10/26/2016 9:51 AM
To the family of late Chicago businessman Harvey Kapnick, business is more than a singular career path. Business and its institutions are a central and dynamic part of our world, inextricably linked to culture, politics, philosophies, literature and society.
10/13/2016 4:13 PM
Roopal Vashi Kundu, MD, was formally invested as the Jacob R. Suker, MD, Professor of Medical Education on September 21 in a celebration at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago.
10/12/2016 3:30 PM
Catalyzer, Northwestern’s official crowdfunding platform, has helped student organizations successfully reach their fundraising goals for projects ranging from building an off-road car to improving access to drinking water in Kenya.
9/22/2016 3:04 PM
A new $10.25 million gift from the Christopher B. Galvin Family Foundation has expanded upon the Galvin family tradition of giving to Northwestern University and pushed the University to a fundraising milestone achieved by few other universities.
10/18/2016 2:11 PM
Heralded by trumpets and featuring a performance by music students, Northwestern University dedicated the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts yesterday (Sept. 24).
7/19/2016 9:22 AM
Students in Northwestern’s German Department will have more opportunities to research and study abroad, thanks to a $250,000 gift from the Friedman-Kline Family Foundation.
7/12/2016 2:14 PM
Jill G. Meister (JD '90) and Paul A. Meister (JD '87) have donated $500,000 to Northwestern Law.
1/4/2016 9:52 AM
On December 18, board members of The H Foundation presented Leonidas C. Platanias, MD, PhD, the Jesse, Sara, Andrew, Abigail, Benjamin, and Elizabeth Lurie Professor of Oncology and director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, with a $385,000 check to support cancer research at the Lurie Cancer Center.
12/22/2015 2:55 PM
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11/17/2015 11:38 AM
Northwestern alumni Philip J. Branson Jr., '82 MD, '87 GME, and Cynthia A. Branson, '83 DDS, recently made a $100,000 gift to support the Michael F. Schafer, MD, Fund at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
10/23/2015 2:45 PM
At the announcement of the naming of the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
10/23/2015 11:15 AM
Largest law school gift ever will support scholarships, public interest initiatives, entrepreneurship
10/15/2015 10:41 AM
Atrium within Ryan Fieldhouse to be named Mitchell and Valerie Slotnick Family Atrium
10/15/2015 9:48 AM
New Gift Creates Matching Gift Challenge to Support Faculty
10/12/2015 7:22 PM
On September 25, Anna and Ernie Cairo and their family presented Jonathan D. Licht, MD, with a $100,000 check to fund his research in acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
9/16/2015 5:51 PM
On September 10, the Renée Israel Foundation held its annual fundraising event at Congregation B’nai Tikvah in Deerfield, Illinois, raising over $180,000 to support breast cancer research at the Lurie Cancer Center.
9/2/2015 9:54 AM
In recognition of the unprecedented generosity of Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan and their longtime support of the arts both at Northwestern and in the greater Chicago area, Northwestern University will name the recently opened music and communication building the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts.
8/19/2015 12:52 PM
Commitment funds scholarships, loan repayment for those pursuing careers in public interest law
8/13/2015 12:05 PM
New office in San Francisco to serve one of the University’s most dynamic alumni communities
8/7/2015 10:15 AM
On July 23, Frank H. Miller, MD, was formally invested as the Lee F. Rogers, MD, Professor of Medical Education at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
8/7/2015 1:49 PM
A Northwestern research team has been awarded a $1 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to develop a fast, ultra-sensitive camera that could be the first to directly image light reflected by planets outside our solar system.
7/2/2015 1:33 PM
On May 29, Debra E. Weese-Mayer, MD, a visionary leader and trailblazer in the field of pediatric autonomic medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, was invested as the Beatrice Cummings Mayer Professor of Pediatric Autonomic Medicine.
6/22/2015 12:13 PM
Approximately 200 people gathered June 16 as Northwestern University officially opened the doors of The Garage, an incubator of ideas that will bring together students from every area of the University to explore innovation and entrepreneurship.
