News & Events

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

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.

Announcements, Funding
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
Created: Monday 04/22/2019

WISER Spring Faculty Seminars

Join the Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) in May for their next set of faculty seminars! Learn about research in other fields and career paths in academia all while engaging with the wider STEM community. All are welcome and refreshments will be served. 

Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 04/22/2019

Register Now for the Spring Quarter Spirituality Reading Series

Registration for the Spirituality Reading Series for Spring Quarter is now open! They will be reading I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai, the inspirational memoir by the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Announcements
Created: Friday 04/19/2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Geobiology

A postdoctoral training position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Magdalena Osburn at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. Applications are invited for a full-time, 2-3 year position in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Biological or Geological Sciences, Biogeochemistry, or a related field, and a record of scientific research publications in scholarly journals.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc Openings at Northwestern
Created: Friday 04/19/2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Spinal Cord Injuries, The Ohio State University

A postdoctoral position is available in the Tedeschi Laboratory at The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center (Columbus, Ohio). The position is offered to study neuronal and non neuronal mechanisms of spinal cord injury.

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News
Created: Friday 04/19/2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Environmental Exposure on Health, The Ohio State University

The laboratory of Loren E. Wold, PhD, FAHA, FCVS at The Ohio State University as part of the College of Nursing and the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology at the Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute in the College of Medicine is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to aid in their investigation of the impact of environmental exposures on health and disease.

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News
Created: Tuesday 04/16/2019

Chicago Women in STEM Initiative - April STEM Circuit Seminar

The Chicago Women in STEM Initiative welcomes you to join them in Evanston on Tuesday, April 23 for their upcoming April STEM Circuit, entitled "Harnessing energy to reach your highest potential". The invited speaker presentation will be followed by small group discussions and networking. Registration is complementary and refreshments will be served. More information can also be found on their upcoming STEM Circuits webpage.

Postdoc News
Created: Monday 04/15/2019

Spotlight on the Northwestern Prison Education Program

The Northwestern Prison Education Program (NPEP), led by Jennifer Lackey, PhD, Wayne and Elizabeth Jones Professor of Philosophy, is a partnership between Northwestern University and the Illinois Department of Corrections. NPEP aims to provide a high-quality liberal arts education to incarcerated students in the state of Illinois by offering credit-bearing courses through Northwestern’s School of Professional Studies. This program enhances Northwestern’s academic mission by fostering the development of a dynamic and diverse intellectual community.

Spotlight
Created: Monday 04/15/2019

Hilla Rebay International Fellowship 2019-2020 Applications Due May 15

The Guggenheim Museum is currently accepting applications for the Hilla Rebay International Fellowship 2019-2020.  This unique multi-site ten-month fellowship provides an opportunity to train in the Curatorial, Education, and Registration Departments at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao; and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. The fellow will spend a minimum of three months at each site.

Fellowships, Humanities
Created: Monday 04/15/2019

2019 Dissertation Proposal Development Program Participants

We are pleased to announce the 2019 participants of the Northwestern University-Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Development (DPD) Program.

Announcements
Created: Monday 04/15/2019

Press Graduate Assistantship Applications Due May 13

The Northwestern University Press Graduate Assistantship is a competitive twelve-month position awarded to an outstanding graduate student at Northwestern University working on a PhD in any field of the humanities. This position will provide the student with an invaluable in-depth, comprehensive introduction to scholarly publishing. The student will gain familiarity with the publication process and goals of the university press in the context of the larger campus community; have access to the acquisitions, editorial, and marketing staff, who possess expertise in scholarly communications and the state of scholarship across many humanities disciplines; and enjoy a mentored team environment in which to build analytical skills that will be useful across many careers in the humanities. Students are expected to make progress on their dissertation while working at NUP; the opportunity is designed to approximate typical assistantship time commitments and responsibilities.

Humanities, Funding
Created: Monday 04/15/2019

Chicago Women in STEM Initiative April STEM Circuit on April 23

The Chicago Women in STEM Initiative welcomes you to join them in Evanston on Tuesday, April 23 for their upcoming April STEM Circuit, entitled "Harnessing energy to reach your highest potential".  Their invited speaker presentation will be followed by small group discussions and networking. Registration​ is complementary and refreshments will be served. ​More information can also be found on the upcoming STEM Circuits webpage. ​

Around Campus, Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 04/15/2019

Newberry Library Graduate Scholar-in-Residence Program

The Newberry Library Graduate Scholar-in-Residence Program provides support for local PhD candidates conducting research in the humanities. Advanced PhD candidates are invited to apply; preference will be given to applicants whose dissertation projects are well advanced. Although the Newberry cannot offer remuneration to Graduate Scholars-in-Residence, participants have access to the Newberry during extended hours, personal research space, and opportunities to present work-in-progress to local scholarly communities. The experience of the Newberry’s fellows, staff, and readers is much enhanced by the contributions that Graduate Scholars-in-Residence make to the Newberry’s shared intellectual life each year.

