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After discontinuing Semester Online, Northwestern alters online education goals

Cat Zakrzewski, Reporter

April 15, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

After its first experiment in for-credit online courses for undergraduates failed, Northwestern is now shifting its focus to developing Web courses for its graduate programs and building up its Massive Open Online Courses. Jake...

Northwestern, consortium terminate online course-for-credit program

Cat Zakrzewski, Reporter

April 3, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

One year after Northwestern rolled out its first foray into online courses for credit, the University and its partner schools terminated the Semester Online pilot program, provost Dan Linzer announced Thursday. “While we...

Northwestern extends registration deadline for Semester Online

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Summer Editor

August 8, 2013

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

The deadline to register for Northwestern's first online courses for credit has been extended three weeks, the University announced Tuesday. Jake Julia, NU associate provost for academic initiatives, said undergraduate students...

Northwestern lawyer: Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action a ‘partial victory’

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

June 24, 2013

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

The Supreme Court's decision today to pass on a major ruling on affirmative action in college admissions is a "partial victory" for Northwestern and nine other schools that filed an amicus brief championing diversity in higher...