Around Campus

December 11, 2017

MLK Day of Service - Transforming Learning Spaces

Join GSA for a day of service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!

December 11, 2017

Toy Gift Wrapping with GSA

Join GSA to wrap gifts for local children at the Vineyard Church of Evanston!

December 8, 2017

Current Kellogg Courses Available to TGS Students

Each quarter, Kellogg opens a handful of courses to TGS students. Available courses and instructions for requesting registration are outlined on the Non-Kellogg Student Registration webpage.

December 8, 2017

Research Safety Student Initiative (RSSI) Safety Awareness Week

The Research Safety Student Initiative (RSSI) is a graduate student run organization that aims to promote a stronger culture of safety across research laboratories at Northwestern.

December 4, 2017

Northwestern Creative Writing Club

The Northwestern Creative Writing Club meets once every 2 weeks (1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month) from 6:30 to 8:30 pm to write creatively in a collegial environment.

December 1, 2017

SplashNU

Splash! is an educational outreach program that brings together Northwestern and high school students for a day of teaching and learning.

November 28, 2017

GSA Exam Stress Relief Game Night

Stressed out about finals? Stop by TGS Commons and join your fellow graduate students for a stress-busting game night!

November 27, 2017

GCF and QPGSA Holiday Party

The Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) and the Queer Pride Graduate Student Association (QPGSA) are hosting a Christmas party on December 1 from 7-9 PM at TGS Commons.

November 16, 2017

NU IGSSA Diwali

The Indian Graduate Student and Scholars Association (IGGSA) is hosting a Diwali celebration on November 19.

November 15, 2017

WISER and GradSWE Holiday Social

Date: Monday December 11th Time: 2:30pm-3:30pm Location: 4th Floor Ryan Hall

November 15, 2017

Fall NuMilonga

NuTango is pleased to announce its Fall NuMilonga on December 3 at 1:00 pm in Seabury Hall.

November 12, 2017

Northwestern Machine Learning Meetup

Join Northwestern's Machine Learning Meetup club for their next event on November 16 at 4:30 PM in Room L211 of the Northwestern Technological Institute.

November 10, 2017

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a program designed to guide participants into cultivating a practice of mindfulness through techniques of body awareness, sitting and walking meditation, and mindful movement.

November 9, 2017

Information from Global Safety and Security

The Office of Global Safety and Security provides support to members of the university community that travel abroad, including both students and employees.

November 8, 2017

Global Policy and Local Networks

Please join the SONIC Lab in Frances Searle Room 1-483 on Monday, November 13 at 10 AM to welcome SONIC Speaker, Professor. Michael D. Siciliano of University of Illinois at Chicago, who will present his talk "Global Policy and Local Networks."

November 8, 2017

Science & Religion? What Do Scientists Really Think

The Graduate Christian Fellowship will be hosting Rice University Sociologist, Elaine Howard Ecklund November 15, 7-9 PM at Norris University Center, Lake Room (Rm. 203).

November 7, 2017

Northwestern Curling Club

The Northwestern Curling Club holds curling practices weekly on the weekends for all skill levels, no experience or equipment needed.

November 7, 2017

Structural Engineering in Plasmon Nanolasers

On November 8, SPIE will have Danqing Wang, graduate student in Applied Physics in Prof Teri Odom’s group, presenting her research. Lunch from KOI will be offered.

November 7, 2017

Northwestern Night at the Art Institute of Chicago

On Thursday November 9, 2017, from 5-8 PM, students, faculty, and staff who show a valid Wildcard will receive free museum tickets for themselves and as many guests as they would like to bring.

November 3, 2017

Night with NU SACNAS

Join NU SACNAS for an evening of Puerto Rican Food. NU SACNAS will be providing transportation to the restaurant Ponce.

November 1, 2017

Faculty/Grad Symposium - Meeting Jesus In The Ordinary Academic Life: Practices That Pave The Way

The Graduate Christian Fellowship will host an outside speaker Tish Warren, author of Liturgy of the Ordinary from 6 PM - 9 PM in the TGS Commons on November 3.

October 30, 2017

Join us for a Fall Fête

Join Assistant Dean of Diversity & Inclusion, Damon Williams and Associate Director of Graduate Student Engagement, Dana Bozeman for a Fall Fête.

October 30, 2017

Chicago Humanities Festival

The Chicago Humanities Festival will be taking place from October 28 to November 12.

October 30, 2017

Northwestern Alumni Association November Webinars

The Northwestern Alumni Association believes in life-long career development to help you maintain your professional edge. In November, their webinars will focus on mental health and holistic wellness.

October 26, 2017

Graduate Students of Color Wellness and Support Group

The next support group will take place on November 1 at 4 PM.

October 26, 2017

Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship Program Information Session

Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Washington Center (TWC) for Internships and Academic Seminars, the Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship Program provides outstanding students pursuing an IT-related degree with a challenging and rewarding opportunity to apply technology solutions to the business of diplomacy.

October 24, 2017

Coffee Hours for TGS Students with Children are back

Come meet other graduate students with children over coffee and treats in either Chicago or Evanston.

October 24, 2017

Drinks with the Dean Chicago Campus

Join Dean of The Graduate School & Associate Provost for Graduate Education, Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, for drinks and appetizers at GreenRiver in Streeterville and a chance to discuss issues relevant to graduate education.

October 24, 2017

2017 People-Powered Publishing Conference

This conference is about making connections, working through ideas and sharing resources.

October 20, 2017

Counterculture Study Group

A new Counterculture Study Group is being convened by faculty and graduate students from several departments and schools and is supported by the Center for Civic Engagement and the University Library.

October 19, 2017

Kellogg Classes for Scientists

Kellogg is hosting an information session on Wednesday, October 25 about their two winter quarter experiential course offerings.

