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“We want to disrupt labels like innovator, entrepreneur, or even engineer.”

McCormick School of Engineering Dean Julio Ottino discusses the school's concept of "whole brain engineering” and its non-linear approach to innovation: http://ow.ly/Nfztg. -via Forbes.com
It’s popular to think that the best, most successful innovators are experts at innovating. The assumption drives much of what’s taught in schools, and marketed by brands to the media. Innovation is a skill, or job description that results in things that evidence it. Only it’s wrong, or at least a [...]
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It's been a busy few months for ‪#‎FlatWillie‬! Check out his recent adventures -- from high-altitude trekking with 2014 #KelloggSchool of Management grads, to safariing in Kenya with #Weinberg alumni: https://our.northwestern.edu/groups/flatwillie. ‪#‎OurNorthwestern‬
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Northwestern’s Writing Program has received a generous gift from the Cook family and will be renamed the Bobbie and Stanton Cook Family Writing Program. Read more about the gift and its dynamic impact on the program in #OurNorthwestern: http://ow.ly/N9t0k. #NUWeWill
The Writing Program offers courses at every level and works with faculty across Northwestern to help students become more effective writers. (Photo by Jim Ziv.) The Writing Program of the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences will be renamed the Bobbie and Stanton Cook Family Writing Program ...
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Northwestern painted #Boston purple in May! Check out photos from the #BOSPurplePride celebration -- http://ow.ly/N9UtZ.

Up next: We celebrate #MNPurplePride in Minneapolis. More on Purple Pride events around the country at wewill.northwestern.edu/PurplePride. #NUWeWill
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Ghichong Lew '16 polishes his interviewing skills with #Medill alumnus Richard Turner '62 at last night's #Northwestern Alumni—Student Mock Interview event.

More photos tomorrow on the NAA Instagram account at instagram.com/NorthwesternAlumni. For info on Mock Interviews and other alumni mentoring opportunities, contact careers@northwestern.edu.
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Northwestern University in Qatar celebrated its fourth commencement earlier this month, granting degrees in the fields of journalism and communications. Read more in #OurNorthwestern: http://ow.ly/MRHKq.
Changing the world through social entrepreneurship was a key message at Northwestern University in Qatar's fourth annual graduation exercises May 3. The ceremony honored 41 graduating students from NU-Q's journalism and communication programs. Keynote speaker Shiza Shahid urged the graduates to ...
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Crowdfunding Spotlight: Support #NUListens​, a #Northwestern student organization offering students a free, confidential peer listening service: http://ow.ly/NvGPx. ‪#‎NUCatalyzer‬

#NorthwesternUniversity​ seniors, supporting fellow students through Catalyzer counts toward your Class Gift! ‪#‎MyNULegacy‬ ‪#‎NUWeWill‬
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Northwestern is taking bold strides in advancing its use of renewable energy. Find out how the University is leading the nation in collegiate sustainability in #OurNorthwestern: http://ow.ly/N9xm1.
EVANSTON --- Already a leader in the use of green power, Northwestern University took a major step forward this year by purchasing renewable energy certificates equivalent to 50 percent of its annual electricity usage -- up from 38 percent a year ago. By voluntarily purchasing more than 122 ...
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Northwestern’s Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI) has received the Excellence in Diversifying International Education Award for advancing racial, cultural and economic diversity in its international programs. See how Northwestern is making a global impact in #OurNorthwestern: http://ow.ly/N9uvA.
Through service learning in Kenya, India, Bolivia and other countries, Northwestern students work with local organizations on health, education, environment, women's empowerment and more. Northwestern University's innovative service learning and study abroad program, the Global Engagement ...
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Northwestern President Morton Schapiro, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and other Chicago notables attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center on May 8: http://ow.ly/MRJJD. The new building will serve as a catalyst for research on campus and for the expanding Northwestern Medicine health system. #OurNorthwestern #NUWeWill
Pictured (from left to right) at the May 8 groundbreaking for the Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center on Northwestern's Chicago campus are: The Honorable Brendan Reilly, Alderman, 42nd Ward; Patrick M. Magoon, President and CEO, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's ...
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Three Northwestern students have been honored with prestigious congressional scholarship awards for excellence in STEM research, public service, and environmentalism: http://ow.ly/N9pWA.
Pictured (left to right) are: Qiddist Hammerly (Truman), Vince Rinaolo (Goldwater), President Morton Schapiro, Renee Wellman (Udall) and Kimberly Clinch (Goldwater). Photo by Jim Prisching. Northwestern University swept the elite congressional scholarship awards in 2015, with students receiving ...
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Crowdfunding Video Spotlight: #NUListens​ is raising money to host a series of workshops for students interested in learning active listening skills → https://youtu.be/X8teqEETFyg.

Support this #NUCatalyzer project at http://ow.ly/Nf83Q. Your gift will help NU Listens provide all #Northwestern University​ students, regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation or gender representation, a free, confidential peer listening service. #NUWeWill
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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