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The Graduate School set to launch new child care grants

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

September 27

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will provide child care grants for eligible graduate student parents to use at any licensed daycare or in-home provider, effective Oct. 1. The grant will be available to graduate students who have a child under...

The Graduate School expands parental leave policy following years-long push from students

Julia Jacobs, Editor in Chief

September 14

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

More graduate students will have access to parental leave for a longer period of time, following policy changes from The Graduate School effective this fall. Before Sept. 1, only women who gave birth to children qualified for...

Student parents push for more resources in meeting with provost

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

April 30

Filed under Campus

Between writing their dissertations, working as teaching assistants and class instructors, and holding other jobs on and off campus, graduate students have a lot of demands that take up their time. For graduate students who are...