October 17, 2017

Drinks with Damon Williams

Join Assistant Dean of Diversity & Inclusion Damon Williams and his team for drinks and appetizers at Terra & Vine in Evanston, IL on November 14.

October 17, 2017

Lecture by Dr. Herman Gray

The Screen Cultures department invites you to the Fall kickoff for our 2017-2018 Visiting Speaker Series, featuring a lecture by Dr. Herman Gray, Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

October 16, 2017

Fall Quarter English Language Conversation Tables

All topics of conversation are welcome.

October 16, 2017

Tango classes Fall quarter

NuTango is excited to announce two 9-week series of Argentine Tango classes at Northwestern University.

October 16, 2017

Upcoming events from GSA

Join GSA for one of their fall events offered this quarter.

October 16, 2017

Project Pumpkin Booth Volunteers Needed

On October 26, over 1,000 elementary and middle school children from the Chicago area come to Norris to play games and trick or treat as part of the Project Pumpkin, an annual event sponsored by NCDC.

October 16, 2017

Northwestern University Night with the Bulls

On October 26, the Chicago Bulls will be hosting College Night. Come cheer on Willie the Wildcat as he performs with Benny the Bull and Gus T. Bull.

October 16, 2017

Black Queer Utopia Fest

Black Queer Utopia Fest aims to promote social justice education and inclusivity on Northwestern’s Evanston campus by creating a platform for black queer artists and activists to share their personal vision of a utopia for black queer people.

October 10, 2017

Presidential Fellowship Information Session

Join TGS for the Presidential Fellowship Information Session in TGS Commons on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 4 pm. It will also be webcast for those who cannot attend in person. Graduate program faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend.

October 6, 2017

Northwestern Alumni Association Webinars

The Northwestern Alumni Association believes in life-long career development to help you maintain your professional edge.

October 6, 2017

Part Time Graduate Assistantship/Part Time Program Assistant for the Women's Center

The Women’s Center is seeking reliable, dedicated self-starters to work in an affirming environment, which strives to promote awareness and understanding of issues that affect people who identify as women as well as others experiencing societal marginalization.

October 4, 2017

Soul Food: Introduction to Mindfulness

Join Eric Budzynski, Associate for Religious and Spiritual Life, for an introductory practice session into mindfulness where you will explore bringing your attention to the present moment, without judgement.

October 4, 2017

Alternate Careers in Education (ACE) Panel and Career Fair

ACE is open to all Northwestern students--especially those interested in working in the field of education--to explore education organizations that hire across all majors and offer programs that can lead to certification.

October 3, 2017

TGS Fridays with Dana Bozeman

Join Associate Director of Graduate Student Engagement for donuts and conversation this fall.

October 3, 2017

SPG Graduate Improv

SPG Graduate Improv hosts improv workshops every Thursday from 5-7 PM in 224 Parkes Hall.

October 3, 2017

Debra and David Tolchinsky make NewCity's Film 50 2017 List of Movers and Shakers

NU’s ambitious kino-twosome continue to broaden the ambitions of Northwestern’s department of Radio-TV-Film in their respective programs.

October 3, 2017

Meditating in Troubled Times, a lecture by Paul R. Fleischman, MD

Paul R. Fleischman, MD, will deliver a lecture at Northwestern University on November 15 at 7 PM.

October 2, 2017

Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate's Open Dance

Come show off your dance moves (or learn some new ones) with other grad students and members of the Evanston swing dance community at Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate's first open dance of the year.

October 2, 2017

Beginning Dance Classes with Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate

The Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate invites you to brush up your dance skills (or start learning from scratch) with their fall beginning swing dance classes.

September 29, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Openhouse

Northwestern Toastmasters is a public speaking club that provides a unique opportunity to help member develop their speaking, listening and leadership skills. Members learn techniques for overcoming stage anxiety, connecting with any audience, assimilating verbal and non-verbal communication skills, and achieving a commanding executive presence. There will be established Toastmasters members in attendance to answer any questions you may have.

September 29, 2017

One Book One Northwestern Keynote Address

The author of “Our Declaration,” Danielle Allen, will deliver a keynote address Oct. 19 at Northwestern (on both campuses) and sign books.

September 27, 2017

GCF Fall Retreat

Northwestern’s Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) will be having their annual Fall retreat October 7 in TGS Commons.

September 27, 2017

Graduate Students of Color Wellness and Support Group

CAPS along with support of The Graduate School is excited to once again offer the Graduate Students of Color Wellness and Support Group. This year, the group will be held on the first Wednesday of every month beginning October 4 on the third floor of Searle Hall from 4:00-5:30 PM (snacks will be provided).

September 27, 2017

Making the most of your presentation

In this talk, Dr. Doumont proposes a systematic way to prepare and deliver an oral presentation: he covers structure, slides, and delivery, as well as stage fright.

September 27, 2017

Navigating Scholarship, Teaching, and Life: A Lunch Chat with Professor Alyssa Westring, PhD

Join Lesley Lundeen, Family Resource Liason, and Alyssa Westring, PhD, Associate Professsor of Management at DePaul University, for an informal lunch discussion on October 18.

September 26, 2017

Attend a Dinner with Twelve

The Northwestern Alumni Association invites you to participate in this year’s Dinner with Twelve program. This exciting Northwestern tradition is a wonderful opportunity for you to get to know alumni and your fellow students in an informal setting.

September 26, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

Northwestern Toastmasters Club is Northwestern’s Public Speaking Club. They meet weekly on Friday evenings. They are having their Annual Open House on October 6th (Friday) from 4:30 to 6 pm in Tech L361.

September 25, 2017

Mindfulness Meditation Drop-In

These drop-in sessions will take place on Fridays and are open to any level of experience.

