News & Events

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

Created: Thursday 12/13/2018

Funding Opportunity - HHMI 2019 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Competition

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is pleased to announce the 2019 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program competition.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities, Training Grant Director
Created: Tuesday 12/11/2018

Franke Graduate Fellowships for 2019-2020

With generous funding from Richard and Barbara Franke, and in partnership with The Graduate School, the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities will offer exclusive fellowships to the most promising graduate students in fields across the humanities for 2019-2020. Following a rigorous selection process, Franke Graduate Fellows will enrich their independent research within a vibrant interdisciplinary collective, which includes multilayered structured conversations among faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, internationally renowned visiting scholars, and distinguished visiting artists.

Humanities, Announcements, Fellowships
Created: Monday 12/10/2018

Spotlight on Whitney Pow: PhD Candidate in Screen Cultures in the Department of Radio, TV, and Film

Whitney Pow is a PhD candidate in the Screen Cultures program in the Department of Radio, TV, and Film. Their dissertation reframed histories of software and technology by focusing on the contributions of queer and transgender computer scientists, coders, and game designers. Whitney was recently named a Presidential Fellow, the most prestigious fellowship awarded to graduate students by Northwestern University.

Spotlight
Created: Monday 12/10/2018

Mentored Discussions of Teaching (MDT)

Observe and meet with faculty to discuss their approaches to teaching and learning through this flexible quarter-long program offered through the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) at Northwestern.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Postdoc Opportunities, Social Sciences, Professional Development
Created: Monday 12/10/2018

Volunteer at the Evanston Vineyard Food Pantry

Come volunteer with the Graduate Student Association (GSA) at the Evanston Vineyard Food Pantry to help distribute bagged groceries to families in need. This is the perfect time to give back to the community before the holidays, and to take a break from finals!

Around Campus
Created: Monday 12/10/2018

Finals Week Game Night

Ready for the end of the quarter? Stop by the Norris game room to enjoy games and food with your fellow graduate students, hosted by the Graduate Student Association (GSA)!

Around Campus, Announcements
Created: Monday 12/10/2018

GWAN Holiday Party

Join the Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) for a Holiday Pizza Party to celebrate the end of the quarter! At the event, GWAN will also be collecting donations for the Neopolitan Light House Domestic Violence Agency.

Announcements
Created: Monday 12/10/2018

Technology Fee Update from the International Office

Earlier this year, the International Office announced that international students would pay a $50 fee for the purchase of software to improve infrastructure and support for our international students, given the federal government’s requirements for reporting registration, enrollment, and employment, among other aspects. After considering feedback from the Northwestern community, the University will cover this cost going forward.

Announcements
Created: Monday 12/10/2018

Current Kellogg Courses Available to TGS Students

Each quarter, Kellogg opens a handful of courses to TGS students. Available courses and instructions for requesting registration are outlined on the Non-Kellogg Student Registration webpage.

Announcements, Professional Development
Created: Friday 12/07/2018

12th Annual Queertopia Conference Call for Abstracts

On March 2, 2019, the Northwestern University Queer Pride Graduate Student Association (QPGSA) will host its 12th annual Queertopia Conference. Queertopia is an event that offers graduate students, postdoctoral trainees, activists, organizers, artists, and community practitioners the opportunity to build intellectual community and interrogate questions about gender and sexuality through art practice and performance, popular and academic research, and community engagement.

Announcements, Around Campus
Created: Friday 12/07/2018

Updates from Northwestern University Health Service

As the fall quarter comes to an end, Northwestern University Health Service has as a few updates they would like to share with you. 

Announcements
Created: Friday 12/07/2018

Avoid Late Fees on Your Student Account

Below is some important information regarding how and when late fees are applied to your student account and some tips on how to avoid them.

Announcements
Created: Thursday 12/06/2018

Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Diversity in Science Postdoctoral Enrichment Program

The Postdoctoral Enrichment Program (PDEP) provides a total of $60,000 over three years to support the career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows in the United States or Canada whose training and professional development are guided by mentors committed to helping them advance to stellar careers in biomedical or medical research.

