Around Campus

December 8, 2016

NETG presents a free screening of Dear President Obama

On December 14, join NETG for a free screening of Dear President Obama, a direct appeal to the president to consider the environmental and human costs of the fracking boom.

December 7, 2016

Northwestern is hiring an Associate Director of Alumni Engagement

This position will be responsible for The Graduate School alumni engagement efforts, reporting jointly to the Director of Alumni Engagement (Office of Alumni Relations & Development) and the Dean of The Graduate School.

December 7, 2016

Libraries closed December 23 - January 2

All libraries on Northwestern’s Evanston and Chicago campuses will observe the Winter Recess that was recently announced by President Schapiro.

December 5, 2016

Thermal-aware Task Scheduling of High Performance Computing Systems

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Kaicheng Zhang as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

December 1, 2016

Sonic Speaker Series presents Eric Quintane

Eric Quintane from the School of management at the University of Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia will present on How Do Brokers Broker? Tertius Gaudens, Tertius Iungens, and the Temporality of Structural Holes.

November 30, 2016

Graduate Engagement Opportunities

Want to apply your research to real-world problems? Develop a community partnership? Gain new professional skills? Learn more about public scholarship? Applications are now available for Graduate Engagement Opportunities (GEO) – offered Spring 2017.

November 30, 2016

Holiday Social with GradSWE and WISER

Join Northwestern Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) and Graduate Society of Women Engineers (GradSWE) for a holiday cookie decorating party on December 8, 3-4 PM, Ryan Hall 4th floor

November 29, 2016

The IO Closing for Winter Break

The International Office will be closing for Winter Break from December 23 - January 2

November 29, 2016

Prostitution and the Politics of History: History and the Politics of Prostitution

The Long Nineteenth Century Colloquium presents a talk by Judith Walkowitz of Johns Hopkins University on December 7

November 29, 2016

NuTango End of Quarter Party

Take a break from finals and dance with Northwestern NuTango at their end-of-the-quarter party.

November 28, 2016

Coffee Conversation w/ Professor Andrea Armani

Professor Andrea Armani from USC, has been invited by SPIE to come to Northwestern to give a technical talk on December 1.

November 23, 2016

Northwestern Ice Rink

The Ice Rink will open on December 1!

November 23, 2016

Graduate Engagement Opportunities

Want to apply your research to real-world problems? Develop a community partnership? Gain new professional skills? Learn more about public scholarship? Drop by the Center for Civic Engagement to learn more about Graduate Engagement Opportunities (GEO) – offered Spring 2017.

November 22, 2016

Women in Bio Annual Holiday Party

Join Women in Bio (WIB) – Chicago for their Annual Holiday Party on December 6th sponsored by McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP at their office located at 300 S. Wacker Dr for an evening of celebration over appetizers, dessert, and drinks.

November 22, 2016

Walk-in Flu Vaccinations for Graduate Students on Chicago Campus

Chicago Student Health Services will be providing free walk-in Flu Vaccinations for Graduate Students with Health Insurance on Wednesday, November 23rd, 12 to 1 PM.

November 17, 2016

Sustained Dialogue: Dialogue Across Difference

SD is a student-facilitated program that encourages conversation across lines of difference with other Northwestern students. Students participate in weekly 90-minute sessions throughout the quarter.

November 17, 2016

Norris Exam Relief

Exam Relief will be Friday, December 2 - Wednesday, December 7, 2016.

November 17, 2016

Science Fair Judging Volunteer Opportunity

Science in Society, an educational research center at Northwestern University, is currently recruiting 20-30 graduate students, postdocs, and staff volunteers to serve as science fair judges at a middle school in Uptown and a high school in West Ridge.

November 15, 2016

The Indian Graduate Students and Scholars Association invites you to Diwali Utsav 2016!

The Indian Graduate Student and Scholars Association (IGSSA) will be gathering to celebrate the occasion with some fun performances, great music, and mouth-watering Indian cuisine!

