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Northwestern receives $5.6 million gift to support history center

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

January 22

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus

A Northwestern alumnus and his wife have donated $5.6 million to Northwestern as part of the "We Will" campaign, the University announced Wednesday. The gift from Nicholas Chabraja (Weinberg ’64, Law '67) and his wife Eleanor will...

Northwestern alumnus, Chicago attorney create startup for legal fees

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

January 21

Filed under Alumni, Campus

A Northwestern alum and his partner recently launched a startup that uses crowdfunding to help people pay their legal fees. Alan Savage, a Kellogg grad,  and CEO Michael Helfand created Funded Justice in December. Savage compared...

Annual Northwestern externship program allows career shadowing for students

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

January 11

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Career

The Northwestern Alumni Association and Northwestern Career Advancement are putting on the annual Northwestern Externship Program, which pairs NU alumni with students for a day of career shadowing. Students accompany alumni for...

Northwestern alum Mutahir Rauf killed in Rogers Park shooting

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

December 6

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Mutahir Rauf (Weinberg ’13) was killed Friday night during an attempted robbery near Loyola University Chicago’s campus in Rogers Park. Rauf, 23, died of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to an autopsy done by the...

Northwestern to build new opera theater in honor of alumna

Rebecca Savransky, Managing Editor

October 30

Filed under Academic, Alumni, Campus, Faculty

A new opera theater, to be located in the Music and Communication building which will be completed in 2015, will be named the Shirley Welsh Ryan Opera Theater in honor of a Northwestern alumna. The theater, which will include...

Northwestern alumna granted 2014 Alumnae Award

Lydia Ramsey, Managing Editor

October 24

Filed under Alumni, Campus

The Alumnae of Northwestern University will present NBC News correspondent Kelly O’Donnell an award for her professional success. The 2014 Alumnae Award, which she will receive on Nov. 13, “recognizes a woman who has...

NU alum wins humanitarian award for waste-management innovation in India

Allyson Chiu, Reporter

October 23

Filed under Alumni, Campus

Anoop Jain (McCormick '09) recently won the $100,000 Waislitz Global Citizen Award for his humanitarian efforts to improve public health in Bihar, one of the poorest states in India. Jain is the co-founder and U.S. direct...

Northwestern celebrates Homecoming with parade, pep rally

Mariana Alfaro, Reporter

October 19

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Northwestern alumni and students gathered Friday night for the annual Homecoming parade, which featured student organizations, city groups and University departments. More than 30 floats paraded in front of Deering Meadow,...