• Lisa M. Franchetti, Alumnae Award, 2016

    Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy, Lisa M. Franchetti, recipient of The Alumnae of Northwestern University’s 2016 Alumnae Award, was recently assigned as chief of staff, J5, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. Prior to this promotion, she served as commander, Carrier Strike Group Nine, with additional duty as commander, Carrier Strike Group Fifteen, San Diego, California.
  • Gwynne Shotwell, Alumnae Award, 2015

    Businesswoman, engineer, “rocket scientist,” and mentor are just some of the terms used to describe Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer of SpaceX, a commercial space exploration company, and recipient of The Alumnae of Northwestern University’s 2015 Centennial Alumnae Award.
  • Susie Phillips, Alumnae Teaching Professor 2014-17

    Susan ("Susie") Phillips, associate professor of English and associate department chair, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, is the recipient of the 2014 Alumnae Teaching Professorship Award. The three-year award honors a tenured faculty member for excellence in teaching and curriculum innovation.
  • Centennial Fall Lecture by David Zarefsky

    The Alumnae of Northwestern University closed its Centennial year on September 19, 2016, with a Fall Lecture: ELECTIONS 1916 AND 2016: WHAT HAS A CENTURY CHANGED? given by David Zarefsky, Professor Emeritus, Department of Communication Studies.
  • Alumnae of NU Undergraduate Research Scholars

    The inaugural class of The Alumnae of NU Undergraduate Research Scholars were invited to the May 16, 2016, Annual Luncheon at the Guild Lounge in Scott Hall. Pictured are those of the nine who were able to attend, Ron Braeutigam, Associate Provost, and Alumnae Directors, Carolyn Krulee and Pam James.


Tue, 12/06/2016 - 2:16pm

Click the link below to read the description of the 2017-18 Alumnae of NU Graduate Fellowship.

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 10:43am

The Alumnae Dissertation Fellows - the Northwestern women who received Alumnae funding during their dissertation year. From 1975-2008 more than $1,785,000 was awarded to 144 doctoral students - many of whom credit the Award for giving them the "courage and confidence" to complete their research. Their findings have been published in prestigious journals and award-winning books. Today many are tenured professors - others are teachers, researchers, musicians and actresses. Visit the Awards Page to learn more.

Sat, 12/10/2016 - 10:50am

Collaborative efforts between The Alumnae of Northwestern University and the Northwestern Alumni Association (NAA), focusing on The Alumnae’s Centennial Celebration, have earned the bronze award for “Excellence in Special Events, Series of Events – multiple activities centered on a theme that are spaced out over a year’s time” from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The Pride of CASE V awards program, which honors institutions and individuals who demonstrate outstanding achievement in the concept and execution of advancement programs and communications throughout District V (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin), generated 400 entries from 80 institutions. Click below to read the full press release.

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 5:07pm

Click below for 2016-17 Alumnae Graduate Fellowship Information. It is past the deadline for applications for the 2016-2017 Graduate Fellowship.