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The Alumnae Awards Seven Academic Enrichment Grants for the 2022-2023 academic year

The Alumnae of Northwestern University has awarded funding for seven projects that will bring guest artists and distinguished scholars to campus to enhance the undergraduate experience in 2022-2023. The grants, totaling more than $26,000, are funded with earnings from the Academic Enrichment Endowment, established in 1990 as one of The Alumnae’s 75th Anniversary gifts to the University.

Heather Pinkett

Heather Pinkett, the Irving M. Klotz Research Professor and associate professor of molecular biosciences at the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, will create modules with students that highlight the professional stories of scientists with diverse backgrounds, particularly emphasizing scientists currently working in the field. 

The Alumnae is offering two ONLINE courses for FALL 2020

Online Registration opens Monday, August 17, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. for two ONLINE courses for FALL 2020.  Course A : The Turbulent 60's Tuesdays, 9:30-10:45 a.m. and Course B:  Chinese Politics, Tuesdays, 1:00-2:15 p.m.

Details are in the Fall 2020 Course Brochure, which is in the left column on this page.  Additional information about registration, which is ONLINE ONLY, is in the Course Brochure and in the Registration and Policies section below the Course Brochure in the left column on this page.

The Alumnae Awards Three Graduate Fellowships for 2020-2021

EVANSTON, Ill. --- The Alumnae of Northwestern University has selected three recipients to receive its 2020-21 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. Criteria for selection include quality of scholarship, leadership, community service, professional experience, and financial need.

Thirteen Students Awarded Alumnae Undergraduate Research Grants

EVANSTON, Ill. --- The Alumnae of Northwestern University is pleased to honor 13 students who have been named as recipients of the Alumnae Undergraduate Research Grants.

“Today, increasing numbers of undergraduates from all disciplines want to pursue research projects on a variety of topics, including music, art history, psychology, biological sciences, Radio/Television/Film, global health, neuroscience, theatre, physics, and journalism. The Alumnae Centennial Endowment addresses this need by making such opportunities available,” notes The Alumnae president Michele Bresler.