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February 19, 2018

Grad and Postdoc Career Development Workshop: “Incorporating Primary Literature into the STEM Classroom”

Join Graduate and Postdoctoral Learning on March 13 for "Incorporating Primary Literature into the STEM Classroom". In this workshop, they will discuss the importance of primary literature as a teaching tool.

February 19, 2018

Grad and Postdoc Career Development Workshop: "Facilitating Learning with Small Group Work to Make a Bigger Impact"

Join Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Development on March 6 for "Facilitating Learning with Small Group Work to Make a Bigger Impact". This workshop equips TAs to identify opportunities for group work, utilize different small group formats that can target specific needs and objectives, and practice group work in their own classroom.

February 19, 2018

Grad and Postdoc Career Development Workshop: "Climate Change: Establishing a Community-Centered Classroom"

Join Graduate and Postdoctoral Learning for "Climate Change: Establishing a Community-Centered Classroom" on March 1. This workshop focuses on building community among students as peers and students and their instructors.

February 19, 2018

2018 Arts Soirée

The 2018 Arts Soirée: A Cultural Exchange will be hosted by the Graduate Student Association (GSA), Graduate International Students Association (G-ISA), and the Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) and will include performances by the Keynotes, SPG Improv, NU Tango, G-ISA, and the youth of Family Matters.

February 19, 2018

CARE and CAPS: From Surviving to Thriving

CARE and CAPS will come together to facilitate a 9 week support group for student survivors of sexual violence, beginning Monday April 9, 2018.

February 19, 2018

Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate's Winter Swing Dance

The Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate is holding their Winter Swing Dance on February 23! Petra van Nuis and her band are coming up from Chicago to play great Jazz music all night long. All are welcome- no experience or partner needed!

February 19, 2018

2018 Balzan Prizes

Applications for the 2018 Balzan Prizes from the International Balzan Foundation are now open. They will be awarded in the following subjects: Social Anthropology, Global History, Fluid Dynamics, and Chemical Ecology. Each of the four Balzan Prizes is worth 750,000 Swiss francs.

February 19, 2018

Queer Pride Graduate Student Association's Lavender Friday

The Queer Pride Graduate Student Association (QPGSA) invites you to attend their Winter Quarter Social Event: Lavender Friday, this Friday, February 23. Join them at World of Beer in Evanston from 7-9 PM for food, drinks, and a night of fun!

February 19, 2018

NIH Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows Winter Quarter 2018

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. This workshop will also be beneficial for postdoctoral fellows developing K99 proposals.

February 19, 2018

Controversial Conversations with NU CAPS

Controversial Conversations is a progressive support group for students, staff, and faculty to come together to discuss important issues in today's society. Stop by their event on February 28 and join the discussion.

February 16, 2018

Computational Research Day 2018

Attention students and postdocs! Display your research, practice presenting, network with fellow researchers, and compete for prizes at Northwestern Computational Research Day on Tuesday April, 10, 2018. All areas of research are welcome. This year’s event will include a Poster Contest, Visualization Competition and Lightning Talks.

February 16, 2018

Northwestern University Brain Awareness Outreach (NUBAO)'s 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. NUBAO is always looking for enthusiastic science-minded volunteers!

February 16, 2018

Brady Fellowships Applications are due March 1

Please consider this unique opportunity to mentor undergraduates in the Brady Scholars Program. Sixteen WCAS undergraduates enter the program every year; each graduate mentor is responsible for four students for three years. These are some of the most impressive and politically engaged students at NU.

February 16, 2018

NU Curling Club: 2018

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

February 16, 2018

WISER: Coffee & Conversations with Prof. Emily Weiss

WISER joins the Women’s Health Research Institute in their Xpanding Opportunities in STEM series, a series designed to break down barriers for women in STEM. Come in March for an informal coffee hour with Emily Weiss, Dow Chemical Company Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Northwestern.

February 16, 2018

Spotlight on Jessica Creery: PhD candidate studying memory, sleep, and meditation

Jessica Creery is a PhD candidate studying memory, sleep, and meditation in Dr. Ken Paller's Cognitive Neuroscience lab. She graduated from Tulane University with a BS in Psychology and a BA in Cognitive Science.

February 15, 2018

Tillman Scholars Application Now Open

The annual application for the Tillman Scholars fellowship program is open until March 1! The Pat Tillman Foundation unites and empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of private and public sector leaders committed to service beyond self.