Funding, Postdoc News
Created: Tuesday 12/04/2018

The Moore Inventor Fellows - 2019 Application

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announces the fourth competition for Moore Inventor Fellows. The foundation seeks to support outstanding inventors and innovators who create new tools, technologies, processes, or approaches with a high potential to accelerate progress in the foundation’s three main areas of interest: 1) scientific research, 2) environmental conservation and 3) patient care.

Postdoc News, Funding, Faculty and Staff
Created: Tuesday 12/04/2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Computational Biology

The Rheumatology Department is looking for a talented computational biologist to join the Rheumatic Disease Functional Genomics Program on the Chicago campus of Northwestern University led by Drs. Harris Perlman and Deborah Winter.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc Openings at Northwestern
Created: Monday 12/03/2018

The Alumnae of Northwestern Request Proposals for Project Funding

The Alumnae of Northwestern University, founded in 1916, is a volunteer organization of 60 active members that serves the University and the community. Since 1931, the Alumnae has given over $8.5 million dollars to the University. In addition to those projects funded by the Grants program, other funds given to the University have included fellowships, scholarships, awards to faculty and students, as well as special University projects. Alumnae grant funds are raised through its Continuing Education program and the Waa-Mu Show Patron Program.

Announcements, Funding
Created: Monday 12/03/2018

Fall Happy Hour with GSA & GLAC

You are invited to join other graduate students to celebrate the end of the fall quarter! The Graduate Student Association (GSA) and the Graduate Leadership & Advocacy Council (GLAC) are hosting a Fall Happy Hour at World of Beer Evanston on Thursday, December 6.

Announcements, Around Campus
Created: Monday 12/03/2018

Apply Now for the Spring 2019 GEO Community Practicum

Want to apply your research, gain professional experience or get to know Chicago? Apply now for the Spring 2019 Graduate Engagement Opportunities (GEO) Community Practicum.

Announcements, Professional Development
Created: Monday 12/03/2018

Norris Exam Relief Events December 7-11

The end of the quarter can be a stressful time. Norris University Center is hoping to help calm some of that stress with a variety of Exam Relief events, designed to keep students motivated during their vigorous study time.

Announcements, Around Campus
Created: Friday 11/30/2018

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends, Tuition/Fees and Other Budgetary Levels Effective for Fiscal Year 2019

This Notice supersedes NOT-OD-18-175 and establishes stipend levels for fiscal year (FY) 2019 Kirschstein-NRSA awards for undergraduate, predoctoral, and postdoctoral trainees and fellows, as shown in the tables below.

Training Grant Director
Created: Friday 11/30/2018

Notice on Certification Letters for Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research

This new notice informs prospective applicants that consistent with prior instructions, applications submitted for Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health Related Research (F31 - Diversity; PA-18-666) are required to attach a certification letter (titled Diversity_Eligibility_Ltr) from the institution certifying eligibility of the fellowship applicant for the program. The letter should avoid revealing sensitive personal information, such as the candidate's specific racial/ethnic background or type of disability. The certification letter must be on institutional letterhead and scanned so that an institutional official signature is visible.

Training Grant Director
Created: Thursday 11/29/2018

Faculty Mentor Training Opportunity

In support of excellence in research and research training, the Driskill Graduate Program is hosting a mentor training session on Friday, December 7, from 2:00 - 6:00 PM.

Training Grant Director
Created: Thursday 11/29/2018

NU Public Humanities Colloquium – Lunch at the Block!

Interested in the public life of the humanities? Curious about alternative careers for humanities doctoral students? Join the NU Public Humanities Colloquium! This year's series of events will kick off with lunch at the Block Museum on Tuesday, December 4.

Around Campus, Announcements, Humanities
Created: Thursday 11/29/2018

GCF Christmas Party on December 7

You are invited to join the Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) at their annual Christmas Party is on Friday, December 7 from 6:30 - 9:00 PM in TGS Commons. Join GCF for sweets, singing, and holiday cheer!

Around Campus
Created: Wednesday 11/28/2018

Postdoc Preview, University of Michigan Medical School

Graduate students in the biomedical sciences who are interested in postdoctoral research and training are encouraged to apply for the Postdoc Preview event at the University of Michigan, where you will get the chance to meet prospective mentors, learn about postdoc programs, and tour the campus.

