The Daily Northwestern

Stereotypes associating science with men persist around the world, study shows

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

May 18, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Stereotypes associating science with men more than women remain strong across the globe, according to a new Northwestern study. The gender-science stereotypes study, the largest of its kind, showed participants more strongly...

Northwestern partners with other universities to create new educational research center

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

July 4, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern is one of three universities that received a nearly $5 million collective grant to create a new national center focused on examining how leaders in education use research to make their decisions. The School of...

Northwestern drops to 22nd in world university rankings

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

October 2, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

Northwestern fell three spots to No. 22 in a Thomson Reuters ranking of the world's best universities for 2013-14, released Wednesday. NU scored 77.1 out of 100 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings scale, which weighs 13 metrics comp...

New sports journalism class not yet filled

Jared Gilmour, Reporter

May 30, 2013

Filed under Academic, Campus

Despite years of student demand for an undergraduate sports journalism class, Medill's new course on the subject is only a little more than half full. The Fall Quarter, 40-person class still had 17 spots open as of Thursday...

Northwestern officials split on stagnant U.S. News & World Report ranking

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

September 12, 2012

Filed under Campus

Northwestern's fifth straight year as the 12th best college in the nation garnered mixed reviews from University officials Wednesday — and has some questioning the validity of the rankings. Though one spokesman praised NU's...

Updated: Northwestern stays at 12th in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

September 11, 2012

Filed under Campus

‪Northwestern remains the 12th best university in the country for the fifth consecutive year in college rankings released Tuesday night by U.S. News & World Report.‬ NU also placed in several other rankings published...