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Medill’s Alex Kotlowitz brings home Emmy for ‘The Interrupters’

Amy Whyte, Assistant Campus Editor

October 4, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Journalism Prof. Alex Kotlowitz won his first Emmy Award on Tuesday for his documentary "The Interrupters." The documentary, which Kotlowitz co-produced with filmmaker Steve James, won in the Outstanding Informational Programming...

Multicultural writers discuss identity and their work

Suyeon Son, Reporter

January 25, 2013

Filed under Academic, Campus

Three authors of different cultural backgrounds took the stage Thursday in the McCormick Tribune Center for a One Book One Northwestern event, engaging with the Northwestern community to discuss what it means to be multilingual...

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel slated for One Book talk

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 19, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will highlight this year’s One Book One Northwestern theme in an on-campus address next week, the University announced Monday. Emanuel, a Northwestern alumnus who served as chief of staff for President...

Hernandez advocates for immigrants at One Book talk

Jamie Lovegrove, Reporter

October 24, 2012

Filed under Academic, Campus

Adolfo Hernandez, the director of Chicago’s Office for New Americans, spoke to Northwestern students and Evanston community members Tuesday evening about his efforts to make Chicago the “most immigrant-friendly city in the...

One Book One Northwestern author Alex Kotlowitz speaks on power of stories

Sam Sullivan, Reporter

October 21, 2012

Filed under Campus

Alex Kotlowitz, author of the 2012 One Book One Northwestern selection, spoke Wednesday night in Ryan Auditorium about the book and the power he sees in stories. "Never a City So Real," this year’s One Book One Northwestern...