Professional Development, Postdoc News
Created: Wednesday 11/28/2018

Job Opportunity: Part-Time Instructor, Loyola Chicago, Environmental Engineering

A part-time instructor is needed for Loyola Chicago’s ENGR 361: Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering course to replace a faculty member on sabbatical. The course will meet during Spring 2019, TTh 1:00 - 2:15 PM, from January 15 – May 2 on the Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Wednesday 11/28/2018

Job Opportunity: Part-Time Instructor, Loyola Chicago, Materials Engineering

A part-time instructor is needed for Loyola Chicago’s ENGR 325: Materials Engineering course to replace a faculty member on sabbatical. The course will meet during Spring 2019, MWF 8:15 - 9:05 AM, from January 14 – May 2 on the Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park. The syllabus is based on a standard textbook.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Tuesday 11/27/2018

CIRTL Pizza and Information Session

Stop by during lunch on November 30 to learn about CIRTL at Northwestern programs from past participants and opportunities for STEM and social science grad students and postdocs to earn CIRTL certification. Pizza will be served and there will be a drawing for Amazon gift cards.

Postdoc News, Professional Development
Created: Tuesday 11/27/2018

2019 Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity Program Directors’ Meeting

The 2019 Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity (TWD) Program Directors’ Meeting will be held July 30-August 2, 2019 in Rockville, Maryland. This meeting will focus on continuing to build and strengthen the partnerships and networks within the TWD community.

Training Grant Director
Created: Tuesday 11/27/2018

New Application Requirement for Institutional Training Grants: Letter of Institutional Commitment to Harassment and Discrimination Protections

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a new policy (NOT-OD-19-029) requiring a signed letter from a key institutional leader regarding “Harassment and Discrimination Protections in NIH Training Applications” in all new and competitive renewal training grant applications including T15, T32, T34, T35, T36, T37, T90/R90, TL1, and TL4.

Training Grant Director
Created: Tuesday 11/27/2018

Chemistry of Life Processes Institute's NIH Graduate Training Program

Chemistry of Life Processes Institute's National Institutes of Health (NIH) Graduate Training Program at Northwestern trains chemistry, biology, and engineering graduate students to work across disciplinary boundaries to address the big problems in biomedical research. The program provides second- and third-year graduate students with opportunities to pursue cutting-edge research, use advanced tools for innovation and discovery, and learn transdisciplinary problem-solving approaches.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Professional Development
Created: Monday 11/26/2018

Two TGS Students Competing in Leon Forrest Prose Awards on November 28

Congratulations to TGS students Serena Simpson and Natalie Rose Richardson, MFA + MA candidates in the Department of English at the Weinberg College of Arts, and Sciences, who will compete as finalists in this year's Guild Literary Complex Leon Forrest Prose Awards!

Around Campus
Created: Monday 11/26/2018

Women as Leaders: Do they Make a Difference? - with Dr. Alice Eagly

Join the Chicago Women in STEM Initiative for a discussion on women's leadership with Dr. Alice Eagly and a brief introduction to our winter-spring quarter mentoring program, STEM Circuits. Interdisciplinary and cross-career level mentoring circles aim to build a diverse and inclusive local community that supports the professional development and advancement of graduate and postdoctoral women in STEM.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Around Campus, Announcements, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Monday 11/26/2018

Apply Now For SOA Inclusive & Barrier-Free Grants

The Department of Student Organizations & Activities is facilitating their barrier free initiative by providing an Inclusive & Barrier-Free Grant for student groups! This initiative is intended to support student organizations and events that encourage a positive and inclusive experience for the Northwestern community. Groups can receive up to $500 in grant funding per academic year.

Announcements, Funding
Created: Monday 11/26/2018

ACiDS Open Meeting on November 28

Academics for Careers in Data Science (ACiDS) is hosting its first open meeting on Wednesday, November 28 at 11:00 AM in Ryan Hall, Room 4003. This graduate student group focuses on professional development for those interested in Data Science by meeting biweekly to strategize coding interviews and build coding portfolios on Github.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Professional Development, Around Campus
Created: Monday 11/26/2018

NEXT 2019: Job Shadow a Northwestern Alum this Spring

You are invited to register for the annual Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT), a one-day shadowing program that enables current Northwestern students to accompany alumni on the job this spring to learn more about different professional fields. Register now through December 6.

