News

July 5, 2017

George Sink, P.A Injury Lawyers Veterans & Military Family Scholarship

In recognition of our nation’s service members and their families, twice per year the George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers firm bestows a $1,000 scholarship upon a hard-working U.S. college student who is an active duty servicemember, a veteran, or a spouse or child of an active duty or retired service member.

July 5, 2017

Sparrho Early Career Researcher Prize 2017-2018

Sparrho, a London-based science startup, is offering travel grants of $600 to PhD students and postdocs from any institute who want to share their research at an academic conference in the next 12 months, anywhere in the world.

June 30, 2017

Advanced Degree Consulting Summit (ADCS)

ADCA is proud to host the 3rd annual Advanced Degree Consulting Summit (ADCS) from 3:00 - 8:30p on July 21st, 2017 at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (375 E Chicago Ave).

June 30, 2017

Doctoral Student Opportunity for 2017-18 Academic Year/Residential Academic Initiatives

The Office of Residential Academic Initiatives seeks a Graduate Assistant (ORAI GA) for the 2017-18 academic year.

June 29, 2017

Jennifer Hobbs to leave TGS

Jennifer E. Hobbs, PhD, will be leaving her position as TGS Assistant Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Training and Development, effective August 1, 2017, to begin the new role of Chief of Staff and Associate Vice Provost in the Office of the Provost at Emory University.

June 28, 2017

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) Predoctoral Stipends, Training Related Expenses, Institutional Allowance, and Tuition/Fees Effective for Fiscal Year 2017

This Notice supersedes NOT-OD-16-062, and establishes stipend levels for fiscal year (FY) 2017 Kirschstein-NRSA awards for undergraduate and predoctoral trainees and fellows, as shown in the table below. The Training Related Expenses and Institutional Allowances for predoctoral trainees and fellows and the Tuition and Fees for all educational levels remain unchanged.

June 28, 2017

NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Program (LRP)

The overall purpose of the NIH extramural LRP is the recruitment and retention of highly qualified health professionals as research investigators to careers in research.

June 28, 2017

Save The Date: Training Grant Administrators Meeting

The next Training Grant Administrators Meeting will take place Tuesday, August 1 at 12pm in Wieboldt Hall on the Chicago campus and in The Graduate School Conference Room, GSCR (first floor of the North Tower in the Rebecca Crown Center, 633 Clark Street), Evanston campus.

June 28, 2017

Opportunities for students & postdocs at 2017 SACNAS

Two exciting opportunities are now open to students and postdocs for 2017 SACNAS: Travel Scholarships and Research Presentations.

June 26, 2017

Cornell Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs

Cornell University Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows are high-profile postdoctoral research positions with significant independence and resources to attract some of the world’s best young scholars to interact deeply with faculty and students on Cornell’s Ithaca-based campuses.

June 26, 2017

Evanston Recycles

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

June 22, 2017

NEDARC Scientific Grant Writing Workshop

The National EMSC Data Analysis Resource Center (NEDARC) will be hosting its annual Scientific Grant Writing workshop this year.

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 21, 2017

NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce

The over-arching goal of this program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce by (1) increasing the pool of current and future Ph.D.-level research scientists from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical neuroscience research; and (2) facilitating the career advancement/transition of the participants to the next step of their neuroscience careers.

June 21, 2017

Lawrence Crosby: Science Outside the Lab

Lawrence Crosby is a fifth-year PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering, who studies small metal particles that sit on top of other small particles for applications in catalysis, the process of speeding up chemical reactions. He received funding from TGS Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development to attend Science Outside the Lab.

June 20, 2017

Career Workshop and Hiring Event for Veterans

Attend a career workshop and hiring event for veterans on Tuesday, July 25, from 1 - 5 PM at Norris University Center.

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 20, 2017

Pat Mann to Retire from Northwestern

Patricia Mann will retire from her role as Assistant Dean of Financial Aid at The Graduate School, effective at the end of August after 40 years of service to the graduate community at Northwestern.

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

UChicagoGRAD GRADTalk Coordinator

This is a 25-30 hr/week position leading a team of public speaking and interview coaches that support grad students and postdocs.

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 13, 2017

Alicia McGeachy: Finding Balance between Science and Outreach

“Why?” and “how?” are two of Alicia McGeachy’s favorite questions. Her inquisitive mindset was encouraged by her father, who motivated her to consider why things were the way they were at an early age. Her interest in science grew during high school, where she had a chemistry teacher who made the subject engaging and relatable.

June 13, 2017

2017 PPI Postdoctoral Preparation Institute: Career Transitions

This Postdoctoral Preparation Institute (PPI) meeting is primarily intended for postdoctoral fellows, new assistant professors, and advanced PhD students (near conferral of PhD degree).

June 13, 2017

Request for Information (RFI): Strategies to Enhance Physician-Scientist Training through the NIGMS Medical Scientist (MD-PhD) Training Program (MSTP)

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) seeks input on NIGMS’s institutional Medical Scientist (MD-PhD) Training Program (MSTP).

June 13, 2017

Reproductive Scientist Development Program (RSDP) (K12)

The purpose of this FOA issued by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH is to announce the re-competition of the Reproductive Scientist Development Program (RSDP).

June 12, 2017

International Office (IO) After-hours Contact Number

The International Office (IO) is launching an after-hours contact number to be used when a current international student, scholar, or a dependent is experiencing interruptions in travel or entry to the United States related to the executive orders signed earlier this year.

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 12, 2017

Mentorship Opportunities for Research Engagement (MORE)

The MORE program is actively seeking new members to join their Leadership Team next year.

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 5, 2017

Science Writing Opportunity

Open Science DB is a student-run nonprofit organization founded by Northwestern graduate students that aims to make science more open and accessible to the public.

June 2, 2017

Surface engineering via bio-inspired, three-dimensional nanowrinkles

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Won-Kyu Lee on "Surface engineering via bio-inspired, three-dimensional nanowrinkles" as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

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

New NRMN Articles Focus on Trainees with Disabilities

The May 2017 National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) update includes new articles that provide insight related to trainees with disabilities.

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 24, 2017

WISER Interest Meeting

WISER wants to hear what else they can do to support Northwestern women in the sciences in coming years.

May 24, 2017

ORD LINC Series: Launching Interdisciplinary Connections

The Office of Research Development (ORD) is hosting a networking event on June 20 focused on quantum technologies and computational theory.

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

New NIH "FORMS-E" Grant Application Forms and Instructions Coming for Due Dates On or After January 25, 2018

This notice informs the biomedical and health services research communities of changes to grant application form and application guide instructions for due dates on or after January 25, 2018.