September 22, 2017

NU SACNAS Meeting

Are you a STEM student interested in building a community, engaging in outreach, and promoting diversity and inclusion? Then join NU SACNAS at this year’s first club meeting. Meet the new SACNAS e-board, enjoy an evening of games, free food, and learn about the opportunities SACNAS has to offer this year.

September 22, 2017

Town Hall: Advances in Cancer Diagnostics and Treatment

Join the Chemistry of Life Process Institute for a discussion on the next wave of cancer therapies on September 28.

September 20, 2017

Everything You Wanted to Know About Student Health Services and Northwestern University's Health Insurance Services at the Chicago Campus

Are you a new or current student on the Chicago Campus? Did you recently obtain the student health insurance plan after being on your parents’ plan? Do you have questions about using your health, dental, or vision insurance plan or using student health services? If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, this is the seminar for you!

September 18, 2017

QPGSA Welcome Back Reception

The Queer Pride Graduate Student Association (QPGSA) invites you to attend their Welcome Back Reception this Friday, September 22.

September 18, 2017

Tango classes Fall quarter

NuTango is excited to announce two 9-week series of Argentine Tango classes at Northwestern University.

September 18, 2017

Dancing Across Borders Party

Northwestern NuTango and the Graduate International Students Association are thrilled to offer an open and friendly environment for you to make new friends through food and dance.

September 15, 2017

GWAN Welcome Breakfasts in Evanston & Chicago

All are invited to join Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) for breakfast! Stop by for a bagel and coffee while meeting fellow women at Northwestern.

September 15, 2017

Auditions are open for The Keynotes

The Keynotes is a co-ed graduate a cappella group on campus who are hosting auditions this fall for new members.

September 15, 2017

Support Northwestern Science Showcase Video Contestants

Twelve alumni of the Northwestern RSG Communications Workshop have entered the 2017 Science Showcase Video Contest

September 14, 2017

TGS Child and Family Resources Student Advisory Board

The Graduate School's Child and Family Resources Student Advisory Board is comprised of graduate students associated with TGS who are parents or planning to become parents whether through childbirth or adoption.

September 14, 2017

Applications open for the Multicultural Dialogue Group

If you are looking for a way to have meaningful connections with NU students from all backgrounds, all disciplines and all countries, feel free to apply to MDG.

September 12, 2017

Northwestern Career Advancement presents: Two-day Fall 2017 Internship & Job Fair

Meet employers in a variety of industries over two days, with a different set of employers attending each day.

September 11, 2017

BGSA Welcome Back BBQ

BGSA invites you to attend their Welcome Back BBQ on September 15.

September 11, 2017

Symposium Highlights Opportunities for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Story from Feinberg School of Medicine on the "Current Research and Future Careers Symposium,”co-hosted by the Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF).

September 11, 2017

WISER Fall Welcome Social

Join Northwestern's Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) for a reception to welcome new woman-identifying graduate students in STEM to campus.

September 11, 2017

Fall Happy Hour with GSA

Join other grad students as they take over World of Beer for our new school year kick-off Happy Hour!

September 7, 2017

2017 Research Resources Forum

Northwestern Libraries invites doctoral students to attend the 2017 Research Resources Forum on Monday, September 18 to discover the vast array of information resources and services available through the University Libraries.

September 7, 2017

Academic and Conduct Policies

All students are subject to the polices in Northwestern’s student handbook, TGS’s Policy Guide, and their academic program’s handbook (please ask your program for a copy if you do not have one).

September 7, 2017

Upcoming Webinars by TGS Alumni

Check out the following webinars hosted by TGS Alumni.

September 5, 2017

Student Health Insurance Office Open Hours in September

The Student Health Insurance Office is holding office hours in TGS Commons Friday, September 8, 1:00-4:00pm and Tuesday, September 19, 9:00am-12pm.

September 5, 2017

Join the Alice Millar Chapel Choir

The Alice Millar Chapel Choir is at the heart of that program and is open to membership for all students, staff and faculty.

September 5, 2017

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction @ NU

A path into developing awareness & response to the everyday stress of life

August 30, 2017

TGS Seeks GA for Social Media Management

The Graduate School (TGS) is seeking a Social Media Intern to join our Communications & Outreach team for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. The intern will work in a paid, 10-month position, interacting with leadership in higher education and gaining experience creating strategic social media content across all TGS-affiliated accounts that showcase current activities of the graduate community, including students, faculty, staff, and postdoctoral fellows.

August 30, 2017

NuTango Argentine Tango Workshop

NuTango is pleased to announce a weekend Argentine Tango workshop and Milonga on September 15-17 at Northwestern University.

August 29, 2017

2017 Graduate Student Ticket Voucher

The 2017 Graduate Student Ticket Voucher offers graduate students an affordable and flexible option to attend Northwestern home Football and Men’s Basketball games.

August 22, 2017

Preparing for the Academic Job Market

Elysse Longiotti from Northwestern Career Advancement and Lesley Lundeen, the TGS Family Resource Liaison, will be holding open walk-ins for students applying for academic jobs this year.

August 14, 2017

SPIE-MRSEC Student Seminar: Responsive Materials at the Atomic and Nanoscale

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Jarad A. Mason, PhD.

August 11, 2017

GSA Beach Picnic

Hang out with fellow graduate students at a lakefront picnic on August 16.

August 8, 2017

Nothwestern Toastmaster's Club

On August 11, the Toastmaster's Club plans to meet in the Shakespeare Garden.

August 1, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

The Northwestern Toastmasters Club meets weekly on Fridays from 4:45 to 6 pm to practice public speaking in a collegial environment.

July 25, 2017

Department Swap Happy Hour

GSA is hosting a department swap happy hour where you can get to know graduate students from all across campus.

July 25, 2017

Student Organization Budget Reports Due August 4

The Student Engagement office would like to remind all Graduate Student Organizations that end-of-year budget reports are due on August 4.

