News & Events

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

Created: Tuesday 07/16/2019

Job Opportunity, Part-time: Postdoctoral Administrative Fellow, Rush University

Rush University Graduate College invites applications for a part-time Postdoctoral Administration Fellow position to support the Office of Career Development and Industry Outreach. This part-time position is designed for postdoctoral scientists who are interested in developing academic leadership skills while working to solve current challenges in graduate education in biomedical sciences.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Tuesday 07/16/2019

Sci-ROI Annual Event 2019

The Sci-ROI Annual Event 2019 will be held on September 7-8 at The University of Chicago. Science and Research Opportunities in India (Sci-ROI) is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization whose objective is to promote multi-dimensional engagement between the U.S. and India. Sci-ROI organizes the Young Investigators Meeting (YIM) every year and invites participation from scientists, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers from all across the U.S. who are seeking for a career in India in the STEM fields.

Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 07/15/2019

University Libraries’ Annual Research Resources Forum on September 23

The University Libraries’ annual Research Resources Forum will be held on Monday, September 23 from 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM in the University Library (1970 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208). This invitation-only forum is an introduction to library and information services for incoming graduate students in the Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences, School of Communication, and School of Music.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 07/15/2019

Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships in Israel for U.S. Citizens

Fulbright Israel is looking for the brightest and most innovative scholars planning to pursue research in Israel for the 2020–21 and 2021–22 academic years. Participants will receive $47,500 per year, for up to two years. Interested applicants are invited to apply by Monday, September 16.

Fellowships
Created: Monday 07/15/2019

Spotlight on Liliana M. Hernandez Gonzalez: PhD Candidate in Environmental Engineering

Liliana M. Hernandez Gonzalez is a PhD candidate in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering in the McCormick School of Engineering. Her research focuses on determining the ecological resilience of urban green spaces in the Chicago metropolitan area and their benefits for storm water retention using a distributed high-frequency sensing network. Liliana is a former Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) participant and has been recognized as a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, National GEM Consortium Associate Fellow, and Walter P. Murphy Fellow. In addition, Liliana was recently inducted into the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society.

Spotlight
Created: Monday 07/15/2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Rowland Institute at Harvard

The Rowland Institute at Harvard is seeking applications for Rowland Fellowships that commence in the 2020 calendar year. They seek the best young experimentalists in all fields of science and engineering. The Rowland Fellowship program provides an opportunity to establish an independent program within the rich intellectual environment at Harvard.

Postdoc Opportunities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Postdoc News
Created: Wednesday 07/10/2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Bone and Mineral Metabolism

A postdoctoral research traineeship position is available in Dr. Aline Martin laboratory at Northwestern University. The postdoctoral trainee will work on projects focusing on molecular mechanisms that control the regulation of the bone-derived hormone FGF23 and its impact on bone, renal, and cardiac health, with the goal to improve bone and cardiac health in chronic kidney disease.

Postdoc Openings at Northwestern, Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News
Created: Wednesday 07/10/2019

2019 AAMC Group on Graduate Research Education and Training (GREAT) Annual Meeting and 25th Anniversary Celebration

The AAMC’s Group on Graduate Research, Education, and Training (GREAT) Annual Meeting this fall in Seattle will discuss contemporary topics and emerging issues, and build upon the values and best practices established over the past 25 years.

Training Grant Director
Created: Wednesday 07/10/2019

Grantsmanship for the Research Professional Course on December 5 & 6

The next offering of the Grantsmanship for the Research Professional Course through Northwestern’s School of Professional Studies will be Thursday and Friday, December 5-6. Grantsmanship for the Research Professional is a two-day executive education-style workshop that introduces and enhances skills associated with effective grant opportunity identification, proposal preparation, grant review process, and team science.

Training Grant Director
Created: Wednesday 07/10/2019

Register for the GREAT/GRAND Community Forum

The AAMC is providing a series of GREAT/GRAND Community Forums as a platform for sharing important policy updates and other timely information with the GREAT Group and GRAND communities.Teaser

Training Grant Director
Created: Monday 07/08/2019

Join GSA for Movie Night at Gallagher Way on August 14

Join the Graduate Student Association (GSA) on Wednesday, August 14 from 7:00 - 10:00 PM for Movie Night at Gallagher Way. This is a FREE outdoor bi-weekly movie showing right near Wrigley Field. They will be showing 10 Things I Hate About You. GSA will meet at Gallagher Way for the evening and will provide some picnic snacks and blankets (but feel free to also bring your own).