February 15, 2018

IDEAS Program Accepting Applications for 2018/2019

The Integrated Data-Driven Discovery in Earth and Astrophysical Sciences (IDEAS) program is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applications may be submitted on-line here. They will be evaluated as they are received, but are due no later than April 6.

February 15, 2018

EDGE Speaker Series February/March

Please join the Equality Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS) next Tuesday, February 20 at 3 PM, where Sabina Puspita, PhD student in Political Science, will be presenting her research: Democratization and Gender Equality: Lessons from the Women's Movements in Thailand and Indonesia.

February 12, 2018

Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Information Session

Are you interested in translating your PhD into a career in nonprofits or government? The Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program places up to 25 recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year term staff positions at partnering organizations. This program provides PhDs with valuable, career-building experience in fields such as public policy, development, conservation, arts and culture, and media.

February 12, 2018

Join NU-SACNAS for Volunteer Opportunities

Join NU-SACNAS to learn about upcoming volunteer opportunities! They will be hosting information sessions on February 26-27.

February 12, 2018

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 6-month opportunity awarded to an outstanding graduate student from Northwestern University. PhD students in the humanities or humanistic social sciences within years 2 – 5 of their academic program should apply. Applications should be sent via email as single PDF attachment to Associate Director of Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development, Mearah Quinn-Brauner by 5 PM on February 19, 2018.

February 12, 2018

Toastmasters Club Weekly Meetings

Northwestern Toastmasters Club is Northwestern’s Public Speaking Club. They meet weekly on Friday evenings from 4:45 pm to 6 pm in Ford ITW (Room 1-350). The mission of the Northwestern Toastmasters club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skills, which foster self-confidence and personal growth.

February 12, 2018

GWAN: Dress for Success

Co-sponsored by Graduate Women Across Northwestern, The Office of Work/Life & Family Resources and Northwestern Career Advancement, graduate students are invited to have lunch and chat about any questions you may have regarding interview preparation and appropriate attire on February 27.

February 12, 2018

TGS PhD Candidate to have Fake News Study Published

Jake Nelson, a PhD candidate in the Media, Technology, and Society program, and Harsh Taneja, an alumnus of TGS and assistant professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, are about to publish their study on the online fake news audience, which is a small, disloyal group of heavy internet users. This study is the the first to provide a theoretical explanation for why this has been the case.

February 9, 2018

Spotlight on Elizabeth Morrissey

Senior Program Coordinator Beth Morrissey first became interested in international education during a semester abroad studying English Literature in England.

February 9, 2018

The Alumnae of Northwestern University Graduate Fellowship 2018-19

The Alumnae of Northwestern University offers this Fellowship to full-time graduate students who show promise of achieving distinction in their chosen field and who will bring credit to the University. Criteria for selection include quality of scholarship, leadership, community service, professional experience, and financial need. Special consideration will be given to students who choose a program in pursuit of a career that serves the public good.

February 9, 2018

BGSA Annual Community Building Ski Trip

In partnership with QPGSA, G-ISA, G-SALSA, CLX, and CGSA, BGSA is collaborating for their Annual Community Building Ski Trip on February 24-25.

February 8, 2018

Master of Biotechnology Program's Biotechnology Day

Each year, the Master of Biotechnology Program hosts Biotechnology Day, a one-day life sciences festival designed to inspire and inform curious minds. This year's event includes community outreach activities, tours of facilities, career panels (technical and non-technical focuses), a keynote speaker, and an open networking session.

February 8, 2018

Science and Fake News: Communicating Science in an Era of Post-Truth

The rise of fake news has dominated the world of politics since the last U.S. election cycle. But fake news is not at all new in the world of science. What are the insights provided by science communication research that can help us address the fake news phenomena in this brave new world of science communication? Find out from Dominique Brossard, professor and chair in the Department of Life Sciences Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

February 8, 2018

NIGMS to Discontinue Participation in NIH NRSA Individual Fellowship Award (Parent F31)

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is discontinuing participation in PA-16-309 “Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)” effective immediately. NIGMS will not accept either New or Resubmission applications for PA-16-309 and its subsequent reissuances for the April 8, 2018 application due date and beyond.

February 8, 2018

NIAAA To Participate in NIH Parent T32 and Parent T35 Awards

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) will participate, effective immediately, in the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) PA-18-403, “Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T32) and FOA PA-18-404, “Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T35).

February 6, 2018

Franke Graduate Fellowships for 2018-2019

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 2018-2019.