November 15, 2016

CGSA Pint Glass Sale

The Chicago Graduate Student Association is selling pint glasses to raise money for the club.

November 14, 2016

Train the Trainer Workshop

Step Up! Bystander Intervention Program is offering a Train the Trainer Workshop on Tuesday, November 15th, from 5-8 PM in Norris- Rock Room.

November 14, 2016

NSDS goes to the Green Mill

Come show off your swing dance moves at the Green Mill!

November 14, 2016

Enjoy an American Thanksgiving at (EAT) 2016

Sign up to Enjoy an American Thanksgiving (EAT) with a local host family.

November 11, 2016

Learning, Teaching, and Assessment Forum 2016

On November 16, 2016, the Office of the Provost, in collaboration with the Assessment/Accreditation Council and the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching, will host the fourth annual Learning, Teaching and Assessment Forum at the Norris University Center from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

November 11, 2016

Office of Work/Life & Family Resources lending library

The Office of Work/Life & Family Resources has a small lending library of books and videos on a variety of work/life topics.

November 10, 2016

Coping with Election Stress

CAPS staff is available to listen and support you as our nation works through this election transition.

November 10, 2016

The Northwestern Toastmasters Club presents Hasan Demirtas

The Northwestern Toastmasters Club meets weekly on Fridays from 4:50 to 6 PM in Ford ITW (Room 1-340) to practice public speaking in a collegial environment.

November 9, 2016

Post-Election Support

After last night's election, Campus Inclusion & Community is here to offer support for students looking to talk, process, or just be in community with others.

November 9, 2016

Practice Radical Self Love

The Office of the Religious and Spiritual Life along with our campus ministries will offer our students a post-election community healing space tonight, November 9 at 6 PM in Parkes Hall room 120.

November 9, 2016

Veritas Forum: The 'why' questions of life

A Veritas Forum will be held in the late spring to open a dialogue between Christian Faith and other beliefs; asking the ‘Why’ questions of life.

November 9, 2016

From Surviving to Thriving

A short-term group for students to explore the impact of sexual violence and restore social connections.

November 8, 2016

ALTA Chicago

Are you a Latinx theater artist? Register for Alliance of Latinx Theatre Artists Chicago!

November 8, 2016

Election Watch Party at Bar 63

Watch election night results with graduate students from across the university at Bar 63, just off the Intercampus Shuttle/red line stop at Loyola.

November 7, 2016

National Organization for Women (NOW) presents Terry O'Neil

Join National Organization for Women (NOW) for an evening with Terry O’neill, NOW president & Northwestern alumna (’74) on November 16 at 5PM at the McCormick Tribune Center.

November 7, 2016

G-SALSA General Body Meeting

A Plática about the Latinx Graduate Experience at Northwestern will take place on November 15, from 6 to 7:30PM, at the TGS Commons.

November 4, 2016

Opportunity for Graduate Students in Art, Art History, Environmental Studies and Related Disciplines (Chicago Humanities Festival with the Terra Foundation for American Art)

Join University of California, Irvine professor James Nisbet for a public lecture at The Art Institute of Chicago, followed by a student seminar facilitated by University of Illinois, Chicago professor Hannah B Higgins, on Saturday, November 12.

November 3, 2016

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

Laura will present the speech "Staying Soft: How to receive feedback."

October 31, 2016


Join Religious & Spiritual Life during the month of “Novembering” as they celebrate a time of remembrance and connection.

October 31, 2016

GWAN Clothing-Swap and Donation Drive

Gwan will host a Clothing Swap and Donation Drive on November 10 in TGS Commons.

October 27, 2016

Graduate Student Ticket Package

The Graduate Student Ticket Package includes 10 games for only $150 dollars and can be used for basketball season, as well.