Around Campus
Created: Monday 07/08/2019

RocDocs Program to Increase Diversity Among Postdoctoral Trainees in STEM

RocDocs, a postdoctoral career advancement initiative, is seeking graduate students nearing the completion of their studies and early career postdoctoral scholars. Join RocDocs at the University of Rochester for two days to share your research and take part in professional development programming and networking.

Professional Development, Postdoc Opportunities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 07/08/2019

NSF-GRFP Fellowship Workshop on July 15, 16, and 18

The Office of Fellowships is holding a three-day writing workshop to help students prepare their application materials for the NSF-GRFP Fellowship. The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) provides three years of funding for early career MS and PhD graduate students in STEM fields. The application requires both a research proposal and a personal statement. 

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Professional Development
Created: Monday 07/08/2019

New BME Course Offering this Fall

How can we use MRI to measure brain activity, blood flow, and tissue microstructure? Learn how we process, model, and ultimately interpret brain-imaging data in BME (Biomedical Engineering) 495, MRI Modeling of Brain Physiology. This class will be held Mondays and Wednesdays this fall from 4:00 - 5:20 PM on the Evanston Campus and is open to all TGS students.

Announcements
Created: Monday 07/01/2019

'Cats Connect 2019 Networking Receptions

The Northwestern Alumni Association and Northwestern Career Advancement invite you to ’Cats Connect, a student and alumni networking reception that will be held in various cities between Wednesday, July 10 and Thursday, July 18. 

Announcements
Created: Friday 06/28/2019

McKinsey & Company APD Applications Due July 14

McKinsey & Company is seeking candidates to fill multiple positions in 2020. Visit their Advanced Professional Degree Showcase site for more information about their offices & practices, diversity & inclusion, and recruiting timelines geared toward Advanced Professional Degree candidates.

Announcements
Created: Friday 06/28/2019

Spotlight on Everett Lasher, PhD: PhD Alum in Earth and Planetary Sciences

Everett Lasher received his PhD in earth and planetary sciences from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences in June 2019. His research focuses on how the climate and environment along the west coast of Greenland have changed over the last 11,000 years. Everett’s work was recently featured on CNN, among various other news outlets.

Spotlight
Created: Friday 06/28/2019

Fall Data Science Fellowship Opportunity

The Data Incubator is an intensive 8-week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in earlier sessions, the Data Incubator will be holding another fellowship.

Postdoc News, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Social Sciences, Fellowships, From the Dean
Created: Wednesday 06/26/2019

Postdoctoral Opportunity: German Academic Exchange Service

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites postdoctoral trainees to apply for this year's “Postdoctoral Researchers’ Networking Tour”. This program is a funded, week-long trip to Germany for postdocs working related to AI, The Internet of Things, Cyber-physical Systems and the Future of Manufacturing (“Industry 4.0”) and who are interested in job opportunities in Germany (academic and non-academic).

Postdoc News, Professional Development, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Monday 06/24/2019

Schmidt Science Fellows Program Applications Due July 29

Northwestern University will nominate six doctoral students and/or recent alumni for the Schmidt Science Fellows Program conducted in partnership with The Rhodes Trust. The program allows students with extraordinary records of leadership in STEM to spend one year conducting research tangentially related yet pertinent to their doctoral work in a world-class laboratory and participate in a series of global seminars. Fellows will enjoy a stipend of $100,000 and their conference expenses covered in full.

Fellowships, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 06/24/2019

Part-time Staff Funding Opportunity in the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life

The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life and individual fraternities and sororities are often seeking graduate students who would like to earn pay working in their office or as a house director for one of the fraternities and/or sororities. The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life often works in conjunction with university alumni associations to hire these individuals. House director positions include pay, housing, and most come with a meal plan

Announcements
Created: Monday 06/24/2019

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. To book your appointment online, visit www.writing.northwestern.edu.

Professional Development
Created: Friday 06/21/2019

Limited Submission Funding Opportunity: NSF Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is accepting proposals for the Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program.

Training Grant Director
Created: Friday 06/21/2019

Explore xTRACT Before Its Required Use in FY 2020

Beginning with NIH RPPRs due on or after October 1, 2019 (FY2020), recipients must use the xTRACT system to create the required training tables for submission with NIH and AHRQ T15, T32, T90/R90 and TL1 progress reports. While it is not mandatory to use xTRACT for new and renewal applications for these types of training grants, it may be required in future years. 

Training Grant Director
Created: Friday 06/21/2019

Two New T32-Funded Training Programs for Predoctoral Trainees

Congratulations to faculty members Michael Markl, PhD and Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, who will lead our two newly funded training grant programs that will be available to support graduate students in these exciting, important research areas.