July 18, 2017

Welltended: Demystifying the plant care experience

This online platform, created by a Kellogg MBA graduate, allows customers to purchase houseplants based on their home, skill level, and style.

July 17, 2017

Volunteer at the Harvest Food Pantry with GSA

Join GSA on Wednesday, August 2, from 5:00 - 8:30 PM at the Vineyard Christian Church of Evanston (2495 Howard Street, Evanston, IL).

July 17, 2017

Multicultural Dialogue Group

Looking for a way to have meaningful connections with Northwestern students from all backgrounds, all disciplines and all countries? Consider joining the Multicultural Dialogue Group (MDG).

July 10, 2017

How to Balance Productivity and Parenting: A brown bag discussion series

Managing parenthood is overwhelming. Managing grad school is equally stressful. So how do you handle both at the same time? Join us for a 4 week discussion of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity webinar How to Balance Parenting and Productivity.

June 26, 2017

Evanston Recycles

Come volunteer with GSA and help Evanston residents recycle nonstandard items.

June 21, 2017

Science Outside the Lab 2017

Hear from two of our PhD students who are participating in this two-week workshop in Washington D.C.

June 20, 2017

Science in Society's 2017 Scientific Images Contest

Submit your image by July 5.

June 20, 2017

Plant-it-Purple Harvest

It's time for the first harvest of the season because the radishes are poppin'!

June 19, 2017

Graduate Student Ticket Package

Grad students can purchase a ticket package for $150 that can be used at 10 Northwestern sporting events.

June 19, 2017

Applications open for the Multicultural Dialogue Group

If you are looking for a way to have meaningful connections with NU students from all backgrounds, all disciplines and all countries, apply to MDG.

June 12, 2017

'Cats Connect

The Northwestern Alumni Association and Northwestern Career Advancement invite you to ’Cats Connect, an alumni and student networking reception in a city near you.

June 8, 2017

TGS Hooding Participants: Win a Northwestern Diploma Frame!

TGS students who are participating in the 2017 PhD and MFA Hooding Ceremony on June 15 can enter our Instagram contest to win a Northwestern diploma frame.

June 2, 2017

GWAN Pottery Painting Night at Norris

Join other GWAN ladies for an evening of painting pottery and dinner.

June 2, 2017

Serve at the "Community Feast" with GWAN

GWAN is looking for volunteers for the United Church's weekly "community feast", a decades-long tradition in Rogers Park.

June 2, 2017

Dinner with Twelve–Regional (July 21-23)

This extension of Northwestern Alumni Association's traditional Dinner with Twelve program provides the opportunity for alumni and students to engage with more established Northwestern alumni in an informal atmosphere.

May 31, 2017

BIDS End of Year Rooftop Meetup

Join the Biomedical Informatics and Data Science Student Group (BIDS) at the 600 N. Lakeshore Drive rooftop after work on Friday, June 9 for drinks and snacks.

May 30, 2017

Dean McBride featured in Diverse Issues in Higher Education

An announcement about Dwight A. McBride's appointment as Emory University's provost is the cover story in the June addition of Diverse Issues in Higher Ed.

May 30, 2017

AI Journal Club: Robot and Frank

Northwestern's Student-run AI Reading Group is hosting a showing of the film Robot and Frank, Thursady, June 8 at 5 PM in Tech L251.

May 30, 2017

Plant-it Purple Main Planting Day

Mark off your calendar for Plant-It Purple's biggest event of the year: Main Planting Day!

May 23, 2017

TGS Hooding Ceremony Student Marshal Applications

TGS is seeking four current TGS students to be student marshals at our upcoming PhD & MFA Hooding Ceremony on Thursday, June 15 at Cahn Auditorium.

May 23, 2017

Spring NuMilonga

NuTango will host a Spring NuMilonga on June 4 at Norris University Center.

May 22, 2017

Community Building Grant Application and Deadline

The Graduate School’s Office of Student Engagement is pleased to announce that the updated Community Building Grant Application is now open.

May 22, 2017

May Graduate Students with Children Coffee Hours

Stop by our last coffee hours of the year! There will be treats, toys, and books for your little ones and coffee and snacks for you and your fellow graduate students.

May 19, 2017

Integrated X-ray imaging and modeling of lattice dynamics at the nanoscale

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Mathew Cherukara on "Integrated X-ray imaging and modeling of lattice dynamics at the nanoscale" as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

May 19, 2017

Huey Copeland wins 2017 Absolut Art Writing Award

Huey Copeland, Associate Professor of Art History, has been named the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Absolut Art Writing Award, intended to support new writing by the world's most creative talent.

May 19, 2017

Welltended

Welltended is Chicago’s premier houseplant selection and delivery service, providing chic greenery options and modern container designs that are delivered directly to the customer’s home or office.

May 15, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

This Friday, May 19, Ilya Davydov will be giving a guest speech titled ‘Appropriate Greetings.' Ilya is an executive coach and Leadership Trainer by profession.

May 11, 2017

Spring Slam Streetball Classic

The second annual Spring Slam Streetball Classic returns to Northwestern's Bobb-McCulloch outdoor courts for another basketball-filled Memorial Day Weekend.

May 8, 2017

Molecular Vibrational Nanoscopy: Chemical Imaging at the Nanometer Scale

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Naihao Chiang as part of thier student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

May 5, 2017

NU|Tutors

NU|Tutors, the Chicago based tutoring company, is looking to hire Northwestern graduate students.

May 3, 2017

GSA Does Dillo Day 2017

Come join GSA at Dillo Day 2017 for food, drinks, and live music!

May 3, 2017

Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Congratulations to Northwestern recipients of the Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship!

May 2, 2017

NuTango Argentine Tango Workshop

NuTango is please to announce a weekend Argentine Tango workshop on May 12-13 at the Wirtz center.

