News & Events

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

Modified: May 21, 2015

Dow Chemical Company BEST: Building Engineering & Science Talent Symposium

Dow Chemical Company BEST - Building Engineering & Science Talent Symposium will take place from September 14-16 in Midland, Michigan. BEST is primarily intended to introduce African American, Hispanic, Native American U.S. doctoral and postdoctoral scientists to the wide range of rewarding careers in industrial research

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

Diversity & Inclusion Townhall

This event is sponsored by TGS and The Office of the Provost and is open to the university community to receive updates regarding particular campus diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Announcements, Around Campus
Modified: May 21, 2015

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities at the Center on Aging at NORC at the University of Chicago

The Center on Aging at NORC at University of Chicago, supported by the NIA, is offering two postdoctoral fellowship opportunities. The goal of these postdoctoral fellowships is to train recent doctoral recipients interested in the demographic and economic analysis of aging through the development of basic methodological tools, applied research, policy-making and analysis, and professional development.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: May 21, 2015

William Karpus, Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Leaves The Graduate School

It is with mixed emotions that I inform you that William J. Karpus, Associate Dean for Student Affairs at The Graduate School (TGS), Professor of Pathology and Microbiology-Immunology in the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Medical Group member, and Director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center Flow Cytometry Core Facility will be leaving Northwestern this summer to become the inaugural Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Wisconsin—Madison on August 1, 2015.

From the Dean
Modified: May 20, 2015

Diversity in TV: How Independent Artists and New Tech Challenge Legacy Television

TGS Cross-Cultural invites you to a dinner, talk and discussion by Dr. Aymar Jean Christian, "Diversity in TV: How Independent Artists and New Tech Challenge Legacy Television."

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

Move in Move Out Collecting Unwanted Items During Move-Out

Move in Move out (MIMO) is a nonprofit that collects unwanted, usable items from students during move-out and resells to incoming students at affordable prices in the beginning of the school year. MIMO is completely Northwestern student run and 100% of MIMO’s proceeds are donated to local charities.

Announcements, Around Campus
Modified: May 20, 2015

NSDS's Spring Dance with Riverbend Melodians

Riverbend Melodians is a hot jazz band consisting of Peter & pals in various permutations. They've played at dances and exchanges such as the Swing nights at Chicago Distilling Company, and the recent Bubble City lindy exchange in Champaign-Urbana.

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

Strangers: A Symposium

Bringing together figures from cultural criticism, media theory and contemporary art, this symposium will propose methods by which the urge to disrupt corporate, governmental and media narratives might be channeled into productive (or unproductive) forms of arbitration.

Around Campus
Modified: May 20, 2015

TGS Extending Deadline to Apply for Higher Education Leadership Internship

TGS is extending the application period for the 2015-2016 Higher Education Leadership Intern to July 31. This paid internship gives graduate students (in years 1 through 6) the opportunity to explore careers in university administration.

Announcements, Funding and Career Development
Modified: May 20, 2015

TGS Seeking Higher Education Leadership Intern, Professional Development Programming

The Graduate School (TGS) is welcoming applicants for the 2015-2016 Higher Education Leadership Internship position, which gives one doctoral student the opportunity to explore careers in university administration.

Faculty and Staff, Funding and Career Development
Modified: May 20, 2015

Bridges Not Barriers: The Law-STEM Alliance as a Catalyst for Innovation

The Northwestern University School of Law invites you to join them for a one-day conference designed for industry professionals and lawyers as well as academics from law, engineering, and science.

Around Campus
Modified: May 20, 2015

Humanities for Nepal

The Program in Comparative Literary Studies, along with partnering humanities programs/departments, extends its sincere sympathy to all those affected by the devastating earthquake that shook Nepal on April 25 & May 12, 2015. They will be hosting an event to generate support for Nepal.

Around Campus, Announcements
Modified: May 19, 2015

Leave of Absence for the 2015-16 Academic Year

t is with mixed emotions that I announce that during the 2015-16 academic year, I will be taking a leave of absence as Dean of The Graduate School and Associate Provost for Graduate Education to be the sixteenth Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the American Antiquarian Society (AAS).

From the Dean
Modified: May 14, 2015

CGSA Presents Habitat for Humanity: Building Community Through Unity Event

Do you want to make a difference in someone's life? Interested in helping build a house for a needy family? CGSA invites you to participate in their 5th Annual Habitat for Humanity: Building Community Through Unity event.

Around Campus, Community Building Events
Modified: May 14, 2015

Upcoming NCA Resume Meet-Ups

The following are upcoming resume meet-ups hosted by Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA)

Around Campus
Modified: May 14, 2015

Catalyzing a Revolution in Healthcare Through Wellness- Seminar Featuring Leroy Hood, MD, PhD

Join the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute for Systems Medicine and Proactive P4 Medicine: Catalyzing a Revolution in Healthcare through Wellness, a seminar featuring Leroy Hood, MD, PhD.

Announcements, Around Campus
Modified: May 13, 2015

Beyond Graduate School Success: Underrepresented Minorities in STEM

A panel of six NU alumni will discuss achieving success in their respective STEM fields after graduate school and host small-group breakout sessions. The event includes lunch with the panelists and breakout sessions for attendees to engage in small-group discussions with individual alumni.

Announcements, Around Campus
Modified: May 11, 2015

PhD Student Profiled in Chicago Tribune

Brian Aguado discusses his research on implantable technology that detects cancer cells.

Around Campus
Modified: May 6, 2015

Adenike Adewuyi wins 2015 UNCF Merck Graduate Science Research Fellowship

Adenike Adewuyi, Biomedical Engineering student in the Medical Scientist Training Program, has won a 2015 United Negro College Fund Merck Graduate Science Researc Dissertation Fellowship. The fellowship supports African American graduate students in biomedically relevant life or physical sciences as they complete coursework, conduct research, and prepare their dissertations.

Around Campus
Modified: May 6, 2015

Upcoming Searle Center Workshops and Application Deadlines

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering the following workshop open to all graduate students and postdocs. Space is limited; registration is required.

Funding and Career Development