The Daily Northwestern

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...

Two Northwestern alumni appear on Trump’s list of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

May 18, 2016

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Two Northwestern alumni appeared on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s list of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees released by the Trump campaign Wednesday. Joan Larsen (School of Law ‘93) and...

Economist questioned for terrorism on flight attended Northwestern

David Fishman, Reporter

May 11, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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...