Unusual director of undergraduate admissions plans to focal point on rising differ, connections among college students

Liz Kinsley, Northwestern’s new director of undergraduate admissions, has taught seminars, led departmental initiatives and managed marketing and communications in three different universities. Still, Kinsley said she knew that working in admissions was always “in her DNA”. “I love that the work we do in undergraduate admissions is equal parts intellectual, pedagogical and strategic,” she……

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Community Dialogue specializes in psychological health, course affordability

Students had an opportunity to enjoy dinner, cookies and small-scale conversations with President Morton Schapiro and Provost Jonathan Holloway about mental health support and course affordability at this quarter’s Community Dialogue. The event, which was created in early 2016 as a response to student demands for open communication with administration, aims to facilitate conversations across……

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CAPS medical products and companies director talks psychological effectively being disaster prevention with School Senate

David Shor, director of clinical services at Counseling and Psychological Services, led the Wednesday Faculty Senate in Question, Persuade, and Refer Training for suicide prevention. CAPS has seen a 50 percent increase in the utilization of its services over the past ten years, Shor told the Faculty Senate at their first meeting of the year….…

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Graduation to transfer closer to end of classes with no Senior Week starting in 2020-21 academic 365 days

Commencement and other graduation ceremonies will move closer to the end of classes starting in the 2020-2021 academic year, University President Morton Schapiro told The Daily in a Wednesday interview. After the University announced in June 2018 that calendar changes were on the horizon as early as this academic year, Schapiro said starting with next……

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Economist Bill Gale talks Fiscal Policy on the 2020 Campaign Path and original book, ‘Fiscal Remedy’

Economist Bill Gale of the Brookings Institution and Tax Policy Center discussed fiscal policy on the 2020 campaign trial and his new book “Fiscal Therapy: Curing America’s Debt Addiction and Investing in the Future” Wednesday. SESP Prof. Diane Schanzenbach moderated the conversation, hosted by the Political Union at Kresge Centennial Hall. Gale said raising revenues……

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