Morton Schapiro has hit the ground running as Northwestern's president.
Fiction Contest Winner
Cristina Henríquez won first place in Northwestern magazine’s first short fiction contest with her short story, “The Invitation.” Check out the runners-up: Danielle Burhop's “Peppercorn” and Ying Zhu Chin's “When Starbucks Came.”
Spring 2010 Featured Links
Our Very Own Indiana Jones — Watch the Northwestern University Archives video of William McGovern's 1920s visit to Lhasa.
Chicago River Tour — Read about and see more photos of Seth Stein's freshman seminar, "Lake Michigan and the Chicago River," featured in the magazine's opening photo.
Give It a Twirl
Former Northwestern drum major Glenn Opie thrilled the 2009 Northwestern Homecoming crowd with his baton-twirling performances during pregame and halftime. Read our Q&A with Opie and check out the videos of his performance.
Flutist Norda Mullen rocks with the Moody Blues.
Reach the World helps Chicago and New York schoolchildren become global citizens as they follow travelers’ journeys around the world.
Since he took over the Chicago Blackhawks in 2007, owner Rocky Wirtz has rebuilt the franchise and won back the fans.
A short story on a young woman's wedding and a special guest.
Professor William McGovern trekked to some of the most off-the-beaten-path corners of the globe to study remote civilizations — and later regaled students with stories of his adventures.