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Friday, February 19
Amy Falls named vice president and chief investment officer

Amy Falls named vice president and chief investment officer

Amy Falls has been named vice president and chief investment officer and will oversee Northwestern’s $12.2 billion investment portfolio, which supports a wide range of University operations.

Falls comes to Northwestern from Rockefeller University, where she attained top decile performance, including generating the second highest performance in 2020 among university endowments greater than $1 billion.

Read more about Falls and her role at Northwestern.


Northwestern announces Fulbright recipients

Northwestern has announced its student and alumni recipients of the 2020-21 Fulbright U.S. Student Program. This year, Northwestern ranks 12th among research institutions, continuing its run as a top Fulbright producer.

Rural communities

Give rural communities a seat at the table, instead of leftovers

The pandemic has exasperated the fragile system supporting rural communities. And when it comes to COVID-19 planning, the Biden administration needs to give rural communities a seat at the table, starting with three things, according to research coordinator Lindy Olive of the Feinberg School of Medicine.

Read her perspective.

Other News

• Researchers at Northwestern have developed a new wireless sensor platform that takes the guesswork out of decontaminating N95 facemasks

• A new Northwestern study finds it is possible to have real-time dialogue with a dreaming person.

• New School of Communication speaker series spotlights director of ‘Hamilton’ Chicago.

Misha Euceph

Podcast pioneer: Host and producer Misha Euceph ’17 created Dustlight Productions and is an executive producer on The Michelle Obama Podcast. Read about her in Northwestern Magazine.

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