February 5, 2018

The ‘L’ Word: Using Engaged Lecturing in the Classroom

In this workshop, participants will learn strategies for making their lectures engaging, focusing on both form (the presentational skills with which the lecture is given) and content (what is included in the lecture and how to make sure students get that message). Participants will be given the opportunity to practice engaged lecturing during the workshop.

February 5, 2018

NICO/SONIC Speaker - Sameer Srivastava

Join The Science of Networks in Communities (SONIC) for their latest speaker event featuring Sameer Srivastava on February 7, where he will discuss his research on how culture, cognition, and networks independently and jointly relate to career outcomes.

February 5, 2018

Spotlight on Dean Procter: Postdoctoral Fellow in Microbiology-Immunology

Dean Procter is a postdoctoral fellow in Microbiology-Immunology working in Derek Walsh's lab through Feinberg School of Medicine. Previously, he attended the University of Sydney for his undergraduate and graduate degrees.

February 5, 2018

Alliance of Chicago Minority Students (ACMS) Candy Gram and Bake Sale

Do you have a valentine in mind? ACMS would be happy to help you give that special someone something sweet.

February 2, 2018

Graduate Students of Color Wellness and Support Group

Northwestern Counseling and Psychological Services are excited to launch the first Graduate Students of Color Wellness and Support Group of 2018.

February 2, 2018

Future Institute Research Center Scholarship Spring 2018

The Future Institute Research Center supports graduate student research through awarding annual scholarships. All applicants should be doctoral students whose research topic aligns with the Center’s focus: post-secondary transition, college and career success.

February 2, 2018

NuTango's Valentine's Day Tango Workshop

NuTango is hosting a Valentine's Day Tango Workshop where participants will learn the basics steps of Argentine tango.

January 31, 2018

Notice of NIH’s Interest in Diversity Revised

This notice revises the previous Notice of NIH Interest in Diversity: NOT-OD-18-122 to clarify that Native Hawaiians are included in category A Underrepresented Populations, and that the revision to category A to permit participation in diversity programs of ‘individuals from racial or ethnic groups that can be demonstrated convincingly to be underrepresented by the grantee institution’ supersedes the current diversity language in existing funding opportunity announcements (FOAs).

January 31, 2018

TGS Seeking Participants for Committee for Outreach for Individuals with Disabilities

A new committee is being formed that will focus on ways to improve outreach to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with disabilities. The committee aims to include constituents from the TGS Offices of Diversity & Inclusion, Training Grant Support Office, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Graduate Student Engagement, as well as representatives from AccessibleNU, The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access.

January 31, 2018

NIH Clinical and Translational Research Course for PhD Students

The NIH is hosting a free Clinical and Translational Research Course for PhD Students July 9-20, 2018, at the NIH main campus in Bethesda, MD.

January 31, 2018

AAMC Released Statement on Continuing Resolution

The AAMC released a statement on the fourth Continuing Resolution, which extends current funding to February 8.

January 31, 2018

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Guidance for Trainees Program and Travel Grant

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is soliciting proposals for two programs.

January 30, 2018

Plant-It Purple's First Tea Party

Plant-It Purple cordially invites everyone to the first Plant-It Purple tea party on February 6.

January 30, 2018

Applications Now Open for ComSciCon 2018

Applications are now open for ComSciCon 2018, the 6 annual Communicating Science workshop, to be held in Boston, MA on June 14-15 2017. Graduate students at U.S. and Canadian institutions in all fields of science, technology, engineering, health, mathematics, and related fields are encouraged to apply. The application will close on March 1st.

January 29, 2018

SONIC/NICO Speaker - Adam Kleinbaum, Language Style Similarity and Friendship Networks

Please join SONIC and NICO at 600 Foster Street, Chambers Hall on Wednesday, Jan 31 at noon to welcome Adam Kleinbaum of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, who will present his talk "Language Style Similarity and Friendship Networks" as part of SONIC's collaboration with Wednesdays @ NICO.

January 29, 2018

An Evening with Kathryn Ogletree: Reflections on Race, Gender, & Student Activism

Join Kathryn Ogletree, NU alumna and former FMO president, as she reflects on her role in the Black student takeover of Northwestern's Bursar's office in 1968.

January 29, 2018

Active Learning in STEM Online Course and Learning Community - Begins Week of February 5

Learn how to engage students with active learning through the CIRTL MOOC, “Advancing Learning Through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching.”

