Northwestern reached new heights this year. The University dedicated breathtaking new campus buildings, extended its reach into the world and launched a historic fundraising campaign. Researchers led pathbreaking discoveries, a sitting US president visited campus for the first time in 60 years and we all took notice when Northwestern alumni changed the landscape of late night TV. Watch the video below to look back on the news stories that had us talking in 2014. Then share your favorite memory from 2014 by commenting below.



University News


Northwestern announces $3.75 billion fundraising campaign


John Evans Study Committee issues report


New graduates celebrate commencement


Research funding continues to grow in tough climate


President Obama speaks to future business leaders at Northwestern


Native American Outreach and Inclusion Task Force recommendations unveiled


Northwestern names visitors center in honor of Segals




New risk for those who sit all day? Disability after 60


Synthetic biology: Breaking new ground in medicine


New fathers at risk for depression


Casual marijuana use linked to brain abnormalities


Electric current to brain boosts memory



Northwestern in the World


Northwestern helps Chicago secure multimillion-dollar lab


Dance Marathon raises $1.3 million to support Duchenne muscular dystrophy research


Human skeleton is one of the oldest found in North America


Students tackle global health issues around the world



Campus Life


New sailing center opens on Lake Michigan


Meet Northwestern's Class of 2018


Afrofuturist artist Wangechi Mutu transforms Block Museum of Art


New visitors center a welcoming space for prospective students, families


Renovations create new and improved Henry Crown Sports Pavilion





Dale Mortensen, Nobel Laureate, dies at 74


Wrestler Jason Tsirtsis first freshman to win NCAA title


Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers: Northwestern's Comedy 'Cats


Softball player Marisa Bast first finalist for NCAA Woman of the Year


Remembering alumnus, journalist James Foley


To read the original "Year in Review" story, visit the Northwestern News Center.


For more stories from this month's Alumni News, visit the NAA on Our Northwestern, the University's online community.

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