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"The expression on his face and the joy and excitement in his voice are imprinted on my memory."

Find out what this week's #WildcatoftheWeek, Edith "Edie" Howard Bostic '74, calls her most memorable moment as a New Student Receptions host:

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“I hope my experience leading Northwestern University for almost 15 years has provided me with transferable ‘lessons learned’ that may be applicable in this new setting.”

Northwestern President Emeritus Henry S. Bienen has been named interim president of the Poetry Foundation. Find out more:
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President Schapiro and Professor Morson open a dialogue about expectations for the future in their new book. Read more about “The Fabulous Future,” which stands as a testament to 2015’s loftiest aspirations and greatest fears:
EVANSTON, Ill. --- Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro and Professor Gary Saul Morson are speaking out on the world to come in 25 years in their new book, “The Fabulous Future? America and the World in 2040.” The two editors of the book appeared this week (June 30) on WTTW-TV ...
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“International students … have a strong positive impact on the U.S. economy. We need to make sure these talented students can remain in the country to pursue their dreams.”

Northwestern co-hosted a discussion focusing on immigration policy reform and its impact on innovation in STEM fields. Learn more about the diversity and perspective international students can bring to the innovation economy: More on Global Alumni Networks:
A discussion at Northwestern highlighted advantages in making visas more accessible to international students who study STEM fields in the United States and wish to stay after graduation. It's the time of year when college graduates leave campus in search of new adventures.
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The NAA Board of Directors’ 2015-2016 slate of nominees has been announced! Learn more in #OurNorthwestern:
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#FlatWillie can’t keep his pride quiet, even in the library! If you’re like Flat Willie and love to show your purple pride, you’re going to be pleased - donate a gift of ANY amount to ANY area of NU now through July 21 and receive a vintage #PurplePennant:

More details: Photo of the pennant available at
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Denver-area Wildcats, join us for an exclusive tour of Leopold Bros. distillery with owner and founder, Scott Leopold ’89. Register now for this August 6 tasting which includes an entree from Steuben’s Food Truck --
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Looking for a classmate or a new way to network? Finding fellow Wildcats has never been easier -- learn more about the new alumni directory, available exclusively to registered users of #OurNorthwestern:
FINDING YOUR CLASSMATES IN OUR NORTHWESTERN HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER! On July 14 Northwestern rolled out its new alumni directory, available exclusively to registered users of Our Northwestern, the University's online community. Here are five things you need to know: ...
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Northwestern alumni in Shanghai enjoyed a reception with Deputy Mayor of Chicago Steve Koch on June 17.

More information on events and ways to connect with Northwestern alumni around the globe at
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In June, President Schapiro spoke with alumni, students, and parents at #NUWeWill events in Singapore (view photos -- and Beijing (photos --

The Singapore event included a charter presentation for Northwestern's 15th international club: Thanks to our clubs and global ambassadors, Northwestern is now represented on six continents! For more on global alumni networks, visit
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A #Northwestern team is developing a camera that could image potentially habitable planets and facilitate better understanding of the solar system. Learn more about the $1 million grant that's helping make the research possible:

More on We Will. The Campaign for Northwestern at #NUWeWill
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#Northwestern junior Kaitlin Park secured a sponsor exemption for the 2015 Meijer LGPA Classic. Learn more about this tremendous opportunity:
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Northwestern University has a powerful and expanding network of approximately 200,000 alumni - in every field and every corner of the world. Whether you want to take the next step in your career or simply catch up with old friends, you'll find many ways to reach out, link up, and join the conversation.

The mission of the Northwestern Alumni Association (NAA) is to establish and enhance a mutually beneficial relationship between Northwestern University and all its alumni.

The Association serves the University by encouraging support for the University, promoting alumni interest and involvement in University affairs, nurturing relationships among alumni and providing programs and services.

The Association serves alumni by facilitating communications among alumni, and between alumni and the University, sponsoring alumni programs and benefits, and offering opportunities for continuing education and public service.

In all its activities, the Alumni Association is committed to learning as a lifelong process and fosters the University’s mission of academic excellence.

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Northwestern Alumni Association 1201 Davis Street Evanston, IL 60201