News & Events

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

Modified: January 23, 2017

"Disciplinas, lndisciplinas"

the 2nd Chicago Graduate Conference in Hispanic and Lusa-Brazilian Studies will take place from April 13th to 15th, 2017 at Northwestern University’s Evanston campus.

Professional Development, Around Campus, Social Sciences, Humanities
Modified: January 23, 2017

Franke Graduate Fellowships for 2017-2018

With generous funding from Richard and Barbara Franke, and in partnership with The Graduate School, the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities will offer exclusive fellowships to the most promising graduate students in fields across the humanities for 2017-2018.

Professional Development, Humanities, Funding
Modified: January 23, 2017

LabLearner Career Development Opportunity

Apply your scientific knowledge and expertise to shape PreK-8 teach training through LabLearner.

Professional Development
Modified: January 23, 2017

SIAM Call for Speakers

Northwestern’s Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is looking for speakers for the winter quarter “Bridging the Gap” seminar.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Around Campus
Modified: January 23, 2017

Register for the Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT)

Register for the Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT) -- a one-day shadowing program that allows current Northwestern undergraduate and graduate students to accompany alumni on the job in an industry of their choice this spring to explore different professional fields.

Professional Development
Modified: January 23, 2017

NuTango Winter Classes (Beyond Beginners Level)

Northwestern NuTango is offering tango classes for beyond beginners this winter quarter. A previous course in basic tango is highly recommended.

Around Campus
Modified: January 23, 2017

2017 Bloorview Research Institute Pursuit Awards

The Bloorview Research Institute at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Toronto, Canada) is pleased to announce the 2017 Pursuit Award competition. This international award recognizes outstanding achievements in childhood disability research by current PhD students and those who have defended their PhD thesis in the last year.

Funding, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Social Sciences, Professional Development
Modified: January 23, 2017

Science Writing Course for PhD Student Scientists

The Science Writing and Communication course is a free evening course that allows science and engineering PhD students to distill their scientific research into engaging stories for lay-audiences and to get feedback from professional science writers.

Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: January 23, 2017

NU BonD presents Dr. Jenny Yang

Northwestern's NU BonD (Building on Diversity) is a graduate student-led organization whose primary goal is to foster a community built on inclusivity and diversity of thought, ideas, and backgrounds within the Department of Chemistry.

Around Campus, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: January 23, 2017

Childcare Grants for Eligible Graduate Students

These grants are intended to provide graduate student parents some financial support to help with childcare expenses and to enable them to pursue their graduate studies.

Funding, Announcements, Around Campus
Modified: January 20, 2017

Workshop: Promoting Active Learning in STEM: Strategies for Labs & Lectures

This workshop will introduce participants to active learning strategies and discuss how to design active learning lessons for different types of classroom environments (either a large lecture or smaller lab section).

Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: January 20, 2017

Fellowship Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Graduate School will offer a proposal writing workshop for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The workshop is for those preparing a proposal for the upcoming NIH NRSA deadline.

Training Grant Director, Professional Development
Modified: January 19, 2017

Winter Quarter Letter from the Dean of The Graduate School

First off, a very Happy New Year to everyone. It has already proven to be a momentous year due to both local and national events. And many of us are engaged in serious and soul-searching discussions not only about our future directions, but also about the individual and collective roles we will play in that future.

From the Dean
Modified: January 19, 2017

Volunteers Needed for Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) Protical

The English Language Programs (ELP) staff are currently seeking volunteers to participate in oral interviews.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Social Sciences, Humanities, Around Campus
Modified: January 19, 2017

How to Get Hired in Arts Administration

Learn from HR experts at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Museum of Contemporary Art who will be sharing their insights into the industry as well as what they look for when reviewing applications.

Professional Development
Modified: January 19, 2017

Networking 101: Breaking the First Barriers

Chientist

Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF) and CHIentist cordially invite you to a free event that will feature a panel with highly-experienced industry professionals discussing their own tips for making useful connections that can alter the course of your career.

Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: January 19, 2017

Critical Theory Cluster Graduate Assistant Position

The graduate assistant works with faculty, staff, and graduate affiliates of the Cluster to coordinate planning of interdisciplinary activities. This position is funded for 4 quarters, which means that the assistant will be funded for work done during the summer quarter.

Current Opportunity, Professional Development
Modified: January 18, 2017

PhD & Master's Virtual Career Fair - Registration Now Open

PhD/Master’s students, postdocs, and alumni are encouraged to attend! This event will take place on March 2nd.

Professional Development, Social Sciences, Humanities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: January 18, 2017

LinkLunch

GSA LinkLunch matches you up with another graduate student based on your topics of interest. Lunches will be held on Jan 25th and Feb 2nd at Food for Thought on campus.

Around Campus
Modified: January 18, 2017

Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) Visiting Scholars Award Program

The Visiting Scholars Award Program provides financial support for faculty and students to work at Fermilab for periods of up to one year.

Funding, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Current Opportunity