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‘We Will’ campaign hits $2.77 billion, nearly 18 months ahead of schedule

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 5

Filed under Alumni, Campus

Northwestern has raised nearly $2.77 billion as part of the “We Will” campaign, putting it nearly 18 months ahead of schedule, University President Morton Schapiro told The Daily. The “We Will” campaign, a $3.75 billion...

Alumnae of NU celebrates centennial, creates new programming

Matthew Choi, Assistant Campus Editor

February 1

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

In 1916, a small group of women began selling sandwiches to fundraise for a women’s building at Northwestern. In the 100 years since, that group has raised more than $7 million for NU. The Alumnae of NU, an organization of volunt...

Medill alumna who worked for ABC7 Chicago murdered in Belize

Julie Fishbach, Reporter

January 19

Filed under Alumni, Campus

ABC7 Chicago executive producer Anne Swaney (Medill ’98) was found strangled to death Friday in Belize, where she was on vacation. An autopsy determined the 39-year-old executive producer of online operations, whose body ...

Northwestern Alumni named to Forbes’ “30 under 30” lists

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

January 7

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern alumni were named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” lists, which recognize young leaders in 20 different fields. ​Four of the​ alumni — Mark Silberg (Weinberg ’14), Kate Gardiner (Medill ’09), Audrey Cheng (Medill...

Journalism takes center stage at Homecoming panel

David Fishman, Reporter

October 17

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

Five Northwestern alumni returned to campus on Friday for the seventh annual Homecoming panel, moderated by University President Morton Schapiro. The event, titled “Who Are You Because of NU?” highlighted alumni from various...

The Daily to rename newsroom following donation

Stephanie Kelly, Managing Editor

October 1

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

As part of an ongoing campaign to fundraise for The Daily Northwestern, NU trustee John Madigan and his wife Holly Madigan, an NU alumna, have given a donation to the newspaper that includes a $250,000 challenge grant, Students...

Northwestern alumni to put on charity showing of ‘Rent’ for launch of nonprofit startup

Alice Yin, Campus Editor

September 29

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Student Entertainment, Theater

A nonprofit startup spearheaded by Northwestern graduates is launching its inaugural production this quarter with a charity showing of “Rent.” Artists Giving Back, which aims to use art as a channel for philanthropy, was...