May 1, 2017

Keynotes Graduate A Cappella Spring Concert

The Keynotes are hosting their annual spring concert on Tuesday, May 16th at 6:30 PM in Pancoe Auditorium on the Northwestern Evanston campus.

May 1, 2017

Chris Moore of the Chicago Cubs

One Book will be hosting a discussion with Chris Moore of the Chicago Cubs on May 9.

May 1, 2017

Art of Negotiation

The Council of One Hundred (C100) would like to invite you to their second annual career event. This year's topic will be "Art of Negotiation".

May 1, 2017

Northwestern University Brain Awareness Outreach (NUBAO): Brain Awareness Fair

Hosted in partnership with Sullivan High School, the annual Brain Awareness Fair is NUBAO's biggest event. Over 20 exciting demonstrations and fun, hands-on activities that demonstrate how the brain works.

April 25, 2017

Wildcat Impact and Wildcat Excellence Award Nominations

Take time to honor students making a difference on this campus by nominating recipients for the Wildcat Impact and Wildcat Excellence Awards.

April 24, 2017

McCormick Graduate Leadership Council

The McCormick Graduate Leadership Council (MGLC) is hosting the annual Wine and Dine, A Grad and Alumni Affair networking and dinner event on May 4.

April 21, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

On Friday, April 28, they have a guest speaker Keeley Shoup who will speak about cuddle parties and professional cuddling.

April 20, 2017

SPG and The Recyclery invite you to "Improv and a Movie"!

SPG, Northwestern's graduate student improv group, and The Recyclery Collective, Rogers Park's educational bike shop, are co-hosting a free event on Friday, May 12, from 7-10 PM.

April 17, 2017

Spring Swing Dance

Join the Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate for their spring open dance!

April 17, 2017

3D-Painting: A New, Highly Versatile, and Scalable Materials-Centric Approach to the Design and Development of 3D-Printable Materials

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Adam E. Jakus as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

April 17, 2017

Community Conversations on May 10

The goal of Community Conversations is to provide a safe space for students to connect and discuss relevant and/or pressing issues that impact the graduate student community at large (e.g. staying motivated in the face of (academic) adversity or finding/creating community).

April 17, 2017

A&O Productions & FMO Present: Ball 2017

Ball is held at the Riviera Theatre, one of Chicago’s premier concert and special events venues, located in the historic uptown theater district.

April 17, 2017

Plant-it-Purple Garden Prep Day

The plants are quickly outgrowing their pots so it's time to prep their soon-to-be-home – the Plant-it-Purple garden!

April 17, 2017

GWAN Meals with Strangers

Join GWAN for a meal at a restaurant in Evanston or Chicago hosted by a member of GWAN.

April 17, 2017

GSA LinkLunch

Sign-up for LinkLunch, where GSA matches you up with another graduate student based on your topics of interest.

April 17, 2017

Rheaply Party

Garry Cooper, TGS Alum and CEO of Rheaply, invites you to join him for a launch party on May 4 in the Ward Building.

April 14, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

The Northwestern Toastmasters Club meets weekly on Fridays from 4:45 to 6 pm in Ford ITW (Room 1-340) to practice public speaking in a collegial environment.

April 12, 2017

Volunteers needed for the Engineering Grand Prix

The McCormick Graduate Leadership Council (MGLC) is in need of graduate student volunteers for a STEM outreach program, the Engineering Grand Prix.

April 6, 2017

Navigating Scholarship, Teaching, and Life: A Lunch Chat with Professor Julie Artis

Join Lesley Lundeen, Family Resource Liason, and Julie Artis, PhD, Associate Professsor of Sociology at Depaul University, for an informal lunch discussion on May 16.

April 6, 2017

Coffee Talk with Dr. Sue Hespos

Our April Graduate Students with Children Coffee Hour is back at Engelhart and features an informal Q and A with Dr. Sue Hespos!

April 5, 2017

The Knight Lab Make-A-Thon

If you have a personal project you’ve been putting off, or even if you have an idea you want to kick into gear, join the Knight Lab at Fisk 111 promptly at 10 AM on April 8.

April 5, 2017

Birds of a Feather discussion: Educational Resources for Computational Skills and Research

The discussion in this session will focus on how graduate students can develop the digital skills i.e. programming, data analysis, using computing resources, visualization etc.

April 4, 2017

TGS Cross-Cultural 4-day Writing Retreat

The Graduate Student group "TGS Cross-Cultural" is organizing a 4-day writing retreat for advanced graduate students in beautiful cabin in Wisconsin.

April 3, 2017

Northwestern GCF Large Group

Northwestern’s Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) will be its next Large Group April 8th.

April 3, 2017

TGS Student wins 2017 Google PhD Fellowship

The Google PhD Fellowship Program recognizes outstanding graduate students doing exceptional work in computer science, related disciplines, or promising research areas.

April 3, 2017

Money Matters Week (April 3-7)

Started in 2014, Money Matters Week was created to encourage authentic discussions and shed light around the topic of identity, class, and income at Northwestern.

April 3, 2017

Public Health Matters Symposium & Art Exhibition

Global Health in Pictures: Through the Eyes of Refugee Migration

April 3, 2017

NU InfoSocial Technology Conference

The two-day event showcases rising talent and research across disciplines pushing the boundaries of HCI scholarship.

April 3, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

The Northwestern Toastmasters Club meets weekly on Fridays from 4:45 to 6 pm in Ford ITW (Room 1-340) to practice public speaking in a collegial environment.

March 29, 2017

The Goodman Theatre presents King of the Yees

For $10, students receive a ticket to the performance, a discussion with artists working on the production, and pizza.

March 29, 2017

Spring swing dance classes

Get ready for another quarter of amazing Swing Dancing classes with Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate!

