News & Events

Important information and updates from The Graduate School and our campus partners.

Created: Tuesday 06/19/2018

TGS Parent Summer Celebration at Peggy Notebaert Museum

The event will take place on July 28 from 10 AM to 2 PM, and tickets will go on sale on June 25 at 10 AM.

Around Campus
Created: Tuesday 06/19/2018

Book Summer Writing Consultations in the Graduate Writing Place Now

The Graduate Writing Place is open for summer consultations. If you are working on job/fellowship applications, articles for publications, or dissertations/theses, Graduate Writing Fellows are there to help.

Professional Development
Created: Monday 06/18/2018

Spotlight on Alexis Reyes: PhD Student in Interdisciplinary Biological Sciences (IBiS)

Alexis Reyes is a second-year PhD student in the Interdisciplinary Biological Sciences (IBiS) Graduate Program and active member in Northwestern's chapter of the Society for Advancement of Chicagos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). Beyond her research on genetic integrity in eukaryotes, Alexis is passionate about expanding equitable access to STEM education opportunities and resources for underrepresented students. 

Spotlight
Created: Monday 06/18/2018

Developing an Effective Teaching Portfolio

Attend a two-day workshop series hosted by Graduate and Postdoctoral Learning, Searle Center on Wednesday, July 18 & Wednesday, July 25 from 10 AM - 12PM at the TGS Commons.

Professional Development
Created: Wednesday 06/13/2018

NURAP and AHEAD Present: Careers in Research Administration

Join NURAP and AHEAD for Careers in Research Administration, a panel discussion about Research Administration careers at Northwestern. Panels will be held on both campuses.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Tuesday 06/12/2018

Two Northwestern Students Named Mellon-ACLS Public Fellows in 2018

Two Northwestern graduate students have been selected as part of the eighth annual cohort of Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows. This year’s 24 fellows will take up two-year, full-time positions with top nonprofit organizations and government agencies working in the fields of policy, civil rights, arts and culture, and the media. The Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program is made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Announcements, Social Sciences, Humanities
Created: Tuesday 06/12/2018

Notice of Intent: Funding Opportunity for Predoctoral Training in Advanced Data Analytics for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) and participating NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs) intend to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to solicit applications for new behavioral and social sciences research (BSSR) predoctoral training programs that focus on innovative computational and/or data science analytic approaches and their incorporation into training for the future BSSR health research workforce.

Training Grant Director
Created: Friday 06/08/2018

NAA Webinar Series: Mapping the Levers for Cultural Change

Cultural change and transformation are two of the hardest feats to accomplish in most organizations. Although we tend to be pretty savvy as far as emotional intelligence and psychological trends, there are almost no definitions of culture, and how to change it, which are shared by individuals.

Professional Development
Created: Friday 06/08/2018

PhD/Postdoc Specific Secondary Education Panel

Interested in learning more about opportunities in Secondary Education as a PhD? Come hear recruiters, educators, and administrators provide advice and insight on navigating the process. Speakers include Philosophy PhD and Academic Dean and Theory of Knowledge Instructor from Beacon; Physics PhD and science teacher at ETHS; and Carney, Sandoe & Associates recruiters.

Professional Development, Postdoc News
Created: Friday 06/08/2018

WISER Discussion Social

Join WISER this month to talk about ways to approach the issue of sexual harassment on campus.

Around Campus
Created: Friday 06/08/2018

Game Night with GSA

Join GSA for an end-of-quarter celebration with fellow graduate students at the game room at Norris Center, Thursday June 14, 5-7 PM.

Around Campus
Created: Thursday 06/07/2018

Dinner for Twelve

The Northwestern Alumni Association invites you to participate as a guest in your area for Dinner with Twelve. During these events, hosts open their home or host alumni and students at a restaurant where all arrive as strangers and leave as friends.

Professional Development
Created: Wednesday 06/06/2018

Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium

The Graduate School is a member of The Center for Renaissance Studies consortium. The center promotes the use of the Newberry collection by graduate students and postgraduate scholars in the fields of late medieval, Renaissance, and early modern studies (ca. 1300 – ca. 1750), offering a wide range of scholarly programs and digital and print publications based in the Newberry collections, and provides a locus for a community of scholars who come from all over the world to use the library’s early manuscripts, printed books, and other materials. 

