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Northwestern Alumni Network expands mentorship program

Daria Lenderman, Reporter

February 25, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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....

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

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 5, 2016

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

January 31, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2015

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...