Training Grant Director
Created: Friday 06/21/2019

Save the Date: Training Grant Directors Meeting on July 26, 2019

The next Training Grant Directors Meeting will take place on Friday, July 26th from 12:00 – 1:00 PM in the Baldwin Auditorium on the Chicago campus and in The Graduate School Conference Room, GSCR, (first floor of the North Tower in the Rebecca Crown Center, 633 Clark Street, Evanston campus).

Training Grant Director
Created: Wednesday 06/19/2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Immunology

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has a postdoctoral position open in a cutting-edge immunology laboratory that focuses on the microglia and macrophage response to traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc Openings at Northwestern, Postdoc News
Created: Tuesday 06/18/2019

Considering Fulbright to Fund Your Major Project in 2020–21?

Fulbright is an excellent opportunity for internationally-minded graduate students who need to complete 9-10 months of international dissertation or thesis research.  

Social Sciences, Humanities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Funding
Created: Monday 06/17/2019

Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine Postdoctoral Position Opening

The Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Comparative Pathobiology and the Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory seek a highly qualified and self-motivated individual to conduct research at the Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory in the molecular R&D (research and development) lab. The individual will have an opportunity to work on the development of targeted next-generation sequencing panels to detect infectious diseases, including foodborne pathogens, as well as vector-borne pathogens and other infectious diseases of dogs and cats. This individual will also be responsible for sequencing panels, along with previously developed bovine/small-ruminant and horse infectious disease panels running in the lab for diagnostics, according to quality standards required by our AAVLD accredited laboratory.

Postdoc Opportunities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 06/17/2019

Introduction to STEM Teaching Course and Learning Community

Learn about evidence-based STEM teaching through this 8-week online course and an Evanston or Chicago on-campus learning community offered through the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) at Northwestern. Register by Tuesday, June 25.

Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 06/10/2019

CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award

The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards are made each year to individuals who, in the opinion of the award committee, have completed dissertations representing original work that makes an unusually significant contribution to the discipline.

Social Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Professional Development
Created: Monday 06/10/2019

Succeeding in Academia After a PhD from Northwestern Talk on June 13

The McCormick Graduate Leadership Council (MGLC) is pleased to invite you to "Succeeding in Academia after a PhD from Northwestern," a talk by Professor Peter Nelson, a Northwestern alumnus and the Dean of Engineering at University of Illinois Chicago. This talk will take place on Thursday, June 13 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM at Ford ITW. 

Social Sciences, Around Campus, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Humanities
Created: Monday 06/10/2019

Spotlight on Julian Kevon Glover: PhD Candidate in African American Studies

Julian Kevon Glover is a PhD candidate in the Department of African American Studies at the Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences. Their dissertation is a performance ethnography of the experiences of transgender women in the ballroom scene across Chicago, London, Paris, and Amsterdam. Glover is currently a Franke Fellow at the Kaplan Institute for the Humanities and was recently inducted into the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society. Their work appears in various publications, including Harvard Kennedy School’s LGBTQ Policy Journal, American Quarterly, Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society, and Text & Performance Quarterly.

Spotlight
Created: Thursday 06/06/2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - NeuroImaging at DPTHMS NU

Drs. Julius Dewald and Jun Yao in the Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral trainee with expertise in neuroimaging using EEG, fMRI and DTI, and/or using bio- mechanical methods to quantify movement features in human subjects.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc Openings at Northwestern
Created: Monday 06/03/2019

NUWorkWell Podcast Now Live

Interested in hearing from speakers on how to manage the stress of being a PhD student, searching for a full-time position, and maintaining well-being? Listen to the new Podcast: NUWorkWell! From graduate alumni offering insight and support regarding specific job search processes, to practitioners sharing strategies and resources for managing wellness throughout career exploration and searches, the interviews will help graduate students conduct a job search with sanity!

Announcements
Created: Monday 06/03/2019

TGS Forms moving to GSTS on June 5

TGS Forms, formerly housed in CAESAR, are used by students in The Graduate School to document their progress toward degree completion.

Announcements
Created: Monday 06/03/2019

Learning and Teaching Spring Symposium on June 12

Join the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching on Wednesday, June 12 for wine, cheese, conversation, and an opportunity to find out what graduate students and postdocs are doing to improve learning and teaching at Northwestern.

Announcements
Created: Monday 06/03/2019

Job Market Materials Working Group August 19-23

The Job Market Materials Working Group is a pilot program developed by the Graduate Writing Place and The Graduate School to create a collaborative working group in which each participant will develop all the materials required for their academic job market search. Through an intensive, week-long program, the Working Group will demystify application materials, allow for writing time, and workshop drafts. Especially attuned for students who thrive in collaborative settings, the Job Market Materials Working Group seeks to create community in the midst of the academic job market season.

