News & Events
Important information and updates from The Graduate School and our campus partners.
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.
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.
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.
The RSG Research Communication Training Program will be accepting applications from April 15-May 18 for the summer session scheduled to begin June 23.
Read Dean McBride's letter to the graduate and postdoctoral community.
Learn about deadlines for entering student funding and registration information.
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.
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.
The article, "Goal-Setting vs. Goal-Achieving" appears on Inside Higher Education's website.
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.
Graduate Engagement Opportunities (GEO) is a quarter-long program that combines a personalized community internship with a graduate seminar on engaged scholarship.
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.
The Center for Civic Engagement has two openings for graduate assistants for the 2015-16 academic year, including summer 2016.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.