Announcements
Created: Monday 11/26/2018

Spotlight on Anne d’Aquino: PhD Candidate in the Interdisciplinary Biological Sciences (IBiS) Graduate Program

Anne d’Aquino received a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Western Washington University and is currently a PhD candidate in the Interdisciplinary Biological Sciences (IBiS) Graduate Program. Under the advisement of Professor Michael Jewett, her thesis work focuses on understanding and engineering the ribosome’s active site. Anne was recently named a Presidential Fellow, the most prestigious fellowship awarded to graduate students by Northwestern University.

Spotlight
Created: Monday 11/26/2018

SIAM "Bridging the Gap" Seminar on November 30

Join Northwestern’s student chapter of SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Math) for the first “Bridging the Gap” seminar of the year on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 12:00-1:00 PM at TechM128. Lunch will be provided. This seminar is designed to highlight the broad applications of mathematics to diverse disciplines. The talks will be tailored to be understandable to a general audience without field-specific knowledge.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Around Campus
Created: Monday 11/26/2018

TGS Gives Back: Holiday Food Drive

The Graduate School is pleased to host a food drive this holiday season. From Tuesday, November 27 to Friday, December 14, students, postdocs, faculty, and staff can donate non-perishable food items to benefit the Rogers Park drop-off locations of the Greater Chicago Food Depository. If you are unable to participate in our traditional food drive, you can donate virtually. (100% of the proceeds from our virtual food drive will be used to purchase food.) 

Announcements
Created: Monday 11/19/2018

Get Discounted Student Tickets from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Calling all Northwestern grad students! Take a break from work and head downtown to hear the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO), one of the world’s most renowned orchestras, play some fantastic music.

Announcements
Created: Monday 11/19/2018

Winter Quarter Interdisciplinary Writing Groups

Applications for Winter Quarter Interdisciplinary Writing Groups run through the Graduate Writing Place are due November 28.

Announcements, Professional Development
Created: Tuesday 11/13/2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - CPRIT TRIUMPH (Cancer Research)

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is currently accepting applications for the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas' (CPRIT) Translational Research in Multi-Disciplinary Program (TRIUMPH) 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.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Tuesday 11/13/2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Gastroenterology & Hepatology

A postdoctoral fellowship is available in the laboratory of John Pandolfino in the Department of Medicine/Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News, Postdoc Openings at Northwestern
Created: Monday 11/12/2018

Spotlight on Bonnie Etherington: PhD Candidate in the Department of English

Bonnie Etherington is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. She studies Indigenous-authored poetry and novels from Oceania that challenge U.S. and Eurocentric narratives of the trans-Pacific. Bonnie was recently named a Presidential Fellow, the most prestigious fellowship awarded to graduate students by Northwestern University.

Spotlight
Created: Monday 11/12/2018

Register for Winter Quarter by Friday, January 11, 2019

Registration for winter 2019 has begun. All active students in The Graduate School who are continuing their studies in winter quarter must register per The Graduate School’s continuous registration policy. Current students may register for winter quarter until 11:59 PM on Friday, January 11, 2019. 

Announcements
Created: Monday 11/12/2018

Northwestern Curling Club Practice on 11/17

The Northwestern Curling Club will be having their next practice on Saturday, November 17 from 3:45 - 5:45 PM at the Chicago Curling Club. Students of all skill levels are welcome to attend and this practice is intended to be a "learn to curl" for teaching new people how to play this incredible sport!

Around Campus, Announcements
Created: Monday 11/12/2018

SACNAS, SHPE, and CLX to Host Thanksgiving Potluck

Join Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), and Comunidad LatinX (CLX) for a Thanksgiving Potluck on Sunday, November 18!

Around Campus, Announcements
Created: Monday 11/12/2018

CCE Seeking Two Graduate Assistants for Winter 2019

The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) is looking for two Graduate Assistants to join their team in Winter 2019. All PhD students in their 2nd through 5th years are eligible to apply.

Announcements
Created: Monday 11/12/2018

Professional Development (STEM): CIRTL at Northwestern Information Session

Stop by during lunch to learn about Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) programs from past participants and opportunities for STEM and social science grad students and postdocs to earn CIRTL certification.

