The Daily Northwestern

NU alum, wife donate $1 million to School of Law

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 25, 2015

Two donors gave $1 million to the School of Law to expand its international outreach efforts, the University announced Friday. The gift from Chris Combe (Weinberg '70), an NU trustee, and his wife Courtney will support the...

Michelle Obama’s chief of staff to speak at School of Law convocation

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 7, 2015

First lady Michelle Obama's chief of staff will give the main convocation address May 15 at the School of Law. Tina Tchen (Law '84), has been the first lady's chief of staff since 2011. Tchen also is executive director for...

Northwestern tuition increases by 3.8 percent

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

March 31, 2015

The total cost of attending Northwestern next year will be nearly $64,000, the University announced Tuesday morning. The 2015-2016 undergraduate tuition and room and board rates will each increase by 3.8 percent to $48,624...

Northwestern’s Center on Wrongful Convictions helps exonerate man of 1996 murder charge

Lydia Ramsey, Managing Editor

September 6, 2014

Almost 18 years after being wrongly convicted of murder, a Michigan man will be set free Monday thanks to DNA evidence and the persistence of wrongful conviction centers at Northwestern and the University of Michigan. A Michigan prosecutor announced...