Humanities, Professional Development
Created: Monday 04/15/2019

Dress for Success with GWAN

Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) and Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) invite you to bring any questions, concerns, or stories you may have about how to dress for interviews and across work environment! They will be discussing tips for navigating different spaces and circumstances. Coffee and pastries will be provided.

Around Campus, Professional Development
Created: Monday 04/15/2019

Inaugural Master of Science in Law Symposium on May 10

Please join the Master of Science in Law (MSL) Program for their inaugural symposium, “At the Intersection: STEM, Law, Business, and the MSL” on Friday, May 10 from 5:30 - 9:30 PM in the Thorne Auditorium and Thorne Auditorium Lobby.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Around Campus, Social Sciences, Professional Development
Created: Monday 04/15/2019

TGS Student Group Funding Application Info Session on April 24

Lauren-Ashley Buchanan, PhD, associate director of student life (TGS), will be holding a student group funding application process information session for student leaders of TGS-sponsored groups on Wednesday, April 24 from 4:30 - 6:00 PM in TGS Commons. In this session, Buchanan will explain the application process, go over the materials that will need to be submitted to request funding, and share key deadlines.

Announcements
Created: Monday 04/15/2019

Northwestern Public Health Review Symposium on April 24

The Northwestern Public Health Review's spring symposium, entitled "Access to Health in Lagos: An Interdisciplinary Partnership with the Community", is on Wednesday, April 24 at 4:00 PM in Hughes Auditorium. The event will include an interdisciplinary panel discussion, student presentations, and a reception with posters.

Announcements
Created: Monday 04/15/2019

NDIAS Call for Residential Fellows for 2020-21

The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) supports outstanding, innovative research in all academic disciplines and encourages its Fellows to explore the relationship between the world as it is and as it ought to be, as well as how their work related to the scholarship of others in an engaging academic community of scholars, artists, and scientists.

Fellowships
Created: Monday 04/15/2019

Chicago Field Studies Graduate Assistant Needs for Academic Year 2019-20

Chicago Field Studies (CFS) is seeking an Instructor for CFS 392-0 Field Studies in Public Health (FSPH).

Funding
Created: Monday 04/15/2019

Applications are Now Open for Wilderness First Aid Reimbursement Grants

Applications are now open for qualifying Northwestern 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. This award is also available for and applicable to graduate students who are traveling to urban areas of developing countries where access to quality, emergency medical services is limited.

Announcements
Created: Friday 04/12/2019

Summer 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
Created: Thursday 04/11/2019

ELP Presents: Something to Talk About Events for Spring Quarter 2019

Free and open to all members of the Northwestern community. All events held in Room 202 on the second floor at 2016 Sheridan Rd (Department of Linguistics). Each event highlights a specific aspect of American culture. Ask questions, share experiences and opinions with peers and ELP staff. A supportive environment for speakers at any level of English proficiency.

Around Campus, Announcements
Created: Thursday 04/11/2019

2018-19 Bouchet Society Inductees

The Graduate School was pleased to induct five graduate students into the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society (Bouchet Society) on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

Announcements
Created: Tuesday 04/09/2019

GLAC Presents: A Community Outreach Event in Honor of Shane Colombo on April 22

Meet leaders from various community organizations based in Rogers Park to learn how you can become more connected to and involved in the neighborhood at a community outreach event on Monday, April 22, from 12:30 - 2:30 PM at Hardin Hall in the West Tower of Rebecca Crown Center.

Around Campus, Announcements
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

Applications Now Open for the Teaching Certificate Program & New TA Conference Workshop Leaders

Are you looking for a professional development opportunity that will help strengthen your knowledge and experiences in college teaching and learning? Applications for the Teaching Certificate Program and to be a New TA Conference Workshop Leader are now open through Monday, April 15.

Professional Development, Announcements
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

Graduate Assistantship Opportunities in Residential Life

Residential Services is excited to announce 4 openings in our Residential Life team for graduate students. Residential Services is seeking applicants for Assistant Resident Directors, a Graduate Assistant for Leadership Development, and a Graduate Assistant for Assessment & Community Development.

