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Northwestern faculty leaders chosen as academic leadership fellows

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

October 20, 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...

USC professor talks submission to God in Discover Islam Week keynote

Preston R. Michelson, Reporter

March 2, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers, Student Groups

A University of Southern California professor and Islamic scholar spoke Friday night about Islam in the age of modernity in front of a packed room in Harris Hall.   The keynote address, titled “Submission and Agency in the A...

Day after lawsuit, Ludlow’s role at Northwestern unclear moving forward

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 12, 2014

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

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow, whose alleged sexual assault of a Medill junior spurred a Title IX lawsuit filed Monday against Northwestern, is a candidate for a position at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, the school...

Program created by SESP professor boosts struggling students

Scott Brown, Reporter

February 4, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

For struggling high school students, falling behind may not mean falling through the cracks, according to a report from a University of Chicago lab co-directed by a Northwestern professor. The report, published Jan. 27 by the...

Letter to the Editor: Student-athletes or athlete-employees?

Norman C. Wang, McCormick '94, Feinberg '98

January 30, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, As an alumnus of the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Feinberg School of Medicine, following Northwestern University athletics is a way to feel connected to the university. It serves as a...