May 23, 2017

eRA Information: xTrain’s Statement of Appointment PDF Form will No Longer Display PII Information

The xTrain module will no longer display certain information in the Statement of Appointment PDF form (PHS 2271), in order to protect Personally Identifiable Information (PII).

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

DACA Student Resource

Northwestern has launched an informational resource page for students with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status, or have undocumented family members.

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

GWIS Chicago Science Talks

The goal of these seminars is to provide a spotlight for scientists to share their work with a diverse group of women in science and science enthusiasts.

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 16, 2017

Angela G. Ray Appointed TGS Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Effective September 1

I am pleased to announce that Angela G. Ray, PhD, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, will become Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at The Graduate School beginning September 1, 2017.

May 16, 2017

Financial Aid Processing Deadlines for Summer 2017

Academic programs that want their students to register by the first billing in June, and be paid on the first pay date at the end of June, must meet our deadlines.

May 15, 2017

Journey through Science Day - Discover the Opportunities

On September 18, 2017 the Science Alliance at the New York Academy of Sciences and PepsiCo will host a special Journey through Science Day in New York City.

May 15, 2017

SciPop Adventures!

Design your own communication adventure during this RSG keynote with Raychelle Burks, Assistant Professor at St. Edwards University.

May 15, 2017

Join the board of GWAN

Anyone interested in joining the board of Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) for the 2017-18 school year is invited to the GWAN board recruitment party on Thursday, May 25th from 5:00-6:30pm.

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 10, 2017

IBiS Career Day

Considering a career outside of academia, but don't know where to start? Looking for help identifying and selling your skills to potential employers? ISO is hosting the IBiS Career Day focused on careers outside of academia on May 23rd (More information to follow). In preparation for this event, they are hosting a workshop on May 19th aimed at developing networking skills that you can use to make connections useful for marketing yourself in a variety of career paths.

May 10, 2017

BioSurvival Skills Workshop: Working With (not against) Your Data

In this two part workshop Dr. Erik Andersen and Dr. Leah Welty will discuss best practices for collecting, analyzing and managing data in a reproducible manner.

May 10, 2017

iBiology Professional Development Planning Course and Feedback

iBiology is excited to announce the release of the beta version of a new course, Planning Your Scientific Journey. They are looking for interested trainees who can take the beta course and provide feedback.

May 9, 2017

Teaching Portfolio Boot Camp

Creating an effective teaching statement and teaching portfolio can be challenging, but they are increasingly important parts of preparing for the job market.

May 9, 2017

Grad and Postdoc Workshop: Active Participation in Lecture and Discussion Classes

Conventional wisdom about innovative pedagogy holds that lecture = bad and discussion = good. This workshop will push back somewhat against these assumptions and offer strategies to break out of the traditional lecture/discussion binary.

May 8, 2017

African Gender and Speaker Expressive Series: 2017

The series will take place on May 16 and 23 at 6 PM.

May 8, 2017

The Cultivating Ensembles in STEM Education and Research Conference

The theme of this year’s conference is “Cultivating Extraordinary Science Communities: Re-imagining Arts, Humanities, and STEM.”

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

The American Historical Association Announces 2017 Career Diversity for Historians Faculty Institute Participants

Northwestern has been named one of the Historians Faculty Institute Participants.

May 5, 2017

2017-2018 Crown Fellowship

The Crown Family Center for Jewish Studies is pleased to announce competition for the 2017-2018 Crown Fellowship, an award given annually to a Northwestern graduate student or group of students whose works bears on some aspect of Jewish history, culture, or religion.

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

Damon L. Williams joins The Graduate School as Assistant Dean of Diversity & Inclusion

I am pleased to announce that, effective June 15, 2017, Damon L. Williams will become Assistant Dean of the Office of Diversity & Inclusion in The Graduate School. Damon will be responsible for all recruitment and retention activities TGS conducts, continuing to build upon the solid foundation for this work laid by his predecessor, Nsombi B. Ricketts.

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 2, 2017

SACNAS Symposium 2017

Join NU SACNAS for the 2017 SACNAS Regional Conference, a free research symposium, on May 20 at the University of Chicago.

May 1, 2017

2017-2018 participants of the Northwestern University – SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development (DPD) Program

In partnership with Social Science Research Council (SSRC), we are pleased to announce the 2017-2018 participants of the Northwestern University – SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development (DPD) Program.

May 1, 2017

ADCA Presents: Consulting 101

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

May 1, 2017

Career Advising for Chicago Campus PhD Students

Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) supports PhD students to explore careers; apply for positions in academia, nonprofits, government, and the private sector; and prepare for interviews.

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

Grad and Postdoc Workshop: Mentoring Student Writing: Balancing Student-Centered Feedback with Rubric-Based Assessment

Assessing and responding to undergraduate writing is one of the central tasks of post-graduate instruction, especially in the humanities and social sciences.

May 1, 2017

CIRTL at Northwestern Workshop: Viewing Difficult Conversations Through the Lens of Social Identity*

The diversity of social and cultural identities that we all bring to our research and teaching environments influences our behaviors and our interactions with colleagues and students within them.

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

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.

May 1, 2017

Connect to ClearView

This is a unique opportunity for advanced degree candidates focused in the life sciences to experience three days as a life sciences strategy consultant and get to know ClearView.

May 1, 2017

Careers for Life Science PhDs at Procter & Gamble

Come learn about the opportunities for Life Science PhDs and how to successfully land a position.

May 1, 2017

Advanced Professional and Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

This series of lectures and one-on-one coaching for TGS graduate students and postdoctoral fellows focuses on the development of presentation skills necessary for success within the professional world.

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 26, 2017

Chicago Communicating Science Conference

Chicago-area graduate students are invited to apply for the Chicago Communicating Science Conference (ComSciCon-Chicago), to be held at Northwestern University’s Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center on the weekend of August 26-27, 2017.

April 26, 2017

Classes at Galter Health Sciences Library

Classes meet for approximately 1 hour and are free to Galter Library affiliates. Classes fill up quickly and registration is recommended.

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

10th Annual NIH Career Symposium

The NIH Career Symposium highlights the diversity of career choices available to the current generation of biomedical researchers.

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

BioProfessionals Career Development: John Magyar, Assistant Professor Barnard College

Dr. Magyar is a graduate of the Chemistry Graduate Program at Northwestern University and an alumnus of the Molecular Biophysics Training Program.

