Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald is encouraging his team to vote no on forming a union less than two weeks after the National Labor Relations Board said the players could bargain collectively and called for an election.
Members of a group trying to unionize college athletes sought out potential congressional allies Wednesday as they braced for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University are employees who have the right to form a union.
With the National Labor Relations Board’s regional director in Chicago deciding Northwestern University football players qualify as employees of the university comes the question of whether they’d have to pay taxes on their scholarships.
Some state lawmakers seem to want to play the role of Big Ten commissioner, and have taken steps to study the feasibility of having another Illinois college join the conference.
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The private suburban Chicago university says the money will be used to a series of new buildings and renovations while also endowing professorships, creating scholarships and supporting research, among other plans.
At age 80, retired Chicago physician and educator Dan Winship is getting a bittersweet last chance to teach about medicine — only this time he’s the subject.
A Northwestern University student who filed a federal lawsuit against the school earlier this month has now sued the professor she claims sexually assaulted her during her freshman year.
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The National Labor Relations Board has set arguments for next week over whether Northwestern University football players can form a union and have protections as employees of the school.
Recent graduate and former quarterback Kain Colter was once the face of Northwestern football, now he’s the face of a first-of-its-kind labor union, hoping to protect the future of all college athletes.
It’s safe to say Northwestern University is now 0-2 in alternate jerseys this year.
Northwestern University is announcing a new program aimed at getting more graduates of the Chicago public schools into the Evanston campus.
After a long fight with preservationists, Northwestern University is now tearing down the old Prentice Women’s Hospital in Streeterville, to make way for a new biomedical research building.
Just in time for Halloween, Northwestern University’s library in Evanston has amassed a macabre collection of items.
Wildcats guard James Montgomery finally got what he’s been working for.
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A Northwestern University student was injured falling from the third floor of a fraternity house in north suburban Evanston Tuesday morning.