News & Events

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

Modified: July 2, 2015

Seven Minutes of Science: The RSG Research Communication Program Final Symposium

Learn about the research being conducted by graduate students and post-docs from all sides of campus. They’ll each have 7 minutes to present, and you will learn what is going on in other labs.

Community Building Events, Around Campus
Modified: July 2, 2015

Call for Abstracts: Global Health Interdisciplinary Symposium Featuring Speaker Jeffrey Sachs

The Northwestern University Global Health Interdisciplinary Symposium will take place in Chicago on November 20-21, 2015. The central goal of this two-day symposium is to catalyze the exchange and cross pollination of ideas and research on the interdisciplinary factors, impediments, and solutions to the advancement of global health.

Around Campus, Announcements
Modified: July 2, 2015

NUCATS Center for Education and Career Development Proof of Concept Funding Opportunity Due July 17

The NUCATS Institute and the Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO) are soliciting proposals for grants to fund technology proof of concept in the biomedical arena. The objective of the funds is to move promising research into a self-supporting commercial pathway.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: July 2, 2015

Revised information about Health Insurance for 2015-16

Northwestern University requires all students maintain health insurance while registered at the University. During the time you are registered at the University, you are required to enroll in the Aetna/Northwestern plan. You may waive enrollment by providing evidence that you have health insurance coverage that is comparable for the entire period of registration. International students holding a F1 or J1 visa may not waive the Aetna/Northwestern plan.

Announcements
Modified: July 2, 2015

Tracy Davis Wins Humboldt Research Award

Congratulations to Tracy Davis, TGS Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, who has been awarded the Humboldt Research Award. This award is granted "in recognition of a researcher's entire achivements to date... whose fundamental discoveries, new theroies, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future."

Announcements
Modified: July 1, 2015

Professional Development Grant Deadlines for 2015-2016

The Graduate School (TGS) at Northwestern University has established a Professional Development Grant to support meaningful graduate student and postdoctoral fellow professional development programming at the program/department level. In a change this year, Professional Development Grant deadlines will be quarterly. For upcoming deadlines, eligibility, and application instructions, visit our website.

Faculty and Staff
Modified: June 29, 2015

The Data Incubator Fellowship

The Data Incubator is an intensive 7 week fellowship that prepares masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from dozens of employers across multiple industries.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: June 29, 2015

The Women's Center Presents: New Moms' Group

Connect with other new moms for support as you face the everyday challenges and joys of parenting.

Around Campus
Modified: June 25, 2015

Presidential Fellowship Video Posted

The Graduate School is pleased to present a video about the Presidential Fellowship featuring Dean McBride, and Fellows Dwayne Nash and Adam Hockenberry.

Announcements
Modified: June 24, 2015

Spotlight on Wendy Weaver, Chicago Campus Student Health Expert

As the Student Insurance Advocate on Northwestern’s Chicago campus, Wendy Weaver is a resource for students who need help getting health care or navigating their insurance.

Spotlight
Modified: June 23, 2015

Dean’s 2015 Hooding Ceremony Remarks

Read Dean McBride's remarks from the Fourteenth Annual PhD and MFA Hooding Ceremony held June 18.

From the Dean
Modified: June 18, 2015

Summer Hours for the Graduate Writing Place

The Graduate Writing Place opens for summer hours on Monday, June 22. They look forward to working with you throughout the summer to provide feedback on job-market materials, grant or fellowship applications, papers for coursework, articles, conference papers, dissertation proposals/chapters, and much more.

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

NIA Postdoc Fellowship for 2015-16 Application Deadline June 19

With support from the National Institute of Aging, the Center on Aging at NORC at University of Chicago is offering two postdoctoral fellowships.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: June 17, 2015

American Society for Cell Biology Graduate Student Research Competition

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is offering the ASCB Kaluza Prize supported by Beckman Coulter to honor academic excellence in graduate student research

Funding and Career Development
Modified: June 17, 2015

Ohio State 2015 Postdoctoral Recruitment Event

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Office of Postdoctoral Research is pleased to announce the 2015 Autumn Postdoctoral Recruitment Event. This event will be held September 30-October 2, in collaboration with the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: June 17, 2015

Opportunities Available from the Office of Work/Life Resources

The Office of Work/Life Resources has announced the following opportunities

Around Campus, Community Building Events, Announcements
Modified: June 12, 2015

Northwestern Athletics Presents a Graduate Student Ticket Package

10 games. Your choice. $150.

Around Campus
Modified: June 12, 2015

NUIN Graduates and Siblings Ben and Eugénie Suter

Attending a hooding ceremony is, for many students, the culmination of their PhD program. For Ben and Eugénie Suter, who are both celebrating their graduation from Northwestern’s Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program (NUIN), the moment is even more special, as the brother and sister will receive their academic hoods in the same ceremony. To mark the uniqueness of the occasion, Dean McBride will serve as co-hooder for both siblings.

Spotlight
Modified: June 8, 2015

Iga Kozlowska Receives Fulbright Award

ga Kozlowska of Northwestern University has been offered a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Poland in Sociology, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently.

Announcements
Modified: June 5, 2015

Financial Rates for 2015-16

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Faculty and Staff