Humanities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Social Sciences, Professional Development
Created: Monday 06/03/2019

Research Data and Computing Consultations

Looking for help working with your data? Stuck on a problem and want some advice? Northwestern IT Research Computing Services provides a range of no-cost data science, programming, and visualization services to help you work with research data more effectively and efficiently.

Professional Development
Created: Monday 06/03/2019

Summer Data Science and Programming Workshops

Do you want to improve your programming skills? Ever wonder how to explore data in Python? Or why people keep telling you to learn R? Want to learn what a database is? How to navigate in a terminal or use GitHub? Then there’s a summer workshop for you!  Registration is open for workshops in Evanston running from late June to mid-August.  Workshops are brought to you by Northwestern IT Research Computing Services. 

Professional Development
Created: Monday 06/03/2019

New xTRACT System Requirement for All NIH and AHRQ Training Grant Progress Reports

NIH and AHRQ have announced that training grant recipients will be required to use the xTRACT system in the eRA Commons to prepare the required data tables for Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs) for pre- and postdoctoral research training grants beginning in FY 2020

Training Grant Director
Created: Wednesday 05/29/2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease

A postdoctoral position is available at Lurie Children’s Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute’s Heart Center and Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. They are looking to recruit a self-motivated postdoctoral scientist/trainee for studies of pediatric cardiovascular disorders and cell and molecular determinants of disease progression and therapy.

Postdoc Openings at Northwestern, Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News
Created: Tuesday 05/28/2019

Apply Now to Write for The Illinois Science Council's Blog

Interested in spreading your research to the general public? The Illinois Science Council invites you to write a brief piece for their blog, Science Unsealed, a platform that reaches thousands of science enthusiasts.

Announcements, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Tuesday 05/28/2019

WISER Implicit Bias in STEM Symposium on June 7

Join the Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) on Friday, June 7 for an Implicit Bias in STEM Symposium, featuring Professor Corinne Moss-Racusin as the keynote speaker. Professor Moss-Racusin is a psychologist from Skidmore College, whose research areas broadly include stereotyping processes, gender roles, and diversity science, especially as these topics apply to the STEM disciplines. This has included studies published in in Science and PNAS. 

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Around Campus
Created: Tuesday 05/28/2019

Join Chicago Women in STEM for STEM Circuits on June 5

The last STEM Circuit of the academic year with a theme of Industry Career Perspectives will take place on Wednesday, June 5 from 4:00 - 6:30 PM in Evanston.

Around Campus, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Tuesday 05/28/2019

Apply Now to be a Postdoctoral Trainee at The Ohio State University

A postdoctoral research position is available immediately in The Ohio State University Department of Surgery. The candidate should have a recent PhD in biological sciences and publications in muscle/heart biology, genome editing, or viral vectors, and the ability to work independently.

Postdoc Opportunities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Tuesday 05/28/2019

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Postdoctoral Fellowship Applications Due June 30

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is currently accepting applications for the CPRIT TRIUMPH (Translational Research in Multi-Disciplinary Program) Postdoctoral Fellowship in Translational Cancer Research. This three-year fellowship provides basic, translational, and clinical training and aims to further develop talented PhD or MD/PhDs into successful clinical/translational research scientists.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Tuesday 05/28/2019

Apply to Teach a Class at Cook County Jail

The Northwestern Prison Education Program (NPEP) is a partnership between Northwestern University and the Illinois Department of Corrections to provide a high-quality liberal arts education to incarcerated students in the state of Illinois. Through NPEP, advanced graduate students at Northwestern can offer "mini-courses" at the Cook County Jail. The classes typically run for 4 to 6 weeks, and are meant to be introductory, skills-building classes. They can be in any discipline; NPEP has previously offered courses in sociology, philosophy, theater, biology, and poetry.

Professional Development
Created: Tuesday 05/28/2019

Stanford PRISM Now Accepting Applications

Stanford PRISM (Postdoctoral Recruitment Initiative in Sciences and Medicine) is an opportunity for select late-stage graduate students from diverse backgrounds to come to Stanford for a recruitment weekend, interview with potential mentors, and get the inside scoop on postdoctoral training at Stanford University. The purpose of this program is to encourage those who might not currently consider a postdoctoral position at Stanford to get a first-hand look at whether Stanford might be a good fit for them. The goal of PRISM is to match excellent trainees to excellent mentors at Stanford.

