Announcements

March 25, 2015

Current Funding Opportunities from the Office of Foundation Relations and the Office of Research Development

The Office of Foundation Relations and the Office of Research Development forward the following to graduate students and encourages them to apply for any awards relevant to their study.

March 9, 2015

Current Kellogg Courses Available to TGS Students

Each quarter, Kellogg opens a handful of courses to TGS students.

January 5, 2015

Director of Graduate Study (DGS) Meeting - Winter 2015

The winter quarter DGS meeting will be held on February 5, 2015 from 3:00-4:30 pm.

December 15, 2014

U-Pass Coverage Continues Over Winter Break

TGS U-Pass coverage will continue over Winter Break. All U-Passes issued by The Graduate School are valid 365 days a year, as long as you are enrolled full-time.

December 12, 2014

Library of Congress call numbers come to Northwestern University Library

Everything, regardless of location, is still searchable online, and browsing by call number is available via the library catalog. Don’t worry, nothing has been discarded. In fact, the library has been able to continue building its collection ensuring access to the resources you need, whether in print, digital, or other formats.

December 10, 2014

Tax Alert: Action Needed if Funding Changes

Each quarter, a number of students are subject to over-withholding due to changes in funding from scholarship payments to assistantship (GA, RA, TA) payments.

December 10, 2014

Register with Multi-factor Authentication at Northwestern

This new technology supports your privacy and insures that your personal information on FASIS Self-Service can only be accessed by you, using your NetID password and your smartphone, other cell phone, or landline phone to verify your identity.

December 4, 2014

TGS Student Featured on WBEZ's Morning Shift

Sociology PhD student Christopher Carroll discussed climate change along religious lines on December 4.

November 26, 2014

Ver Steeg Award Winners 2014

The Graduate School is pleased to announce that the winners of the 2014 Ver Steeg Awards have been selected.

November 20, 2014

Student Health Insurance and Fall Quarter 2014 Graduation

Students who are graduating at the end of Fall Quarter 2014 will have 2014-15 NU/Aetna Student Health Insurance coverage for the duration of the policy.

November 20, 2014

Student Health Insurance Open Enrollment for New Students Starting in Winter Quarter 2015

Full-time students starting at Northwestern in Winter Quarter 2015 have until Friday, February 13, 2015 to complete an online student health insurance Coverage Selection Form (CSF) via CAESAR.

November 20, 2014

Sociology Graduate Program Ranked #4 by Graduateprograms.com

Student reviews rank Northwestern's Sociology program amongst the best in the nation.

November 14, 2014

Winter Break Childcare Information from the Office of Work/Life Resources

Are you looking for winter break activities for school-age children?

November 6, 2014

Submit an Abstract for the 36th Annual Minority Health Conference

This year's conference theme is "Reaching for the American Dream: Economic Mobility and Minority Health."

November 5, 2014

University Career Services is now Northwestern Career Advancement

University Career Services is pleased to announce that it is now Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA). The new name underscores NCA’s focus on the forward progression of Northwestern students through their career development process.

November 3, 2014

Upcoming TGS Financial Aid Processing Deadlines

The Winter Quarter 2014-15 deadline for entry of students’ awards in SES is Monday, December 1, 2014.

October 31, 2014

TGS Community Building Grant Recipients Announced

The Graduate School has awarded Community Building Grants to 34 different groups for the 2014-2015 academic year.

October 31, 2014

Get your flu shot at Northwestern University Health Service

Beat the flu this season with Northwestern University Health Service. Flu shots are covered by NU and other health insurance plans, so schedule your appointment today.

October 29, 2014

VPhD: Careers in Government Research

Versatile PhD will host a free web-based asynchronous panel discussion on Careers in Government Research, November 17-21.

October 29, 2014

Fall 2014 Graduation Deadlines

TGS students who wish to graduate this quarter need to be aware of a few key dates.

October 27, 2014

Parkinson's Disease Foundation - 2014-2015 Grant Cycle

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation has several grant opportunities for the upcoming 2014-2015 grant cycle.

October 23, 2014

Philosophy Student Kathryn Pogin Published in NYT

Kathryn's op-ed discusses the Hobby Lobby legal battle on contraception.

October 20, 2014

Ford Foundation Fellowships Programs for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching

The National Academies is accepting applications for the 2015 Ford Foundation Fellowships Programs for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching.

October 16, 2014

Apply to be an Off-Campus Eco Rep!

Are you enthusiastic about sustainability? Do you live off-campus?

October 15, 2014

Upcoming Searle Center Workshops

The Searle Center will present "Difficult Images: Teaching Sensitive topics to a Diverse Student Population" on November 4 and "Diversity and Inclusion in the STEM Classroom" on November 17.

October 15, 2014

TGS Seeks GA for Video Development and Production

This internship position will give one doctoral or MFA student the opportunity to create and produce video pieces that caputer the work and initiatives of TGS.