Professional Development
Created: Tuesday 06/05/2018

Andrew Sabin, PhD, Entrepreneur and Research Engineer at Bose

Andrew Sabin, PhD, an inventor and entrepreneur who is creating new solutions for people suffering from hearing loss, graduated from Northwestern University in 2011 with a PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders. He then founded Ear Machine, a company dedicated to creating and distributing novel and accessible hearing tools, such as the EarMachine app.

Spotlight
Created: Monday 06/04/2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Cardiovascular Biology

A postdoctoral position is available at the Feinberg Cardiovascular and Renal Research Institute, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms controlling the formation of the cardiovascular system using mouse models and stem cell-based approaches. They are particularly interested in understanding signaling pathways leading to transcriptional regulation of genes involved in developmental and pathological (lymph) angiogenesis.

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News
Created: Monday 06/04/2018

Graduate Assistantships at the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is accepting applications for a Graduate Associate position beginning fall 2018.

Professional Development
Created: Monday 06/04/2018

Introduction to STEM Teaching Course and Learning Communities

Introduction to STEM Teaching Course and Learning Communities begin the week of June 18 on both the Evanston and Chicago Campuses.

Postdoc News, Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 06/04/2018

Data Science and Programming Summer Workshop Series

The series offers 22 workshops from June to August on Python, R, SQL, command line, and GIS across the Evanston and Chicago campuses.  Northwestern graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and research staff of all experience levels are welcome in the workshops. 

Professional Development, Postdoc News, Training Grant Director
Created: Monday 06/04/2018

NIH Intramural Research and Job Openings - June 2018

The NIH has released its job openings for the month of June.

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News
Created: Monday 06/04/2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Metal Carboxylates in Oil Paints

The Northwestern University / Art Institute of Chicago Center for Scientific Studies in the Arts (NU- ACCESS) is offering a two-year postdoctoral research scholarship (possibly extendable for a third year) to study the chemistry of zinc soaps: organic/inorganic compounds that form by reaction of the Zn oxide pigment with an oil-based (lipidic) binding medium. Overall, the grant activities aim to develop computational and experimental tools needed to understand how artworks undergo change over long periods of time.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Monday 06/04/2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Uro-Microimmunology

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available immediately at Northwestern University in the Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Urology. The postdoctoral fellow will work closely with Joshua Meeks, MD, PhD in the Department of Urology and Stephen Miller, PhD in the department of Microbiology and Immunology on a combined research focusing on immune cell involvement in benign and malignant urologic conditions.

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News
Created: Monday 06/04/2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Urology

A post-doctoral position is available immediately at Northwestern University in the Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Urology. The selected candidate will take part in the collaboration with the department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics to work on the genetic, epigenetic, and immune mechanisms of cancer biology and epigenetic-based therapies.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Thursday 05/31/2018

Plant-It Purple: Main Planting Day

Mark your calendar on June 4 for Plant-It Purple's biggest event of the year: Main Planting Day! Plant-It Purple has ordered a ton of flowers for their garden and will need help planting them all. It will be a nice way to break from your studies or research and spend some time outdoors!

Announcements, Around Campus
Created: Wednesday 05/30/2018

Recent NIH Training Award Notices

The NIH has posted several notices for small changes to various training awards. Please click the links below to learn more.

Training Grant Director, Announcements
Created: Tuesday 05/29/2018

2018 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Deadline

The national deadline for the 2018 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad competition cycle has been announced by the program director as July 2, 2018. Our campus deadline is Monday, June 18, 2018 at noon. Please email Stephen Hill at s-hill@northwestern.edu in the Office of Fellowships as soon as possible if you would like to apply in this current cycle.

Announcements
Created: Tuesday 05/29/2018

Searle Teaching-As-Research (STAR) Program Poster Session

Click here to register for the free Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) at Northwestern event: "Searle Teaching-As-Research (STAR) Program Poster Session" that will take place on Wednesday, June 13, from 3-5 PM at the Searle Center Library. 

Around Campus, Postdoc News
Created: Tuesday 05/29/2018

Free Mentoring as Teaching: Best Practices in a Research Lab Workshop

Click here to register for the free Searle Center Grad and Postdoc Workshop Series: "Mentoring as Teaching: Best Practices in a Research Lab" that will take place on Thursday, May 31, from 10-11:30 AM at the Searle Center Library.