Professional Development
Created: Monday 05/20/2019

Spotlight on Kaylin McMahon, PhD: Postdoctoral Trainee in Nanotechnology

Kaylin McMahon, PhD, is a postdoctoral trainee in nanotechnology at the Feinberg School of Medicine. Her research involves many disciplines, including biology, chemistry, and materials science, with a focus on designing and synthesizing materials for new diagnostic tests and therapeutics. Kaylin recently co-founded a start-up biotechnology company called Zylem Biosciences, Inc., which aims to perform the complementary work required to move invented therapies from the lab to the clinic.

Spotlight
Created: Monday 05/20/2019

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in NeuroImaging at DPTHMS

The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences (DPTHMS) at Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University is involved in cutting-edge research to 1) understand the neuromechanisms underlying movement deficits following various neuropathological conditions, and in 2) the development of novel rehabilitation interventions and devices based on the latest scientific findings.

Postdoc Openings at Northwestern, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 05/20/2019

Advanced Degree Consulting Summit 2019 on May 31

ADCA is proud to host the 5th annual Advanced Degree Consulting Summit (ADCS) from 2:00 - 5:00 PM on Friday, May 31, at the Northwestern Thorne Auditorium (Located in the Rubloff Building at the Pritzker Law School, 375 E. Superior Chicago, IL 60611). 

Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/20/2019

Join GWAN for Meals with Strangers - Parents Addition this Quarter!

Want to meet and connect with a diverse group of graduate and professional women, who also are mothers? Join Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) for a meal at a restaurant in Evanston or Chicago through their quarterly Meals with Strangers event! Meals with Strangers is a way for graduate women at Northwestern to meet and connect over a delicious meal at a restaurant in Chicago or Evanston.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/20/2019

LNCC Presents A Talk by Preeti Chopra on May 23

Join the Long Nineteenth Century Colloquium for "Shades of Worthiness: Government, Communities & Charity in Colonial Bombay," a talk by Preeti Chopra, Professor of Architecture, Urban History, and Visual Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, on Thursday, May 23 at 5:15 PM in University Hall 201, The Hagstrum Room.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/20/2019

Holocaust Educational Foundation - Graduate Assistantship

The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University (HEF) is dedicated to promoting teaching and research about the Holocaust at the college and university level. This mission is furthered through a variety of programs, including the biennial Lessons and Legacies conference; the annual Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization; Teaching and Research Grant competitions; and on-campus events.

Humanities, Funding, Social Sciences, Professional Development
Created: Monday 05/20/2019

Society of Fellows at Princeton University Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity

The Society of Fellows at Princeton University, an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities and social sciences, calls for fellowship applications annually.

Postdoc Opportunities, Humanities, Social Sciences
Created: Monday 05/20/2019

Physical Genomics Fellow Competition Applications Due May 23

The Center for Physical Genomics and Engineering (CPGE) is committed to training the next generation of leaders and contributing to diversity in engineering. As part of this effort, CPGE is awarding two fellowships to exceptional students with a deep interest in pursuing a doctoral degree in a physical genomics-related field. Proposed projects should bridge molecular biology, bioengineering, physics, optics, chemistry, and medicine and promote joint research between the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and other Northwestern University Schools.

Fellowships, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 05/20/2019

The Science of Meditation and Manifestation Series

What do you wish to create in your life, peace of mind, love, financial stability, physical health? Attend The Science of Meditation and Manifestation, an experiential, progressive 6-week series designed to get students on the path of meditation and conscious manifestation. This series will be held in Silverman Hall (1-510) on Thursdays from May 23 - June 27 from 5:00 - 6:30 PM.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/20/2019

Upcoming Activities from GSA

Northwestern University's Graduate Student Association (GSA) is hosting a variety of events in coming weeks. Please consider joining them for one or more of these activities.

From the Dean, Around Campus, Announcements
Created: Monday 05/13/2019

GWAN Spring Roll Cooking Class with Chef Jet Tila

Come and learn how to make spring rolls with Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) and Jet Tila! Jet Tila is an American celebrity chef and restauranteur. He is currently the chef of The Charleston and Pakpao Thai and has appeared on Chopped, Cutthroat Kitchen, Iron Chef America, Guy's Grocery Games, and The Best Thing I Ever Ate. The class is free for participants, but only have 12 spots are available! Sign up here before space fills up! 

Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/13/2019

AAUW Salary Negotiation Workshop on May 30

The Northwestern chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering a Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop open to all students, staff, and faculty!

Professional Development
Created: Monday 05/13/2019

Musicality Workshop with Ross Blythe and Celia Mooradian

Join the Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate for Musicality Workshop with Ross Blythe and Celia Mooradian on Saturday, May 18 at The Great Room.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/13/2019

Registration Guidelines for Summer 2019

Below are guidelines regarding summer enrollment for students in The Graduate School. If you have any questions that are not answered below, please email gradservices@northwestern.edu.

