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Kathleen Hagerty

Kathleen Hagerty named provost

Kathleen Hagerty has been named Northwestern’s provost. Her appointment will become effective Sept. 1. Hagerty, who has been serving as interim provost since April 1, becomes the first woman provost since the University was founded in 1851.

Read about her career at Northwestern and Kellogg.


Student experience the focus of this week’s discussion event

Preparations for Fall Quarter, focusing on student experiences and services, are the subject of the next session in Northwestern's Return to Campus Discussion Series. The event, open to the Northwestern community, begins at noon Thursday, Aug. 13, on Zoom.

Register now and submit questions in advance.


Build a Global Campus Collaborative program

Faculty are invited to apply for grants to engage in teaching and research activities that leverage Northwestern's international partnerships during the upcoming academic year, thanks to the Global Campus Collaborative program, a partnership between Northwestern Buffett and the Office of the Vice President for International Relations.

Apply now to participate in the program.

AI and autism
Artificial Intelligence

New tool lays groundwork for autism early diagnosis and intervention

A novel approach enhanced by artificial intelligence has laid the groundwork for what could be the first biomedical screening and intervention tool for a subtype of autism, according to a new study in part by Northwestern. The approach is believed to be the first of its kind in precision medicine.

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