October 25, 2016

BioOpportunities and Cell and Molecular Basis of Disease Training Program host Dr. Maureen Diaz

BioOpportunities and Cell and Molecular Basis of Disease Training Program host: Dr. Maureen Diaz, Lead Research Microbiologist as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Maureen Diaz, Lead Research Microbiologist as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will give a research talk covering an array of projects represent the scope of her work at the CDC.

October 24, 2016

The Graduate School's Holiday Party

Tickets to The Graduate School's Holiday Party will go on sale on November 1.

October 21, 2016

Election Night Watch Party at Bar 63

Watch election night results with graduate students from across the university at Bar 63, just off the Intercampus Shuttle/red line stop at Loyola.

October 20, 2016

Northwestern Night at the Art Institute of Chicago

The first Northwestern Night at the Art Institute of Chicago this academic year is Thursday October 27, 2016 from 5-8 p.m. Students, faculty, and staff show a valid WILDcard at the check-in table at the museum’s modern wing entrance (Monroe St.) in exchange for free tickets for themselves and as many guests as they like.

October 18, 2016

Call for speakers, Bridging the Gap

Northwestern’s Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is looking for speakers for the first ever “Bridging the Gap” seminar this fall.

October 17, 2016

Astronomy on Tap

Join astronomers from Northwestern University and the Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek at the next Astronomy on Tap (AoT) event on November 3 from 7-10pm at Smylie Bros Brewery.

October 17, 2016

Steering Light by Flat Optics

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Zhongyang Li as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

October 17, 2016

Humanities Grad Student Happy Hour

Come on over for nibbles and drinks with other graduate students in the humanities on October 25.

October 17, 2016

One Book One Northwestern

One Book has many upcoming events in the coming months. Check them out here.

October 17, 2016

Save the Date: Plant-it-Purple Meeting November 3

Plant-it-Purple is about to wrap up the harvesting season for the year and start thinking about next year!

October 13, 2016

Northwestern Lab Tours 2016

Calling all Graduate Students and Postdocs! Inspire middle school students from CPS to become scientists by volunteering as a tour guide.

October 12, 2016

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

The Northwestern Toastmasters Club meets weekly on Fridays from 4:50 to 6 PM in Ford ITW (Room 1-340) to practice public speaking in a collegial environment.

October 12, 2016

New location for NuTango Classes

NuTango is thrilled to announce this year’s schedule of Argentine Tango Lessons.

October 12, 2016

Chicago Campus Presidential Debate Watch Party

Join CGSA for the 3rd presidential debate on October 19 on the Chicago campus.

October 10, 2016

GSA Presidential Debate Watch Party & BINGO game!

GSA is hosting a TGS-sponsored live streaming of the third Presidential Debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

October 7, 2016

SPG Improv

Come laugh, relax, and connect with other graduate students at an SPG Improv Workshop

October 7, 2016

Science Outreach Information Sessssions

Enjoy free food and learn how you can inspire high school students in STEM.

October 7, 2016

Biostatistics Collaboration Center

The Biostatistics Collaboration Center is hosting a lecture series on Tuesdays and Fridays during the month of October.

October 5, 2016

Wildcat GeoGame

The Wildcat GeoGame is a University-wide initiative to broaden global knowledge through geography and earn a free Blaze Pizza.

October 4, 2016

Chicago Humanities Festival @ Northwestern

Join Northwestern in the kick off the Chicago Humanities Festival Fall Fest: Speed 2016 with a full day of programming on Northwestern's Evanston campus!

October 4, 2016

INVO Seminar on Million Dollar Reagents

Learn how reagents become available to the wider scientific community through the licensing process.

October 4, 2016

Northwestern Student Oratorical Contest

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Committee is excited to announce a call for entries for the Northwestern Student Oratorical Contest, open to all undergraduate, graduate and professional students on the Evanston campus.

October 4, 2016

Northwestern Energy Technology Group (NETG) Meeting

Join the Northwestern Energy Technology Group (NETG) for their first meeting of the year on October 6th from 5:30-6:30PM in Tech M152.