Announcements
Created: Monday 05/13/2019

Data Science Consultants, Northwestern IT Research Computing Services

Northwestern IT Research Computing Services is searching for third- through fifth-year PhD students (during  the 2019-20 academic year) to fill multiple Data Science and Programming student positions.  Data Science Consultants work with our staff data science experts to help Northwestern researchers with the technical and computational challenges in their research.  

Professional Development
Created: Monday 05/13/2019

Dinner + Movie Night with QPGSA on May 23

On Thursday May 23, the Queer Pride Grad Student Association (QPGSA) will be attending the Block Cinema screening of films by filmmaker Barbara Hammer. Hammer (1939-2019) was a groundbreaking lesbian feminist experimental filmmaker whose work challenged the norms of gender and sexuality on screen. This is a rare opportunity to see her work and QPGSA hopes you'll join them!

Around Campus
Created: Tuesday 05/07/2019

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Immunology of Adult & Pediatric Lung Disease

The Ridge Lab is looking to recruit self-motivated postdoctoral scientists/trainees in the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Department of Cell and Molecular Biology in the Feinberg School of Medicine. The lab investigates the cytoskeletal protein vimentin and its role in pulmonary health and disease.

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News, Postdoc Openings at Northwestern
Created: Monday 05/06/2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Cytokine Signaling, Leukemia/Brain Tumors

Postdoctoral positions, funded by R01 grants, are available in the laboratory of Dr. Leonidas Platanias, Director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. Opportunities to study mechanisms of cytokine signaling and immune modulation in malignant cells and/or development of novel therapeutic approaches by targeting signaling cascades in leukemia and brain tumors. 

Postdoc News, Postdoc Openings at Northwestern, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Monday 05/06/2019

Life After F1: What are my Options? on May 7

Learn about post-graduation visa options from Lisa Scott, an experienced immigration attorney, on Tuesday, May 7 from 6:00 - 7:30 PM in the Louis Room at the Norris Student Center.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/06/2019

Apply for the Northwestern Chicago Humanities Initiative by May 15

The Northwestern Chicago Humanities Initiative is now accepting applications! As part of this new summer practicum program for PhD students in the humanities and humanistic social scientists, participants will work 16-24 hours/week for an arts, culture or community organization while taking a credit-bearing graduate-level seminar on the public humanities. 

Humanities, Professional Development
Created: Monday 05/06/2019

NU SIAM Seeking Student Speakers for Spring Quarter Bridging the Gap Seminar

Northwestern’s Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (NU SIAM) is looking for speakers for the spring quarter “Bridging the Gap” seminar, which highlights the broad applications of mathematics to diverse disciplines. The seminar will take place on Monday, June 3 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM in Tech E311. 

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Announcements
Created: Monday 05/06/2019

Invest In Your Financial Future Workshop Series on May 15 & 17

Consider attending "Invest In Your Financial Future Workshop Series," a two-part workshop series led by financial professional, John Supple from State Farm!

Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/06/2019

Yidan Prize Conference Series, The Americas, May 23-24

Northwestern University is delighted to co-host the 2019 Yidan Prize Conference Series, The Americas. The Yidan Prize, established in 2016, is the world's largest educational prize, with a mission of creating a better world through education.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/06/2019

Learning Sciences Graduate Student Conference Abstracts Due May 24

Are you a graduate student who studies learning? The 2019 Learning Sciences Graduate Student Conference (LSGSC) Conference Committee is accepting 500-word abstracts for the 4th Annual LSGSC through Friday, May 24.

Around Campus, Professional Development
Created: Monday 05/06/2019

Keynotes Graduate A Cappella Spring Concert on May 21

The Keynotes are hosting their Annual Spring Concert in the Pancoe Auditorium in Pancoe Hall on Tuesday, May 21 at 7:00 PM. Join them for an evening of music with and celebrate spring! Doors open at 6:45 PM. All are welcome and admission is free. The Keynotes will be hosting a reception after the concert.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 05/06/2019

NSF GRFP Info Sessions on May 8 & May 16

The Office of Fellowships is hosting two upcoming information sessions about the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP), which provides 3 years of funding for graduate students in STEM disciplines. Get writing tips to jump-start your essays! Both sessions will present identical information. Lunch will be provided.

Around Campus, Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Friday 05/03/2019

Call for Applications for the Office of Fellowships Graduate Assistant (OFGA) 2019-2020

The Office of Fellowships  seeks a doctoral candidate with an outstanding record of undergraduate mentorship to join them during the 2019-2020 academic year. The OFGA participates in all facets of the office’s interactions with undergraduates, from individual advising and group discussions to application review and mock interviews. 

