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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.
November 22, All Day
Dissertation, PhD Final Exam, and change of grade forms due to TGS for Fall PhD candidates
November 22, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mudd Hall ( formerly Seeley G. Mudd Library), 2233 Tech Drive
Join the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) for pizza and to learn about their progr...
November 23, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ryan Field, 1501 Central Street
Join us at our Experience Northwestern event: Northwestern Football vs. Minnesota on Saturday, November 23 at Ryan Field...
Season One of NUWorkWell, a podcast at the intersection of work, well-being, and graduate school, is a wrap! Throughout season 1, six insightful guests, most of which are alumni from STEM and non-STEM fields, shared their experiences with and perspectives on the academic market, management consulting, and navigating the search as an international candidate.
The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science (FWIS) program is pleased to announce the release of their new study on postdoctoral women in STEM, commissioned in partnership with the Heising-Simons Foundation and conducted by research firm RTI International.