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The Lonely Planet Booklet

The Lonely Planet's guide to Evanston and Chicago.

My NU Resume


Curious to see what experiences you may have at Northwestern? Build your "NU" resume!


Wildcats Take Late Night

Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and other alumni prove to be smart and entertaining, dominating the late night comedy television lineup across several major networks.


Promoting innovation in all areas of life, Northwestern’s Entrepreneur@NU Conference explored what's up-and-coming in the world of entrepreneurship, with the apt theme of Next Frontiers.

Getting Creative with Writing

The English department’s undergraduate Creative Writing Program prepares students for a literary life. Here’s a look at six alumni who’ve mastered the program and become accomplished fiction writers.

Alumni Spotlight

Gwynne Shotwell

Gwynne Shotwell

Gwynne Shotwell (‘86) is president of SpaceX, one of the leading contenders to provide manned space flight in the post–space shuttle era.

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