Alumni Education


Where learning continues — on campus, online, and across the country

Access to brilliant Northwestern minds doesn’t end at graduation. The NAA presents a variety of programs and events that showcase esteemed faculty and alumni, both on campus and in key cities. Hear from members of the University community making an impact on the issues and leading in fields from biomedical research to the arts. And with our library of podcasts and videos, learning from Northwestern experts happens anytime, anywhere.

Learn with us at an event

  • Signature Events

    Spend “A Night with Northwestern” in cities such as Chicago, New York, San Francisco, or Washington, D.C., as expert faculty and alumni presenters speak to the issues of the day — from politics and the media to the economic climate. Or choose from other special events featuring members of the Northwestern community and highlighting topics of significance for our University.

  • Faculty Speakers at an NU Club Near You

    Let Northwestern’s world-class faculty come to you! Many of the NAA’s alumni clubs across the country present faculty experts speaking on a range of topics.
  • Performing Arts Events in Chicago

    Northwestern is incredibly influential on the Chicago theater scene. Join us for acclaimed productions featuring University-affiliated actors, directors, playwrights, and production teams. Enjoy exclusive post-show discussions or receptions with the artists.
  • A Day with Northwestern in Evanston

    For more than 40 years, this daylong event held each spring has featured prominent faculty and alumni speakers on a variety of timely topics. Choose from 14 different lectures — on art, science, business, journalism, medicine, and more — to personalize your class schedule, and enjoy engaging discussions with alumni and friends. Learn more.

Discover our online learning resources

Can’t make it to one of our events? Browse our library of podcasts and videos, and learn at your leisure.