September 30, 2016

Graduate Christian Fellowship Fall Retreat

Join the Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) for their fall retreat at TGS Commons on October 8th.

September 30, 2016

Multicultural Dialogue Group

Take part in a student-led dialogue group about multiculturalism!

September 27, 2016

Plant-it-Purple Fall Harvest

The group meets once a week as a group to harvest the garden and perform routine garden maintenance, at varying times that are announced on their listserv.

September 26, 2016

Norris Mini Courses

Register for Fall '16 Mini Courses now! Registration is open until Sunday, October 2, classes start on Monday, October 3.

September 26, 2016

EPICS Connections Speaker Series

Join Eric and Nicole on Tuesday, October 4 as they share insider knowledge about the Television industry and insight into their career paths.

September 23, 2016

SSP-AMO Joint Seminar

A SSP-AMO joint seminar will be held on September 27th in room L324 at 2:00 PM.

September 22, 2016

Dancing Across Borders

Come and mingle with an international crowd to learn a few steps of Argentine tango and enjoy free hors d’oeuvre from all over the world and live Tango music.

September 22, 2016

NuTango's Argentine Tango Lessons

Classes begin October 5th.

September 20, 2016

DGP Lectures in Life Sciences (LLS)

Fall schedule for DGP Lectures in Life Sciences (LLS), unless otherwise noted, the seminars will be at 3:30 PM in Hughes Auditorium.

September 20, 2016

7-Part Lecture Series from BCC

The Biostatistics Collaboration Center (BCC) is hosting a 7-part lecture series that will provide information on various topics in biostatistics.

September 20, 2016

Take a break from Election Day and join us for TGS Night Out: The Best of Second City!

Join TGS for a private performance at Second City on November 8.

September 19, 2016

Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate (NSDS)

Check out these upcoming events from NSDS!

September 19, 2016

Superresolution spectroscopic microscopy and label-free nanoscopy

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Dr. Biqin Dong  on September 20 as part of our student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC. 

September 19, 2016

Health Insurance Town Hall

GLAC will host a Health Insurance Town Hall on Monday, September 26 at TGS Commons.

September 19, 2016

Represent your department/program in GLAC

GLAC is looking for students to represent their departments or programs, so that graduate students can connect to GLAC and the TGS administration and express advocacy ideas and concerns.

September 19, 2016

Northwestern's Off-Campus LIfe

The Office of Off-Campus Life has many resources available to graduate students.

September 15, 2016

Northwestern Network Mentorship Program has launched

The Northwestern Alumni Association has launched a new mentorship program designed to connect you to meaningful mentorship opportunities within the Northwestern community.

September 15, 2016

One Book One Northwestern: The Signal and the Noise

All current graduate students that have paid the activity fee are eligible to receive an electronic copy of this year's One Book selection.

September 15, 2016

Book Fall Appointments in the Graduate Writing Place

The consultants in the Graduate Writing Place are on hand to help, and now's the time to begin reserving appointments.

September 14, 2016

Join the Alice Millar Chapel Choir

Alice Millar Chapel, located at the south end of campus, is known for its spectacular stained glass and a nationally recognized music program.

September 13, 2016

Participate in a study from the University of California, Riverside

A doctoral student in the psychology department at the University of California, Riverside, is conducting a study with PhD students and recent PhD graduates on the job market in 2016-17.

September 13, 2016

One Book One Northwestern Keynote Speaker: Nate Silver

The author of The Signal and the Noise will be on campus on Thursday, October 6th.

September 12, 2016

2nd Annual BGSA Welcome Back BBQ

Join the Black Graduate Student Association for good food and good company. 

September 12, 2016

Specters, Hauntings, Presences

A Graduate Student Conference presented by the Northwestern University Department of Religious Studies.

September 9, 2016

GradSWE Fall Kick-Off

Come relax after the first day of classes with food and friends at the GradSWE Fall Kick-off!

