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Weinberg to offer adjunct major in global health studies at start of 2017-18 academic year

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor

May 3, 2017

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Beginning Fall Quarter, students will be able to declare adjunct majors in global health studies, the University announced. The adjunct major comprises 11 courses: seven in global health — four core classes and three electives...

Opinion: This is no time to stop thinking about ethics and values

Kyla Ebels-Duggan, Op Ed Contributor, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Interim Director of the Brady Program in Ethics and Civic Life

January 31, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

What is it to live a good human life? How should you treat other human beings, other animals and the natural environment? How should we organize our diverse society politically to secure justice for all? Whom should you trust,...

Record number of Northwestern faculty wins humanities fellowships

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

January 10, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Four faculty members in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences won fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the most awards to a single institution by the NEH this year. This year marks a record for the...

Medill contribution furthers Student Enrichment Services’ efforts for low-income students

Christine Farolan, Spectrum Editor

February 24, 2016

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus

A donation of 13 laptops from the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications is the latest in a series of efforts by Student Enrichment Services to provide resources to students on campus. Dorin...

Students create seminar on neuroscience of college life

Peter Kotecki, Development and Recruitment Editor

February 21, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

Two quarters after Northwestern launched its neuroscience major, two NU students will facilitate a discussion-based seminar on neuroscience and its relation to college life. This Spring Quarter, Weinberg junior Brooke Feinstein an...

Students, faculty undecided over future of Weinberg diversity requirement

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

September 24, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Up to Date

Up to Date Catch up on the biggest ongoing news stories affecting Northwestern and Evanston with The Daily’s new explainer series: Up to Date. Following the July start date of new Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences ...

Four Weinberg professors recognized by Royal Society of Chemistry

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 8, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Four Weinberg professors were honored by the United Kingdom’s Royal Society of Chemistry for their work in the field, Northwestern announced Wednesday. Chemistry professors Omar Farha, Mercouri Kanatzidis, Chad Mirkin and...