The Daily Northwestern

Buffett Institute names first executive director

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

November 23, 2015

Filed under Campus

Former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry was named the inaugural executive director of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies. Eikenberry, a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, Harvard University and Stanford...

Northwestern creative writing professors lauded for groundbreaking work

Amanda Svachula, Reporter

January 7, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

With innovative literary techniques and unique perspectives on common topics, Northwestern creative writing professors Stuart Dybek and Eula Biss astounded the literary world in 2014, receiving many awards for their work. Dy...

Medill Watchdog’s Kari Lydersen discusses new book on Rahm Emanuel

Annie McDonough, Reporter

November 17, 2013

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

When Kari Lydersen (Medill '97) was approached about writing a book on Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel, she said conquering that task wasn’t at the top of her to-do list. “Rahm Emanuel was interesting, but if I was going to t...

New York Times reporter Justin Gillis speaks to SEED members

Scott Brown, Reporter

October 9, 2013

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Members of Students for Ecological and Environmental Development had a chance to talk via Skype on Tuesday night with Justin Gillis, a writer on climate change for The New York Times. Gillis began the session by describing wh...