September 9, 2016

2016 TGS Graduate Student Ticket Package

Get ten games for only $150!

September 7, 2016

Rett Syndrome: A winding path from clinic to bench and back to clinic

Huda Zoghbi, MD, will give a keynote lecture on Tuesday, September 20.

September 1, 2016

Mindfulness Workshops

CAPS is offering mindfulness workshops as part of their Wellness & Performance Enhancement Workshop Series.

August 30, 2016

Microstructure Mediated Material Systems Analysis and Design

SPIE will be hosting a presentation as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC. 

August 25, 2016

Chicago Annual Powwow Trip

Join returning students and community members for song and dance, drumming, great food, and shopping in the scenic landscape of Busse Woods.

August 22, 2016

Numerical modeling of inelastic deformation response in granular rocks

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Shiva Esna Ashari Esfahani on August 23.

August 16, 2016

PhD Team Wins BASF Science Competition

A Northwestern Engineering and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences PhD students has won a nationwide science competition put on by the chemical company BASF.

August 16, 2016

MFA in Writing for Screen + Stage Alum has an expanding role on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Jen Spyra will take over as the new announcing voice on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

August 15, 2016

Bare finger touch displays using electroadhesion

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Craig Shultz on Tuesday, August 16.

August 10, 2016

MFA Writing in Screen + Stage Graduate Student has received a writing internship with TV Academy

Cat Davidson is completing a TV writing internship for the TV Academy this summer.

August 9, 2016

Volunteer with Science Club

Science Club is seeking graduate students, postdocs and/or staff to volunteer at an after school science mentorship program.

August 8, 2016

Objective-first Inverse-design of nanophotonic devices

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by François Callewaert on as part of their student seminar series

August 2, 2016

NU SACNAS Summer Mixer

The NU SACNAS Chapter invites you to join them on August 11th at 6PM in Cook 3118 on the Evanston Campus for their summer mixer.

July 26, 2016

GSA Department Swap Week

GSA is hosting three department swaps during the first week of August, where you can get to know graduate students within your field, but in different departments and programs.

July 26, 2016

Communicating Science of Museums Through Youtube

Emily Graslie of ​The Field Museum ​and The Brain Scoop ​will be giving the public keynote lecture for the ComSciCon-Chicago workshop on August 6.

July 25, 2016

Northwestern Public Health Review

Check out the summer 2016 edition of the NPHR.

July 22, 2016

Experimental Study on Concrete Permeability Increase Due to Cracking

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Kaijing Luo on Tuesday, July 26.

July 18, 2016

Seeking Part Time Parish Administrator

Immanuel Lutheran Church, an ELCA congregation in the heart of downtown Evanston, is seeking a parish administrator.

July 18, 2016

Presentation from SPIE

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Nitin Jain on "Security of Practical Quantum Cryptographic Systems" as part of their student seminar series

July 11, 2016

Northwestern Science & Engineering Shadow Day 2016

As part of President Schapiro’s Good Neighbor, Great University Initiative, there are several Shadow Days for students from Evanston Township High School. Boys and girls from all grades are invited to attend shadow days in three different subjects during the month of July.

July 11, 2016

A message of support to the Northwestern community

Below is a message from Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students, Todd Adams, and Executive Director, Counseling and Psychological Services, John Dunkle.

July 11, 2016

Upcoming events from NSDS

The Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate has two upcoming events in July and August.

July 8, 2016

Vanderbilt University Study for Engineering and Computational PhD students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Vanderbilt University is engaged in an NSF-funded study to examine the critical factors that leave African Americans as one of the most underrepresented racial groups in engineering faculty positions despite intervention programs that aim to broaden the participation of minorities in engineering.

July 7, 2016

2016 Graduate Student Ticket Package

10 games for only $150.

July 5, 2016

UC-Riverside Study for Grad Students and Postdocs: Complete a survey to be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card

University of California at Riverside is engaged in a study on coping with uncertainty.

