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No Time Like the Present

The most important message Northwestern lays out in its process for student career planning might be the postscript.

NCAA committee names 2017 Byers Scholarship recipients

An NCAA committee has selected two college athletes as recipients of the 2017 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship. George Bugarinovic, who has a bachelor’s degree in public health and natural sciences from Johns Hopkins, played basketball, and Nandini Mehta, who graduated from Northwestern with a bachelor’s degree in economics and international studies, was a soccer player.

3 appointed to Division I Men’s Basketball Committee

A trio of administrators with nearly three decades of experience in their current posts have been appointed to the Division I Men’s Basketball Committee.

DI Council adopts academic integrity proposal

The Division I Council clarified the academic integrity rules for member schools and student-athletes this week in a decision that is the first legislative change to the division’s approach to academic integrity issues since 1983. The new...

Phillips to chair DI Council

Northwestern AD Jim Phillips elected chair of Division I Council

Autonomy schools adopt cost of attendance scholarships

Division I schools can give their athletes the full cost of attendance as part of a full scholarship beginning Aug. 1, and those scholarships can’t be cancelled for athletics performances or injury.

Finalists named for 2014 NCAA Woman of the Year award

Nine student-athletes have been selected as finalists for the 2014 NCAA Woman of the Year award, which will be announced Oct. 19 during a ceremony in Indianapolis.

Woman of the Year finalist: Marisa Bast

Northwestern softball’s Marisa Bast was bullied in her youth. She fought back by establishing a successful anti-bullying program during her time in college.

NCAA files brief opposing union

While not a party to the Northwestern University student-athlete union petition, the NCAA today filed an amicus brief with the National Labor Relations Board . The brief supports Northwestern’s appeal of the ruling by a regional director...

Northwestern’s James Montgomery earns celebrity with his scholarship

When cameras showed up at a Northwestern men’s basketball team meeting, James Montgomery and his teammates were told they were collecting footage of first-year Head Coach Chris Collins. Montgomery never expected to leave the meeting a full...

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