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Two graduate students win fellowship for children of immigrants

Gabby Birenbaum, Assistant Campus Editor

April 17, 2018

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Two Northwestern graduate students have won the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, which is given to immigrants and children of immigrants, according to a news release. Julissa Muñiz, a human development and...

Northwestern professor debuts research on how recession affects pregnancy rates

Amanda Gilbert, Reporter

February 9, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

Sociology Prof. Christine Percheski is working to understand the correlation between fertility rates and poor economic conditions across communities. Percheski discussed her analysis of fertility rates during the recen...

Northwestern earns highest Graduation Success Rate for second straight year

Steven Montero, Sports Editor

October 24, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern may face challenges on the football field, but the Wildcats are kings of the classroom. The NCAA released its annual graduation success rates Thursday, and NU came in with 97 percent —   the top of the list among...

Northwestern lawyer: Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action a ‘partial victory’

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

June 24, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

The Supreme Court's decision today to pass on a major ruling on affirmative action in college admissions is a "partial victory" for Northwestern and nine other schools that filed an amicus brief championing diversity in higher...

Northwestern officials split on stagnant U.S. News & World Report ranking

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

September 12, 2012

Filed under Campus

Northwestern's fifth straight year as the 12th best college in the nation garnered mixed reviews from University officials Wednesday — and has some questioning the validity of the rankings. Though one spokesman praised NU's...

Updated: Northwestern stays at 12th in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

September 11, 2012

Filed under Campus

‪Northwestern remains the 12th best university in the country for the fifth consecutive year in college rankings released Tuesday night by U.S. News & World Report.‬ NU also placed in several other rankings published...