Winter 2011

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Northwestern is the quarterly alumni magazine for Northwestern University.
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Contents

Features

Something New Under the Sun

Research dream team looks to ­harness the sun’s energy

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Team Player

AD Jim Phillips backs every Northwestern student-athlete

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Bigger Than Life

Dan Ivankovich mends the bones of Chicago’s underserved

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Northwestern at West Point

Alumni tour hits Hudson Valley highlights

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Full of Drama

John Logan has mastered storytelling for stage, screen

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Northwestern at West Point

Alumni tour hits Hudson Valley highlights

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Campus Life

Then: A Big Splash

The Dolphin Show grew from swim team fundraiser

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A Commitment to Global Communities

Program blends study abroad and service

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Collections: Arctic Art

Allen Center Inuit art includes sculptures and prints

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A Family Fight Against ALS

Father's diagnosis inspires daughter's research

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Specimen: On Thin Ice

Alaska's Northwestern Glacier is retreating.

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Alumni Life

Northwestern Heads East

Leaders visit India, Singapore and China

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Close-up: Maryam Keshavarz

Filmmaker explores forbidden love in Iran

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Close-up: Philip Yu

Angry Asian Man is a nice guy after all

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Close-up: Dina Temple-Raston

Belgian-born NPR correspondent keeps her cool

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Close-up: Sleevecandy

Site that sells retro T-shirts benefits Salvation Army

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Close-up: Jon Solomon

DJ offers unusual holiday tunes in 24th music marathon

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Alumni Updates

New roles for Obama vote-getter, Broadway star

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Passings

A fond look back

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Purple Prose

Dream Machine

An ode to the typewriter

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Mailbox

Mailbox

More memories of Amazingrace

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