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.
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.
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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.