The Daily Northwestern

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...

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...