October 14, 2014

Digital Humanities PhD Positions Available at NTNU (Norway)

International applicants are encouraged to apply for PhD positions in digital humanities at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

October 13, 2014

The Data Incubator Six-Week Fellowship in New York City

The Data Incubator is an intensive six-week fellowship that prepares postdocs and PhDs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists.

October 9, 2014

Upcoming Searle Center Workshop

Build your Canvas course with confidence!

October 6, 2014

Participate in Family Institute Online Research Study

Drs Steve Du Bois and Tamara Goldman Sher, from the Family Institute at Northwestern University, are conducting an online research study investigating relationships and health.

October 6, 2014

ADCA Consulting 101 Workshop

In conjunction with the University Career Services (UCS), ADCA is hosting a Consulting 101 workshop for those just beginning to consider consulting as a career path.

October 2, 2014

Divvy at a Discount for NU Students

NU students can purchase a Divvy Pedal Annual Membership for a discounted rate of $55 (normally $75).

October 2, 2014

Upcoming Law School Information Sessions

Information sessions for various law school programs will be held in October.

September 30, 2014

Art Theory & Practice Visiting Artist Lecture: John Smith

Known for their formal ingenuity, anarchic wit and oblique storytelling, John Smith's films have been widely shown internationally for over 30 years.

September 30, 2014

Art Theory & Practice Visiting Artist Lecture: Adam Szymczyk

Named as the curator for dOCUMENTA 14 to occur in 2017 in Kassel, it is easy to see why the New York Times called Adam Szymzcyk a "superstar among curators."

September 30, 2014

Northwestern Joins Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) Network

Collaboration propels students to make impactful Commitments to Action

September 30, 2014

Community Event: Who Owns Anne Frank in the Twenty-First Century?

Presented by the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University

September 25, 2014

Join SPG Improv Thursdays for Weekly Workshops

SPG Improv is the only improvisational theatre group in The Graduate School (TGS). SPG Improv is dedicated to learning, teaching, and performing improv in the Northwestern and broader Chicago communities.

September 25, 2014

Discounted Men's Basketball Season Tickets Available

Graduate students can purchase tickets for 19 home games.

September 23, 2014

TGS Adds Question about Sexual Orientation to Application for Admission

This year, The Graduate School (TGS) is adding an optional question about whether an applicant self-identifies as a member of the LGBTQI community.

September 17, 2014

CBC Conference and Grant Program

Registration for the Annual CBC Conference ends September 19.

September 17, 2014

Legal Services Available at TGS

Need legal advice?

September 17, 2014

Fall Quarter Writing Workshops at The Graduate Writing Place

The Writing Place has a bunch of great workshops you can take advantage of this fal!

September 17, 2014

Register Now for Fall Quarter Cross-Disciplinary Writing Workshops

Now's the time to reserve your spot in the five cross disciplinary writing workshops held this fall.

September 17, 2014

CAPS Fall 2014 Workshop Evanston Schedule

Take advantage of all CAPS has to offer to get focused and relaxed this quarter!

September 17, 2014

International students: Register for English language classes, tutoring, and NativeAccent™ software accounts

Improve your English language communication skills by registering for English Language Programs’ fall quarter services, which include writing and pronunciation classes and weekly one-on-one tutoring.

September 17, 2014

Learning, Teaching, and Assessment Forum for Students and Postdocs

The Office of the Provost will host a Learning, Teaching, and Assessment forum at Norris University Center.

September 17, 2014

Evanston Running Club

The Evanston Running Club leads weekly runs at different times of the day (early morning or early evening) on various days of the week around Evanston.

September 17, 2014

AAS S&T Policy Fellowships: Application Deadline November 1

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy fellowships.

September 17, 2014

Presidential Fellowship Information Session

There will be an information session on the Presidential Fellowship and application process on Friday, October 3 at 10:00 AM in The Graduate School Commons.

September 17, 2014

NUIT Offers Canvas Workshops for Graduate Students

Have you heard that Canvas, the University’s new educational platform will begin replacing Blackboard this year?

September 12, 2014

Searle Center Graduate Workshops

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering the following workshop open to all graduate students.

September 12, 2014

SPG Improv Workshops and Shows

SPG Graduate Student Improv will be holding upcoming events

September 12, 2014

Friendly U-Pass Reminders

The CTA recently shared with us a letter for students at the start of the academic year.

September 12, 2014

U-Pass Inactiviation Due to Negative Balances

Ventra recently changed their policy regarding negative balances and suspension.

September 12, 2014

GWAN Career Day

GWAN Career Day is a one-day program with a series of professional development workshops.

September 12, 2014

CIC Smithsonian Institution Fellowship

The Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) and the Smithsonian Institution (SI) invite fellowship applications for one-year fellowships to support research in residence at Smithsonian Institution facilities.

