The Daily Northwestern

Evanston woman, SESP alumna appointed Cradle to Career executive director

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 26, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

The Evanston Cradle to Career initiative has appointed an executive director to begin mid-February, Cradle to Career announced Monday. Sheila Merry (SESP '77), an Evanston resident, will be the executive director of Cradle...

Northwestern collaborating with UChicago on bid for Obama presidential library

Shane McKeon and Emily Chin

January 8, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The University of Chicago hopes to add potential collaboration with 17 Chicago-area schools, including Northwestern, to its bid for the Obama Presidential Library. University spokesman Al Cubbage said UChicago reached o...

Northwestern to host intercollegiate hackathon

Madeline Coe, Reporter

November 21, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events

Two student groups will host Northwestern's first intercollegiate hackathon, WildHacks, this weekend. Hosted by Entrepreneurs Pioneers Innovators Creators, known as EPIC, and HackNorthwestern, the 24-hour event will bring toge...

Northwestern receives grant to buy electron detector

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 12, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

Northwestern researchers will soon be able to peer into the inside of a molecule thanks to an electron detector purchased for use in collaboration with the Chicago Biomedical Consortium. The CBC, a partnership between NU,...

Fencing: Wildcats cruise through first dual meet of season

Alex Lederman, Assistant Sports Editor

November 4, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports

Northwestern foiled the competition this weekend in its first dual meet of the season. During the NU Duals meet, the Wildcats beat all 12 teams by a combined score of 298-26 at the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion. “What more...

Fencing: Northwestern prepares for first dual meet of the season

Alex Lederman, Assistant Sports Editor

October 30, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports

Fencing Northwestern will welcome 10 schools to Evanston on Sunday for its first dual meet of the season: the NU Duals. “The teams that we’re fencing aren’t particularly strong,” coach Laurie Schiller said, “b...

Scholars talk current, future state of Affordable Care Act

Michelle Kim, Reporter

October 23, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, National, Politics

A panel of political scholars weighed in on the future of the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday afternoon ahead of the upcoming 2014 midterm elections. The panel discussion, hosted by the Evanston Scholars Strategy Network, in...

Northwestern faculty leaders chosen as academic leadership fellows

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

October 21, 2014

Filed under Campus

Five Northwestern professors holding leadership positions have been selected as fellows for the yearlong Academic Leadership Program, a faculty development program that addresses challenges for administrators in major research...

Northwestern sues ex-employee for copyright infringement on Leopold-Loeb book

Tyler Pager, Assistant Summer Editor

July 25, 2014

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Northwestern has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against a former employee whom the University commissioned to write a book about the 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder trial. According to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District...

Nimalan Chinniah selected as Northwestern’s executive vice president

Tyler Pager, Assistant Summer Editor

July 7, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Nimalan Chinniah has been named Northwestern’s executive vice president, the University announced Monday. He will succeed Eugene Sunshine (Weinberg '71) who is retiring after 17 years at NU. (Eugene Sunshine set to retire from Nort...