Welcome, Northwestern alumni.

Once a Wildcat, always a Wildcat—and your connection starts here.

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Welcome, Northwestern alumni.

Once a Wildcat, always a Wildcat—and your connection starts here.

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A Place to Call Your Own

The Northwestern Alumni Association invites all members of the Northwestern family—alumni, current students, parents, and friends—to connect with the University’s alumni community. More than 230,000 strong, this powerful network of doers spans the globe and includes virtually every profession. Here, you’ll find the events, ideas, and resources that matter to you. So, take a look around and browse. We hope you’ll come back often. And, of course, Go ’Cats!

Upcoming NAA Events

To view events hosted by alumni clubs, navigate to the Find a Club or Group page. Click to the individual club’s page to see its schedule of upcoming events.

NAA Events: US

Jun
27
2017

Webinar: Starting a Software Company

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

In this webinar, recent Northwestern graduate Ben Weiss will discuss his experience starting a company while being a Northwestern undergraduate student. By connecting with a strong team and receiving support from Northwestern’s startup resources, Ben documents how he turned his vision into a real product that is currently used by numerous Division 1 football programs. Ben will also talk about the challenges associated with pursuing a startup upon graduating from Northwestern and what he has learned through his entrepreneurial journey. Learn More

Jun
29
2017

Webinar: An Entrepreneur's Perspective on the State of Venture Capital

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Nicole Staple, Co-Founder & CEO of Brideside, will discuss the state of venture capital and fundraising considerations in today's rapidly changing landscape. In 2016, almost $70BN in venture capital investments were deployed, which marked the second highest annual total since 2005. With larger fund sizes and investments, comes larger venture capital return expectations. In this session, we will dissect the current landscape and implications for early stage businesses at each stage of their life cycle. Expect a candid discussion on expectations from both sides of the negotiating table, and how entrepreneurs can optimize their chances for long-term victory! Learn More

Jul
13
2017

Webinar: How to Achieve Work-Life Success and Happiness Through Inner Peace

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

​The key ingredient to achieving success and happiness is living a balanced life. To become the best version of yourself, you must inherit the practice of balance as part of your daily life. In this webinar, you will discover three pillars to living a balanced life, you will be inspired to make fueling choices and you will gain a refreshing perspective.
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Jul
16
2017

’Cats Connect and Summer BBQ 2017: Seattle

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Woodland Park (Lower Woodland Park Shelter 5)

The Northwestern Alumni Association and Northwestern Career Advancement invite you to ’Cats Connect: a student and alumni networking reception in a city near you.
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Jul
17
2017

Performing Yourself: Choices for Effective Communication

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

In our world today, having good information is not enough; you must be able to successfully communicate it with others to really make a difference. This workshop will explore how you can better communicate what is important to you more effectively.
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NAA Events: International

Jun
28
2017

NU-Kellogg Club of Greater Toronto Annual Blue Jays Event

4:45 PM , Rogers Centre, 1 Blue Jays Way, Toronto, ON M5V 1J1

With the MLB season upon us, the NU-Kellogg Club of Toronto is pleased to announce that our annual baseball outing is set for June 28, 2017! Last year, our group was treated to a special pre-game visit from the two Northwestern alums on the Blue Jays, starting pitcher and 20-game winner J.A. Happ and relief pitcher Bo Schultz.  Learn More

Jun
28
2017

Join Northwestern for a Book Discussion in London

6:00 PM , The Lansdowne Club

President Morton Schapiro and Professor Gary Saul Morson invite you to an exclusive discussion and signing of their newly released book, Cents and Sensibility. Learn More

Jul
06
2017

Korea Alumni Reception and New Student Send-off

5:30 PM , Grand Hyatt Seoul

The Korea Alumni Association and NU Club of Korea invite you to join Executive Vice President Nim Chinniah in Seoul for an evening of conversation and to welcome Northwestern's newest students. Meet members of our global community and learn how Northwestern is taking its place among the world's greatest universities. Learn More

Jul
19
2017

NU Club of Japan: 2017 Chicago Pizza and Beer night in Tokyo

8:00 PM to 11:00 PM, Devilcraft Hamamatsucho

Annual Chicago Pizza and Beer event with University of Chicago alumni in Tokyo. Learn More


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The NAA dates back to 1881, when the newly founded Alumni Association hosted the University’s first Alumni Day on June 22. Now more than 130 years later, the NAA has made great progress in its mission to connect Northwestern alumni with their alma mater.

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