September 10, 2014

Kim Singletary, Communication Studies Alumna, Wins National Communication Association’s Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

She will be recognized at the award ceremony during NCA’s 100th Annual Convention in Chicago this November.

September 10, 2014

International Office Presents: Meet NU!

Five campus departments every Thursday at 5 in October!

September 10, 2014

Humanities Without Walls Graduate Student Public Humanities Conference

The Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities invites applications for fellowships from Northwestern University pre-doctoral students to participate in a three-week intensive, residential summer workshop.

September 10, 2014

Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship Program

The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship Program is an interdisciplinary training program that helps early-stage doctoral students in the humanities and social sciences formulate doctoral dissertation research proposals.

September 10, 2014

International Dissertation Research Fellowship

The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences.

September 10, 2014

Coursera Power Onboarding MOOC

This course is about quickly transitioning to a new job or work environment.

September 4, 2014

Argonne 2015 Named Fellowship

Argonne National Laboratory is accepting applications for the 2015 Named Fellowship.

September 4, 2014

Fall Internship & Job Fair September 30 and October 1

More than 100 employers from top companies in various industries will be waiting to meet Northwestern students.

September 4, 2014

Confucius China Studies Joint Research PhD Fellowship

IIE is now accepting applications for the Confucius China Studies Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship.

September 4, 2014

Charlotte Newcombe and Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowships

These are two of the longest-standing, most competitive doctoral fellowships offered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

September 4, 2014

The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award

This award recognizes graduate students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education.

September 4, 2014

The Graduate School’s University Seminar: A Higher Education Leadership Dinner Series

Do you wonder how graduate education fits into the overall University structure?

September 4, 2014

Ready, Set, Go Presents Seven Minutes of Science

Seven Minutes of Science will showcase graduate participants in Ready Set Go.

September 4, 2014

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) application period is now open!

September 4, 2014

Norris Mini Courses Now Offering ESL

Mini Courses is excited to offer English as a Second Language this upcoming fall quarter.

July 31, 2014

DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program

The goal of the program is to prepare graduate students for science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) careers critically important to the DOE Office of Science mission.

July 31, 2014

Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program

Proposals are now being accepted for the 2014-2015 Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program.

July 31, 2014

Fellowship Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The workshop will focus primarily on those preparing a proposal for the upcoming NSF deadline, though other grant writers are welcome.

July 31, 2014

Fall Registration and Deadlines

Registration will enroll you in health insurance and U-Pass coverage

July 30, 2014

IRWG Re-Imaging Gender Call for Art

IRWG at the University of Michigan invites graduate students to submit up to two works for inclusion in Re-imaging Gender

July 28, 2014

Graduate Assistant Position Available with Chicago Field Studies Academic Internship Program

Chicago Field Studies (CFS) academic internship program seeks doctoral student, PhD. Candidate in 3rd, 4th or 5th year.

July 15, 2014

Changes to Conference Travel Grants

The Graduate School (TGS) is pleased to announce an increase in the amount of the Conference Travel Grant award.

July 7, 2014

The 9th Annual Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science

The call for papers states that anything that stays within the intersection of Digital Humanities and Computer Science is acceptable for submission.

June 16, 2014

Call for Nominations: The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award

The award recognizes graduate students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education.

May 8, 2014

Presidential Fellows Inducted

On May 8, Dean McBride inducted eight new Presidential Fellows into the Society of Fellows at the Orrington Hilton in Evanston.

May 1, 2014

Spring Director of Graduate Study (DGS) Meeting

The spring quarter DGS meeting will be held on May 15, 2014 from 3:30-5pm.

April 21, 2014

Spring Northwestern Night Out at The Art Institute of Chicago

All Northwestern undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and staff, as well as their families and guests, are invited.

April 16, 2014

Ryan Fellows Inducted

On April 16, Provost Daniel Linzer and Dean Dwight A. McBride inducted 16 students into the Ryan Fellowship.

April 1, 2014

TGS Night Out

The Graduate School will be hosting TGS Night Out at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 4-6pm.

April 1, 2014

TGS Financial Aid Processing Information for Awards Starting After 9/1/2013

Deadlines for stipend awards are approaching.

March 19, 2014

Aetna Covers Travel Vaccines

Aetna Student Health recently made a business decision to cover travel vaccines the same as other routine vaccines.

February 17, 2014

Save the Date: New Student Orientation

The Graduate School's New Student Orientation will be held on Thursday, September 18 from 8:30 AM-5 PM.

February 3, 2014

TGS Night Out

An opportunity for students to get outside the lab and library, have a drink and a bite to eat with colleagues from across campus.

January 9, 2014

Holiday Party Gives Back to the Community

The Graduate School’s canned food drive and raffle gathered 447 pounds of food which were donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.