Social Sciences, Professional Development, Announcements, Postdoc Opportunities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 11/12/2018

Professional Development: What’s the Takeaway?: Lesson Planning Around Student-Centered Goals

Instructors often plan lessons around the readings or assignments and what activities they want to use. This workshop presents a "backward design" approach to lesson planning, asking participants to think through what students should be able to do at the end of the lessons and then selecting activities to align with those outcomes. We will discuss and practice writing SMART objectives and structuring your sections with them in mind.

Announcements, Professional Development
Created: Friday 11/09/2018

Chateaubriand Fellowship Call for Applications

The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding PhD students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months. Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, through a collaborative process involving expert evaluators in both countries.

Fellowships, Announcements, Social Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Friday 11/09/2018

Call for Nominations: MAGS 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award

The Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) is pleased to announce the 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award competition, in recognition of graduate students who exemplify excellence in the teaching/learning mission of our universities.

Funding, Announcements
Created: Thursday 11/08/2018

The Graduate School’s 2018 Winter Celebrations for Families!

Join postdoctoral trainee parents, graduate student parents, their spouse/partners, and children at winter celebration’s on either the Evanston or Chicago campus! Registration for both events will be on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:00 PM.

Around Campus, Postdoc News
Created: Thursday 11/08/2018

Tea with TGS

Please join Dean Woodruff and representatives of The Graduate School (TGS) for hot drinks and conversation at Tea with TGS! We will be hosting one tea exclusively for TGS students and one for postdoctoral trainee

Announcements, Around Campus
Created: Tuesday 11/06/2018

Experience Northwestern with The Graduate School

The Graduate School (TGS) is excited to announce a new event series called "Experience Northwestern" to help you take advantage of events and activities around campus and connect with fellow TGS students at minimal or no cost to you.

Around Campus, Announcements
Created: Monday 11/05/2018

AAAS Now Accepting Applications for Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship places science, engineering, and mathematics students and postdoctoral trainees at media organizations nationwide.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Funding, Fellowships, Social Sciences, Announcements
Created: Monday 11/05/2018

SACNAS Presents: Search, Apply, Negotiate for Your Future Job on 11/12

Join the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) at the first of three professional development workshops: Search, Apply, Negotiate for Your Future Job on Monday, November 12 at 5:00 PM in 3rd floor conference room of Abbott Hall.

Around Campus, Professional Development, Announcements
Created: Monday 11/05/2018

CGSA Presents: Financial Education Seminars

The Chicago Graduate Student Association (CGSA) will be hosting a two-part Financial Education Seminar Series.

Announcements, Professional Development
Created: Monday 11/05/2018

Applications Invited for 2019-2020 Visiting Fellowships and Travel Grants at the Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University

The Lewis Walpole Library, a department of Yale University Library, funds four-week visiting fellowships and two-week travel grants to support research in the Library’s rich collections of eighteenth-century materials (mainly British). In addition, the Library administers two jointly funded residential fellowships: The LWL / ASECS Library Fellowship is awarded to an ASECS member in good standing for up to four weeks of research at the Lewis Walpole Library, and The LWL / Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Fellowship is awarded to support up to eight weeks of research in the collections of both libraries.

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News, Announcements, Fellowships
Created: Monday 11/05/2018

QPGSA Presents Moving Forward Together on 11/12

Please join Northwestern University's Queer Pride Graduate Student Association (QPGSA) on Monday, November 12 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM for Moving Forward Together, a discussion of LGBTQ+ legal concerns and civil rights under the Trump administration.

Around Campus, Announcements
Created: Monday 11/05/2018

Download the NUhelp App

Have questions about safety or wellness? Have a concern or witness a suspicious incident? Not sure where the closest bike repair station is? You can now see all the services offered by NUhelp in one place. Contacting someone who can help is now one tap away.

Announcements
Created: Monday 11/05/2018

Delores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship

The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund administered by JPMorgan, Trustee. Mrs. Liebmann was the daughter of a prominent Armenian intellectual, writer and statesman and was married to one of the owners of a successful American business. She supported students and educational and charitable organizations during her lifetime. Mrs. Liebmann's primary concern, as expressed in her Will, was to attract and support students with outstanding character and ability who hold promise for achievement and distinction in their chosen fields of study. 

