daniel Rodriguez will serve a one-year term as president of the Association of American Law Schools, the University announced Monday. The AALS, which comprises 176 law schools nationwide, is...

Northwestern alumnus, trustee donates $25 million to University

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

December 18, 2013

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Blogs, Campus, Latest Stories, On Campus

Northwestern trustee Neil Bluhm (Law ‘62) made a $25 million donation benefitting the Northwestern School of Law and other NU programs, the University announced Tuesday. Bluhm, a casino and real estate developer, allocated...

Northwestern law professors challenge parole revocation process

Scott Brown, Reporter

November 18, 2013

Filed under Campus, Faculty

A group of attorneys at the Northwestern School of Law are suing to challenge how Illinois revokes parole for thousands of ex-convicts every year. The parole revocation system in the state of Illinois is broken and needs a...

Northwestern law school announces new program for STEM professionals

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 12, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

The Northwestern School of Law announced Monday that it is offering a new Master of Science in Law (MSL) program aimed specifically at professionals in science, technology, engineering and math fields. The program, which can...