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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.
October 22, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 303 E. Superior
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 3:30 PM Hughes Auditorium Lurie Building 1st Floor Mark C. Hersam, MD Walter P. Murphy Profe...
October 22, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive
Interested in a career outside of academia? Become an AAAS Science and Technology Fellow! The AAAS Science & Technology...
October 22, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2122 Sheridan Road
Please join us at the Dissertation Proposal Development (DPD) Program Fall Colloquium. Alumni from the program will desc...
The Graduate School (TGS) is excited to announce that our "Experience Northwestern" event series has returned! Experience Northwestern aims to build community and foster a sense of the well-being by encouraging graduate students to take a break from their studies and research to enjoy all that Northwestern has to offer at no cost to you.
Northwestern’s Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (NU SIAM) is looking for speakers for the fall quarter “Bridging the Gap” seminar on Friday, November 15 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM in Tech M416. The goal of the seminar is to highlight the broad applications of mathematics to diverse disciplines.