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

The Daily Northwestern

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

The Daily Northwestern

The Technological Institute, where many McCormick classes are taught.

International students feel pressure to transfer to economics department to increase likelihood of acquiring a work visa

April 30, 2019

As work visas grow increasingly hard to acquire, many international students feel pressure to join the economics department, forced to sacrifice passions for job opportunities. The stress arises after...

Ravi Shankar, director of Northwesterns International Office. Shankar will assume the role as president and chairman of the board of directors at NAFSA.

Director of NU’s International Office takes leadership role at global education organization

January 10, 2019

Ravi Shankar, the director of Northwestern’s International Office, will assume the role of president and chairman of the board of directors at NAFSA: Association of International Educators, an organization...

A $50 technology fee by the International Office, which caused intense backlash, initially levied only on international students will now be covered by Northwestern.

Northwestern to cover technology fee following intense backlash

December 7, 2018

The technology fee levied this academic year on international students will be covered by Northwestern, Ravi Shankar, the International Office director, said in an email to international students Friday...

A $50 technology fee by the International Office, which caused intense backlash, initially levied only on international students will now be covered by Northwestern.

New technology fee for international students triggers intense backlash

November 16, 2018

A technology fee levied this academic year on international students has sparked outrage among many graduate students, who said the fee’s implementation unfairly targets the international student population...

The International Office. Schools and higher education advocates said two new Trump administration policies will reduce foreign interest at a time when international students in the country are declining.

NU’s international students to face stricter visa rules under Trump’s new policies

November 1, 2018

International students at Northwestern continue to face more regulations as the Trump administration intends to set a new maximum period of authorized stay for student visa holders and make it easier for...

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