• Brent E. Huffman Receives Teaching Professorship from The Alumnae of Northwestern University

    The Alumnae of Northwestern University is proud to announce that Brent E. Huffman is the recipient of its Teaching Professorship.  Huffman is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and a passionate professor of documentary filmmaking. Huffman aims to train “leaders in documentary journalism who will advance the medium creatively and responsibly,” his nomination states. (excerpt from Northwestern News)
  • Denise Bouras Receives the 2023 Curriculum Innovation Award from The Alumnae of Northwestern University

    Centering the community in advanced Spanish language curriculum - Denise Bouras is an associate professor of instruction in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Spanish and Portuguese. 
  • Jeremy Keys Receives the 2023 Curriculum Innovation Award from The Alumnae of Northwestern University

    Re-inventing Mechanical Engineering 240: Increasing engineers’ inductive learning through product archaeologyJeremy Keys is an assistant professor of instruction in the McCormick School of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical Engineering.Administered by the Office of the Provost, the award recognizes and supports faculty who have innovative ideas for new courses, methods of instruction and components of existing classes. 
  • Carol Liu, Alumnae Scholar

    Carol Liu, from Chicago, Ill., Class of 2024, is the recipient of The Alumnae of Northwestern University’s Undergraduate Scholarship. This award, established in 1997, provides undergraduate scholarships with preference to a woman whose family member (her brother in this case) has attended Northwestern University. The three-year award, chosen by the Office of Financial Aid, honors a student in good academic standing. Carol is the 9th Alumnae Undergraduate Scholar.
  • Continuing Education Students Learn about American Music.

    Drew Davies, Assoc. Professor, MusicologyAssoc Prof Drew Davies and Sheila Gideon, CE co-chair, Curriculum, celebrating Czech composers. Students in this The Alumnae of Northwestern University's Continuing Education Spring quarter course learn about the Second Great Awakening from Assoc. Professor of Musicology,  Drew Davies. 
  • Peter Slevin, professor of journalism, with his doppleganger during his Continuing Education course on Dilemmas of American Power.

    Peter Slevin, professor of journalism, with his doppleganger (created by The New Yorker magazine) talking to The Alumnae's Continuing Education students about the Dilemmas of American Power. The Alumnae of Northwestern University offers Continuing Education courses open to the public Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters.  They are in-person and on-line.
  • Nina Kraus 2022 Alumnae Award Recipient with Ann Bradlow and E. Patrick Johnson

    EVANSTON, Ill. --- Nina Kraus, Hugh Knowles Professor of Communication Sciences, Neurobiology, and Otolaryngology, is the recipient of The Alumnae of Northwestern University’s 2022 Alumnae Award. As a biologist and amateur musician, she thinks about sound and brain health. Kraus is a role model for women in science and technology.


Thu, 05/25/2023 - 10:22am

EVANSTON, Ill. --- The Alumnae of Northwestern University has awarded funding for six projects that will bring guest artists and distinguished scholars and speakers to campus toenhance the undergraduate experience during the 2023-2024 academic year.  The grants, totaling more than $26,700, are funded with earnings from the Academic EnrichmentEndowment, established in 1990 as one of The Alumnae’s 75th Anniversary gifts to the University. These grants will help facilitate faculty-sponsored projects that address important andtimely issues related to astronomy, global health, politics and feminism, visual and theater arts, Indigenous and Black artistry, and more.

Click here to read the complete News Release. 

Sat, 05/20/2023 - 2:57pm

EVANSTON, Ill. --- The Alumnae of Northwestern University has selected three recipients to receive its 2023 Graduate Fellowships for graduate-level tuition. The fellowships are awarded to full-time students in terminal master’s degree programs who show promise of achieving distinction in careers that will serve the public good. Maya Blumovitz,  Lyra Johnson, Yaritza Chavez. Maya is pursuing a master’s degree in computer science, with a focus on medical technology. Lyra is pursuing a master’s degree in public health, with a special interest in global health, maternal and child health, and reproductive health. Yaritza is pursuing her master’s degree in engineering design and innovation. Her goal is to pursue design research to eventually work for non-profit organizations in the social impact sector. 

Click here to read the complete News Release.  See Award Recipients section in this website for photos.

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 12:29pm

This year’s grant recipients came from Alumni Relations and Development; Bienen School of Music; the Block Museum; School of Communication in Qatar; McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications; and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, among others.

Click here to read about the Northwestern projects that received Grants from The Alumnae.

Fri, 08/05/2022 - 11:21am

SPRING 2023 Online Enrollment opens on February, 10, 2023, 12:00 a.m., for three courses. 

Details are in the Spring 2023 Course Brochure, which is posted in the left column on this page.  Additional information about enrollment is in the Course Brochure and in the Enrollment and Policies section below the Course Brochure listing.


• If you want to view the live-stream, you must take the additional step of registering for Zoom Webinar.

• Use the link(s) provided in your payment confirmation email. Scroll down to find the link.  Each course has its own registration link.

• Zoom will ask you to confirm your name and email. You only have to do this once each quarter.

Then, you will receive a confirmation email from no[email protected] containing information about joining the webinar.