Launched by the Northwestern Alumni Association last fall, the Senior Mentorship Program engages the global alumni network to help seniors prepare for the next step amid a pandemic that has
diminished job prospects.
Tucked away behind a wall of hawthorn hedges lies Shakespeare Garden, one of Northwestern’s cherished hidden gems. The garden is home to various trees, shrubs, flowers and herbs that were mentioned in Shakespeare’s writings, were common during his lifetime or are modern cultivars of those older plants. The Garden Club of Evanston has maintained the garden since its creation more than 100 years ago. The garden was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.
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