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SESP alumni to lead new postgrad prep program for rising seniors

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

April 9, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus

Ask a Northwestern student what they do on campus and they will often launch into a long list of clubs and extracurriculars. But ask that student what they see themselves doing in five or 10 years, and the answer does not usually...

Northwestern forms search committee for new Buffett Institute director

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

March 31, 2015

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus

Northwestern is launching a national search for the new director of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies, which was established by a more than $100 million gift. The institute is seeking a new director to oversee the...

Feinberg receives $92 million gift

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

March 5, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus

Louis A. Simpson (Weinberg '58) and Kimberly K. Querrey have made a $92 million gift to Northwestern in support of the Feinberg School of Medicine’s biomedical research programs, the University announced Thursday. Simpson,...

Northwestern students petition to voice disagreement with divestment resolution

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

March 3, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

An online petition against the passage of a Northwestern Divest-sponsored divestment resolution by Associated Student Government Senate in February had garnered nearly 550 signatures as of Tuesday evening. Its creators maintain that currently there are no plans to use the petition for further action, and its purpose is instead to “make people feel better” abou...

Northwestern receives $5.6 million gift to support history center

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

January 22, 2015

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, 2015

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...