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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Graduate student advocacy groups reflect on progress made, demands still unmet under Dean Mayo

May 9, 2021

When Ph.D. student Sarah Peko-Spicer came to Northwestern in 2015, she worried about finding community as one of two Black graduate students in the statistics department. But the transition was not as...

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Kelly Mayo, interim TGS dean, appointed to permanent post

April 23, 2021

Kelly Mayo, interim dean for The Graduate School, will serve in permanent post starting May 1, according to a Friday University news release. Mayo has led TGS since June 2020 after Teresa Woodruff left...

Three hands are shown against a purple background with a white circle in the middle. From left to right, the hands are holding a laptop, a sign that states “CoalitionNU” and papers.

CoalitionNU emphasizes collective action and existing demands while reflecting on past year of organizing

April 19, 2021

For the past year, graduate students have met with University administrators to demand Northwestern prioritize students with marginalized identities. The administration has largely responded with hesitancy,...

Graduate student Florencia Son. Son was appointed as the TGS representative on the NAA’s Board of Directors in August.

New graduate representative for the NAA Board hopes to advocate student demands

October 30, 2020

Florencia Son, a third-year chemistry doctoral student, is the messenger between over 13,000 students in The Graduate School and the Northwestern Alumni Association Board of Directors. Appointed in August...

Mayo currently serves as Weinberg dean for research and graduate studies and is a professor of molecular biosciences.

Kelly Mayo named TGS interim dean and associate provost for graduate education

May 27, 2020

Kelly Mayo has been appointed interim dean of The Graduate School and associate provost for graduate education, the University announced Wednesday. He will step into his role effective June 1. Mayo...

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