April 20, 2017

Recently Funded Training Grant Programs

Congratulations to these programs!

April 20, 2017

Congratulations to Richard Pope on being awarded 2017 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize

Richard M. Pope, MD, Solovy-Arthritis Research Society Professor and professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology, was recently named the recipient of the 2017 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize for excellence in research that emphasizes translational approaches, teaching, mentoring and leadership.

April 20, 2017

Consulting Career Trek

Northwestern Career Advancement invites PhD students to join us on a Consulting Career Trek.

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 18, 2017

Franke Fellows Named

The 2017-18 cohort of Franke Fellows has been announced.

April 18, 2017

Interim Plan for the Office of Diversity & Inclusion

As you know, Nsombi B. Ricketts moved from her role as Assistant Dean of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in TGS to become Assistant Provost for Diversity and Inclusion in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion at Northwestern.

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

Spring Quarter Letter from the Dean of The Graduate School

Let me begin my spring 2017 quarterly letter with warm spring wishes from The Graduate School.

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

Graduates Mentoring Undergraduates (GMU)

GMU, a new mentorship club on campus, is seeking Mentees and Mentors.

April 17, 2017

Graduate Teaching Spring Symposium

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is hosting a Symposium open to graduate students, postdocs, and faculty/staff. While the event is free, registration is required.

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 17, 2017

Summer 2017 Dissertation Boot Camp

Applications for Summer 2017 Dissertation Boot Camp are now available.

April 17, 2017

Office of Fellowships Graduate Assistantship

The Office of Fellowships seeks a doctoral candidate with an outstanding record of undergraduate mentorship to join them during the 2017-2018 academic year.

April 14, 2017

Guidance for Adjustments to Appointment Records in xTrain to Reflect Stipend Level Increases for Postdoctoral Trainees on Institutional Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA)

The NIH has released a notice to provide additional guidance regarding the process recipients of Kirschstein-NRSA institutional training grants (T32, T35, T90, TL1) will need to follow in order to properly reflect adjustments to appointment records for trainees when the training grant received supplemental funding in response to NOT-OD-17-002.

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 14, 2017

BEST Symposium by The Dow Chemical Company

The 11th annual BEST Symposium, hosted by The Dow Chemical Company, will be held in Midland, MI on August 15 – 17, 2017.

April 14, 2017

NIH BEST Practices Workshop 2017

The NIH BEST Consortium is pleased to announce the BEST Practices Workshop, sponsored by the NIH Common Fund and Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

April 14, 2017

National Career Development Consortium for Excellence in Glycosciences (K12)

The objective of this research career program is to create a national Consortium that focuses on career development of the next generation of biomedical investigators in glycosciences.

April 13, 2017

Science Careers Virtual Job Fair: Research Opportunities in Germany

Science Careers has teamed up with Research in Germany to offer an exciting job fair focused on career opportunities in Germany.

April 12, 2017

Apply Now: Leadership and Funding Opportunities in English Language Programs

Doctoral and MFA students are invited to apply for leadership roles in two programs offered by English Language Programs.

April 12, 2017

ChiMaD Seminar

Using Modeling and Machine Learning to Accelerate High-Throughput Experimental Materials Discovery.

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 12, 2017

INVO Practicum

The INVO Practicum is a 2 year-old program open to all Northwestern students and postdocs who are interested in learning more about the technology transfer process as well as being exposed to the vast areas of innovation at Northwestern. This program requires attendance at training sessions and a commitment of 10 hours per week over a six-month period. The interns will gain hands-on experience in evaluating technologies for patentabilty and marketability as well as be expected to effectively communicate their findings with INVO staff. Application deadline is May 19.

April 11, 2017

Northwestern Inducted into Bouchet Society

On April 7, Northwestern University was inducted as a new institutional chapter of the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society. This society is named for the first African American doctoral student in the United States, Edward Alexander Bouchet.

April 11, 2017

Two X Chromosomes in Academia – May Event

The Women’s Health Research Institute is hosting a Two X Chromosomes in Academia event: Coffee and Conversation, on May 2 at 3:15 PM in the Cohen Commons Dining Room, Technological Institute, Room L-482 (2145 Sheridan Rd, 4th Floor North).

April 11, 2017

Register for the 2017 Neural Conference

The NEURAL Conference is a 2.5-day event crafted especially for the neuroscience graduate and postdoctoral trainees from underrepresented groups, including students with disabilities. Scientific presentations, professional development & networking are all on the agenda.

April 11, 2017

The Northwestern University Press Graduate Assistantship

The Northwestern University Press Graduate Assistantship is a competitive twelve-month position awarded to an outstanding graduate student at Northwestern University working on a PhD in any field of the humanities.

April 10, 2017

Info Session: Teaching Certificate Program and Graduate Teaching Mentor Program

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching will be holding an informational session about the Teaching Certificate Program and Graduate Teaching Mentors program.

April 10, 2017

CIRTL at Northwestern Workshop: Engaging STEM Students with Active Learning*

This workshop provides strategies for weaving active learning into lecture-based classes. Active learning strategies provide students the ability to engage meaningfully with the material, to offer productive comments, respond to students’ questions and comments, and help students to respond to one another's thinking during lecture.

April 10, 2017

Grad and Postdoc Workshop: Larva, Chrysalis, Butterfly: Designing and Implementing Rubrics (Part 2)

This pair of workshops will focus on the elements of rubric design and implementation—from analyzing assessment tasks, to selecting appropriate rubric structures, to drafting and adapting rubrics for classroom use.

April 10, 2017

Neurosurgeon Research Career Development Program (NRCDP) (K12)

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to invite applications to continue support of a national program of mentored research career development for junior neurosurgeon faculty at institutions nationwide that support neurosurgical research.

April 10, 2017

Spring 2017 Graduation Filing Deadlines

Spring (June) 2017 graduation and filing deadlines are fast approaching. Please take the time to check with your June 2017 candidates, review their files, and note the steps that you all need to take leading up to June 2017 graduation.

April 7, 2017

Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication

WGBH is looking for experienced science journalists, science media producers, or working scientists “with a commitment” to science communication to apply for the Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication.

April 7, 2017

Industry Career Panel Discussion and Networking Event

The Graduate Women in Science Chicago Chapter and UIC Graduate Women in Chemistry would like to invite students, faculty, and staff to their Industry Career event on April 27

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 6, 2017

Humanities Work: Careers for Humanists

Join the NU Public Humanities Colloquium and Northwestern doctoral alumni for a half-day of career exploration and professional development.