Fellowships, Announcements
Created: Monday 11/05/2018

WISER Fall Faculty Seminars

Following the success of their symposium last spring, Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) is introducing a quarterly faculty seminar series! Women faculty from Evanston and Chicago campuses will be featured once a quarter to talk about both their research and how they have navigated the path to professorship.

Around Campus, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 11/05/2018

Office of Equity Training

Join the Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) as Kate Harrington-Rosen, the Equity Outreach and Education Specialist from Northwestern's Office of Equity, covers harassment in the workplace, discrimination, and reporting. Learn about the Office of Equity's role on campus and our responsibilities as campus members. Light refreshments will be provided.

Around Campus, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Thursday 11/01/2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Genomic Data

The lab of Dr. Andrea Gschwend in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science at The Ohio State University seeks a full-time, highly motivated postdoctoral researcher, specializing in genomic data. The Gschwend lab uses a comparative genomics approach to identify genes that contribute to agronomically significant phenotypes in crop species.

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News
Created: Thursday 11/01/2018

Job Opportunity - Associate Director, Quantitative Bioelement Imaging Center, Northwestern University

The Northwestern University Quantitative Bioelement Imaging Center (QBIC) invites applications for a senior scientist position who lead the center into its next phase of growth and development as a national resource for bio-element imaging and analysis.

Faculty and Staff, Postdoc News
Created: Wednesday 10/31/2018

Fall 2018 Graduation Filing Deadlines

Fall (December) graduation and filing deadlines are fast approaching. TGS students who wish to graduate in fall 2018 must meet the listed deadlines.

Announcements
Created: Wednesday 10/31/2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Materials Science/Engineering

The Endocrinology Department and the laboratory of Dr. Monica M. Laronda are seeking either a postdoctoral fellow pursuing research training or a PhD postdoctoral fellow with an engineering and/or materials science background that would apply for the Multidisciplinary Training Program in Child and Adolescent Health (TL1).

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc Openings at Northwestern, Postdoc News
Created: Tuesday 10/30/2018

Limited Submission Funding Opportunity National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program (NRT)

The NRT Program is dedicated to supporting highly effective training of STEM graduate students in high priority interdisciplinary research areas through the use of comprehensive traineeship models that are innovative, evidence-based, and aligned with changing workforce and research needs.

Funding, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Training Grant Director
Created: Tuesday 10/30/2018

NIDDK Education Program Grants (R25)

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this NIDDK R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation's biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.

Training Grant Director
Created: Tuesday 10/30/2018

National Science Foundation Fall Grants Conference

The Fall 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Conference can be experienced virtually. The plenary sessions for the upcoming conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 8-9, 2018 will be webcast live to the research community.

Training Grant Director
Created: Tuesday 10/30/2018

New T32 Medical Scientist Training Program Funding Opportunity Announcement

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) has just released a new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP). Through this new FOA, changes are encouraged in integrated medical and graduate research training to keep pace with the rapid evolution of a research environment that is increasingly complex, interdisciplinary, quantitative, and collaborative.

Training Grant Director
Created: Tuesday 10/30/2018

Save the Date: Training Grant Directors Meeting on 12/3

The next Training Grant Directors Meeting will take place on Monday, December 3, from 12:00 - 1:00 PM.

Training Grant Director
Created: Tuesday 10/30/2018

NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Programs (LRP) Applications for 2019

The National Institute of Health Loan Repayment Programs (NIH LRP) are a set of programs designed to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals into biomedical or biobehavioral research careers.

Training Grant Director
Created: Monday 10/29/2018

Spotlight on Chelsea Frazier: PhD Candidate in the Department of African American Studies

Chelsea Frazier is a PhD candidate in the Department of African American Studies and a fellow in the Science and Human Culture Program. Her primary research includes Black Feminist Literature and Theory, Visual Culture, Ecocriticism and Environmentalism, Political Theory, Science and Technology Studies, and Afrofuturism. Chelsea was recently named a Presidential Fellow,  the most prestigious fellowship awarded to graduate students by Northwestern University. 

Spotlight
Created: Monday 10/29/2018

Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019

The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019 is a worldwide search for early stage technology-enabled solutions and services that can enable economic development and/or benefit society and/or the environment. This competition is open to individuals and teams of students or recent alumni from any college or university.

