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Student petition recommends US-centric diversity curriculum requirement

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

February 17, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Student Government, Student Groups

Students have circulated a petition throughout the past week urging Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences faculty to support a Social Inequalities and Diversity curriculum requirement focused on the United States. The petition ...

University increases student involvement in search for new Weinberg dean

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 13, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern faculty and administrators are involving more students in the search for the next dean of the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences after students voiced concerns about their lack of involvement in the process at an open forum in October. A student interview group, chosen by the Weinberg College Student Adv...

Weinberg chooses new interim dean, continues search

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

July 18, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Science & Technology

Chemistry Prof. Mark Ratner will serve as the interim dean of the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences for the 2014-15 academic year, Provost Daniel Linzer announced Thursday. Ratner will assume the role on Aug. 1, succeeding...

Northwestern responds to amended Title IX complaint, denies violations

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

June 25, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern denied the allegations of discrimination and retaliation in a rising Medill senior’s Title IX lawsuit when it responded to her amended complaint last week. (Title IX suit against Northwestern moves forward with amended complaint) The suit, which was originally filed in February and ...

Search committee chosen for new Weinberg dean

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 19, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern announced Monday the names of the members of the search committee to choose the next dean of Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. The candidate the group chooses will take the place of Sarah Mangelsdorf, wh...

Weinberg dean named finalist for provost at UW-Madison

Ciara McCarthy, Managing Editor

March 31, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Sarah Mangelsdorf, dean of Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, is a candidate to be provost of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the school's search committee announced this month. Mangelsdorf is one of four finali...

CAPS to form coalition to better mental health services at Northwestern

Annie Bruce, Reporter

January 8, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

A campus coalition is expected to form this quarter in hopes of improving Northwestern's mental health services. The coalition is designed to review the ways NU has addressed mental health issues and point out areas for improvement,...