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Letter to the Editor: AASP and LLSP demand the resources, autonomy of departmental status

January 23, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

“What aspects of Northwestern appeal most to you?” The supplemental Northwestern application supplement is meant to display why you want to be at this institution that prides itself on a “diverse academic community.” However...

University committee report proposes potential revisions to Weinberg degree requirements

Kristine Liao, Reporter

April 2, 2017

Filed under Campus

A University committee released a report last quarter that proposed some changes to Weinberg graduation requirements, including a universal three-course language requirement. Ann Bradlow, the committee’s chair and Weinberg’s...

ASG continues push for credit requirements reduction

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 8, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Student Government

As the arrival of the new Weinberg dean approaches, ASG has issued a report calling on the school to reduce the number of credits students need to graduate, although it’s unclear whether the proposal has enough faculty suppo...

Northwestern researchers develop noninvasive method for early detection of Alzheimer’s

Rachel Yang, Reporter

January 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Science & Technology

A team of Northwestern researchers has developed the first noninvasive method of detecting Alzheimer’s disease in a living animal. This approach can detect the disease before early symptoms appear using an MRI probe. “Right...

Northwestern to host intercollegiate hackathon

Madeline Coe, Reporter

November 20, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events

Two student groups will host Northwestern's first intercollegiate hackathon, WildHacks, this weekend. Hosted by Entrepreneurs Pioneers Innovators Creators, known as EPIC, and HackNorthwestern, the 24-hour event will bring toge...