Announcements, Fellowships
Created: Monday 10/29/2018

Election Watch Party on 11/6

Grad students and postdocs are invited to join the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE), the Graduate Leadership & Advocacy Council (GLAC), and the Northwestern University Postdoctoral Association (NUPA) on Tuesday, November 6, to watch the election results come in.

Announcements, Around Campus
Created: Monday 10/29/2018

NU SIAM Seeking Student Speakers for "Bridging the Gap" Seminar Series

The Northwestern chapter of Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (NU SIAM) is looking for speakers for the fall quarter “Bridging the Gap” seminar on Friday, November 30 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM, at Tech M128.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Around Campus, Announcements
Created: Monday 10/29/2018

Graduate Student Travelers Policies

The Office of Global Safety and Security (OGSS) graduate student travel policies page was recently updated to include a definition of university-sponsored graduate student travel and instructions for disclosing such travel to OGSS.

Announcements
Created: Monday 10/29/2018

East Coast Holistic Review Institute 2018

Dr. Julie Posselt and Dr. Casey Miller will run their Holistic Review Institute (HRI)/East Coast at Maryland on December 11. In this workshop, they will discuss opportunities that may help increase the enrollment and retention of women and students of color in graduate programs across the country. It is being offered to leadership and only teams of faculty (for broad/sustainable impact).

Faculty and Staff, Postdoc News
Created: Wednesday 10/24/2018

Tenure-Track Faculty Opportunity - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

The Biological Sciences Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, beginning August 2019. The area of specialty is open, but candidates who use new/cutting edge technologies, such as CRISPR, with applications in medicine, agriculture, environmental sciences or research are encouraged to apply.

Postdoc News
Created: Monday 10/22/2018

The NSF 2026 Idea Machine Challenge

The National Science Foundation's (NSF) NSF 2026 Idea Machine is a competition to help set the U.S. agenda for fundamental research in science and engineering. Participants can earn prizes and receive public recognition by suggesting the pressing research questions that need to be answered in the coming decade - the next set of “Big Ideas” for future investment by the NSF. Apply by October 26.

Funding, Postdoc News, Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 10/22/2018

INVO Practicum Internship Applications Now Open

Innovation and New Ventures (INVO) at Northwestern University is seeking graduate students and postdocs interested in intellectual property and commercialization for their internship program. The INVO Practicum is an unpaid internship open to all Northwestern graduate students and postdocs who are interested in learning more about the technology transfer process as well as being exposed to the vast areas of innovation at Northwestern.

Professional Development, Postdoc News, Around Campus, Training Grant Director
Created: Monday 10/22/2018

GLAC Fall 2018 Advocacy Mentor Circle: Bradley Grams of the EPA

Join the Graduate Leadership & Advocacy Council (GLAC) and Northwestern Alumni Association (NAA) for the first-ever Advocacy Mentor Circle featuring Bradley Grams of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on November 9 from Noon-1:30 PM in University Hall, Room 122.

Around Campus, Professional Development
Created: Monday 10/22/2018

Data Science Night on 11/1

Data Science Nights are monthly hack nights on popular data science topics, organized by Northwestern University graduate students and scholars. Each night will feature refreshments, a talk on data science techniques or applications, and a hacking night with data science projects or learning groups of your choice. 

Announcements, Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 10/22/2018

NCA Presents: Business Case with the Global Director of Energy and Sustainability at AbbVie Workshop

Companies across all sectors are working towards more Environmentally Sustainable ways to do business.  From utilizing more renewable energy to addressing the total life cycle of their products, companies are putting more emphasis on sustainability. Join Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) on October 26 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM for "Business Case with the Global Director of Energy and Sustainability at AbbVie Workshop," an interactive session as we look at a real world example of how AbbVie is using renewable electricity a component of their overall sustainability strategy.

Professional Development, Announcements, Postdoc News, Around Campus
Created: Monday 10/22/2018

CCE to Host Midterm Ballot Party

Know who's on your Midterm ballot? Want to preview the countywide measure on minimum wage? Join the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) on November 1 to find your polling place, vote by mail, and/or research the candidates and policy issues. Drop by anytime between 4:00 and 6:00 PM and vote informed on your entire ballot.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 10/22/2018

GWAN Ceramics Painting Halloween Party

Join the Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) in celebrating Halloween with a Ceramics Painting Halloween Party! Attendee will receive their own ceramic to paint.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 10/22/2018

Halloween Activities with GSA

Halloween is just around the corner and the Graduate Student Association (GSA) has some events planned to get you in the spirit of the holiday.

