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The Daily Beast names Northwestern 10th most rigorous college

Amy Whyte, Assistant Campus Editor

October 17, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

The Daily Beast has ranked Northwestern 10th in its list of the 20 most rigorous colleges. The list is determined using data from the National Center for Education Statistics, including selectivity of admissions and stu...

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...

Atheist author Richard Dawkins to host book signing at Pick-Staiger

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

September 11, 2013

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Well-known atheist author and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins will speak at Northwestern on Oct. 3 as part of his fall book tour. Dawkins will hold an event from 7-9 p.m. at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, his foundation...

Study: Nearly 1 million Americans could leave labor force under ACA

Maddie Elkins, Summer Reporter

August 1, 2013

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

A new study co-authored by a Northwestern professor suggests that nearly a million Americans may leave the labor force as a result of the Affordable Care Act. The working paper, published last month, says between 500,000 and ...

Updated: Josie Nordman to undergo lung transplant surgery

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

July 27, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Rising Communication junior Josie Nordman is scheduled to undergo lung transplant surgery early Sunday morning, possibly capping months of fundraising by the Northwestern community for the life-saving operation. "I cannot believe...

Northwestern improves to 17th in Forbes ranking

Annie Bruce, Summer Reporter

July 25, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Northwestern moved up five spots to No. 17 in Forbes' annual ranking of the best colleges in the country Wednesday. Stanford University, followed by Pomona College and Princeton University, topped this year’s list. NU...