Funding
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

Spotlight on Ana Maria Acosta, PhD: Director of Graduate Studies of the Physical Therapy Engineering Dual Degree Program

Ana Maria Acosta, PhD is the director of graduate studies (DGS) of the physical therapy and engineering (DPT/PhD) dual degree program, offered jointly by the Feinberg School of Medicine and the McCormick School of Engineering. Acosta is also the associate chair for post professional education and an associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences. Her research primarily focuses on why individuals lose the ability to move their arms and hands freely following a brain lesion and how this loss impacts the musculoskeletal system.

Spotlight
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

One Book One Northwestern Presents: Comedian Sarah Squirm Coming on April 10

On Wednesday, April 10 One Book One Northwestern will be hosting comedian and Northwestern alumnus Sarah Sherman “Squirm”.  Squirm has been featured on Adult Swim, Netflix, and was recently named one of Vulture's "38 Comedian's You Should and Will Know" and one of Thrillist's "Best Undiscovered Comedians from Every State”.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

Apply Now to Serve as a Graduate Writing Fellow or The Graduate Writing Place GA in 2019-20

In the 2019-20 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

Fellowships, Funding
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

BGSA 22nd Annual Graduate Research Conference

The Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) of Northwestern University is pleased to announce its 22nd Annual Graduate Research Conference that will be held on Saturday, April 13th at the Guild Lounge in Scott Hall on Northwestern's Evanston campus. This year’s conference theme entitled: Afrofuturism – Innovation, Imagination, and Improving Black Lives aims to showcase how our culture evolves in and through technological innovation.

Around Campus
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

NU Day at Wrigley Field on May 6

Join the Northwestern community for our annual NU Day @ Wrigley to watch the Cubs face off with the Miami Marlins. The game will take place on Monday, May 6 at 7:05 PM. A block of student tickets is available now for purchase. Tickets are $20 and include entrance to the game as well as a special-edition Cubs hat in Northwestern colors. The seats are located in the Terrace Reserved Outfield section (203-208). Make sure you read the ticket distribution and FAQ sections on the event page before purchasing.

Announcements
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

Coffee Talk: Spring Quarter 2019

What does it mean to be an international student/scholar in the USA? Explore through a coffee + discussion series presented by the Office of International Students & Scholars (formerly the International Office) and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)!

Around Campus
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

Spring Quarter Professional Development Opportunities from the Searle Center

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering a variety of workshops designed to help graduate and postdoctoral students improve upon their teaching skills. 

From the Dean, Professional Development, Announcements
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

Sign Up for Northwestern Believes Spring 2019 by April 13

Come to share and reflect on what it is that you believe...and why. Northwestern Believes is based on the popular National Public Radio program, "This I Believe," where participants create and share short essays which reflect what is most important in their lives. This three session series of mini-workshops guides Northwestern students as they find common values through story sharing and reflection. By the end of our time in small groups of 4-6, participants will have crafted a short personal essay, or statement, about a moment they noticed how their values shape their lives and influence their Northwestern experience! 

Around Campus
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

Limited Submission: The KUH/NIDDK Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award

The Office of Fellowships and The Graduate School is seeking applicants for the F99/K00 Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (KUH/NIDDK) transition award.  This award is administered by the National Institutes for Health (NIH) and seeks to attract outstanding graduate students who have the desire to transition from their current PhD training program into postdoctoral positions in the Kidney, Urologic, or Hematologic sciences (K, U, and H). The F99/K00 award provides up to 2 years of funding to complete the PhD training (F99 phase) and facilitates a stable transition into 3-4 years of mentored postdoctoral work (K00 phase).

Funding, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

SPOT SciPol Symposium on May 11

The Science Policy Outreach Taskforce (SPOT) at Northwestern University is excited to organize its first annual SPOT SciPol Symposium! If you would like to learn more about careers and activities at the interface of science and policy while connecting with others who share these interests, then this is the symposium for you.

Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

Register Now for Spring Quarter Writing Consultations & Workshops

Get your quarter off to a running start by booking an appointment in the Graduate Writing Place. Consultants can help you revise proposals or articles, outline or organize dissertation chapters, hone materials for your job search, and much more. Appointments are available on the Evanston campus or online.

Professional Development
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

Dr. Samuel M. Nabrit Conference for Early Career Scholars at Brown University

The Dr. Samuel M. Nabrit Conference for Early Career Scholars at Brown University will take place on June 6-7 in Providence, Rhode Island.

Professional Development
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

Data Science Night on April 10

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. Aspiring, beginning, and advanced data scientists are welcome! 

Announcements, Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Training Grant Director
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

TGS Hooding Ceremony Student Marshal Applications

TGS is seeking four current TGS students to be student marshals at our upcoming PhD and MFA Hooding Ceremony on Thursday, June 20 at Cahn Auditorium. Student marshals will be compensated $100 each.