January 29, 2018

Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) Event: "Mind still matters: Conversations about mental health in graduate school"

The Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) is hosting an event "Mind still matters: Conversations about mental health in graduate school" on February 9 from 7-10 PM in TGS Commons.

January 29, 2018

Grant Application Instruction Correction for Training Grants with Human Subjects Involvement

NIH Notice Number: NOT-OD-18-128 This notice corrects application form instructions related to human subjects involvement for Training (T) grant applications submitted to due dates on or after January 25, 2018. Human subjects information beyond answering the human subjects questions on the R&R Other Project Information Form is not required for Training grant applications (except D43 and K12).

January 29, 2018

Reminder: New NSF Policies Take Effect Soon

New policies at the National Science Foundation go into effect next week. Significant changes include increasing the length of budget justifications to five pages and requiring the project description to include a section titled "Intellectual Merit."

January 29, 2018

Upcoming Training Grant Directors Meeting – February 1st

The next Training Grant Directors meeting will take place on Thursday, February 1st at 12 PM in Wieboldt Hall Room 421 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).

January 29, 2018

Spotlight on José-Mac Techner, MD-PhD Candidate in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)

José-Marc Techner is a MD-PhD candidate as part of the National Institutes of Health funded Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at the Feinberg School of Medicine.

January 25, 2018

TGS Fridays Mini Grad Resource Fair: Chicago

Dana Bozeman, Associate Director of Student Engagement, invites you to join her, Dean Teresa Woodruff, and representatives from across Northwestern, including the Office of Fellowships, the Women’s Center, Student Insurance, and the TGS Family Resource Liaison.

January 25, 2018

Hype your RESEARCH, Meet the Dean!

Are you creating a transformative environment for learning and discovery in your seminar, lecture, colloquium, or discussion section? The Graduate School wants to know about it!

January 25, 2018

Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center – February Classes

Please take a look at the upcoming classes being offered by Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center for the month of February (Scopus, PubMed, EndNote).

January 24, 2018

Northwestern Alumni Association's February Webinars hosted by TGS Alumni

The Northwestern Alumni Association will be hosting two TGS alumni for webinars in February. Each individual will discuss a topic relating to their experience and expertise that will help your professional development. These events are open to Northwestern students and alumni.

January 24, 2018

National Cancer Institute's National Graduate Student Recruitment Program (GSRP)

Applications are currently being accepted for the National Cancer Institute’s Graduate Student Recruiting Program (GSRP).

January 24, 2018

GCF - Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice That Restores

The Graduate Christian Fellowship is hosting “Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice That Restores” on February 2 at 7 PM at TGS Commons (2120 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60201). Dominique DuBois Gilliard will be discussing his new book Justice That Restores.

January 22, 2018

Graduate and Postdoctoral Program Workshop Series - More than Making the Grade: Mentoring Student Writing before and after the Deadline

In this workshop, you will learn how to provide effective, targeted feedback that points your students toward further improvement--and how to head off your students’ most common writing mistakes before they get on paper.

January 22, 2018

Graduate and Postdoctoral Program Workshop Series - Adopting the Purrr-fect CATs: Implementing Assessment Techniques that fit your Classroom

In this workshop, participants will learn what Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) are and how to implement them as non-graded activities for enriching student engagement and comprehension.

January 22, 2018

Graduate and Postdoctoral Program Workshop Series - Communication Strategies for the Multilingual Classroom

This workshop discusses challenges and considerations for multilingual classrooms -where either the instructor or student(s) may not be a native English speaker. This workshop will equip TAs with evidence-based communication strategies and tools to facilitate an effective learning environment.

January 22, 2018

Research Safety Student Initiative Hosting Safety Awareness Week

The Research Safety Student Initiative (RSSI) is hosting its first Safety Awareness Week on February 19 – 23 to promote awareness of research safety.

January 22, 2018

Women's Health Research Day

zJanuary 25 is now considered "Women's Health Research Day" in celebration of tend anniversary of the implementation of the landmark policy set forth by the NIH, requiring investigators to consider sex as a biological variable.

January 19, 2018

Apply for the Buffett Institute's Graduate Student Organized Conference Grant

The Buffett Institute will provide up to $30,000 to fund a graduate student initiated and organized conference. Conferences are on an international or comparative topic with relevance to contemporary political, economic, or social issues. The deadline to apply is April 1.