6/16/2015 9:39 AM
Northwestern graduating senior Sarah Carthen Watson to receive $5,000 award
6/4/2015 10:24 AM
Alan Sahakian will be the new John A. Dever Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
6/3/2015 12:12 PM
Dr. Alice T. Lyon was celebrated on Tuesday, May 19, at a formal ceremony naming her the Leonard and Bernice Lavin Ophthalmology Research Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
6/3/2015 12:24 PM
The Writing Program of the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences will be renamed the Bobbie and Stanton Cook Family Writing Program after the Cook family made a significant gift to the program that touches every part of Northwestern University.
6/1/2015 9:34 AM
Gift will expand international public service initiatives
5/17/2015 2:41 PM
On Tuesday, April 28, Ali Shilatifard, PhD, was formally invested as the inaugural holder of the Robert Francis Furchgott Professorship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
5/17/2015 2:43 PM
Over 450 friends and supporters of the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute gathered on Friday, May 1 to celebrate another year of great accomplishments, raising more than $450,000 to support brain cancer research and care.
4/28/2015 9:57 AM
The Walter S. and Lucienne Driskill Foundation recently made a $2 million commitment to Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
4/14/2015 10:27 AM
Gift will support Feinberg School of Medicine and School of Education and Social Policy
4/9/2015 10:53 AM
Alumnus bequeaths $10 million for professorship, makes additional $500,000 gift
4/7/2015 9:01 AM
On Tuesday, March 24, family, friends, and colleagues of Deborah Smith Clements, MD, FAAFP, gathered at the medical school to celebrate her formal investiture as the Nancy and Warren Furey Professor of Community Medicine.
3/6/2015 6:44 AM
Interdisciplinary research center to be named in honor of Ronald and JoAnne Willens
3/5/2015 8:55 PM
Sets new campaign record of $117.8 million in total giving from single benefactor.
2/24/2015 9:09 AM
Glen and Wendy Miller alongside their daughter, Lauren, recently made a $1.25 million gift to establish the Miller Family Severity Spectrum in Food Allergy Fund at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
2/12/2015 9:20 AM
On January 7, Northwestern leadership and researchers gathered with AHA representatives to celebrate the AHA's $5 million grant.
2/12/2015 9:22 AM
James C. Carr, MD, and Michael Markl, PhD, were formally invested in a joint celebration on January 13.
2/9/2015 9:33 AM
The largest single donation in Northwestern’s history will transform global programming at the University, create the Roberta Buffett Institute for Global Studies, support scholarships for international students and fund fellowships, travel, interdisciplinary professorships and research at home and abroad.
1/28/2015 9:01 AM
Gift to create Institute for Global Studies, support scholarships for international students
1/19/2015 9:16 AM
On December 17, Melissa Andrea Simon, MD, MPH, was formally invested as the George H. Gardner, MD, Professor of Clinical Gynecology.
1/19/2015 9:17 AM
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine recently received gifts totaling $6 million from three Northwestern University Trustees in support of the new Biomedical Research Building.
12/30/2014 10:08 AM
As the end of the year approaches, please keep in mind a few deadlines to ensure gifts to Northwestern are processed and applied to the 2015 tax year. Thank you for all that you do to support Northwestern.
12/19/2014 3:53 PM
The opportunity to make tax-advantaged distributions from Individual Retirement Accounts (“IRAs”) is available again, but only for a limited time. The legislation will expire on December 31, 2014.
12/11/2014 3:18 PM
Northwestern University will receive nearly $400,000 to develop a STEM program for promising Chicago Public Schools students.
1/19/2015 9:20 AM
Sarki A. Abdulkadir, MD, PhD, was officially invested as the John T. Grayhack, MD, Professor of Urological Research at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago on November 25.
11/18/2014 4:20 PM
University's new visitors center will be named in their honor
1/19/2015 9:22 AM
Mary McGrae McDermott, MD, was formally invested on October 30 as the Jeremiah Stamler Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
10/27/2014 10:08 AM
State-of-the-art performance space will be named the Shirley Welsh Ryan Opera Theater.
10/16/2014 11:00 AM
Substantial commitment also to fund scholarships, film digitization and athletics
9/19/2014 2:30 PM
Campaign to focus on financial aid, curricular innovation, law-business-technology programs, and social justice initiatives.