March 29, 2017

NU Curling Club

The NU Curling Club holds curling practices weekly on the weekends for all skill levels, no experience or equipment needed.

March 29, 2017

Northwestern Computational Research Day: Poster Competition

Present your research to Northwestern faculty, students, and postdocs! All areas of research are welcome and postdocs, graduate students, and undergraduate students at Northwestern are eligible to present their research at the poster session.

March 29, 2017

Spring Tango Classes by Northwestern NuTango

Northwestern NuTango is excited to announce its lessons for the Spring 2017 Quarter, with FREE CLASSES on April 11.

March 27, 2017

Next week is Graduate Student Appreciation Week!

Graduate Student Appreciation Week is a national initiative to show support and appreciation of the contributions, impact, and value of graduate students.

March 24, 2017

NPHR Public Health Matters Symposium and Art Exhibition

The Northwestern Public Health Review (NPHR) invites you to share your public health stories through pictures during their Annual Public Health Matters Symposium and Art Exhibition.

March 24, 2017

Doctoral Student Opportunities in the Undergraduate Residential Experience for 2017-18 Academic Year

The Office of Residential Academic Initiatives anticipates several openings for doctoral students during the 2017-2018 academic year.

March 22, 2017

Salsa and Tango Night

G-SALSA and NuTango are excited to welcome you to Northwestern with introductory dance lessons and social dancing in both Salsa and Tango, FREE for Northwestern Students.

March 21, 2017

Northwestern Computational Research Day

The annual Northwestern Computational Research Day is being held on April 18, 2017.

March 17, 2017

CHIentist Spring Happy Hour

CHIentist is hosting its Spring Happy Hour. Come meet like-minded professionals and academics in various facets of the Life Sciences.

March 17, 2017

Brain waves predict success of advertisements

Neuroscience and business professor Moran Cerf and neuroscience Ph.D. researcher Sam Barnett developed a new technique using brain monitoring (electroencephalography; EEG).

March 17, 2017

Plant-It Purple Potting Event

Plant-It Purple will together after Spring Break to give the tiny plants some more room to grow by transferring them into pots.

March 16, 2017

Bias in Big Data - How Information Systems can Perpetuate Inequality

Dr. Birkett will present several examples of how social inequalities are present within and perpetuated by data systems.

March 16, 2017

March for Science Chicago

The march will take place in downtown Chicago on April 22.

March 16, 2017

Graduate Students of Color Wellness and Support Group

Graduate school is a high-demand learning environment, and the demand can be even greater when coupled with the unique stressors carried by graduate students of color.

March 16, 2017

Graduate student mentors needed for SICC

The McCormick Graduate Leadership Council (MGLC) is in need of graduate student mentors for a STEM outreach program, Science In your Community Centers (SICC) Saturdays.

March 15, 2017

Northwestern's 23rd Annual "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day"

This event is part of a national public education program designed to expose girls and boys to a variety of workplace roles.

March 13, 2017

March TGS Students with Children Coffee Hours

Spring is slowly arriving and we have coffee and treats to help you and your little ones celebrate the change of seasons and quarters!

March 9, 2017

Overview of The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA)

Dr. Matheny will present an overview of The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA).

March 9, 2017

Speakers hosted by Northwestern Energy Technology Group (NETG)

Northwestern Energy Technology Group (NETG) is hosting three speakers next Wednesday from 4-5 PM in TGS Commons who are going to provide three perspective in energy efficiency for cities and large institutions.

March 6, 2017

Multicultural dialogue group, Spring session, applications open

If you are looking for a way to have meaningful connections with NU students from all backgrounds, all disciplines and all countries, feel free to apply to MDG.

March 6, 2017

Astronomy on Tap Chicago Presents: A Survival Guide to the Galaxy

Join Astronomy on Tap Chicago for an evening of space and beer at Half Acre's taproom.

March 6, 2017

SPIE presents "Stretchable electronics" by Professor Yonggang Huang

SPIE be hosting a presentation by Professor Yonggang Huang on "Stretchable electronics" as part of their seminar series which is supported by the materials science department.

March 6, 2017

CGSA WhirlyBall

Spend an evening with the Northwestern Chicago Graduate Student Association (CGSA) on March 28th from 6-9 PM. Dinner, drinks, and three hours of WhirlyBall, a game that is a mix of bumper cars-lacrosse-basketball.

March 3, 2017

Google News Lab

On Tuesday, Nick Whitaker, training and development manager for Google, will host a workshop about the Google News Lab initiative. This event is put on by the Knight Lab.

March 2, 2017

Seven Minutes of Science

Attend “Seven Minutes of Science” and learn about the cutting-edge research happening across Northwestern.

February 28, 2017

TGS Night Out: Wrigley Rooftop Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers

Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 18 at 9:00 AM!

February 27, 2017

Chicago Area SIAM Student Conference

Jointly hosted by SIAM chapters of UIC, IIT, and NU, CASSC is a conference that highlights application of mathematics in diverse disciplines.

February 27, 2017

Swing and Tap Dance Workshop

Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate presents a west coast swing workshop and tap workshop for swing dancers.

February 27, 2017

Northwestern Creative Writing Club

The Northwestern Creative Writing Club meets once every two weeks on Wednesdays from 7 to 9 PM to write creatively in a collegial environment.

February 27, 2017

NU Curling Club

The NU Curling Club holds curling practices weekly on the weekends for all skill levels, no experience or equipment needed.

February 27, 2017

VLC: How a student project became more known than its university

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Jean-Baptiste Kempf as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

February 24, 2017

Norris Winter 2017 Exam Relief

Norris will keep students motivated during their studies with food and stress-free activities.