Postdoc News, Training Grant Director, Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Tuesday 05/29/2018

Free Writing Effective Teaching Statements: Peer Review Workshop

Click here to register for the free Searle Center Grad and Postdoc Workshop Series: "Writing Effective Teaching Statements: Peer Review" that will take place on Wednesday, May 30, from 3-5 PM at TGS Commons (2122 Sheridan Road). 

Professional Development, Postdoc News
Created: Tuesday 05/29/2018

Cast Your Vote for the 2018-2019 GSA Executive Board

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) has a wonderful group of candidates who are looking forward to bringing you more social and service events during the upcoming school year. Please show your support by casting your ballot for the nominees here. The poll is open until midnight on Wednesday, May 30.

Announcements, Around Campus
Created: Friday 05/25/2018

Essay Scholarship Opportunity from Dr. Usha Rajagopal

Dr. Usha Rajagopal is offering a $1000 scholarship opportunity to eligible college, or university, students in the United States. Full details on eligibility, applying, winner selection, and more can be found below.

Around Campus
Created: Friday 05/25/2018

TGS Student Receives Wilderness First Aid Reimbursement Grant

Congratulations to TGS student Annie Nelson, a PhD candidate in the department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, who is the Office of Global Safety and Security's (OGSS) first recipient of the Wilderness First Aid Reimbursement Grant!

Around Campus
Created: Wednesday 05/23/2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts

The Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and selected natural sciences, invites applications for the 2019-22 fellowship competition. Applications are due by August 22.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Tuesday 05/22/2018

Save the Date: NUPF 2018 Current Research and Future Career Symposium

The 2018 Current Research and Future Careers Symposium will held on the Chicago Campus on August 30 .

Postdoc News, Training Grant Director
Created: Monday 05/21/2018

Spotlight on Sarah Bassett: PhD candidate in the Health Sciences Integrated PhD Program

Sarah Bassett is a PhD candidate in the Health Sciences Integrated PhD Program studying emotions and health in Dr. Judith Moskowitz's lab in Medical Social Sciences. She is currently an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) predoctoral fellow.

Spotlight
Created: Monday 05/21/2018

Graduate Women Across Northwestern Board Interest Dinner

Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) is seeking board members for the 2018-2019 academic year. Join the current GWAN Board for dinner to hear about their open positions and how you can be part of GWAN next year.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/21/2018

TGS Graduate Student Funding Walk-in Hours

TGS doctoral students with questions about their graduate funding are invited to talk to members of our TGS Financial Team during the following walk-in hours on the dates listed below to better understand how TGS advocates for and provides support. 

Announcements
Created: Monday 05/21/2018

Spring Recognition Reception

Dean Woodruff and The Graduate School (TGS) were pleased to honor the 2017-2018 Ryan Fellows, and the 2017 TGS award recipients at a Spring Recognition Reception on May 15.

Announcements, Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/21/2018

Managing Microaggressions

Join NU-SACNAS for a workshop in Managing Microaggressions as part of their Diverse Perspective in STEM Series. Learn to identify and respond to microaggressions that occur within academia and professional settings.

Around Campus, Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 05/21/2018

TGS Summer 2018 Registration Guidelines

Below are some general guidelines regarding summer enrollment for students in The Graduate School.

Announcements
Created: Monday 05/21/2018

GSA SummerFest @ Dillo Day 2018

Join GSA for lunch and conversation with fellow students and alumni before we head to Dillo Day's Beer Garden to kick off the summer.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/21/2018

Northwestern Intersections: Daniel Moser '02

Northwestern Intersections provides an outlet for alumni to share stories about how their careers have evolved and how key intersections of experience, opportunity, and alumni connections have propelled them to where they are today. Check out the newest episode with Daniel Moser '02 PhD on Using a Theater Background to Communicate with Confidence. 

Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/21/2018

BioProfessionals: Applying for Faculty Positions

BioProfessionals is pleased to present a Pathways to the Professoriate workshop on Applying for Faculty Positions. Join Dr. Shelby Blythe (Molecular Biosciences), Dr. Neha Kamat (Biomedical Engineering) and Dr. Reza Vafabakhsh (Molecular Biosciences) as they discuss their experiences from having recently been on the job market.