9/4/2014 9:34 AM
Gift from The Bernard Osher Foundation will fund the center.
9/3/2014 9:28 AM
The generous support made toward We Will. The Campaign for Northwestern is opening new doors for students at the University’s School of Education and Social Policy.
9/2/2014 2:47 PM
Center will advance research and patient care in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
6/19/2014 11:21 AM
A total of 256 students from Northwestern Law’s Class of 2014 contributed through this year’s graduating class gift to various areas of the Law School.
5/29/2014 8:46 AM
Earl and Lovie Beard Scholarship Fund will be established.
5/23/2014 12:45 PM
Award will fund research on restoring function to obstructed bladders in children.
5/23/2014 9:11 PM
Proteomics expert works on mapping human cell lineages to define wellness, disease.
5/21/2014 2:26 PM
Northwestern, Art Institute, and UChicago will collaborate on art history program.
5/14/2014 2:33 PM
An endowment gift to Northwestern University will create two new visiting professorships thanks to Robin Chemers Neustein, a Northwestern alumna and member of the University’s Board of Trustees.
4/30/2014 11:16 AM
Grants will fund 33 Northwestern University projects in 2014.
4/16/2014 7:36 PM
Trustee and alumnus Rocky Wirtz champions the performing arts at Northwestern with a significant philanthropic gift.
4/10/2014 8:51 AM
Friends, fellow alumni, and Sidley Austin colleagues fund Minow professorship at School of Law.
4/8/2014 10:14 AM
Bernard Osher gift will support clinical care, research and medical education
3/14/2014 1:36 PM
New graduate fellowships will be available to plant biology and conservation students
3/14/2014 1:33 PM
Gift supports scholarships, medical research benefiting wounded warriors, Medill, Kellogg
3/14/2014 6:23 AM
Gift will support athletics and recreation initiatives and scholarships for We Will. The Campaign for Northwestern
3/14/2014 1:39 PM
BioNanotechnology institute to be named for Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey
3/11/2014 10:59 AM
With latest gift, support for Northwestern athletics tops $70 million
3/6/2014 12:58 PM
An $8.6 million dollar gift from alumna Marie A. Quinlan’s estate to preservation department
3/6/2014 1:52 PM
The gift will provide critical support to the Economics Department in Northwestern’s Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. The University will honor their gift by naming the Lakeside Student Faculty Collaboration Space, within a new facility on the Evanston campus, after the Gullquists. The facility will house the Economics Department and Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.
2/19/2014 4:51 PM
The Robert W. Galvin Foundation has made a $6 million gift in honor of Mary B. Galvin, a 1945 graduate of Northwestern University, in support of Northwestern’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music.
1/31/2014 4:41 PM
The Barris and Sachs families give $10 million to endow two new engineering professorships.
1/31/2014 4:08 PM
A $10 million gift from the Querrey Simpson Charitable Foundation will establish a center that will enhance Northwestern University’s global leadership position in regenerative nanomedicine.
1/31/2014 4:00 PM
Renée and Lester Crown are giving Northwestern University a generous gift to expand undergraduate teaching on modern Israel and support activities related to the understanding of the culture, politics, and society of a small country that plays a significant role in the world.
1/31/2014 4:34 PM
Richard and Jackie Hollander donate vintage photographs to Block, Whitney, and LACMA.
1/31/2014 4:23 PM
On New Year’s Eve at the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl Pep Rally, Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro will formally announce an unprecedented series of gifts — more than $55 million — in support of a campaign for athletics and recreation.
1/31/2014 10:15 AM
James R. Russell left a bequest of $17 million to the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in memory of Helen D. Russell and James (Jim) R. Russell.
1/30/2014 11:58 AM
The Rajawali Foundation has given Northwestern University a renewable $2 million gift to create a new Equality Development and Globalization Studies Program (EDGS), enhancing the University’s role in research on developing countries.
1/30/2014 3:24 PM
Scholarships will benefit local students, strengthen partnership with CPS.
1/2/2014 1:37 PM
The $16 million gift supports leadership in athletics and social entrepreneurship at Kellogg.