The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern restores Mexico public health study abroad program

Jee Young Lee, Reporter

February 22, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern is reviving its Public Health in Mexico study abroad program this summer through an education initiative under the Obama administration, the University announced earlier this month. The program, which is accepting...

Obama administration announces final Clery Act changes

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

October 21, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety

The Obama administration announced Friday final changes to the Clery Act that will increase the reporting requirements for crimes on college campuses. The changes require colleges that receive federal funding to collect data...

Northwestern hosting 25 young African leaders as part of Obama initiative

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

July 15, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Career, Events, Latest Stories

Representatives from more than 20 African countries are at Northwestern for six weeks this summer as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative, a program created by the Obama administration that looks to identify future leaders...

Schakowsky criticizes additional Benghazi hearings

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

May 8, 2014

Filed under City, National, Politics, State

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) said Thursday she thinks House Republicans are using the new select committee on Benghazi as a political ploy. "There is nothing that they don't know," Schakowsky told "NewsOne Now" host Roland...

Schapiro applauds Obama’s plan for college affordability

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Summer Editor

August 25, 2013

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

University President Morton Schapiro commended the Obama administration's push last week for performance-based funding in higher education. On Thursday in New York, President Barack Obama announced his plan for a rating system...