News & Events

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

Modified: August 23, 2016

Postdoc opportunities at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC)

The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in Nashville, Tennessee is seeking motivated post-doctoral candidates to develop their translational research career in biophotonics and imaging of cutaneous manifestations of cancer and its treatments.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: August 23, 2016

Check Out the New Versatile PhD Portal, Content and Upcoming Career Panels!

PhDs go many places, and you have more good options than you might think. The Graduate School subscribes to Versatile PhD to help you diversify your doctorate and prepare for more than one possible future.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: August 23, 2016

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships - Applications Now Open

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2017-18 Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF).

Funding and Career Development
Modified: August 22, 2016

Current Kellogg Courses Available to TGS Students

Each quarter, Kellogg opens a handful of courses to TGS students. This typically happens with very tight deadlines and only a few spaces open, so students must act fast and work with our Student Services team to register quickly.

Funding and Career Development, Announcements
Modified: August 22, 2016

Numerical modeling of inelastic deformation response in granular rocks

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Shiva Esna Ashari Esfahani on August 23.

Around Campus
Modified: August 19, 2016

Fall 2016 NICO 101- 0: Introduction to Programming for Big Data

The skills needed to go from data to knowledge and application, which go under the name of Data Science, are in big demand in industry, government, and academia. This course provides an introduction to the foundational skills needed by data scientists.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: August 19, 2016

Federal STEM Graduate Seminar Series -- How to Successfully Apply for Federal Fellowships

The Smithsonian Institution, NIH, NSF and NASA will host a virtual information session on applying for federal fellowships that will be held on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 12pm CT.

Training Grant Director, Funding and Career Development
Modified: August 19, 2016

Sixth Annual MRS Training Day 

The Sixth Annual MRS Training Day will take place Friday, August 26th, 2016, bringing together researchers and students across departments and programs to showcase Northwestern University’s research advancements in Movement and Rehabilitation Science (MRS).

Training Grant Director
Modified: August 18, 2016

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

NOAA is soliciting applications for the 2018 Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship Program.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: August 16, 2016

PhD Team Wins BASF Science Competition

A Northwestern Engineering and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences PhD students has won a nationwide science competition put on by the chemical company BASF.

Around Campus
Modified: August 16, 2016

Seven Minutes of Science, An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Seven Minutes of Science is the culminating event following the RSG Research Communication Training Program workshop series.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: August 16, 2016

Developing Work-Life Resilience: Online Workshop for Grad Students and Postdocs

The CIRTL Network is offering a workshop that will provide training for students and postdocs to develop and sustain the support systems that will be required for them to establish their own work-life balance and successfully complete career transition milestones.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: August 16, 2016

Limited Submission Funding Opportunity: BD2K Research Education Curriculum Development: Data Science Overview for Biomedical Scientists

This Program will facilitate community-driven development and implementation of data science curriculum for graduate students in the biomedical sciences.

Training Grant Director
Modified: August 16, 2016

Projected FY 2017 Stipend Levels for Postdoctoral Trainees and Fellows on Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA)

A notice to announce projected stipend levels for postdoctoral trainees supported by Kirschstein-NRSA awards has been released.

Training Grant Director
Modified: August 16, 2016

Dental Plan and Vision Plan Open Enrollment

Northwestern offers a dental plan that graduate students may opt in to.

Announcements
Modified: August 16, 2016

MFA in Writing for Screen + Stage Alum has an expanding role on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Jen Spyra will take over as the new announcing voice on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Around Campus
Modified: August 16, 2016

IMS has immediate job openings for October 2016

IMS health, a healthcare centric, data-driven consulting / information technology company has some immediate job opportunities of Analyst, Associate Consultant and Consultant at the IMS Academy program,

Funding and Career Development
Modified: August 15, 2016

New Policy Eliminates Most Appendix Material for NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Applications

The NIH has released Notice Number NOT-OD-16-129 which outlines plans to eliminate most appendix materials for applications submitted to the NIH, AHRQ or NIOSH for due dates on or after January 25, 2017.

Training Grant Director
Modified: August 15, 2016

Software Carpentry

DGP and Northwestern IT Research Computing are co-hosting a 2 day workshop September 20-21

Funding and Career Development, Training Grant Director
Modified: August 15, 2016

Facebook Fellowship Program

Designed to encourage and support promising doctoral students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering, Facebook fellows will receive two years tuition and fees, a $37,000 stipend each year, and up to $5,000 for conference travel support.

Funding and Career Development