April 6, 2017

Women's Health Research Monthly Forum April 2017

The Women's Health Research Institute at Northwestern University Presents: Sex Differences in Maternal Phenotype, Maternal Metabolites and Newborn Metabolites in the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study European Cohort.

April 6, 2017

DIA Drug Development and Life Sciences Career Fair

The Drug Information Association (DIA) will be hosting its first ever complimentary Career Fair.

April 6, 2017

Falling Walls Lab New York

The German Center for Research Innovation will be hosting Falling Walls Lab New York on September 14, 2017.

April 6, 2017

Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES 2014)

The Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES 2014) is a nationally representative descriptive study of Head Start programs, classrooms, and children that provides information about program performance, including improvement efforts, quality, and outcomes for children and families.

April 5, 2017

National Academy of Sciences Funding Opportunity for Science Communication Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships

With support from the Rita Allen Foundation, the National Academy of Sciences is pleased to offer two awards of $37,500 each to support the formation and development of collaborative science communication researcher-practitioner partnerships.

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 5, 2017

NLRB Update: Know Your Rights

We are aware that a group of Northwestern graduate students has invited officials and members from the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) union onto campus in the coming days to host meetings about graduate student unionization.

April 5, 2017

BioSurvival Skills Job Search Series: Networking and Informational Interviewing

BioProfessionals and CGSA are pleased to present the second workshop in our Job Search Skills series, Networking and Informational Interviewing.

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

Career Planning & Visas/Residency with Brendan Delaney

There is an upcoming OPA Professional Development workshop with Immigration Attorney Brendan Delaney (Leavy, Frank & Delaney, LLC) on April 11 at 10am in Gray Seminar Room (Lurie Research Building, 303 E Superior, Chicago).

April 3, 2017

Northwestern GCF Large Group

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

April 3, 2017

Graduate Writing Fellows

The Graduate Writing Place is now accepting applications to serve as a Graduate Writing Fellow during the 2017-2018 academic year.

April 3, 2017

TGS Summer Registration Guidelines

All students who receive funding over summer must register as follows:

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

Graduate Assistant Positions at the Center for Civic Engagement

The Center for Civic Engagement has two graduate assistant positions open for the 2017-18 academic year, including summer 2018. There is also the possibility for one GA to start their position in summer 2017.

April 3, 2017

CIRTL at Northwestern Workshop: If you are using one teaching technology in your class, it should be clickers*

Clickers, which go by more formal names like Audience Response Systems (ARS), have both supporters and detractors among faculty and students.

April 3, 2017

Grad and Postdoc Workshop: Strategies for Engaging Student-Student and Student-Teacher Conflict at Northwestern

This workshop will give graduate students and postdocs a chance to grapple with scenarios and strategies to develop personalized tools for managing conflict.

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 31, 2017

Biomedical PhD Career Pathways Podcast

The Pathways Podcast features interviews with biomedical PhD holders working outside of academia.

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

Future of Bioscience Graduate and Postdoctoral Training 2

On June 8-10, 2017, the University of Colorado Denver-Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School are co-hosting a meeting, FOBGAPT2, in Denver to work through practical aspects of implementing new models.

March 29, 2017

Emma Chubb hired as first-ever curator of contemporary art at Smith College Museum of Art

Congratulations to Emma, PhD Candidate in Art History and Presidential Fellow, on this appointment!

March 29, 2017

Wayne State University Postdoctoral to Faculty Transition Fellowship Program

This is a major initiative to foster a diverse academic environment by supporting promising scholars studying urban disparities to launch their academic careers at Wayne State.

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

The Marketing Department at the Kellogg School of Management Seeks Research Assistant

The Research Assistant will design and create web-based surveys using Qualtrics, manage survey completion, analyze results, and report results in summary form. All work may be completed remotely via computer.

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 28, 2017

Grant Writing Teaches Valuable Professional Skills: Advice for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Pursuing funding support as a graduate student or postdoc can help your career—and in more ways than one, writes Victoria McGovern.

March 28, 2017

Clarity Insights: Data Science Discussion Panel

Join a panel of data science consultants from Clarity Insights to hear about data science applications and careers in the industry.

March 27, 2017

Spotlight on Garry Cooper: Connecting Scientists across Northwestern and the Greater Chicago Community

Garry Cooper has long been aware of the wasteful practices that inadvertently go on in laboratories across college campuses on a daily basis. He received his PhD in Neuroscience from Northwestern in 2014, and went on to complete a postdoctoral fellowship through Feinberg Medical School. It was during this time that he first identified a potential solution to this problem.

March 27, 2017

Attend The Whole Scientist Course to Build Skills for Your Career (graduate students and postdoctoral fellows)

The Jackson Laboratory and partners are pleased to host The Whole Scientist workshop in New York on April 20, and in Bar Harbor, Maine, on May 15-19, 2017.

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

Register Now for Spring Quarter Cross-Disciplinary Writing Workshops

Now's the time to reserve your spot in the six cross-disciplinary writing workshops held this quarter.

March 24, 2017

Book Your Spring Quarter Graduate Writing Place Appointments Now

The Graduate Writing Place has opened for the spring quarter, and now's the time to begin reserving appointments.

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

Upcoming webinar for the NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) training program through NRMN

Upcoming webinar for the NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) training program through NRMN.

March 22, 2017

NRMN-CAN Facilitating Mentor Training

National Research Mentoring Network’s (NRMNet.net) NRMN-CAN Program invite faculty and staff to apply to attend a fully funded train-the-trainer workshop to support efforts in implementing mentor training that strengthens productive research mentoring relationships with diverse mentees at Northwestern (and other NRMN-CAN partcipating institutions).

March 22, 2017

Postdoctoral opening at Purdue University

The Department of Youth Development & Agricultural Education at Purdue University has a position available for a postdoctoral fellow. Interested individuals should apply by May 1.

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 20, 2017

Upcoming Events from McKinsey

McKinsey brings together an outstanding group of colleagues, from a wide variety of backgrounds – from medicine to law, engineering, economics and digital – to help leading organizations tackle their most complex challenges.

March 20, 2017

Creating Effective Learning Communities

This workshop will help graduate students and postdocs describe the relative value of learning communities and identify the characteristics of successful learning communities in either teaching or research settings.

March 20, 2017

A Day of Creative Communication for STEM Graduate Students and Postdocs

Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) is hosting a talk by Mumu Xu and Lindsay Claiborn, co-creators of the podcast “Beyond the Microscope,” a podcast sharing the voices of women in STEM.