Professional Development, Postdoc News
Created: Thursday 05/17/2018

Resources for Graduate Student Travel

In preparation for summer travel, we are sharing our policies and resources from the Office of Global Safety and Security (OGSS).

Around Campus
Created: Thursday 05/17/2018

2018 Annual Lung Symposium

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine's Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine presents the 2018 Annual Lung Symposium on June 19. Interested researchers can submit their abstract for a poster presentation by 4 PM on June 13.

Postdoc News
Created: Wednesday 05/16/2018

Hype Your Research: A Visit to Mollie McQuillan's Gender Identity Class

Earlier this month, Dean Woodruff joined Mollie McQuillan, Presidential Fellow and PhD candidate in Human Development and Social Policy, to co-teach Mollie's undergraduate class as part of The Graduate School’s inaugural Hype Your Research visit.

Around Campus, Social Sciences, Spotlight
Created: Wednesday 05/16/2018

Wine & Cheese & Grant Writing: Creating a Strong Fellowship Application

Joni the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities for a wine and cheese gathering for faculty and postdoctoral fellows in the humanities and qualitative social sciences who plan to write individual grant proposals to secure research leave. The focus of the workshop will be to review and discuss the merits/flaws of proposals with a select group of Northwestern faculty who have won and/or reviewed national grants.

Humanities, Postdoc News
Created: Tuesday 05/15/2018

Grantsmanship for the Research Professional Course

Grantsmanship for Research Professionals is a two-day executive education-style workshop on June 6 - 7 that introduces and enhances skills associated with effective grant opportunity identification, proposal preparation, grant review process, and team science.

Postdoc News
Created: Monday 05/14/2018

Free Academic Job Search Webinar on May 16, 2018

Join Northwestern Presidential Fellow and PhD alumna, Alanna Hickey ('16 PhD, English), for a free webinar that will address key questions that arise in anticipation of and during the academic job search.

Announcements, Professional Development, Postdoc News
Created: Monday 05/14/2018

Spring Swing Dance

This Friday, May 18, the Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate will host their Spring Swing Dance.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/14/2018

Northwestern Data Science Career Evening

Attend the Northwestern Data Science Career Evening Workshop on May 15 from 4:30 - 8 PM.

Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Social Sciences
Created: Monday 05/14/2018

Northwestern University is a Member of the Council for European Studies

Institutional membership means that students at Northwestern University are eligible for a wide range of grants and awards to support their studies, research, and publications, including CES Conference Travel Grants and the Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowship.

Professional Development
Created: Monday 05/14/2018

Mentoring Your Summer Student: An Orientation for Postdocs and PhD Students

This workshop will help postdoctoral fellows and graduate students outline summer projects, set goals with summer advisees, structure interactions, and problem solve as issues arise.

Postdoc News, Humanities, Professional Development, Training Grant Director, Social Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 05/14/2018

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends, Tuition/Fees and Other Budgetary Levels Effective for Fiscal Year 2018

The National Institute of Health (NIH), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) have announced stipend levels for trainees and fellows supported by Kirschstein-NRSA awards in Fiscal Year (FY) 2018.

Training Grant Director
Created: Friday 05/11/2018

Job Opportunity: Senior Compliance Analyst, NU Conflict of Interest Office

Are you looking to continue or grow your career supporting university research? Are you enthusiastic about research integrity? The Northwestern University Conflict of Interest Office, based in Evanston, is looking for an inquisitive and motivated individual to support the university’s conflict of interest program with an aim to further Northwestern’s research growth.

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News
Created: Friday 05/11/2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Rush University, Wound Infection

A postdoctoral opportunity at Rush University Medical Center in laboratory of Sasha Shafikhani, PhD, is now open. The lab is focused on developing antibiotic-free ways of controlling infection and stimulating healing in diabetic and normal wounds.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Friday 05/11/2018

Fulbright Application Workshops

The Office of Fellowships is hosting a series of workshops to discussFulbright application components and develop successful application strategies. During the workshop we will walk through the application form identifying areas where applicants typically go wrong.

Humanities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Professional Development, Social Sciences
Created: Friday 05/11/2018

'The X of England': Race, Diaspora, and Violence

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents 'The X of England': Race, Diaspora, and Violence — a talk by Dr. David Marriott (University of California, Santa Cruz) with Tyrone S. Palmer as discussant.

