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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 20, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
1940 Sheridan Road, 1940 Sheridan Road
The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Fellowship funds graduate students only. Their priorities fall into the following thre...
November 20, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
2016 Sheridan Road, 2016 Sheridan Road
Are you ready to experience another Chicago winter? Will this be your first time experiencing winter in Chicago? The goo...
November 21, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
627 Dartmouth Place, 627 Dartmouth Place
Workshop Description: With a growing number of international students, classroom environments are becoming more diverse....
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.