March 20, 2017

Data Science Career Evening

The NU Postdoctoral Forum, Chicago Graduate Student Association, and NICO invite all interested parties to a Data Science Career Evening.

March 20, 2017

Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) Networking Brunch at Beatrix

The Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) will be hosting a Networking brunch at Beatrix in Streeterville.

March 20, 2017

Virtual Resume Writing Workshop

Join BCG in a virtual resume writing workshop for an overview of how to translate your CV into a business style resume.

March 20, 2017

Mentoring Your Summer Student: An Orientation for Postdocs and PhD Students

This workshop will help postdoctoral fellows and graduate students outline summer projects, set goals with summer advisees, structure interactions, and problem solve as issues arise.

March 17, 2017

Family Law Scholarship

This scholarship is meant to financially help any person looking to further their educational career.

March 17, 2017

Kristina Flores Overcoming All Odds Scholarship

True North Recovery Services offers a scholarship of $1,000 to help students who have overcome difficult obstacles to continue their education.

March 17, 2017

Opportunities for students & postdocs at 2017 SACNAS

Two exclusive opportunities are now open to students and postdocs for 2017 SACNAS: Travel Scholarships and Research Presentations. Both are currently accepting applications.

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

Managing Science in the Biotech Industry: An Intensive Course for Students and Postdocs

The American Society for Cell Biology, in partnership with Keck Graduate Institute, is offering a one-week intensive course from July 9-15, 2017, at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA.

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

Digital Humanities Grants

The deadline for the Digital Humanities Research Grant and the Digital Humanities Travel Quarter Grant is April 10.

March 16, 2017

Graduate Research Grant (GRG)

The Graduate Research Grant (GRG) is intended to help PhD and MFA students, in historically underfunded disciplines meet expenses related to scholarly research and creative endeavors.

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

Microsoft: Diversity Conference Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students pursuing Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM field.

March 15, 2017

Microsoft: Dissertation Grant Program

This research grant is for PhD students at U.S. and Canadian universities who are members of groups under-represented in computing.

March 15, 2017

Postdoctoral Position at the University of Illinois at Chicago

A postdoctoral position is available immediately within the Kenter laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago. Applicants will investigate the molecular and epigenetic mechanisms regulating humoral immunity

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 15, 2017

Research Education: Bridges to the Doctorate (R25)

The over-arching goal of this National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Bridges to Doctorate R25 program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical research workforce.

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 13, 2017

InfoSocial 2017

InfoSocial 2017 is April 7-8 at Northwestern University, Evanston Campus

March 13, 2017

McKinsey Next Generation Women Leaders 2017

McKinsey & Company invites female students and experienced professionals across North America to be inspired and make a difference!.

March 13, 2017

RSG Research Communication Training Program for Summer 2017 – APPLICATION EXTENDED TO APRIL 22!

RSG is a non-credit course that brings in experts from theatre, broadcast journalism, marketing, and education to help scientists and others to better communicate their research.

March 13, 2017

Call for applications: Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Biotech

This one year career mentoring program pairs ethnically diverse graduate students and postdocs with industry mentors who work at biotech companies.

March 13, 2017

Info Session: NTAC Workshop Leader and Graduate Teaching Fellows Programs

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching will be holding an informational session about the NTAC Workshop Leader and Graduate Teaching Fellows programs.

March 13, 2017

Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program

In 2000 the Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program was established to fund unclassified basic research in areas of interest to the IC.

March 10, 2017

Current Kellogg Courses Available to TGS Students

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

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 9, 2017

Hire Big 10 Plus Virtual Career Fair

Connect with organizations in a variety of industries online via chat sessions to learn about their internship, job and co-op opportunities at the Hire Big 10 Plus Virtual Career Fair.

March 9, 2017

Apply Now: Management for Scientists and Engineers Program

Doctoral students enrolled in science, engineering, and quantitative social science programs are invited to apply for the Management for Scientists and Engineers Program.

March 8, 2017

ClearView Healthcare Partners

ClearView Healthcare Partners will be accepting applications for the entry level Life Sciences Strategy Consultant position until 10:59 pm CT on March 19. If selected, candidates will be invited to interview in March/April of 2017. The ClearView Life Sciences Strategy Consultant position will begin in summer or fall of 2017.

March 8, 2017

Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities Graduate Assistantship for 2017-18

The Assistantship is designed to build professional capacity in programming, administration and leadership, and will provide hands-on experience in designing and coordinating undergraduate initiatives (like the Humanities Plunge), developing outreach initiatives, and managing programs of the Kaplan Humanities Institute.

March 7, 2017

Announcement on the Revised Executive Order Concerning Immigration from Philip Harris

Today, President Trump issued a new executive order on immigration. The revised order states that individuals who have valid visas from the affected countries – Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Syria and Libya – are no longer prohibited from entering the country.

March 7, 2017

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Research Education Programs (R25)

The over-arching goal of this NICHD R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.

March 7, 2017

Nepal Leadership Academy (NLA)

The NLA is offering young professionals and university students an exciting opportunity to hone their leadership skills while exploring rural entrepreneurship in Nepal.

March 7, 2017

Informational Webinar on the Intramural NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program and Fi2 Application Process

The NIGMS PRAT Program is a three-year program providing outstanding laboratory research experiences in the NIH Intramural Research Program, access to NIH's extensive resources, mentorship, career development activities and networking.

March 7, 2017

Mentored Discussions of Teaching (MDT)

MDT is a one-quarter program where graduate students and postdocs learn about and discuss teaching and learning in the STEM and SBE fields.

March 7, 2017

Upcoming Events from Advanced Degree Consulting Alliance and the Boston Consulting Group

Check out these events in March from ADCA and BCG.

March 7, 2017

Leading Bravely: Finding Strength in Diversity

The 2017 GlobeMed Summit will be held in Chicago from March 30 to April 1.

March 7, 2017

Information session for the SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program

There will be an information session on the Northwestern University-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program on Wednesday, March 15 at 12 PM in Graduate Student Conference Room (GSCR).

March 6, 2017

UCSF IRACDA Scholars Postdoctoral Program

The UCSF IRACDA Scholars Postdoctoral Program is currently soliciting applications for their 4-year postdoctoral program aimed at promoting diversity in the biomedical sciences.

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

Watch Sex Inclusion in Biomedical Research Workshop & Symposium videos online

Videos of the lectures and panel discussion are now available online.

March 3, 2017

Funding Opportunity for Faculty: NSF Graduate Student Supplemental Support

NSF has identified improvement in graduate student preparedness for entering the workforce and workforce diversity as Agency Priority Goals.

