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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.
January 21, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Rebecca Crown Center, 633 Clark Street
The Graduate School's attorney, Vadim Shifrin, Esq., is available to meet with eligible TGS students to provide free leg...
January 21, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2122 Sheridan Road
About this Event: Drafting a Teaching Statement can be a challenging process, particularly for graduate students and pos...
January 21, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1940 Sheridan Road, 1940 Sheridan Road
Learn about program priorities and application strategies at a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Abroad (DDRA) Award ...
Back by popular demand! The Alliance of Chicago Minority Students (ACMS) will be hosting their third-annual Valentine's Day candy gram + bake sale.
In this seminar you will understand what it means to be financially healthy, which is so much more than the one score everyone asks you about today, your credit score.