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Illinois Sen. Biss honored by Chicago nonprofit

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

May 15, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

Illinois Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) won an award last week from a Chicago nonprofit for his work in finding solution to retirement insecurity. Biss won the Woodstock Institute's Community Investment Award, which recognizes the a...

Six current, former Northwestern students make Crain’s ’20 in their 20s’ list

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 13, 2014

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Crain's Chicago Business recently recognized former and current Northwestern students on its annual "20 in their 20s" list, which honors local individuals under 30 who have made significant accomplishments within their indust...

Evanston’s Jennifer Pritzker named first transgender billionaire on Forbes 400

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 17, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston resident Jennifer Pritzker on Monday was named the first transgender billionaire on Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans. Pritzker, a retired Army lieutenant colonel and heiress to her family's Hyatt Hotel fortune,...

OfficeMax to open in downtown Evanston

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Summer Editor

August 28, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

OfficeMax is coming to downtown Evanston, a city official confirmed Wednesday afternoon. City manager Wally Bobkiewicz said the office supply store will open in Sherman Plaza, located on Sherman Avenue between Church and Davis...

Northwestern faculty medical foundation grows its practice

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

January 10, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Campus, Faculty, On Campus

The Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, a physicians group affiliated with Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine, recently expanded its practice by acquiring one of the biggest independent medical practices in the...

Northwestern leads nation in commercial research revenue

Daniel Schlessinger, Reporter

October 31, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern earned the most revenue from commercialized academic research in the nation last year. Out of 157 universities that collectively earned about $1.8 billion in the fiscal year 2011, NU accounted for the largest...

Under Armour sales surge as football team starts season undefeated

Paulina Firozi, Campus Editor

September 27, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern's Under Armour sales continue to rise in the early part of the football season, as gameday shoppers fill stores after wins, according to Crain's Chicago Business. As the co-owner of the university's official merchandise...