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Northwestern alumni donations decline in ’09

Maria LaMagna

February 27, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern alumni donated less in 2009 than in previous years, fitting into the national trend of decreased financial gifts from graduates.The 2009 fiscal year showed the steepest decline in the history of the Council for Aid t...

Alumni Q&A: Dave Revsine on staying objective at Big Ten Network

Sarah Eberspacher

February 23, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Before landing a job as the lead studio host for the Big Ten Network in 2007, Northwestern alumnus Dave Revsine (WCAS '91) worked for WNUR and enjoyed NU sports and campus life. He spoke with THE DAILY about staying objective when t...

Northwestern grads move from Shanley to Steppenwolf

Alexandra Rudansky

February 21, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Several Northwestern Communication alumni have graduated to the next stage of their careers. Jake Cohen, Govind Kumar and Alison Siple are new additions to the cast and crew of "A Separate Peace," the most recent production by...

Alumni Q&A: Alexander Lurie

Sarah Eberspacher

February 17, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

After graduating from Northwestern, Alexander Lurie (WCAS and Communication '06) began a career in management consulting. When he discovered it wasn't the best fit, he entered the hospitality industry, a move that resulted in the...

Q&A: Alumnus, ‘House’ star Michael Weston remembers Northwestern

Alexandra Finkel

February 10, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Those who watch the television series "House" know Michael Weston as Dr. Cuddy's boyfriend. But 15 years ago he was just another theater major at Northwestern. Weston (Communication '95) talks about life on Ridge and Noyes, why Ho...

Q&A: NU alumnus to bike 400 miles across Tanzania

Jessica Allen

February 8, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

James Coughlin (McCormick '82) came to Northwestern in a line of tradition. His cousin and three siblings also attended the University, studying journalism, business and engineering. The family continues to remain involved wi...

Q&A: Northwestern alumnus John Gill Super Bowl-bound with Colts

Brian Chappatta

February 3, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Former Northwestern defensive lineman John Gill (Communication '09) has already reached the pinnacle of his profession less than a year after donning his cap and gown.Now a member of the Indianapolis Colts, the NFL rookie is prepar...

NU alumnus Tim Harris talks Questia

Ganesh Thippeswamy

January 13, 2010

Filed under Alumni

Northwestern alumnus Tim Harris (Kellogg ‘81) wants to help you study. His new iPhone application brings Questia, his 76,000-book digital library, within a finger's touch. Harris now serves as director, president and CE...

NU alumna talks YouTube stardom, future plans

Jessica Allen

January 6, 2010

Filed under Alumni

Not long ago, online celebrity "Pumashock" spent her days studying cognitive science and linguistics at Northwestern. While at NU, Natalie White (WCAS ‘03) toured with a band called Funkintelligence, traveled to Los Angeles to...

Women in Sports Journalism: Passionate Personality

Sarah Kuta

October 26, 2009

Filed under Alumni, Career, Sports

Women comprise roughly 10 percent of the sports journalism work force. Northwestern alumna Christine Brennan, Medill '80, has reached what many believe is the pinnacle of the profession, with a weekly column in USA Today. Brennan ha...

Sidebar: Pioneering the future of journalism

Sarah Kuta

October 26, 2009

Filed under Alumni, Career, Sports

For 84-year-old Marcy Rothman, the world of journalism is practically unrecognizable.As a "copy girl" and then-cub reporter for the New York Post, Rothman wrote scores for horse races on a giant chalkboard. Rothman has a hard ti...