Around Campus, Announcements
Created: Monday 10/22/2018

CIRTL Presents: How Can We Interrupt and Mitigate Implicit Bias When We Witness It?

Join other Northwestern graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and staff on-campus as we learn how to interrupt and mitigate implicit bias through this event organized by the Center for Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) Network. The Evanston and Chicago Campus viewing events are sponsored by CIRTL at Northwestern and the Chicago Women in STEM Initiative.

Around Campus, Training Grant Director, Announcements, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 10/22/2018

Northwestern Day at the Chicago Humanities Festival

Join the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) on Sunday, October 28 for Northwestern Day. Notable programs include Rebecca Traister, Eve Ewing, Jill Lepore, and Northwestern professors Ozge Samanci and Dean Adrian Randolph.

Humanities, Announcements
Created: Monday 10/22/2018

DocNet Recruiting Forum at Kellogg School of Management

The Kellogg School of Management and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business are co-hosting DocNet Recruiting Forum, a national PhD recruitment event, on Wednesday, November 14, from 5:30 - 8:30 PM at the Kellogg Global Hub.

Announcements, Around Campus
Created: Monday 10/22/2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Transplant Immunology

The Transplant Immunology Laboratory is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow with expertise in cell-based assays, molecular biology, and flow cytometry. The overreaching goal is to allow organ transplantation across what is currently consider HLA-mismatching by identifying acceptable mismatches that permit long-term good graft outcome.

Postdoc Openings at Northwestern, Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities
Created: Monday 10/22/2018

Registration Now Open for Peer Inclusion Educator Training

Learn how to co-facilitate 90 minute dialogues around social identity, power, and privilege for student groups on campus! 

Announcements, Around Campus
Created: Monday 10/22/2018

December Dissertation Boot Camps Applications Due 10/24

The Graduate School and the Writing Place developed the Dissertation Boot Camp to help make fast and significant process with dissertation writings. Applications for the December Dissertation Boot Camp are due Wednesday, October 24.

Announcements, Professional Development
Created: Thursday 10/18/2018

Master of Science in Law (MSL) Open House on November 10

Calling all PhD students! Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Master of Science in Law (MSL) program arms STEM professionals with the tools they need to succeed in today’s innovation economy. Join them for an Open House on Saturday, November 10 to learn more. Northwestern postdocs may be able to use the Reduced Tuition Benefit to cover most of the cost of tuition.

Postdoc News, Professional Development
Created: Wednesday 10/17/2018

Unlawful Presence Policy Revision for International Students

The current revision of the “unlawful presence” policy is a major change to the enforcement of visa regulations for F1 and J1 students and J1 scholars. If you fail to comply or report changes on time, and violate your immigration status requirements as a result, you can face deportation and be barred from the U.S. for 3-10 years under these new enforcement guidelines. Please see the International Office website for complete details.

Announcements
Created: Wednesday 10/17/2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study (HKUST IAS) is an organization dedicated to fostering research and creative activity at the highest level across a broad range of disciplines. As part of its mission to nurture and develop men and women in the early stages of their academic careers, the IAS is inviting nominations for Junior Fellows.

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News
Created: Tuesday 10/16/2018

San Jose State University: 30+ Tenure-Track Faculty Positions Open

San Jose State University (SJSU) is seeking applicants for more than 30 tenure-track faculty positions open from across all disciplines at SJSU. All graduating PhD students and postdocs who are passionate about teaching and research are encouraged to apply.

Postdoc News, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Humanities, Social Sciences
Created: Monday 10/15/2018

Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Scientists as Educators Program - University of Florida (Online)

Learn strategies and build skills with a new University of Florida credential. The new and online graduate certificate in biomedical scientists as educators program will help you develop the essential skills required to become an instructional leader in any teaching environment - from writing a curriculum to developing a syllabus and teaching philosophy.

Professional Development, Training Grant Director, Postdoc News