Professional Development, Humanities
Created: Friday 05/11/2018

Off-Campus Life Resources

Looking for a place to live? The Off-Campus Life website contains the information and resources available to students living off-campus.

Around Campus
Created: Friday 05/11/2018

PhD Student Alex Gurvich Awarded Two Prestigious Fellowships

CIERA’s Alex Gurvich, a second-year astronomy graduate student advised by Professor Claude-André Faucher-Giguère, recently accepted two important fellowships within the same week. Part of the Galaxy Formation Group at Northwestern, Alex explores “the invisible universe” (the history and features of galaxies, stars, and supernovae) using computer simulations.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Announcements
Created: Friday 05/11/2018

Brand Yourself: Tools to position yourself in the job market and in life

Learn how to improve your personal brand and become an effective communicator in this workshop led by Andrew Sykes, Founder & President of Habits at Work and BARTLAB.

Professional Development, Postdoc News
Created: Thursday 05/10/2018

NIH Intramural Research and Job Openings - May 2018

The NIH has released its latest announcement of open positions.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Thursday 05/10/2018

Message From Dean Woodruff: Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Student Support

The following message was sent to humanities and social sciences PhD students on Thursday, May 10.

Announcements, From the Dean
Created: Thursday 05/10/2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Immunology

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Cancer Immunology Laboratory at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and NIH-designated Robert Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. Research projects include: 1) Cancer therapeutic resistance and immune evasion mechanisms; 2) mechanisms immune-checkpoint related colitic toxicity with unique animal models and clinical samples (Sci Adv. 2017 May 17;3(5):e1602133).; 3) metabolic reprogramming of tumor microenvironment.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Tuesday 05/08/2018

New T32 Funded Training Program for Postdocs

Congratulations to Professors David C. Mohr, PhD, and Madhu Reddy, PhD, who have received the Notice of Acceptance for a NIMH T32 training program to jointly train postdoctoral fellows in clinical science and human computer interaction focused on mental health.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Postdoc News, Around Campus, Training Grant Director
Created: Tuesday 05/08/2018

Spotlight on E. B. Hunter: Combining Theatre and New Immersive Technologies

How do you create theatre that allows audiences to feel like meaningful participants? E. B. Hunter, PhD candidate in the Interdisciplinary Theatre and Drama program, answers this question by combining theatre with new immersive technologies like mixed reality and video games. In her work, audience interactivity—analog and digital—takes center stage.

Spotlight
Created: Monday 05/07/2018

Call for Applications for the Office of Fellowships Graduate Assistant (OFGA) 2018-2019

The Office of Fellowships seeks a doctoral candidate with an outstanding record of undergraduate mentorship to join them during the 2018-2019 academic year.

Social Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Professional Development, Humanities
Created: Monday 05/07/2018

Latinx Congratulatory

The Latinx Congratulatory is our way of recognizing and celebrating the accomplishments of Northwestern's Latinx graduates.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/07/2018

The Joy: NU's Black Congratulatory

The Journey of Our Years, or The JOY, is our way of recognizing and celebrating all of NU's Black graduates.

Around Campus
Created: Thursday 05/03/2018

Spring Garden Preparation and Planting Event - Plant-it Purple Grad Gardens

Join Plant-It Purple on May 10 from 12 - 3 PM in the courtyard of the Technological Institute

Around Campus
Created: Wednesday 05/02/2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Cancer Biology

The Backman Photonics Laboratory at Northwestern University’s Biomedical Engineering Department is seeking a postdoctoral scholar to join a multidisciplinary team of scientists leading cutting-edge research at the crossroads of biology, physics, engineering, genomics and medicine.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Wednesday 05/02/2018

NU Queer Ladies Night: Meals with Strangers and Comedy Showcase

Join QPGSA and GWAN on Saturday, May 12 for a night of community and comedy centered around LGBTQ women at Northwestern. They will start the evening with dinner at Futatsuki Ramen and then head to Strip Joker, Chicago's only body-positive, queer-positive comedy showcase. 

Around Campus
Created: Wednesday 05/02/2018

The Art of Scientific Storytelling with Dario Robleto

Artist Dario Robleto will share the deep connections between art and science through his creative research methods, narrative storytelling and exploration of material science and sculpture.