March 3, 2017

BioSurvival Skills Job Search Series

In a series of 4 monthly workshops, stages of the non-academic job search will be covered, beginning with exploring careers and ending with interviewing for jobs.

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

The Data Incubator

The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists.

March 2, 2017

Curious About Consulting (CAC)

Bain & Company invites graduate students and postdocs to attend their Curious About Consulting (CAC) event on Friday, March 31 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM in their Bain Chicago office.

March 2, 2017

BCG's Ethnic Diversity Network Reception

BCG would like to invite you to join their Ethnic Diversity Network for a reception to meet members of their Black and Hispanic cadres and hear about various leadership opportunities you can take advantage of within the Network.

March 2, 2017

Seven Minutes of Science

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

March 1, 2017

Teaching Assistantships available for Spring Quarter

The School of Education and Social Policy (SESP) has two Teaching Assistantships available for spring quarter.

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 28, 2017

Developing Work/Life Resilience

Demonstrating resilience through challenging situations is a critical component of professional success.

February 28, 2017

Announcing the 2017 Presidential Fellows

I write to inform you that the winners of the Presidential Fellowship have been selected for the 2017 academic year. This fellowship is the most prestigious award available to graduate students at Northwestern: it is funded by the President of the University and awarded by The Graduate School.

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

Nsombi Ricketts to Leave The Graduate School

It is with mixed emotions that I inform you that Nsombi B. Ricketts will leave TGS on March 31, 2017 to become Assistant Provost for Diversity and Inclusion in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion at Northwestern. Nsombi will begin her new appointment in the Office of the Provost on April 3, 2017.

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 24, 2017

Classes at Galter Health Sciences Library

Classes meet for approximately 1 hour and are free to Galter Library affiliates. Classes fill up quickly and registration is recommended.

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 21, 2017

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

Northwestern PhD/Master’s students, postdoctoral fellows, and alumni are encouraged to attend this free recruiting event, which will feature employers from a range of career fields!

February 21, 2017

SEIU Authorization Cards

We have recently learned that a local union, Local 73 of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), has sent emails to Northwestern graduate students asking you to follow a link to sign a “confidential authorization card.” We would like to provide you with some information about both union authorization cards and Local 73 of the SEIU.

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

Bridge to BCG

The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy.

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

Workshop: Writing a Teaching Statement

Strengthen your instruction and prepare for your career by developing your teaching statement.

February 20, 2017

Workshop: Evidence-Based Strategies for Implementing Group Work in STEM

Focusing on enhancing community and inclusivity in the classroom, this interactive workshop will include evidence-based tips for implementing group-worthy activities, forming groups, and dealing with the common challenges of facilitating group work.

February 20, 2017

Beyond Politics: Engaging Congress

After a vitriolic anti-science and anti-evidence national election, Republicans control The White House and Congress.

February 20, 2017

Interdisciplinary Writing Groups: PhD Students in All Disciplines Welcome

Apply now for Spring Quarter Writing Groups! Virtual Groups Now Available!

February 20, 2017

Case Competition Opportunity: Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Yale Graduate Student Consulting Club (YGCC) will host its 6th Annual Consulting Case Competition on March 31, 2017.

February 20, 2017

Northwestern Public Health Review

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

February 20, 2017

Summer Research Funding Opportunity: Interdisciplinary Study in Humanities and Social Sciences

Northwestern University-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program​

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 17, 2017

Tips on Writing a Competitive NRSA

BioProfessionals presents “Tips on Writing a Competitive NRSA” with Sally McIver, PhD (Assistant Director, NUIN).

February 17, 2017

Leadership Coaching for PhD Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Center for Leadership offers opportunities for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows to improve their skills in an environment that nurtures experimentation and innovation.

February 17, 2017

Notice of Informational Webinar for Applicants for NIMH Institutional Training Grants (T32)

This NIMH notice (NOT-MH-17-013) is to inform individuals who may apply for NIMH institutional training grants (T32; PA-16-152) that the NIMH will conduct an informational webinar on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

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

Updating or Controlling Your Displayed Directory Information

We have heard recent concerns from students that their personal contact information was accessed by parties external to Northwestern.

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 16, 2017

Job Opening: Manager of Data Analytics, Procured Health (Chicago, IL)

The Manager of Data Analytics is responsible for driving actionable insights from a diverse collection of data assets specific to Procured Health’s new Pharmacy Solution.

February 16, 2017

Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) 3D Printing Networking Event

The Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) will be hosting a 3D Printing Networking event at mHUB, (965 W. Chicago Ave. in Chicago), featuring Dima Elissa, Founder and CEO of VisMed-3D.

February 15, 2017

Apply to be a Graduate Sidekick

Graduate Sidekicks are peer mentors to incoming graduate international students.

February 15, 2017

Science Outside the Lab Workshop: Opportunity for a PhD Student or Postdoctoral Fellow to Learn about Science Policy

This two-week workshop, Monday, June 12 – Friday, June 23, in Washington, D.C. explores the relationships among science, policy, and societal outcomes.

February 15, 2017

Professional Development Opportunities at Northwestern: Learn What Opportunities Are Available to Graduate Students from Alumni of the Programs

Hear from graduate students who have participated in professional development to improve their writing, science communication, presentation, teaching, leadership and management abilities.

February 15, 2017

R Programming Workshop on the Chicago campus

Join Northwestern IT Research Computing Services and the Chicago Graduate Student Association for an R programming workshop on Monday, April 24th and Tuesday, April 25th from 9am-5pm.

February 14, 2017

Deferral option for international graduate applicants

To help reassure and retain current applicants who your program has recommended, or plans to recommend, for admission, you may offer these applicants the option to defer enrollment for up to one year.

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

2017 CPLC Summer School

The mission of the Center for the Physics of Living Cells at the University of Illinois is to create a quantitative, predictive, and physically-based description of living systems.

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 13, 2017

Upcoming Financial Aid Processing Deadlines for Spring 2017

Academic programs that would like their students to be paid for Spring 2017 at the end of March must meet the following deadlines.

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

Open Position: Assistant Director of Professional Psychology Programs, American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Association (APA) is seeking an Assistant Director of Professional Psychology Programs to support programs and initiatives to enhance the quality of graduate and postgraduate education and training in professional psychology.

February 10, 2017

Open Position: Director of Graduate Diversity and Outreach at UCSF

The Graduate Division at Univeristy of California-San Francisco (UCSF) is recruiting for a new Director of Diversity and Outreach.