February 23, 2017

Windy City Smokeout

Every summer, Lettuce Entertain You sponsors a huge BBQ + country music festival called Windy City Smokeout, on Grand Ave and the Chicago River, not far from Northwestern's downtown campus.

February 22, 2017

NuTango Anniversary Milonga

Northwestern NuTango is celebrating its two-year anniversary with a tango party.

February 22, 2017

Northwestern’s Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) Large Group

GCF will have Christian academics from both secular and Christian institutions discuss how their faith affects their work at their universities aid how they view the faith and work interaction.

February 20, 2017

Machine Learning Meetup: Finding and Telling Stories at Internet Scale

Northwestern Machine Learning is excited to host Professor Larry Birnbaum from Northwestern at their next meet up

February 20, 2017

2017 Arts Soirée: Connecting Communities Through the Arts

Close out winter quarter with a fabulous night of drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and community engagement!

February 20, 2017

Northwestern Public Health Review

In this issue of the NPHR, the authors focus on public health challenges of forced migration.

February 17, 2017

Everything You Wanted to Know About Student Health Services and Northwestern University's Health Insurance Services at the Chicago Campus

CGSA and TGS presents: Part 2: Everything You Wanted to Know about Student Health Services and Northwestern University’s Health, Dental, and Eye Insurance for Graduate Students.

February 17, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

The Northwestern Toastmasters Club meets weekly on Fridays from 4:45 to 6 PM in Ford ITW (Room 1-340) to practice public speaking in a collegial environment.

February 16, 2017

#YouAreWelcomeHere

#YouAreWelcomeHere started as a social media campaign designed to reassure international students, scholars, spouses, families that despite the election and change in government, you are welcome here and we truly value your presence on campus.

February 16, 2017

DGP Lectures in Life Sciences (LLS)

Winter and Spring schedule for DGP Lectures in Life Sciences (LLS), unless otherwise noted, the seminars will be at 3:30 PM in Baldwin Auditorium.

February 15, 2017

Apply to be a Graduate Sidekick

Graduate Sidekicks are peer mentors to incoming graduate international students.

February 14, 2017

Step Up Workshop

Step Up is a program that focuses on equipping its audience on how to become an active bystander by facilitation of tools such as the 5 Steps of Bystander Intervention, the 4 D's (Distract, Delay, Delegate, Direct), and the See Model.

February 14, 2017

Community Forum on the Executive Order & Immigration Policy

The International Office and Pritzker School of Law will bring together a panel of immigration and civil rights attorney’s for a discussion on the recent executive order banning travel.

February 14, 2017

G-SALSA Winter Warmth Party

The TGS Latin American association would like to invite all graduate students to their Winter Warmth Party.

February 14, 2017

The Illusionists Screening- Body Acceptance Week 2017

CAPS, in collaboration with the Law School, will be screening the documentary The Illusionists.

February 14, 2017

The Fantasticks - GWAN & GSA Winter Quarter Party

Come support excellent local theater and see the longest running musical in the world on February 24.

February 14, 2017

The Lilac Tree

The Lilac Tree is a nonprofit in Evanston, IL that specializes in providing resources to women experiencing divorce.

February 14, 2017

NU Science Advocacy Group

The inaugural meeting for the NU science advocacy group is February 14 at 2 PM.

February 10, 2017

Fighting for LGBTQ Rights and People in a Trump-Pence Era

On February 22, 5-8 PM, the inaugural NU Queer Coalition Event will be an interdisciplinary discussion panel followed by a reception.

February 10, 2017

February TGS Students with Children Coffee Hours

Our February coffee hours are coming up and we’re excited to announce that the Evanston coffee hour will be held at the Engelhart Hall playroom.

February 9, 2017

"Mining Pictures: Stories from Above and Below Ground"

The new photo-centered Block Museum of Art exhibit explores the visual representation of industrialization and the plight of the common laborer.

February 6, 2017

Open Advising Hours from the International Office

Come ask questions, discuss yours plans and talk to an IO staff member.

February 6, 2017

Evanston Mayoral Debate

Evanston candidates for mayor will answer questions about issues that affect Northwestern students and the Evanston community, including affordable housing, construction, police conduct, and more.

February 6, 2017

GWAN Clothing Swap and Donation Drive

Come refresh your wardrobe for free and enjoy pizza.

February 3, 2017

Northwestern Graduate Students with Children group is now available

The TGS Family Resource Liaison cordially invites you to join the new Northwestern Graduate Students with Children group on Canvas.

February 3, 2017

Patient Support Services Program

The Health Service encourages students to take advantage of the new Patient Support Services program for students to access one-on-one guidance and support with their use of healthcare resources while attending Northwestern.

February 3, 2017

Knight Lab's Month of Making

The Knight Lab is a vibrant community of people interested in media, technology, storytelling and design

February 2, 2017

Extra Man: Dining (Out) Beyond the Marriage Plot

The Long Nineteenth Century Colloquium presents a talk by Helena Michie (Rice University).

February 1, 2017

Code for the Kids

On February 24th and 25th, the Illinois Institute of Technology will host more than 75 undergraduate and graduate students from Illinois universities to leverage their technical skillsets to improve the lives of children and families within the foster care system.

February 1, 2017

CAPS Presents: Coping with the Current Political Climate

Many in the Northwestern community have been impacted by the current political climate including recent immigration executive orders. CAPS remains committed to affirming value, inclusivity, and belonging of all students.

February 1, 2017

Upcoming Events from One Book One Northwestern

One Book is offering several exciting opportunities in February.

January 30, 2017

Chinese Lantern Festival Gala

The Chinese Students and Scholars Assocaition (CSSA) invites you to attend the Chinese Lantern Festival Gala on February 11.

January 30, 2017

GWAN Meals with Strangers

Come join GWAN for a meal at a restaurant in Evanston or Chicago hosted by a member of GWAN (Graduate Women Across Northwestern).

