The Daily Northwestern

Student-designed survey aims to gauge time management

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Campus

An Associated Student Government-supported survey about time management went live Feb. 4 with the intention of determining if a reduced number of required credits to graduate would benefit students’ health and performance,...

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 7, 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 20, 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 11, 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 3, 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...