January 19, 2018

NEXT 2018: Spend a Day Job-Shadowing a Northwestern Alumnus this Spring

Register for the annual Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT) -- a one-day shadowing program that allows current Northwestern students to accompany alumni on the job in an industry of their choice this spring to learn more about different professional fields. Registration runs January 19 through February 6 and accounts take up to 2 business days for approval. Co-sponsored by Northwestern Career Advancement and the Northwestern Alumni Association.

January 19, 2018

Dissertation Proposal Development Program Colloquium

Please join us for the winter quarter Dissertation Proposal Development Program Colloquium on February 21. At this event, 2017 summer participants will discuss their experiences learning research design, implementing interdisciplinary theories and methodologies, and crafting dissertation prospectuses and proposals.

January 18, 2018

WISER Discussion Social

Join WISER for a discussion-based coffee social this month covering the concept of "impostor syndrome"- is it just a cultural myth and obstacle for women to overcome? Or are women on average less self-assured than men?

January 18, 2018

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Town Hall

An online town hall on February 1st will provide an overview of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the information applicants need to submit an application for the 2018 Broad Funding Announcement. Research areas are listed below.

January 18, 2018

Multidisciplinary Training Program in Child and Adolescent Health

The Multidisciplinary Training Program in Child and Adolescent Health (TL1) Award is now accepting applications for a tentative July 1, 2018 start date.

January 17, 2018

Spotlight on Andreea Micu: Performance Studies Graduate Student and Public Humanities Graduate Assistant

Andreea Micu, a PhD student in the Performance Studies program, is working on a dissertation titled, “Performing the Commons: Urban Insurrection, Aesthetics, and Economic Crisis in the South of Europe.” This year, Andreea was also the Public Humanities Graduate Assistant at the Chicago Humanities Festival, an assistantship supported by The Graduate School, during which a graduate student engages in substantive public humanities projects with mentorship from practitioners at the Chicago Humanities Festival.

January 17, 2018

McKinsey APD Diversity Impact Award

McKinsey APD Diversity Impact Award is for graduate students who identify as Black/African American and/or Hispanic/Latino and who will receive their PhD, Postdoc or MD between May 2019 and December 2020. The deadline is to apply is January 22, 2018.

January 17, 2018

Spotlight on Jaclyn Hugg: Associate Director of Alumni Engagement

“I like to create things essentially from nothing,” Jaclyn says. “I like to lead the way into different areas and figure out solutions to better serve students and alumni.”

January 16, 2018

AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering Workshop

Northwestern’s Graduate School and Office of Federal Relations are pleased to invite graduate students in science, technology, engineering, math, and behavioral science fields to apply to participate in the AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE) Workshop, to be held in Washington DC on March 18-21, 2018.

January 12, 2018

Tango classes Winter Quarter

NuTango is excited to announce a 9-week series of Argentine Tango classes at Northwestern University. Classes are on Tuesdays at 7:30 PM.

January 12, 2018

Multicultural Dialogue Group Applications are now open

Join the Multicultural Dialogue Group this quarter to connect with people from around the globe and different departments.

January 12, 2018

Posse Plus Retreat

Campus Inclusion and Community and the Northwestern Posse Scholars invite you to attend the Posse Plus Retreat, scheduled for April 13-15, 2018 at Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, Wisconsin.

January 11, 2018

Queertopia Conference Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are due March 1 for the 11 annual Queertopia Conference: Queer Community, Queer Care hosted by the Queer Pride Graduate Student Association on April 21. See the Call for Abstracts for more information and submission instructions.

January 11, 2018

Graduate Student event for Women's Health Research Day

Northwestern graduate students are hosting an event at the State of Illinois building on January 25 from 3 - 6 PM to celebrate not only a new era in scientific research and the progress being made towards meeting women’s health goals, but also bring the real results of this sex-inclusive research to the public.

January 11, 2018

Northwestern Creative Writing Club

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

January 11, 2018

Public Humanities Graduate Assistantship at the Chicago Humanities Festival

The Public Humanities Graduate Assistantship at the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) is a competitive 6-month opportunity awarded to an outstanding graduate student from Northwestern University.

January 11, 2018

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

The Brady Scholars Program seek four graduate students who will help mentor undergraduates. They offer a total award of $6,000 spread over three years.

January 11, 2018

Graduate Engagement Opportunities (GEO) Practicum

The final deadline for applications is January 22, 2018.

January 10, 2018

EDGS Graduate Lecture Series

The EDGS Graduate Lecture Series has returned for the winter quarter on Tuesday, January 16 at 3 PM.

