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National leaders in aerospace, investment among those appointed to Northwestern Board of Trustees

David Fishman, Assistant Summer Editor

August 18, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The world’s 76th most powerful woman, the former CEO of a major American conglomerate and the president of a Chinese-based auto-parts behemoth are among six new members of the Northwestern University Board of Trustees, the University...

Northwestern rises to No. 15 in Forbes Top Colleges List

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

July 7, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern ranked No. 15 in Forbes annual list of the country’s best colleges, moving up one spot since last year. In its ninth annual ranking of the best national colleges and universities, the magazine ranked 660 dif...

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...

Northwestern moves up to No. 16 on Forbes Top Colleges list

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 4, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern ranked No. 16 in Forbes’ annual list of the country’s best colleges, moving up three spots since last year. This year NU ranked second in the Midwest following the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. Pomona College topped t...

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,...

Northwestern improves to 17th in Forbes ranking

Annie Bruce, Summer Reporter

July 25, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Northwestern moved up five spots to No. 17 in Forbes' annual ranking of the best colleges in the country Wednesday. Stanford University, followed by Pomona College and Princeton University, topped this year’s list. NU...