News & Events

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

Modified: April 24, 2015

Baxter Young Investigator Award Program

To further promote innovative research, Baxter sponsors an annual award program for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Baxter's Young Investigator Awards are intended to stimulate and reward research applicable to the development of therapies and medical products that save and sustain patients' lives. Baxter invites current graduate and post-doctoral fellows in the United States to submit descriptions of ongoing research.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: April 22, 2015

Mentoring Your Summer Student: An Orientation for Postdocs and PhD Students

This workshop will help post-doctoral fellows and graduate students outline summer projects, set goals with summer advisees, structure interactions, and problem solve as issues arise.

Announcements, Funding and Career Development, Around Campus
Modified: April 21, 2015

Participate in a Paid Study on Ongoing Romantic Relationships

The Northwestern Relationships and Motivation Lab invites you to participate in a research study on long-term romantic relationships in which you can earn up to $60.

Around Campus
Modified: April 21, 2015

RSG Research Communication Training Program Accepting Applications for the Summer Session

The RSG Research Communication Training Program will be accepting applications from April 15-May 18 for the summer session scheduled to begin June 23.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: April 21, 2015

Spring Quarter Letter from the Dean

Read Dean McBride's letter to the graduate and postdoctoral community.

From the Dean
Modified: April 20, 2015

Upcoming TGS Financial Aid Processing Deadlines and Key Dates Summer 2015

Learn about deadlines for entering student funding and registration information.

Faculty and Staff
Modified: April 20, 2015

Graduate Students Can Apply to Become an InterCultural Explorers Guide

Help welcome new international graduate students to Northwestern next fall by becoming an InterCultural Explorers Guide! Guides will plan weekly social outings for groups of international students during Fall Quarter 2015.

Faculty and Staff, Funding and Career Development, Community Building Events
Modified: April 20, 2015

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): Mental Health Research Dissertation Grant to Enhance Workforce Diversity

The purpose is to enhance the diversity of the mental health research workforce by providing dissertation awards in all research areas within the strategic priorities of the NIMH to individuals from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences research. This two-year award supports the completion of the doctoral research project.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: April 20, 2015

Inside Higher Ed Article on Goals Co-Authored by History PhD Candidate Emily Curtis Walters

The article, "Goal-Setting vs. Goal-Achieving" appears on Inside Higher Education's website.

Around Campus
Modified: April 20, 2015

Northwestern Research Associate Writes Op-Ed Published on Time.com

Veronica Womack, former Northwestern postdoctoral fellow and current research associate working with Dr. Rick McGee, wrote an op-ed piece on racism and mental health that was originally published in New America, and is now published on Time.com.

Around Campus
Modified: April 17, 2015

Applications Now Available for the Fall 2015 Graduate Engagement Opportunities Community Practicum

Graduate Engagement Opportunities (GEO) is a quarter-long program that combines a personalized community internship with a graduate seminar on engaged scholarship.

Funding and Career Development, Around Campus
Modified: April 17, 2015

Debra Tolchinsky and the MFA in Documentary Media Program Spotlighted in Documentary Magazine

Documentary Magazine has spotlighted Debra Tolchinsky, Director of the MFA in Documentary Media program. The interview with Debra covers a range of topics including her background, the impetus for the creation of the Documentary Media program, why Chicago is a prime location for pursing that degree, future goals for the program, and more.

Announcements
Modified: April 17, 2015

Graduate Assistantships to Support Engaged Scholarship and Teaching at NU

The Center for Civic Engagement has two openings for graduate assistants for the 2015-16 academic year, including summer 2016.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: April 17, 2015

Northwestern Career Advancement Presents: Out in the Workplace

All are invited to learn about LGBTQ considerations in the workplace. Hear from a panel of out professionals and have the opportunity to learn about resources and current trends.

Around Campus
Modified: April 17, 2015

Age of Consent: MFA Thesis Exhibition

In a majority of contemporary societies, the age of consent is the legally mandated age at which a person can autonomously participate in consensual sexual activity. The five artists in this exhibition, Age of Consent, take full responsibility for their actions and decisions. This exhibition and associated events and publications are the culmination of the course of study leading to the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree.

Around Campus
Modified: April 17, 2015

Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Claire Gilman

Claire Gilman (Ph.D. Columbia University) is Senior Curator at The Drawing Center in New York where she has organized several exhibitions, including: Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm (April 10 – June 28, 2015), Tomi Ungerer: All in One (January 15 – March 22, 2015), and Andrea Bowers and Suzanne Lacy: Drawing Lessons (2014).

Around Campus
Modified: April 17, 2015

NU Off-Campus Life Office Resources

If you are currently living off-campus, or considering moving off-campus, or are looking to move into a new off-campus apartment or house, Northwestern’s Off-Campus Life office has some information, resources, and tips to keep in mind.

Around Campus
Modified: April 17, 2015

Upcoming Searle Center Workshops

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

Around Campus, Funding and Career Development
Modified: April 17, 2015

Register for Remaining Writing Workshops

It's not too late to register to attend the final 4 spring quarter cross-disciplinary writing workshops. Join to learn more about: Strategies for Outlining & Organizing Large Writing Projects; Tailoring Your Research to Various Audiences; Developing Your Academic Presence Online through Writing and Social Media; and Writing Cover Letters for the Academic Job Market.

Around Campus, Funding and Career Development
Modified: April 17, 2015

Graduate Writing Fellows Information Session

Thinking about applying to serve as a Graduate Writing Fellow next year? Come to an information session Thursday, April 23 from 5:30 to 6:30pm in the Graduate Commons to learn more about the program and speak to current Fellows.

Funding and Career Development