Biden will give law convocation address
U.S. Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.), one of the most prominent Democratic
voices on foreign policy issues and a leader on anti-crime and drug policy,
will deliver the main address at the School of Law graduation convocation Sunday
(May 16) at the Arie Crown Theater.
Crowe Hall dedication is May 18
A dedication celebration of Crowe Hall will be held Tuesday (May 18).
Green sentenced to nine years in prison
Doris Green, former associate director of administration for the Buehler
Center on Aging at Northwestern University who was charged with the theft of
more than $930,000, was sentenced last week to nine years in prison.
Guinier will give Crain lecture; Van Zelst lecture features Pulitzer Prize
Civil rights attorney Lani Guinier — the first black woman appointed
to a tenured professorship at Harvard Law School — will discuss issues
of race in America at 4 p.m. Monday, May 17.
Space planning discussion is May 17
A meeting open to all members of the Northwestern community will be held
at noon Monday (May 17) to discuss a set of “principles” that calls
for Northwestern to take measures to maintain and aesthetically improve the
physical environment of both campuses.
Goldenberg appointed to res life post
Mary Grace Goldenberg has been appointed director of University Residential
Life, it was announced by William Banis, vice president for student affairs.
Ford Engineering Week includes robot competition
A free public lecture on Ford Motor Company’s 2005 GT sports car, vehicles
and student research projects on display and robots going head-to-head are
all part of the fourth annual Ford Engineering Week May 18 to 22 on the Evanston
Link-Up! program puts on classical concert for Chicago Public Schools
Many of the more than 1,000 participating Link-Up! Chicago Public School
fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders coming to Northwestern for a special performance
of Dvorák’s Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”)
at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall will experience their first live classical concert.
Dunbar Festival starts today
The School of Music will present the 2004 Evelyn Dunbar Memorial Early Music
Festival from today (May 13) to May 16.