The Daily Northwestern

NLRB decision draws near on whether graduate students at private universities can unionize

Julia Jacobs, Editor in Chief

August 22, 2016

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The National Labor Relations Board is expected to vote soon on whether to clear the way for graduate students at private institutions such as Northwestern to collectively bargain as university employees. Northwestern graduate...

Contemporary art expert Janet Dees joins Block Museum

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

August 27, 2015

Filed under Campus

Contemporary art expert Janet Dees will join Northwestern's Block Museum of Art this fall as a curator, the museum announced last week. Dees, who joins the museum Sept. 21, will focus on modern and contemporary art with a global ...

Student parents push for more resources in meeting with provost

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

April 30, 2015

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...

Northwestern tuition increases by 3.8 percent

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

March 31, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus

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 asks graduate student applicants optional question on sexuality

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

September 29, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus

Northwestern recently added an optional question about sexuality on its application for The Graduate School. The question asks if the applicant “self-identifies as a member of the LGBTQI community,” according to a news...

Microsoft Office now free for Northwestern students

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 9, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern students will now have free access to Microsoft Office programs, The Graduate School announced Thursday. All active NU students will have the ability to download Microsoft Office for Students, also known as Office...