Fellowships
Created: Friday 05/03/2019

SESP Loeschner Lecture Series presents Mary Daly on May 14

Northwestern's School of Education & Social Policy's (SESP) Loeschner Lecture series will host a lecture by Mary Daly, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Around Campus
Created: Friday 05/03/2019

Funding Application “Sit-and-Plug” Sessions on May 15, 24, & 28

Lauren-Ashley Buchanan, TGS associate director of student life, will be holding “Sit-and-Plug” sessions on May 15 and May 28(Evanston) and May 24 (Chicago) for the TGS-sponsored student organization funding application, which are due by Wednesday, June 5.  

Around Campus
Created: Friday 05/03/2019

SOA Presents a Night at the Art Institute on May 9

Please join Student Organizations & Activities (SOA) for a special night at the Art Institute of Chicago on Thursday May 9, from 5:00 - 8:00 PM. All students, postdoctoral trainees, staff, faculty, AND as many guests as they like are welcome to enjoy free admission at the modern wing entrance (Monroe St.). Please show your Wildcard at the event check-in table and receive free museum tickets for you and your party. This program is co-sponsored by the Northwestern Alumni Association.

Around Campus
Created: Friday 05/03/2019

Meditation and Quantum Physics for Stress Relief Workshop on May 10

The Chemistry of Life Processes Institute (CLP) is hosting a Meditation and Quantum Physics for Stress Relief interactive workshop on Friday, May 10 from 3:00 - 5:00 PM in TGS Commons. Please bring comfortable clothes and a mat or towel. (This is not a yoga class.)

Around Campus, Professional Development
Created: Friday 05/03/2019

INVO Practicum Internship July 2019 Cohort Applications Due May 24

The INVO Practicum internship is accepting applications for the July 2019 cohort. The Practicum is an unpaid 6-month internship program open to all Northwestern students and senior scientists who are interested in learning about the university technology transfer process.

Professional Development, Postdoc Opportunities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Friday 05/03/2019

2019 Northwestern-Duke Main and Advanced Causal Inference Workshops

Northwestern University and Duke University are holding their “main” week-long workshop on Research Design for Causal Inference – their 10th annual workshop - at Duke University in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. They invite you to attend. 

Announcements, Professional Development, Social Sciences
Created: Wednesday 05/01/2019

Announcing the 2019 Presidential Fellowship Winners

The Presidential Fellowship is the most prestigious fellowship awarded to graduate students by Northwestern University. It is awarded annually to select graduate students who are nominated by their academic programs and represent a combination of intellectual and creative ability.

Announcements, From the Dean
Created: Tuesday 04/30/2019

Living and Active: The Trustworthiness of Scripture Discussion on May 3

Join the Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) for a discussion with Dr. Amy Peeler, titled "Living and Active: The Trustworthiness of Scripture" on Friday, May 3 at 6:30 PM in TGS Commons. Dinner provided and Q&A to follow. 

Around Campus
Created: Monday 04/29/2019

GLAC Advocacy Mentor Circle with Host, Jessica Koski ’08 MA ’15 PhD

The Graduate Leadership and Advocacy Council (GLAC) is proud to announce that their final advocacy mentor circle this year will take place on Tuesday, May 14 from 9:30 - 11:00 AM at TGS Commons! Host, Dr. Jessica Koski, will be joining participants via video call from Washington to discuss her experiences regarding environmental policy and social change.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 04/29/2019

Drinks and Dancing with QPGSA at Flannel Fridays

You’re invited to a night of drinks and dancing at Flannel Fridays with the Queer Pride Grad Student Association (QPGSA) on Friday, May 3!

Around Campus
Created: Monday 04/29/2019

Plant Veggie Seedlings in the Tech Courtyard with Plant-It Purple

Join Plant-It Purple for their first outdoor event of 2019 - giving the veggie seedlings a new home in the courtyard! Plant-it-Purple will provide the necessary materials and snacks.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 04/29/2019

Open Postdoc Positions at The Ohio State University

Multiple departments at The Ohio State University are searching to fill postdoctoral positions.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Monday 04/29/2019

2020-21 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Applications Due September 16

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is now open and accepting applications for the 2020-21 academic year! Whether you plan to conduct independent research, teach students, or pursue a professional project, Fulbright makes a real and lasting impact. Fulbright Scholars return to their home institutions with enhanced career prospects, ideas for future collaborations, and a truly global perspective. Don’t miss out on this important opportunity to share knowledge and serve as a cultural ambassador through Fulbright.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Funding, Humanities, Social Sciences, Announcements
Created: Monday 04/29/2019

