Faculty & Staff

December 8, 2015

Expanding Career Options: Information and Advice for Humanities and Social Science Faculty

Humanities and Social Science faculty are invited to attend this panel discussion.

November 13, 2015

New Activity Fee Waiver Form is Live

Students who need to request an activity fee waiver (typically students who are full-time enrolled but studying abroad) may now do so by filling out an Activity Fee Waiver Form.

November 3, 2015

Winter 2016 TGS Financial Aid Processing Deadlines and Key Dates

Programs who wish their students to register by the first billing in December and be paid for winter 2016 at the end of December must meet a number of deadlines.

October 16, 2015

TGS Faculty Workshop for Research Mentors - Fall 2015

Mentors of PhD Students and Postdocs are invited to participate in this workshop for research mentors on December 7, 2015.

October 16, 2015

New City Film, "Film 50 2015 Chicago Screen Gems"

David and Debra Tolchinsky were featured in an article by New City Film.

October 16, 2015

Presentation by Dr. Rick McGee on Recruiting Underrepresented Minority Students, November 16

Increasing the diversity of our graduate student body is an issue that is central to The Graduate School's current strategy: a culture that values diverse backgrounds, approaches and perspectives is essential for true academic excellence.

September 21, 2015

GLAC Seeks Program Representatives

The Graduate Leadership & Advocacy Council is actively looking for representatives from every program on campus.

September 21, 2015

New Students Receiving Stipends Must Complete E-Verify

The Graduate School wants to remind new graduate students receiving a stipend that you that must complete the E-Verify (I9) process (Section 1 and 2) and/or the FNIS process, if you have not done so already, by no later than noon on September 23rd in order to receive your pay on September 30th.

September 10, 2015

Proscenium Journal interview with David Tolchinsky

David Tolchinsky, Chair of the MFA in Writing for Screen and Stage program and the Chair of the Department of Radio/Television/Film, discusses his newest play Clear in an interview with Proscenium Journal.

July 31, 2015

Director of Graduate Study (DGS) Meeting - Fall 2015

The fall quarter DGS meeting will be held on September 24, 2015 from 3:00-4:30 pm.

July 29, 2015

Upcoming TGS Financial Aid Deadlines and Key Dates

TGS's Financial Aid team has compiled a list of key dates for program staff for Fall 2015.

July 1, 2015

Professional Development Grant Deadlines for 2015-2016

The Graduate School (TGS) at Northwestern University has established a Professional Development Grant to support meaningful graduate student and postdoctoral fellow professional development programming at the program/department level. In a change this year, Professional Development Grant deadlines will be quarterly. For upcoming deadlines, eligibility, and application instructions, visit our website.

June 5, 2015

Financial Rates for 2015-16


April 20, 2015

Upcoming TGS Financial Aid Processing Deadlines and Key Dates Summer 2015

Learn about deadlines for entering student funding and registration information.

April 20, 2015

Graduate Students Can Apply to Become an InterCultural Explorers Guide

Help welcome new international graduate students to Northwestern next fall by becoming an InterCultural Explorers Guide! Guides will plan weekly social outings for groups of international students during Fall Quarter 2015.

April 16, 2015

Invitation for the Biennial Postdoc Symposium at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

The Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation has announced their second bi-annual Postdoctoral Recruitment Symposium at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). This symposium will provide a unique opportunity for outstanding senior graduate students from top graduate programs to present their work and meet with prospective postdoctoral mentors at CCHMC.

April 13, 2015

Forum on Socioeconomic Diversity at Northwestern with President Schapiro on April 17

The Northwestern Quest Scholars Network and Associated Student Government (ASG) are sponsoring a forum with President Schapiro on how to improve the representation of first-generation and low-income students at Northwestern.

March 31, 2015

TGS Accepting Northwestern Alumni Association Merit Award Nominations

TGS has announced a new nomination and selection process for the NAA Merit Award. The award is “presented to alumni who have distinguished themselves in their particular professions or fields of endeavor in such a way as to reflect credit on their alma mater.”

March 23, 2015

Crystal Reports No Longer Available for SES Reporting Beginning Summer 2015

n Summer 2015, Crystal Reports will no longer be available for SES reporting. If you use SES administrative login credentials to run Crystal Reports, this news affects you.

March 18, 2015

International Travel Training Session for Graduate Students

On Tuesday, April 21st at 2:30 PM, Julie Anne Friend, Northwestern’s Director of Global Safety and Security will hold a pre-departure training session for graduate students going abroad.

March 12, 2015

TGS Seeking Higher Education Leadership Intern, Professional Development Programming

The Graduate School (TGS) is welcoming applicants for the 2015-2016 Higher Education Leadership Internship position, which gives one doctoral student the opportunity to explore careers in university administration.

March 5, 2015

Director of Graduate Study (DGS) Meeting - Spring 2015

The spring quarter DGS meeting will be held on April 9, 2015 from 3:00-4:30 pm.

February 6, 2015

Upcoming TGS Financial Aid Processing Deadlines and Key Dates for Spring 2015

Information about deadlines for student registration and funding.

January 5, 2015

Summer Internships at Takeda in Deerfield

Takeda, a pharmaceutical company with offices in Deerfield, has posted a number of summer internships on their website. TGS students are encouraged to apply.

January 5, 2015

Mentoring in the Field: Lessons from Remote Locations

A panel of distinguished researchers will share insights about the special challenges, obligations, ethics, and concerns that pertain when mentoring students while conducting field research.

January 5, 2015

TGS Faculty Workshop for Research Mentors

Mentors of PhD Students and Postdocs are invited to participate in this Workshop for Research Mentors on March 16 and 17, 2015

January 5, 2015

Mentoring Writers: Lessons from the Front

This workshop for faculty mentors will focus on ideas, techniques, and strategies to help improve the writing skills of PhD students.

January 5, 2015

Spring Catalyst Grants Due Friday, January 23

The maximum amount of funding available is $3,000 per project/event. Ongoing, long running, or continuous events are not eligible for Catalyst Grant funding.

January 5, 2015

Mellon Conference Travel and Cluster Programming Support

TGS will post application information in the coming weeks.