Around Campus
Created: Wednesday 05/02/2018

myDATA Phase III: Preparing PhDs for a Data-Driven World Application Instructions

Are you a graduate student or postdoc interested in teaching Python or R to your colleagues? Phase III of the myDATA program will be offering a short “train-the-trainer” series in which trainees will learn to effectively teach computational skills to others.

Postdoc News, Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Tuesday 05/01/2018

2017-2018 Bouchet Society Inductees

The Graduate School was pleased to induct three graduate students and two postdoctoral fellows into the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society (Bouchet Society) on Friday, April 27, 2018.

Announcements, Postdoc News
Created: Monday 04/30/2018

Harvard GSAS Science Policy Group Minisymposium on Reproducibility

The Harvard GSAS Science Policy Group in collaboration with Addgene is hosting a minisymposium on reproducibility to “discuss many of the tools available to researchers and get some insight into how researchers, funders, and publishers are working to improve reproducibility.”

Training Grant Director
Created: Monday 04/30/2018

1 + 1 = 3 (or More): The Value of Collaborations for Diversity and Inclusion in Biomedicine

An NIH blog post by Hannah Valantine, PhD, discusses the power of collaboration in developing a diverse and inclusive biomedical workforce.

Training Grant Director
Created: Monday 04/30/2018

Science: The Core Traits of Career Success

An article in Science discusses the traits that make a good scientist, some of which are often overlooked.

Training Grant Director
Created: Monday 04/30/2018

Upcoming NASEM Report Release: Graduate STEM Education for the 21st Century

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) will be releasing its report on Graduate STEM Education for the 21st Century on May 29, from 1:30-3:00 ET at the Keck Center in Washington, DC.

Training Grant Director
Created: Monday 04/30/2018

NBER Report: The Impact of Postdoctoral Fellowships on a Future Independent Career

A National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) report examined the career outcomes from researchers that applied for an NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) (F32) between 1996 -2008.

Training Grant Director
Created: Monday 04/30/2018

2018 GREAT Group Annual Meeting

The 2018 AAMC Group on Graduate Research, Education and Training (GREAT Group) will hold its annual Professional Development Meeting on September 27-29, 2018 in Atlanta, GA. Graduate Deans, MD-PhD Program Directors, Postdoctoral Program Leaders, Administrative Program Staff, and all those with an interest in advancing biomedical research training are invited to join.

Training Grant Director
Created: Monday 04/30/2018

Chicago Communicating Science Conference (ComSciCon-Chicago)

The ComSciCon workshop series is designed to empower graduate students to communicate the complex concepts arising in science, engineering and other technical fields to diverse audiences.

Professional Development, Training Grant Director, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 04/30/2018

Public Humanities Graduate Assistantship at the Chicago Humanities Festival

The assistantship provides each student with the following: working experience in the country’s leading public humanities organization, access to world-renowned humanities scholars, interaction with Chicago’s top cultural institutions, and a mentored team environment in which to build varied skills for future employment.

Humanities, Professional Development, Social Sciences
Created: Monday 04/30/2018

Holocaust Educational Foundation - Graduate Assistantship

The graduate student assistant will be responsible for assisting HEF of NU Staff to carry out the daily operation of a university-based non-profit organization.

Social Sciences, Humanities, Professional Development
Created: Friday 04/27/2018

Dillo Day 2018-Save the Date

Did you know Dillo Day is the largest student run festival in the nation? And it's not just for undergrads--Dillo Day is open to all NU students, faculty/staff, and alumni!

Around Campus
Created: Friday 04/27/2018

GSA Camping Trip at Mirror Lake & Devil's Lake

If you think summer should be all about swimming, hiking, and campfires, GSA has you covered! Get out of the city and bond with your fellow grad students on a camping trip with GSA.

Around Campus
Created: Friday 04/27/2018

Annual 5K/10K Run

Join the GSA annual 5K/10K charity run! The donation will go to Girls on the Run, a non-profit that works to encourage pre-teen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles. NU students, faculty, staff, and affiliates (family/friends) are welcome.