"The Archive: Theory, Form, Practice" Seminar Applications Due May 28

The Newberry Library invites graduate students in the humanities to apply for "The Archive: Theory, Form, Practice," a seminar that will explore the theoretical, critical, and practical methods necessary to negotiate historical and literary archives. The seminar will be held on eight Fridays from October 4 - December 6 (with no meeting on November 8 & 29). The course will be led by Liesl Olson (director of Chicago studies, Newberry Library) and a team of Newberry archivists and curators, including Alison Hinderliter and Catherine Grandgeorge. The seminar will include guest presentations by Brent Edwards (Columbia University) and Matt Kirschenbaum (University of Maryland).

Professional Development, Humanities
Created: Monday 04/29/2019

McKinsey & Company Happy Hour on May 3

Please join McKinsey colleagues for an informal happy hour on May 3 to learn more about the transition from medicine/academia to consulting and McKinsey’s work in healthcare.  

Announcements
Created: Monday 04/29/2019

Call for Submissions: The Norman Mailer Society Graduate Writing Award

The Norman Mailer Society invites submissions for its first annual Graduate Writing Award, which recognizes high-quality graduate student work about or inspired by the work of Norman Mailer.

Announcements, Funding
Created: Monday 04/29/2019

Spotlight on Shuhan Fan and Luther Clement-Lam: MFA Graduates in Documentary Media

Shuhan Fan and Luther Clement-Lam are recent graduates from the School of Communication with masters of fine arts in documentary media. Their first documentary film made since graduating, Stay Close, premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival in January and will be broadcast in the POV (Point of View) series on PBS in the Fall of 2019. Stay Close immerses animation and archival footage, chronicling the underdog story of a fencer from Brooklyn who overcomes a gauntlet of hardships on the road to the Olympics. The film was the recipient of the 2016 Tribeca Film Institute/ESPN Future Filmmaker Prize.

Spotlight
Created: Thursday 04/25/2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Neurology

The Slutzky Neuroprosthetics Laboratory in the Department of Neurologyis seeking is seeking a postdoctoral trainee to join their research team in developing neural prostheses, including myoelectric computer interfaces (MyoCIs) and brain machine interfaces (BMIs) to help people with severe motor impairment from neurologic disorders. They are seeking a highly motivated individual for a project using a wearable MyoCI to rehabilitate arm motor function in people with chronic and acute stroke.

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News, Postdoc Openings at Northwestern
Created: Thursday 04/25/2019

A Conversation with Civil Rights Icon Diane Nash on April 25

Join the Office of the Provost, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, School of Education and Social Policy, and Department of African American Studies for A Conversation with Civil Rights Icon Diane Nash on Thursday, April 25 from 5:15 - 6:15 PM in Lutkin Hall. This conversation with be facilitated by Martha Biondi, Lorraine H. Morton Professor of African American Studies.

Around Campus
Created: Wednesday 04/24/2019

TGS Student Organizations Annual Funding Application

Each year TGS-sponsored student organizations are offered the opportunity to apply for annual funds to help support events and activities.

Funding, Announcements
Created: Wednesday 04/24/2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Cell/Molecular Biology

A postdoctoral position (MD/PhD) is available to study cell/molecular and biology of renal complications of diabetes mellitus and other diseases. Potential candidates must have demonstrated experience in this area of research and in cell and molecular biology techniques backed by the good publication record.

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News, Postdoc Openings at Northwestern
Created: Tuesday 04/23/2019

Gender, Reconciliation, & Reintegration After Civil War Event on April 30

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (LACS) is hosting an event on "Gender, Reconciliation, & Reintegration After Civil War" with guest speaker Luz Marina Giraldo, ex-combatant of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and social leader. Please join LCAS on Tuesday April 30 from 12:30 - 2:00 PM in Kresge Hall, room 1515. The moderator for the event is Lina Britto, Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Northwestern University. 

Around Campus
Created: Monday 04/22/2019

Join GWAN for Meals with Strangers this Quarter!

Want to meet and connect with a diverse group of graduate and professional women? Come join Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) for a meal at a restaurant in Evanston or Chicago through their quarterly Meals with Strangers  event! Meals with Strangers is a way for graduate women at Northwestern to meet and connect over a delicious meal at a restaurant in Chicago or Evanston.

Around Campus, Announcements
Created: Monday 04/22/2019

The Student Agenda: Advancing Higher Education for the Next Generation on April 25

Please join the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) and NU Votes for a panel discussion with US Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and Illinois State Representative Will Guzzardi focused on issues in higher education at the federal and state level.

Around Campus