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Alumnus Adam Struck named Forbes ‘30 under 30’

Matthew Choi, Campus Editor

January 10

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern alumnus Adam Struck (Weinberg ’10) was named one of Forbes Magazine’s “30 under 30” in venture capital for his business enterprising, including a fund he founded called Struck Capital. Struck, 29, was among... Read more »

Northwestern alum receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 17

Filed under Alumni, Campus

Northwestern alumnus Newton Minow (Speech ‘49, Law ‘50) received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House announced Wednesday. The prize, considered the highest civilian honor in the United States, was awarde... Read more »

Rear Admiral Lisa Franchetti receives University Alumnae award

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

October 18

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Top Stories

Rear Admiral Lisa Franchetti will receive Northwestern’s 2016 Alumnae Award, the University announced. The Alumnae Award is presented each year to a notable alumna who has had a “significant impact” in her field of work,... Read more »

Communication alumna, soap opera trailblazer Agnes Nixon dies at age 93

Stavros Agorakis, A&E Editor

October 2

Filed under Alumni, Campus

Northwestern alumna Agnes Nixon, best known for creating the hit daytime television shows “All My Children” and “One Life to Live,” died Wednesday. Beginning her career as a radio scriptwriter, Nixon (Communication... Read more »

Northwestern receives $10.25 million gift from Galvin family for Kellogg, NUseeds Fund

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

September 26

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

The Christopher B. Galvin Family Foundation donated $10.25 million to Northwestern, the University announced Monday. The gift brings the total of the $3.75 billion "We Will" campaign to more than $3 billion. The Galvin family... Read more »

Two Northwestern alumni appear on Trump’s list of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

May 18

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Two Northwestern alumni appeared on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s list of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees released by the Trump campaign Wednesday. Joan Larsen (School of Law ‘93) and... Read more »

Economist questioned for terrorism on flight attended Northwestern

David Fishman, Reporter

May 11

Filed under Alumni, Campus

FBI agents questioned a Northwestern alumnus flying from Philadelphia to Syracuse, New York, last week after his seatmate reported suspicious behavior, The Associated Press reported. That suspicious behavior turned out to be th... Read more »