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Kim: The value of a Northwestern education

JuJu Kim

June 19, 2013

Filed under Graduation Issue 2013

I remember an incident about four years ago, several days after I decided to enroll at Northwestern, when a family friend declared my choice foolish. “My friend who went to Medill has to work multiple freelance jobs to make...

FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver talks political predictions to Chicago audience

Sophia Bollag, Copy Chief

May 19, 2013

Filed under City, Local

CHICAGO — Nate Silver, the much-discussed journalist behind The New York Times' FiveThirtyEight blog, revealed at a Sunday talk topics for a potential new book and made predictions about the 2016 presidential race. Silver...

Muslim student group hosts discussion on mental health

Ally Mutnick, Reporter

May 2, 2013

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Professor and local religious scholar Omer Mozaffar discussed mental health in the context of Islam on Thursday, noting its lack of recognition in the Muslim culture and the importance of love and nourishment in fighting depression. Mozaffar,...

Northwestern business, law programs stay near top of U.S. News rankings

Manuel Rapada, Social Media/Breaking News Editor

March 11, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Another year, another list praising Northwestern graduate programs. U.S. News & World Report unveiled its latest graduate school rankings Tuesday with little movement in Northwestern’s standing in business, law, education,...

New global rankings name Kellogg 13th best business school

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

January 29, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

After slipping for several years in some international business school rankings, the Kellogg School of Management has risen to the number 13 spot, according to Financial Times rankings released Monday. Advancing three spots...

Schapiro 17th highest-paid private college president

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

December 10, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

University President Morton Schapiro is the 17th highest-paid president of a private college by the Chronicle of Higher Education's count. Schapiro took home more than $1.25 million in 2010, according to federal tax records...

Northwestern to join Argonne-led team to advance battery, energy storage

Paulina Firozi, Campus Editor

December 5, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern is one of five universities selected to join an Argonne National Laboratory-led team that will be awarded up to $120 million over five years to advance research and energy technology. The Department of Energy hopes...