Around Campus
Created: Friday 04/27/2018

Were Adam & Eve Real? Let Science Make the Case

Dr. S. Joshua Swamidass  M.D. PhD will discuss the relationship between Christianity and Evolution, focusing on evidence and arguments that genomic science provides for the existence of a historical Adam and Eve. 

Around Campus
Created: Friday 04/27/2018

Bioprofessionals: Pathway to the Professoriate

BioProfessionals is pleased to present a Pathway to the Professoriate series on academic job searches. In a series of panels this spring, they will explore all facets of academic job searches, from how to prepare to be a competitive candidate to negotiations and start up packages.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Professional Development, Training Grant Director
Created: Friday 04/27/2018

Machine Learning Meetup

On May 7, Dr. Camille Avestruz, of Enrico Fermi Institute & Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, University of Chicago will be giving a talk titled "Automated Object Classification for Large Scale Future Surveys: A Strong Lensing Example."

Postdoc News, Around Campus
Created: Friday 04/27/2018

The Archive: Seminar Overview

The Newberry Library invites graduate students in the humanities to apply for a seminar that will explore the theoretical, critical, and practical methods necessary to negotiate historical and literary archives.

Humanities, Professional Development
Created: Thursday 04/26/2018

Job Offer Negotiation Workshop

Learn how to advocate for yourself in an informed and effective way. Topics will cover determining your “worth”, negotiation etiquette, and negotiating other relevant issues. 

Social Sciences, Training Grant Director, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Humanities, Professional Development
Created: Wednesday 04/25/2018

Critical Contexts presents Dr. Eve Ewing

Critical Contexts, a student organization looking at the role of equity, ethics, and power in research and academia, is hosting a small group discussion with Dr. Eve Ewing, an acclaimed writer, sociologist of education, and faculty member at the University of Chicago.

Around Campus
Created: Wednesday 04/25/2018

TGS Spring Playdates

Bring your families to one of our TGS spring playdates for graduate students and postdocs with children.

Postdoc News, Around Campus
Created: Wednesday 04/25/2018

INVO Series in Evanston

The Innovation and New Ventures Office at Northwestern catalyzes the translation of university innovations out of the lab to benefit the public. 

Professional Development, Humanities, Postdoc News, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Around Campus, Social Sciences, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Wednesday 04/25/2018

87th Annual Waa-Mu show: Manhattan Miracle

The 87th Annual Waa-Mu show will run from May 4 - 13 in Cahn Auditorium. Manhattan Miracle is Northwestern’s own original musical, written, performed, and presented by Northwestern students.

Around Campus
Created: Wednesday 04/25/2018

Wilderness First Aid Training Opportunity

Northwestern’s Graduate Student International Travel Task Force and the Office of Global Safety and Security (OGSS) are pleased to announce that applications are open for qualifying graduate students who could benefit from Wilderness First Aid training in support of their academic goals requiring remote or rural international travel to apply for a reimbursement grant. 

Professional Development
Created: Wednesday 04/25/2018

Senior Consultant Position at Sg2

Sg2, a Vizient company, is the health care industry’s premier authority on health care trends, insights and market analytics. Their analytics and expertise help hospitals and health systems achieve sustainable growth and ensure ongoing market relevance through the development of an effective System of CARE.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News, Professional Development
Created: Wednesday 04/25/2018

PhD Student Opportunities with Chicago Field Studies Academic Internship Program

In the 2018 – 2019 academic year, the Chicago Field Studies Program will offer two types of opportunities for PhD students to gain experience in teaching and/or program management.

Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Professional Development
Created: Tuesday 04/24/2018

Spotlight on Adelita Mendoza: Northwestern Alum and Postdoctoral Associate at Washington University

Dr. Adelita Mendoza studies how zinc regulation impacts cell signaling and homeostasis. A recent graduate of Northwestern University's Interdisciplinary Biological Sciences Graduate Program (IBiS), Adelita is now a Postdoctoral Associate at Washington University in St. Louis.

Spotlight
Created: Monday 04/23/2018

Apply now to serve as the Graduate Writing Place GA or a Graduate Writing Fellow

In the 2018-2019 Academic Year, the Graduate Writing Place will offer two types of opportunities for advanced PhD candidates who wish to augment their writing, leadership, and teaching skills at the same time they improve the writing skills of other graduate students at Northwestern.

Professional Development, Social Sciences, Humanities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math