News & Events

Important information and updates from The Graduate School and our campus partners.

Modified: January 23, 2015

PhD Level Opening for Assistant Director of Life Science Professional Development at UNC Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Office of Biomedical Graduate Education has posted an opening for a PhD level program director to direct their TIBBS professional development program and to assist in running their new ImPACT internship program.

Funding and Career Development, Announcements
Modified: January 21, 2015

Plant it Purple Grad Gardens Seed Starting Event

February's monthly Plant-it Purple gardening event will be planting vegetable and herb seeds in trays for germination.

Community Building Events
Modified: January 21, 2015

Composting 101

Composting cycle consisting of rotten fruit, a composter, dirt, and an ear of corn

Interested in our food system or sustainability?

Around Campus
Modified: January 21, 2015

Job Shadow a Northwestern Alum for a Day This Spring

More than 600 Northwestern alumni at companies and organizations in all industries, such as General Mills, Google, Nielsen, GE Capital, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital and the Cook County Public Defender's Office, are part of this year’s Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT).

Around Campus
Modified: January 20, 2015

TGS Cross-Cultural Game Night and Community Dinner

TGS Cross-Cultural invites you to the TGS Cross-Cultural Game Night and Community Dinner on Tuesday, February 3, from 5:30pm-7:30pm in the TGS Commons

Around Campus, Community Building Events
Modified: January 20, 2015

NSDS Winter Class Series

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Interested in partner dancing? Want to dance to jazz music? Or just looking for something social and relaxing to do on Thursdays? Come to NSDS's swing dancing classes!

Community Building Events
Modified: January 20, 2015

NSDS Winter Workshop on Charleston & Jazz!

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This workshop will include two beginner-friendly classes with award-winning dancer Jenni Bevell. Students will learn a piece of choreography involving solo movements from Charleston and jazz. No prior dance experience or partner required.

Community Building Events
Modified: January 16, 2015

Upcoming Searle Center Workshop

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering an upcoming workshop open to all graduate students and postdocs.

Funding and Career Development, Around Campus
Modified: January 16, 2015

Sign up to Participate in Dinner with 12 Strangers

Dinner with 12 Strangers-Industry registration will open Wednesday, January 28.

Funding and Career Development, Around Campus
Modified: January 16, 2015

Travel Awards Available for Translational Social and Affective Neuroscience Conference at UW Madison

This year's theme is "Translational Social and Affective Neuroscience: Implications for Psychopathology." The conference will be held April 22-23.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: January 15, 2015

Management for Scientists and Engineers Information Session

Doctoral students enrolled in TGS science and engineering programs are invited to take advantage of the information session for the Management for Scientists and Engineers Program on Monday, February 2, from 4:30 to 5:30 PM in room G-40 of the Jacobs Center.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: January 15, 2015

McNeil Center for Early American Studies Dissertation Fellowship Program

At least eight new fellows will be appointed for the 2015-2016 academic year, most with stipends of at least $21,000.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: January 14, 2015

University of Bonn Summer School on Intellectual Property

The Summer School on Intellectual Property addresses graduate and postgraduate students from any field of study. It will take place from July 20 to July 31, 2015. The program is conducted in English.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: January 14, 2015

Apply to participate in The Data Incubator

The Data Incubator is an intensive six-week fellowship that prepares the best scientists and engineers with advanced degrees to work as data scientists and quants.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: January 13, 2015

Jerome Hall Postdoctoral Fellowship at Indiana University-Bloomington

The Indiana University Center for Law, Society, and Culture will appoint two post-doctoral fellows for the 2015-16 academic year. They invite applications from scholars of law, the humanities, or social sciences working in the field of sociolegal studies.

Announcements, Funding and Career Development
Modified: January 13, 2015

Researchers Toolkit Series Back by Popular Demand

Start the new year off by expanding your technical knowledge in programming, data analysis, scientific computing, and more.

Announcements, Around Campus
Modified: January 12, 2015

Legal Services Available at TGS

Need legal advice? If you are a full-time TGS student and have been charged the TGS Activity Fee, you are eligible to meet with a TGS attorney.

Announcements, Around Campus
Modified: January 12, 2015

Communicating Science 2015 Workshop at Harvard

Applications are now open for the Communicating Science 2015 workshop, to be held in Cambridge, MA on June 18-20th, 2015.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: January 12, 2015

Argonne National Laboratory 2015 Research Aide Program

The Research Aide program for graduate students offers temporary employment to college/university students that provide the opportunity to apply technical knowledge and skills while assisting Argonne scientific and engineering staff on key mission science projects.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: January 12, 2015

International Office Spring Break in Memphis, Tennessee, March 22-29

Explore the food, music and culture of the American south, while engaging in community service, enlightening awareness of social issues and sharing the value of volunteerism across the globe!

Around Campus