January 9, 2018

Research Computing Workshops

Research Computing Services and Northwestern University Libraries will be offering a variety of workshops during the winter quarter on both the Evanston and Chicago campuses, as well as providing access to online training. There is no cost to attend most of these workshops, but registration is required. Visit the workshop series website for more details and to register.

January 9, 2018

NCA January Programming

Sign up for NCA's January career workshops! All of the following events are open to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

January 9, 2018

Northwestern's English Language Programs and Linguistic department spoke at the 2018 Linguistic Society of America meeting

Julia Moore, Director of English Language Programs (ELP), and Matthew Goldrick, Linguistics Department Chair, served on a six-member panel at the 2018 Linguistic Society of America meeting in early January.

January 9, 2018

Northwestern Career Advancement presents: Two-day Winter 2018 Internship & Job Fair

Meet employers in a variety of industries over two days. Different employers will attend each day, hiring for both internships and full-time opportunities.

January 8, 2018

TGS's Attorney Winter Dates

TGS's Attorney for students, Arthur Corbin, is available to meet with students on both campuses.

January 8, 2018

Winter Happy Hour with GSA

Join fellow grad students for a Winter Happy Hour at World of Beer to celebrate the new year!

January 8, 2018

Chateaubriand Fellowship - Call for Applications 2018-2019

The Chateaubriand Fellowship call for applications for 2018-2019 is now open.

January 8, 2018

Plant-It Purple Plant Giveaway

Stop by and grab a houseplant from Plant-It Purple on January 22 from 2-4 PM in Hogan G-160.

January 8, 2018

Summer Research Funding Opportunity: Applications due March 2 for Dissertation Proposal Development Program

Second or third year Humanities and qualitative Social Science doctoral students who are prepared to research and write their dissertation prospectus or research funding proposal/fellowship application in summer 2018 are encouraged to apply!

January 5, 2018

HLTH Conference Accepting Papers

HLTH is a new conference driving disruptive innovation in healthcare, and the Academic Discoveries program will showcase the work of innovators and researchers who are creating the next generation of healthcare. They are accepting papers through January 31.

January 5, 2018

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 5, 2018

Book Your Winter Quarter Graduate Writing Place Appointments Now

Now's the time to start reserving appointments for winter quarter. Appointments are available on Evanston campus, Chicago campus, or online if you are no longer in-residence.

January 5, 2018

MSLCE Speaker Event - Deana Haggag, President & CEO, United States Artists

The MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program is excited to present a speaker event with Deana Haggag, President and CEO of United States Artists, on January 11, 5:15 PM

January 5, 2018

Register for the MLK Day of Service at Gale Community Academy

Join Northwestern students and staff for a large-scale service project to transform learning spaces at Gale Community Academy on January 15.

January 4, 2018

Explore Chicago Winter Quarter!

Our Explore Chicago Winter Quarter event will be tickets to Broadway in Chicago’s Stephen Karam’s The Humans. Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, January 16 at 9 AM.

January 4, 2018

Pursuit Award Nominations Due February 2

The Pursuit Award is an international award that recognizes outstanding achievements in childhood disability research by current PhD students and those who have defended their PhD thesis in the last year. Current PhD students (no more than 6 months away from defense), post-doctoral trainees or recent graduates may apply.

January 4, 2018

Master of Science in Law Program Information Session

The Master of Science in Law degree (MSL) at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law arms STEM professionals with the tools they need to succeed in today’s innovative economy. They are holding information sessions in the coming months for all interested candidates.

January 4, 2018

Remembering CC DuBois

After a battle with brain cancer, TGS alumna Cynthia (CC) DuBois passed away on January 3. We are deeply saddened by this great loss to our graduate community.

January 4, 2018

Spotlight on Dana Bozeman, Associate Director of Student Engagement

Associate Director of Student Engagement Dana Bozeman has worked with graduate student populations for over eight years. Although she originally planned to start her career in human resources, she quickly found that her passion resided within the student affairs track.

January 3, 2018

Health Policy Research Scholars Application Opens January 12

Health Policy Research Scholars is looking for second-year, full-time doctoral students from any and all disciplines—as diverse as economics, political science, psychology, architecture, transportation, sociology, and environmental health—who want to apply a health policy lens to their research to advance health and equity in their communities.

January 2, 2018

Holiday Message from Dean Woodruff

Happy holidays from the Dean of The Graduate School