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  • ***********Winter 2024 Course Per Diems*********

  • The Evolution of Chicago: Winter 2024, Tuesdays, 9:30-11:00 a.m. at Norris University Center

    The Evolution of Chicago given by Henry Binford, Professor Emeritus, History Tuesdays, explores major developments in the history of Chicago...
  • Musical Excursions: Winter 2024, Tuesdays 1:00-2:30 p.m. at Norris University Center

    Dr. Stephen Alltop, Senior Lecturer, Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music, offers wide-ranging discussions on a variety of musical topics, from notable composers to luminaries in the realm of performance. As always, a variety of musicians and special guests join Dr. Alltop to add their talents and insights. 
  • Instant Classics of Contemporary Cinema: Winter 2024, Thursdays, 9:30 -11:00 a.m.

    Nick Davis, Associate Professor of English and Gender & Sexuality Studies surveys a range of provocative and innovative movies from the last five years, produced in the U.S. and around the world... 
  • The Extreme Universe: Traveller's Tales from Exotic Corner of the Cosmos: Winter 2024, Thursdays, 1:00-2:30 p.m. at Norris University Center

    Shane L. Larson, Associate Director of CIERA, Research Professor, Astronomy, talks about some of these "Exotic Corners"- what they are, and how we know about them... 
  • Kathy Reichs, the 2023 Recipient of The Alumnae of Northwestern University's Alumnae Award 

    EVANSTON, Ill. --- Kathy Reichs, American crime writer, forensic anthropologist and academic, is the recipient of The Alumnae of Northwestern University’s 2023 Alumnae Award. The award, established in 1976, is presented annually to an outstanding alumna who has made significant contributions in her field and who has attained national recognition. 


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.