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Northwestern alumnus makes $3 million gift to Medill School of Journalism for social justice reporting

Erica Snow, Reporter

March 15, 2017

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern alumnus David Freedman (Medill '81) has pledged $3 million to the Medill School of Journalism to support social justice reporting initiatives, according to a news release published Tuesday. Freedman’s gift will...

Alumnus Adam Struck named Forbes ‘30 under 30’

Matthew Choi, Campus Editor

January 10, 2017

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...

Northwestern alum receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 17, 2016

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...

Rear Admiral Lisa Franchetti receives University Alumnae award

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

October 19, 2016

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,...

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

Stavros Agorakis, A&E Editor

October 2, 2016

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...

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

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

September 26, 2016

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...