The Daily Northwestern

NU faculty discuss books, promote literary community at Chicago Book Expo

Elizabeth Cameron, Reporter

October 2, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Northwestern faculty and staff discussed the Chicago literary scene and their own work at the Chicago Book Expo on Sunday, furthering various departments’ engagement in the city’s literary community, said Allison Manley, enrollment...

Non-tenure track faculty at Northwestern join Service Employees International Union following election

Ally Mauch, Reporter

May 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Part-time and full-time non-tenure track faculty at Northwestern have joined the Service Employees International Union, nearly one year after faculty members filed for a union election, according to a news release from the SEIU. The union election was held last summer, but due to legal complications, the final valid ballots were not counted until...

School of Professional Studies launches coding boot camp

Daria Lenderman, Reporter

September 29, 2016

Filed under Science & Technology

Northwestern’s School of Professional Studies began a coding certificate program this fall to teach current members of the workforce new technology skills. The program’s faculty instructors are working members in the technology...

Long-time executive director of North Shore affordable housing non-profit to step down

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

November 1, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local

The long-time executive director of Open Communities, a nonprofit that has worked with Evanston to ensure equitable housing in the city, will step down in January. Gail Schechter, who is also a former professor at Northwestern’s...

Northwestern to offer online graduate degree in information design

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

February 24, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern's School of Professional Studies is launching a new online, part-time graduate degree focused on information design. The Master of Science in Information Design and Strategy, University officials said in a news...

School of Continuing Studies to change name

Sophia Bollag, Assistant Summer Editor

June 17, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Career

Northwestern trustees voted this week to change the name of the School of Continuing Studies to the School of Professional Studies. The change will take effect Sept. 1 and is intended to reflect the college’s shift from of...