February 10, 2017

Social Justice and Nonprofit Career Week

Explore careers in the social justice and nonprofit fields throughout the week of March 6. Co-sponsored by Social Justice Education.

February 10, 2017

Careers in Publishing Panel

Explore the world of book publishing, glean career insights, and learn about industry trends from a panel of Northwestern alumni and professionals working in publishing.

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

Skills & Careers in Science Writing

Applications are now open for Northwestern STEM+ PhD candidates interested in developing their science writing and communication skills.

February 9, 2017

Summer School on Intellectual Property

The University of Bonn invites graduate and postgraduate students as well as young professionals from any field of study or discipline to a Summer School on Intellectual Property in Bonn.

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 8, 2017

Newberry Mellon Major Projects Fellow

The Newberry Mellon Major Projects Fellow will participate in the planning and preparation for the library’s major scholarly initiative framed to respond to the question What is the Midwest?

February 7, 2017

Spotlight on Krystal Villanosa, doctoral candidate in Learning Sciences and TGS Diversity & Inclusion Intern

Krystal Villanosa, a doctoral candidate in Learning Sciences, spent six years in the education department at the Field Museum before attending Northwestern for graduate school. While she initially came to Northwestern to study digital learning in museum settings, she realized she also needed to ask more fundamental questions about museum visitors.

February 7, 2017

Huey Copeland to Leave TGS August 2017

It is with mixed emotions that I inform you that Huey Copeland will step down as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, effective August 31, 2017, to return full-time to the Graduate Faculty and his duties as Associate Professor of Art History with affiliations in African-American Studies, Art Theory & Practice, and Gender and Sexuality Studies.

February 6, 2017

NIGMS Advisory Council Meeting Approves Concept for New T32 Training Grant

The Advisory Council of the NIH’s National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) met from January 26-27, and discussed several items of interest, including an update on the NIH Division of Biomedical Research Workforce Programs.

February 6, 2017

Science Careers: Student Performance Measures Don't Perform

Two research studies published recently in PLoS One by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, find that neither GRE scores nor GPA are positively correlated with the number of first-author papers a biological/biomedical doctoral student publishes, or his/her progress through the PhD training program.

February 6, 2017

Science Letters: Building Community for Deaf Scientists

A letter sent in to Science Magazine highlights specific challenges present for deaf and hard-of-hearing (D/HH) individuals, who remain significantly underrepresented in the biomedical research workforce.

February 6, 2017

Building an Inclusive Learning Environment: Power and Positionality in the Classroom

. In this workshop, we will reflect upon different techniques to balance classroom dynamics on a course design level with conversations on how to recognize and respond to issues that may arise during classroom interactions.

February 6, 2017

TGS Eliminates 513 Registration

The Graduate School, in conversation with its Administrative Board, has elected to eliminate TGS 513 (Advanced Continuous Registration) effective in Spring 2017.

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

Workshop: Larva, Chrysalis, Butterfly: Designing and Implementing Rubrics (PART 1)

This pair of workshops will focus on the elements of rubric design and implementation—from analyzing assessment tasks, to selecting appropriate rubric structures, to drafting and adapting rubrics for classroom use.

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 6, 2017

2017 Congressional Budget Office Internship

CBO is accepting applications from graduate students for the 2017 Summer Internship Program until February 27.

February 6, 2017

LinkedIn Profile Workshop

Learn about LinkedIn, including how to optimize your profile and network effectively.

February 6, 2017

Black Women in Science and Engineering Networking Brunch

Join Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) for "Careers and Conversations with..." Erika Jefferson.

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

TGS Wins Coveted SSRC Opportunity

Northwestern has been chosen by the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) as one of five universities to bring together humanities and social science scholars both on campus and at peer institutions in pre-doctoral research summer institutes.

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

CV to Resume Workshop

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Northwestern Career Advancement will be hosting CV/Resume workshops on February 13th (Chicago campus) and 14th (Evanston Campus).

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 2, 2017

Technology Commercialization Specialist - Physical Sciences, Cornell University

The Center for Technology Licensing at Cornell University, has an opening for Technology Commercialization Specialist for the physical sciences.

February 2, 2017

Optional Dental and Vision Plans Available

This year, Northwestern contracted with Delta Dental of Illinois to offer optional dental and vision insurance plans to all registered students. Open enrollment for 6-month plans begins today, Feb. 1, providing coverage March 1-August 31, 2017.

February 2, 2017

Job Opening for a Project Associate at Sg2

Sg2, a Vizient company, provides analytics-based health care expertise to help hospitals and health systems integrate, prioritize and drive growth and performance across the continuum of care. Since Sg2’s formation over a decade ago, our team has had a singular focus—to help guide the transformation of health care.

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

ReD Associates Consultant Training Program

Calling social sciences and humanities PhD students and postdocs: ReD Associates, a strategy consulting firm, is currently accepting applications for the entry-level consultant training program.

February 1, 2017

Postdoctoral Position at the University of Chicago

A postdoctoral research position is available immediately in the laboratory of Megan McNerney, MD, PhD, in the Departments of Pathology and Pediatrics – Hematology/Oncology at The University of Chicago.

February 1, 2017

Upcoming Events from One Book One Northwestern

One Book is offering several exciting opportunities in February.

January 31, 2017

Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowships

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies.

January 31, 2017

Advanced Professional and Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

This series of lectures and one-on-one coaching for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows focuses on the development of presentation skills necessary for success within the professional world.

January 31, 2017

Beyond Reimagining, Accelerating Praxis: Social Medicine In Practice Today

The Social Medicine Consortium is a collective of committed individuals, universities and organizations fighting for health equity through advocacy,

January 31, 2017

PhD Careers in Conservation: Versatile PhD Virtual Panel Discussion

Versatile PhD will host a free panel discussion on PhD Careers In Conservation, Feb. 6-10, 2017.

January 30, 2017

Response to Executive Order on Immigration

I write you today to follow up on the message President Schapiro sent yesterday, and to reaffirm that The Graduate School supports all members of our intellectual community.

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 30, 2017

NUBAO 5th Annual Brain Awareness Teachers Workshop

In partnership with the Chicago Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience and Northwestern University's Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, NUBAO invites middle school and high school science educators from the Chicago area to apply to attend their 5th Annual Brain Awareness Teachers Workshop.

January 30, 2017

Research Assistant Position Available

The Art History program is seeking a research assistant to help with book and web-based archive projects.

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

Navigating the Research Enterprise

This annual seminar series takes place on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month from October through March. It is offered in an effort to provide support for all early career faculty members and postdoctoral fellows at Northwestern who have protected time for investigation to focus on developing the key skills young scientists require in order to progress beyond just doing good research.

