Lessons From Great Russian Novelists
Literature can help us make sense of life’s biggest questions. And no one did that better than the great Russian novelists, says professor Gary Saul Morson.
Dance Like the World Is Watching
Northwestern students find their groove by embracing regional moves from across the globe.
Cleanup on Planet Earth
Humanity has made a mess of our precious planet. These researchers are developing amazing new ways to help restore it.
The Heart of a Cellist
At age 8, Sydney Lee ’22 MMus was accepted into The Juilliard School’s pre-college program, and at 13 she made her orchestral debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Now, the award-winning cellist performs around the world, dazzling audiences with her heartfelt, classical music.
Ryan Fellows Pursue Scientific Breakthroughs
Now in its 15th year, Northwestern’s Ryan Graduate Fellowship program comprises more than 200 fellows and spans the globe, bound only by science’s smallest unit of measurement. The program supports graduate students dedicated to the exploration of fundamental nanoscale science — and turning that knowledge into practical applications that benefit society — thanks to a generous gift from the Ryan Family.
Q&A with Albert Manzone ’93 MBA, Trustee
In September 2022 Albert Manzone ’93 MBA was elected to a two-year term as president of the Northwestern Alumni Association (NAA). He takes the helm at a pivotal moment for the NAA, which is implementing a years-in-the-making strategic vision to cultivate a more engaged and inclusive global alumni community.
Meet the 2022 recipients of the NAA’s highest honor, the Northwestern Alumni Medal: ‘Sex and the City’ writer Cindy Chupack ’87, broadcasting veteran David Louie ’72 and Inclusive Capital Partners founder Jeff Ubben ’87 MBA.
The World Is a Classroom
Classroom trips brought Northwestern students around the globe to conduct research on the history of midwivery in England, investigate reports of a power plant sickening residents in Panama, study how Israel is becoming a worldwide leader in water management, and more.
The Case for Foreign Correspondents
Is the era of the foreign correspondent over? That’s the premise behind a new media venture spearheaded by Justin Smith, the former Bloomberg Media chief executive, and Ben Smith, the former editor of BuzzFeed.
Sound Off: Tech to Change the World
Members of the Northwestern community share the technological advancements — from tissue engineering and stem cell therapies to machine learning and more — that could affect life as we know it.