Announcements
Created: Monday 04/08/2019

2019 TGS PhD and MFA Hooding Ceremony Deadlines

The 2019 TGS hooding ceremony for PhD and MFA graduates will take place on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 3:00 PM in Cahn Auditorium. This ceremony includes PhD and MFA graduates from WCAS, Kellogg, SoC, Feinberg, and TGS interdisciplinary programs. (TGS students in SESP, McCormick, and Bienen are invited to participate in their respective school convocations.)

Announcements
Created: Thursday 04/04/2019

Kidney Technology Development Research Education Program (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this R25 program is to support educational activities that help recruit individuals with specific specialty or disciplinary backgrounds to research careers in biomedical, behavioral and clinical sciences.

Training Grant Director
Created: Thursday 04/04/2019

AAMC/FASEB Hosting Webinar on NAS Sexual Harassment Report

The AAMC and the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) are hosting the sixth and final webinar in their 2018 National Academies reports webinar series. Study Director Frazier Benya, PhD, of the National Academies, will unpack the key findings of the report "Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine," focusing on two essential recommendations: 1) addressing the most common form of sexual harassment – gender harassment and 2) moving beyond legal compliance to address culture and climate change. This webinar will also feature examples of institutional implementation. The webinar is being held on April 22, 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET and free registration is required.

Training Grant Director
Created: Thursday 04/04/2019

NIGMS Posts New Emphasis on Reproducibility in Training Grant Applications

The NIH’s National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) posted a notice on a change to Evaluation of Plans for ‘Training in Methods for Enhancing Reproducibility’ in NIGMS Training Grant Funding Opportunity Announcements including the NIGMS Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Predoctoral Institutional Research Training Grant (T32), Medical Scientist Training Program (T32), Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) (T32), and Graduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (G-RISE) (T32). To emphasize “the importance of instruction in rigorous experimental design and transparency to enhance reproducibility,” this notice updates the review criteria in these FOAs such that the evaluation of plans for ‘Training in Methods for Enhancing Reproducibility’ will now factor into the Overall Impact score of applications.

Training Grant Director
Created: Thursday 04/04/2019

NSF Releases 2019 Report on Underrepresented Groups in Science and Engineering

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) National Center of Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) released its 2019 Biennial Report on Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering. The report discusses trends for women and minorities underrepresented in Science and Engineering education and employment, breaking down the data by discipline - grouping psychology, biological sciences, and social sciences. The report states that continuing disparities “may be rooted in differences in recollected course taking, participation in Science & Engineering higher education, and overall educational attainment.”

Training Grant Director
Created: Wednesday 04/03/2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Youth Identity Development, Intersectionality

The Development of Identities in Cultural Environments (DICE) research group in the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University invites applications for a postdoctoral trainee position starting in fall 2019. The postdoctoral trainee will work with Dr. Onnie Rogers and her graduate and undergraduate students on new and existing projects examining the development of identities (race, gender, sexuality, social class) among children and adolescents in diverse cultural and educational contexts.

Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc Openings at Northwestern, Postdoc News
Created: Wednesday 04/03/2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Malaria Modeling

The malaria modeling team at Northwestern University is looking for great people with strong quantitative skills and an interest in global health to come work with them! Previous malaria or infectious disease experience a plus but not required. The lab seeks a postdoctoral trainee to collaborate on the development, refinement, and application of sophisticated infectious disease models for epidemiological research and intervention-campaign planning.

Postdoc News, Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc Openings at Northwestern
Created: Wednesday 04/03/2019

Job Opportunity - Computation and Data Sciences Faculty, Indian Institute of Technology Karagpur

The Centre for Computational and Data Sciences (CCDS), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India invites applications from Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) for permanent faculty positions at all levels in different areas of computational and data sciences. The candidates are expected to possess exceptional potential in conducting independent research activities, demonstrate a strong commitment to quality teaching and contribute towards the development of other professional activities.

Postdoc News, Funding
Created: Wednesday 04/03/2019

Science Policy Outreach Taskforce SciPol Symposium

The Science Policy Outreach Taskforce at Northwestern University is excited to organize its first annual SPOT SciPol Symposium for Saturday, May 11 from 10:00 - 2:00 PM! Speakers include: Diane Schanzenbach, Director of NU’s Institute for Policy Research and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution; Daniel Biss, Director of Rust Belt Rising and former Illinois state senator and University of Chicago faculty member; and more!

Professional Development, Postdoc News
Created: Tuesday 04/02/2019

Postdoctoral Funding Opportunity - American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association's (ADA) Pathway to Stop Diabetes Research Program seeks to bring new investigators and new perspectives to diabetes research, and is offering a limited submission funding opportunity for postdoctoral researchers.

Funding, Postdoc News