July 1, 2016

GWAN Book Discussion: Breaking Through Bias

Mark your Calendars for AWC, GradSWE, and GWAN's event Book Discussion: Breaking Through Bias 7/21 at 5pm in Tech M128.

June 30, 2016

Quantum noise limits in white-light-cavity-enhanced gravitational wave detectors

SPIE will host a presentation by Minchuan Zhou and Zifan Zhou on Tuesday, July 5 at 12pm in Tech 324 as part of their student seminar series, which is supported by MRSEC. 

June 29, 2016

Chemistry PhD candidates work with local high school students

Paul Ohno and Mavis Boamah, chemistry PhD students in Franz Geiger’s lab, have been working with Evanston and Chicago-area high schools at the nexus of environmental advocacy, high school science teaching, and environmental pollution.

June 28, 2016

Multi-factor Authentication at Northwestern: Password, Proof, Access

A change is coming to the way the Northwestern community logs in to several campus-wide systems to help protect University data and your personal information.

June 28, 2016

Upcoming Events from GWAN

Join GWAN for a Pottery Painting Night or a Sunday volunteering brunch at Misericordia.

June 20, 2016

SPIE-MRSEC Student Seminar: Plasmonic Nanocavity Arrays for Directional and Tunable Lasing

This seminar will take place on June 21 at 12 PM in Tech L324.

June 15, 2016

Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate dancing on the dock

Enjoy the Chicago summer by dancing on the dock!

June 14, 2016

Northwestern's Summer Cinema Series

The family-friendly summer cinema series is free and open to the general public and sponsored by Norris University Center and Summer Session.

June 10, 2016

TGS Commons wins Award for Proper Rehabilitation/Restoration

The Graduate School Commons underwent a renovation project to create an adaptive reuse of the old library space. The architecture group, Weese Langley Weese, and the contractor, WB Olson, have been presented with the Award for Proper Rehabilitation/Restoration by the 2016 Evanston Preservation & Design Awards.

June 10, 2016

The annual Scientific Images Contest is now open for 2016!

Any student, faculty, or staff may submit research-based images from their lab or work to the annual Science Images Contest hosted by Science in Society, a Northwestern research center dedicated to public engagement and science education.

June 8, 2016

Science Communication Careers for PhDs

This career trek for PhD students and postdocs in the biological, physical, and social sciences will give you the opportunity to explore careers related to science communication and network with practitioners in the field in their places of work.

June 3, 2016

What can SWE (the Society of Women Engineers) do for you?

Come mingle with your fellow STEM graduates and learn about what SWE (the Society of Women Engineers) can do for you!

June 3, 2016

Norris Exam Relief

Stay motivated during your finals with activities at Norris.

June 1, 2016

IRS issues warning to taxpayers about non-existent "Federal Student Tax"

Even though the tax deadline has come and gone, scammers continue to use varied strategies to trick people, in this case students.

June 1, 2016

Food without Borders Dining Fiesta

G-IUSA, IGSSA, and NU-CSSA will host their annual dinner on June 11.

June 1, 2016

NETG Trivia Night

Unleash your inner Einstein at NETG's annual Trivia Night on Thursday, June 2

May 26, 2016

MFA in Writing for the Screen + Stage alum staffing

Farhan Arshad (’10) has been staffed on CBS’s upcoming series, “Man With a Plan,” staring Matt LeBlanc and directed by James Burrows.

May 26, 2016

Northwestern Libraries are shifting the physical locations for two stack collections

The Herskovits Library of African Studies and the Asian Studies holdings will be moved to new locations this summer.

May 24, 2016

Northwestern University Venture Challenge

On Thursday, June 2 at 5:00pm, Northwestern’s top student-founded businesses will have a chance to compete for the grand prize.

May 24, 2016

Arts Circle Celebration

Enjoy a daylong series of exhibitions and performances on June 4th.