January 30, 2017

40 DAYS: An Invitation to Spiritual Renewal

40 Days is a program designed for a similar experience for those of any or no faith tradition to set aside a marked time in their calendar for self-reflection, renewal, and ultimately, an awareness of their relation to others.

January 26, 2017

Graduate Christian Fellowship Large Group

The Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) will be studying integration of faith and work during these upcoming months starting with their next Large Group next Saturday, February 4, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the Graduate Student Commons.

January 25, 2017

IO Spring Break in Memphis

Join fellow graduate students in Memphis, Tennessee to explore the food, music and culture of the American South while engaging in community service, social issues and sharing the value of volunteerism

January 25, 2017

The Northwestern Toastmasters Club

On Friday, February 3, Maya Michele Fein will be giving a speech.

January 24, 2017

New Lactation Room in The Women's Center

There is a new on-campus lactation room located on the 1st floor of the Women’s Center. Access to the lactation room is coordinated through the Office of Work/Life & Human Resources.

January 24, 2017

Indian Graduate Students and Scholars Association is hosting a Movie Night

The Indian Graduate Students and Scholars Association invites you to Movie Night this Thursday, January 26, to celebrate India's 68th Republic Day!

January 24, 2017

Northwestern BGSA announces 20th Annual Graduate Research Conference

Northwestern’s Black Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce its 20th Annual Graduate Research Conference that will be held on April 15th, 2017 at the Conference Chicago at the University Center in downtown Chicago.

January 24, 2017

Upcoming Events at Norris University Center

Norris University Center is offering several events this January.

January 24, 2017

Tea and Social Event for International Students and Postdocs

Jay Walsh, Vice President for Research invites international postdocs, visiting scholars and graduate students who work in a research laboratories to celebrate the remarkable science at Northwestern and introduce the support services available from the Office for Research. Refreshments will be provided. Please join the Office for Research on Friday, February 3 from 3-5 PM in Guild Lounge located in Scott Hall (601 University Place Evanston, IL 60208). Space in Guild Lounge is limited, please RSVP by Monday, January 30th.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

January 18, 2017

An Evening with Matika Wilbur

Northwestern is pleased to announce that Matika Wilbur, a photographer and documentarian of the Indigenous experience, will be delivering a talk entitled “19 Lessons from Indian Roads” on campus on January 26.

January 18, 2017

Hidden Figures Screening

Current Northwestern students can attend a free screening of the movie "Hidden Figures" on January 28.

January 17, 2017

Step Up Workshops

Step Up is a program that focuses on equipping its audience on how to become an active bystander.

January 17, 2017

Upcoming Events at the Goodman Theatre

Take advantage of these events at the Goodman Theatre in downtown Chicago.

January 17, 2017

NETG Dr. Said Al-Hallaj Lunch Seminar

The Northwestern Energy Technology Group (NETG) is hosting a lunch talk on January 25th 12-1PM by Dr. Said Al-Hallaj (CEO of AllCell Technologies) on how his company is making lithium-ion batteries safer through phase change composite packaging.

January 13, 2017

NSDS Open Dance

Come join the Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate for their winter quarter open dance

January 13, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

On Friday, January 20, the club’s mentor, Gloria Kim, will be giving a speech.

January 13, 2017

Language Table Sessions

These sessions are free and open to all members of the Northwestern community.

January 13, 2017

GWAN Galentine's Day Movie Night

Join fellow women in academia for Galentine's Day. GWAN will be streaming a movie and providing sweet treats.

January 12, 2017

Trailblazing astronaut physician to keynote MLK observance

Northwestern’s MLK commemoration features two-week-long series of events

January 10, 2017

TGS Students with Children Coffee Hour

Coffee hours will be held from 3:30-5:00 pm on both the Evanston and Chicago campuses the last week of the month.

January 9, 2017

Northwestern Men's Basketball Tickets

Northwestern's graduate student package includes ten tickets for only $150!

January 9, 2017

Simulating neuromechanically driven propulsion

SPIE will host a presentation by Namu Patel as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

January 9, 2017

One Book One Northwestern Events

Check out these upcoming events in January for One Book One Northwestern

January 9, 2017

Mindfulness Course through CAPS

The Introduction to Mindfulness workshop series will be held a number of different times this quarter on the Chicago and Evanston Campuses.

January 9, 2017

2017 GCF Winter Regional Retreat

GCF will be bringing in a conversation specialist, Dr. Mark Good, author of the upcoming book Real Talk: Creating Space for Hearts to Change, to speak with attendants at the GCF Regional 2017 Winter Retreat.

January 6, 2017

Join NETG for Green Drinks

All are welcome to join the Northwestern Energy Technology Group.

January 6, 2017

Northwestern Information on NLRB Ruling

Northwestern has put together a comprehensive website following the NLRB ruling that graduate students are considered statutory employees within the meaning of the National Labor Relations Act.

January 6, 2017

"You and Your Advisor" article by Earth and Planetary Sciences Professor

Seth Stein wrote an article for American Geophysical Union on the relationship between graduate students and their advisors.

January 3, 2017

Multicultural dialogue group, winter session, applications open

If you are looking for a way to have meaningful connections with NU students from all backgrounds, all disciplines and all countries, feel free to apply to MDG.

January 3, 2017

Plant-it-Purple is providing house plants to students

Stop by at Hogan G-160 (6th floor) from 5:00 - 6:15 on Tuesday, January 10 to adopt a new little plant for your home.

December 31, 2016

Intensive Argentine Tango for Absolute Beginners

Have you always wanted to learn tango, but haven't had the time? NuTango will teach you the basics in just one weekend.

November 17, 2016

Engendering Change 2017: Institutionality and Precarity

Engendering Change is an annual Graduate Student Conference focused on issues of gender and sexuality.