News & Events

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

Modified: September 23, 2016

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Academic Diversity

The CHOP Research Institute has partnered with Penn to create the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Academic Diversity at CHOP.

Training Grant Director
Modified: September 23, 2016

Become a Truly Expert Peer Reviewer Workshop

This morning half-day session at Medical Education Day, “Become a Truly Expert Peer Reviewer Workshop,” will be led by Dr. David Sklar, the Editor-in-Chief of Academic Medicine.

Training Grant Director
Modified: September 23, 2016

Opportunities for Faculty Recruitment of Diverse Trainees

Opportunities for outreach and recruitment of diverse trainees from The Graduate School’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Training Grant Director
Modified: September 23, 2016

NIAID Adds Second Submission Deadline for T32, T35 Grants

NIAID will now accept training grant applications twice annually—AIDS-related applications are due January 7 and May 7, while non-AIDS applications are due September 25 and January 25.

Training Grant Director
Modified: September 23, 2016

SSP-AMO Joint Seminar

A SSP-AMO joint seminar will be held on September 27th in room L324 at 2:00 PM.

Around Campus
Modified: September 23, 2016

Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program

The Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program will recruit and retain early career scientists who are from groups underrepresented in the life sciences and who have the potential to become leaders in academic research.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: September 23, 2016

Vicki Dekker Joins TGS as Associate Dean for Administration & Planning

After a robust national search, I am pleased to announce that Vicki Dekker will be joining The Graduate School as Associate Dean for Administration and Planning beginning on October 3, 2016.

From the Dean
Modified: September 22, 2016

Fellowships for PhD Students from

Check out these fellowship opportunities.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: September 22, 2016

Dancing Across Borders

Come and mingle with an international crowd to learn a few steps of Argentine tango and enjoy free hors d’oeuvre from all over the world and live Tango music.

Around Campus
Modified: September 22, 2016

Welcome letter from Todd Adams, Assistant Vice President & Dean of Students

With the arrival of the new year, please take a moment to review these items of note.

Announcements
Modified: September 22, 2016

NuTango's Argentine Tango Lessons

Classes begin October 5th.

Around Campus
Modified: September 22, 2016

Fall Quarter Letter to Students from the Dean of The Graduate School

Read the letter to students from Dean McBride to the graduate community at Northwestern.

From the Dean
Modified: September 22, 2016

Conversations with Dean McBride Following NLRB Rulings

We know that there are many questions following the recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), which ruled that student assistants working at private colleges and universities are statutory employees covered by the National Labor Relations Act.

Announcements
Modified: September 22, 2016

Fall Quarter Letter to Faculty, Staff, and Postdocs from the Dean of The Graduate School

Read the letter from Dean McBride to the graduate community at Northwestern.

From the Dean
Modified: September 21, 2016

TGS Releases Diversity Report

I am pleased to share with you The Graduate School’s (TGS) Diversity Report for 2016. In this report, we have provided a high level overview of our progress in recruiting and retaining a diverse student body, recognized best practices across campus, and highlighted programmatic diversity and inclusion initiatives.

From the Dean
Modified: September 21, 2016

Department of Justice Grant Opportunities

The following funding opportunities are available from the Department of Justice.

Funding and Career Development
Modified: September 21, 2016

Building an inclusive campus—Enhanced resources for graduate students with children

The note sent yesterday from Provost Dan Linzer and Executive Vice President Nim Chinniah, highlighting the efforts underway to address the final recommendations of the Graduate Students with Children Taskforce, demonstrates the incredible progress we are making in ensuring that our graduate students receive the support necessary to find a healthy integration between scholarly endeavors and family responsibilities.

From the Dean
Modified: September 21, 2016

NIAID Career Transition Award (CTA) program

NIAID Career Transition Award (CTA) program is to assist postdoctoral fellows' transition to positions of assistant professor or equivalent and initiate a successful biomedical career as an independent research scientist.

Training Grant Director
Modified: September 21, 2016

Take a break from Election Day and join us for TGS Night Out: The Best of Second City!

The best of Second City

Join TGS for a private performance at Second City on November 8.

Around Campus