January 24, 2017

Postdoc Professional Development Travel Awards

The next application cycle for the Postdoc Professional Development Travel Awards administered by the OPA is now open and will close on February 3rd at 5pm!

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

Call for papers: Equinoxes 2017 at Brown University

As an interdisciplinary conference, Equinoxes encourages submissions from a variety of fields including but not limited to history, ethnography, anthropology, literature, media studies, sociology, art history, and political science, provided that the presentation relate to French or Francophone spheres.

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

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.

January 23, 2017

LabLearner Career Development Opportunity

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

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

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.

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.

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 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).

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 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.

January 19, 2017

Networking 101: Breaking the First Barriers

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.

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.

January 18, 2017

Upcoming Versatile PhD Panel Discussions

Versatile PhD is a web-based resource that The Graduate School (TGS) students and postdocs can use anytime, from any computer, confidentially.

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.

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

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.

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

Summer Language Grant

The Summer Language Grant (SLG) is intended to assist PhD students with expenses related to language training during the summer for their research.

January 17, 2017

Grant submissions due today, January 17

The Graduate Research Grant (GRG), Digital Humanities Research Grant and Digital Humanities Travel Quarters Grant are due today.

January 17, 2017

An Introduction to Evidence-Based STEM Undergraduate Teaching.

Learn how to implement effective teaching strategies in the college classroom through the CIRTL MOOC.

January 17, 2017

Evaluating Your Teaching: Measuring Teaching Effectiveness in the Classroom

This workshop covers different ways in which educators can use evaluations at different times in their course to achieve different pedagogical objectives.

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 17, 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.

January 17, 2017

Dannon Gut Microbiome, Yogurt, and Probiotics Fellowship Grant

This grant provides two $25,000 grants to undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral scientists who show a strong interest in the research of the gut microbiome’s impact on human health and well-being and/or the nutritional and functional benefits of yogurt and probiotics.

January 17, 2017

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program

This fellowship provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies.

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 13, 2017

Upcoming Research Space Assessments

The Office of the Provost and Office for Research are beginning to examine research spaces on campus in preparation for a strategic planning and space planning process. This will allow Northwestern to assess current and future needs regarding new research buildings and space.

January 13, 2017

Judges Needed for Regional Science and Math Fair

Judges are needed on January 19 & 20 for the Chicago Public Schools’ Elementary and High School Science and Math Fairs hosted by Chicago State University.

January 12, 2017

Fellowship Opportunity: The Brady Scholars Program in Ethics and Civic Life

The Brady Program in Ethics and Civic Life is seeking four graduate students to help mentor undergraduates in their Brady Scholars Program.

January 12, 2017

Trailblazing astronaut physician to keynote MLK observance

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

January 11, 2017

Opportunity: Apply for All-Expenses-Covered International Symposium on Politics, Management, and Civil Society

Master’s and PhD students are invited to apply for the 47th St. Gallen Symposium, which will take place May 3 – 5, 2017 in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

January 11, 2017

Applications are open for ComSciCon 2017

ComSciCon is a science communication workshop for graduate students, by graduate students.

January 11, 2017

The MCEAS Dissertation Fellowship Program

The deadline for online applications is 1 February 2017.

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 10, 2017

Upcoming Grant Deadlines for TGS's Internal Grants

Apply for the Graduate Research Grant (GRG), the Digital Humanities Research Grant, and the Digital Humanities Travel Quarters Grant by January 17.

January 9, 2017

Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program for Recent PhDs in Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences

ACLS invites applications for the seventh competition of the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program.

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 6, 2017

Spotlight on Lesley Lundeen, Family Resource Liaison for the Office of Work/Life and Family Resources

Lesley is the central point person for graduate student parents at The Graduate School.

January 6, 2017

Two X Chromosomes in Academia

Last year the WHRI launched the Two X Chromosomes in Academia (2XA) workshop series in order to promote the advancement of women in STEM at Northwestern throughout all stages of their career.

January 6, 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.

January 4, 2017

Register Now for Winter Quarter Cross-Disciplinary Writing Workshops

Now's the time to reserve your spot in the six cross-disciplinary writing workshops held this quarter.

January 4, 2017

Book Your Winter Quarter Graduate Writing Place Appointments Now

Do you want feedback on your cover letter for the academic job market? That grant application that needs to cater to an audience outside your discipline?

January 4, 2017

Career Development Event at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago from April 22-26, 2017.

January 4, 2017

Facebook Emerging Scholars

The Emerging Scholar Award is open to first or second year PhD students who are members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the technology sector.

January 3, 2017

The Office of Fellowships welcomes Dr. LaTanya Williams as Associate Director for STEM

In this capacity, LaTanya serves as the campus representative for the Churchill and Goldwater Scholarships as well as the point person for students at all levels in STEM fields.

January 3, 2017

Save the date for The Graduate School's Awards and Recognition Ceremony

The ceremony will take place on March 28 at the Hotel Orrington Evanston

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.

January 3, 2017

Two-day Northwestern Winter Internship & Job Fair

Meet 80+ employers in a variety of industries over two days, hiring for both internships and full-time positions. The fair is open to all Northwestern students and alumni to learn about internships and full-time opportunities, with different employers attending each day.

January 1, 2017

Deadline Extended: Public Humanities Graduate Assistantship at the Chicago Humanities Festival

The Public Humanities Graduate Assistantship at the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) is a competitive 12-month opportunity awarded to an outstanding graduate student from Northwestern University.

December 31, 2016

Webinar Series: Fundamentals in Data Science

The NIH Big Data to Knowledge program is pleased to announce the spring semester of The BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science, a series of online lectures given by experts from across the country covering a range of diverse topics in data science.

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.

December 31, 2016

Graduate Internship Opportunity: International Policy Research

Crown Agents USA wants to collaborate with qualifying students to analyze the impact of development work and its implications.

December 31, 2016

Postdoctoral Fellow, The Publicly Engaged Humanities, National Humanities Alliance Foundation

The National Humanities Alliance Foundation invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow to implement a project entitled “The Publicly Engaged Humanities: A Survey of the Field.”

December 31, 2016

CGSA Presents: How to Make Scientific Figures

A workshop for formatting publication-worthy figures

December 31, 2016

NSF Releases Data Tables on Doctorate Recipients

The National Science Foundation (NSF) December 6 released Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2015.

November 17, 2016

Engendering Change 2017: Institutionality and Precarity

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