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April 21, 2014
The History Department is pleased to announce that Melissa Vise (Presidential Fellow) and Alex Lingren-Gibson, secured Newcombe Dissertation Fellowships in the 2014 cohort. This nationally competitive fellowship encourages original and significant study of ethical and religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences. This fellowship has been awarded to 17 Northwestern students since 1981, and of these recipients, 13 currently have tenure or tenure-track positions.
April 21, 2014
All Northwestern undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and staff, as well as their families and guests, are invited to visit the Art Institute Thursday, April 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. Admission will be FREE.
April 17, 2014
4-6 p.m.
Harris 108

The History Graduate Student Organization and Religious Studies Graduate Student Organization present a panel discussion, which will engage NU faculty and postdocs to discuss how to find and apply for temporary positions, what to expect while visiting a university, and how to position yourself for this segment of the job market.
April 17, 2014

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM  
TECH 345

NU Cross-Cultural invites you to join us for a dinner and presentation by Dr. Gina Samuels on "Colorblindness and Other Distortions of Power and Privilege in Transracial Adoption." The most publicly debated and emotionally contentious issues in adoption policy and practice are those related to race. Yet, policy approaches to addressing race disparities in child welfare engage a “colorblind” rather than color conscious approach. This presentation will address several “realities and myths” of transracial adoption to argue that the philosophy of colorblindness in particular, whether guiding policy or parenting, is a distortion rather than a remediation of such disparities.

Space and food are limited!
To RSVP for the event, please go to http://tinyurl.com/NUCCMay6

April 17, 2014
On April 16, Provost Daniel Linzer and Dean Dwight A. McBride inducted 16 students into the Ryan Fellowship in a reception in Scott Hall. The Ryan Fellowship was created following a donation from Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan, and supports graduate students, providing them with education and experience necessary to assume leadership roles in the realm of nanotechnology.