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Incoming SESP dean David Figlio enters position after years of teaching, research

Erica Snow, Reporter

February 5, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Human development and social policy Prof. David Figlio estimates he’s taught more than 13,000 students over the course of his professional career. Now, he’ll oversee more than 700 undergraduate and graduate students, 34 faculty and more than 100 staff members as the new dean of the School of Education an...

Psychology prof talks meditation at packed Pick-Staiger

Michelle Kim, Reporter

October 17, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

A psychology and psychiatry professor spoke to members of the Northwestern community Thursday night about the benefits of meditation on well-being and happiness. Richard J. Davidson, who teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Madison,...

Weinberg chooses new interim dean, continues search

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

July 18, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Science & Technology

Chemistry Prof. Mark Ratner will serve as the interim dean of the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences for the 2014-15 academic year, Provost Daniel Linzer announced Thursday. Ratner will assume the role on Aug. 1, succeeding...

Search committee chosen for new Weinberg dean

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 19, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern announced Monday the names of the members of the search committee to choose the next dean of Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. The candidate the group chooses will take the place of Sarah Mangelsdorf, wh...