The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern stays No. 4 in Lumosity smartest school rankings

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 20, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern held steady at No. 4 in Lumosity’s annual rankings of the country’s smartest colleges. NU trails Washington University in St. Louis, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Princeton University. Last...

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

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

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...