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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...

John Singer Sargent’s ‘Portrait of a Lady’ to hang at Deering Library following restoration

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

April 25

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Events

An early 20th-century oil painting by John Singer Sargent will be on display at Northwestern University Libraries following the recent completion of its restoration through a $9,000 grant from The Alumnae of Northwestern University. ...

Medill alumni win Pulitzer Prizes for local reporting, breaking news

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor

April 18

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Lisa Gartner (Medill ‘10) won the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting as part of a Tampa Bay Times team of reporters, Columbia University announced Monday. Gartner, who served as editor in chief of North by Northwestern, re...

Columbia University professor, Northwestern alumna files $20 million lawsuit against employer

Kelli Nguyen, Assistant Campus Editor

March 30

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

A Columbia University assistant professor who received her Ph.D. at Northwestern is suing Columbia for $20 million, alleging gender discrimination and sexual harassment. Enrichetta Ravina (Graduate School ‘05) filed the lawsuit Mar...

Tina Fey set to play Medill alumna, former Daily editor in chief in new movie

Tori Latham, Managing Editor

March 4

Filed under Alumni, Campus

When Tina Fey first started taking classes at The Second City, she worked in Evanston and frequented Gigio’s Pizzeria for lunch. Now, Fey is reconnecting with the city, if not physically, then figuratively, through her portrayal...

Northwestern Alumni Network expands mentorship program

Daria Lenderman, Reporter

February 25

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Career

The Northwestern Alumni Association has expanded its online mentorship program to connect current undergraduates and recent graduates to alumni. The Northwestern Network Mentorship Program program, previously limited to alumni, will...

Pritzker School of Law announces affordability, alumni support initiatives

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

February 19

Filed under Academic, Alumni, Campus

The Pritzker School of Law announced new initiatives Tuesday aimed at increasing the affordability of law school and supporting alumni. As a part of the announcement, the law school will commit $2 million annually to suppor...

Northwestern alumnus Bruce Dold named next Chicago Tribune editor

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

February 18

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

After nearly 40 years at the Chicago Tribune, Bruce Dold (Medill ‘77, ‘78) was named editor of the paper Wednesday. Dold began at the Tribune in 1978 as a reporter before being appointed to the editorial board in 1990....