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The Graduate School (TGS) is excited to announce that our "Experience Northwestern" event series has returned! View the schedule of events for full quarter.
December 7, All Day
Fall classes end
December 7, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive
Join us at our Experience Northwestern event: Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra Concert on Saturday, December 7...
December 8, All Day
WCAS Reading Period ends
The Family Institute at Northwestern University is looking for volunteers to attend free workshops designed to help couples learn new skills to maintain healthy and satisfying relationships. This is a great opportunity to learn ways to strengthen your relationship based on the latest research!
Registration is now open for the winter session of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). MBSR, an empirically based approach to mindfulness, is considered the gold standard the world over for a personal cultivation of mindfulness practice.