May 18, 2016

Sociology student chosen as a 2016 National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellow

Congratulations to Jordan Conwell on this achievement!

May 17, 2016

NETG presents: Current Events in Energy

Join NETG to discuss SunEdison’s acquisitions and financial troubles.

May 17, 2016

Live Argentine Tango Music + Dance by Northwestern NuTango

Northwestern NuTango is excited to invite live band, Yuyo Verde, for an evening of Argentine Tango music and dance.

May 16, 2016

Presidential Fellows Induction 2016 Video

Check out our video of the 2016 Presidential Fellows Induction and Spring Dinner.

May 16, 2016

BGSA Game Night

Please join BGSA on May 25th for Game Night at the Norris Game Room.

May 13, 2016

Passion, Hope: Disciples

Stories of PhD-to-be from various disciplines thriving in grad school with their faith and vocation.

May 10, 2016

Northwestern Pint Glasses for Sale

Purchase one for $8 or 2 for $15.

May 10, 2016

Save the date: CGSA WhirlyBall Outing

Spend an evening with CGSA on May 26th from 7-9pm.

May 10, 2016

Upcoming One Book One Northwestern Events

Check out the upcoming events from One Book One Northwestern!

May 6, 2016

Join Off-Campus Life for a Neighborhood BBQ

Get to know other members of your local community while enjoying free food!

May 5, 2016

Focus Group on the Northwestern Women's Center

The Office of Change Management will be hosting a second focus group for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Evanston from 2:30pm-4:00pm on Wednesday, May 11th.

May 5, 2016

Songs for Solidarity: A Benefit Concert Sponsored by Beyond Compliance

This is a benefit concert to combat stigma, raise awareness, and promote inclusion on campus at Northwestern.

May 3, 2016

Northwestern CGSA's 6th annual Habitat for Humanity build day

Meet new friends at Northwestern and help better the Chicago community by volunteering at Northwestern CGSA's 6th annual Habitat for Humanity build day on Saturday, May 21st!

May 3, 2016

GSA LinkLunch

Request to have lunch with a graduate student from a different department on May 18th and 25th.

May 2, 2016

Planting the Tech Patio Garden

Join Plant-it-Purple for their biggest event of the year, Planting Day!

May 2, 2016

Of Decolonial Refusal and Abolitionist Misandry

The Colloquium on Indigeneity and Native American Studies (CINAS) welcomes you to attend a public talk by Tiffany King (Georgia State).

May 2, 2016

Delivering Wind Power to America

Join Northwestern Energy Technology Group (NETG) and the Association for Women in Chemistry (AWC) as they welcome Amy Kurt and learn about her experiences helping advance wind power in the clean energy economy. 

April 28, 2016

Get to Know GWAN Meeting & Social

Join GWAN at their first open board meeting on Wednesday, May 4, from 6pm to 7:30pm.

April 28, 2016

NuMilonga - Argentine Tango Social Dance for Everyone

NuMilonga is a tango social dance featuring fun and friendly atmosphere and half traditional, half modern music.

April 28, 2016

GSA Summer Camping Trips

Go camping with the Graduate Student Association at Indiana Dunes State Park, IN.

April 27, 2016

2016 Cohort of Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellows

The fellowship offers scholars a year of support, free from other responsibilities, to focus their attention on completing projects that they will build on throughout their careers and that will help shape a generation of humanistic scholarship.

April 27, 2016

Northwestern PhD candidate named one of twenty Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows

Congratulations to Jaimie Morse in the Department of Sociology!

April 27, 2016

Call for Community Building Proposals Due May 15

Have a great idea for a student group or organization? Apply for a Community Building Grant!

April 26, 2016

Argentine Tango Workshop Weekend by Northwestern NuTango

Northwestern NuTango is excited to bring in guest teacher, Robert McKenney from St. Louis, together with Maya Michele Fein from Northwestern, for a weekend of Argentine Tango workshop. 

April 25, 2016

Mind Full, or Mindful?

Join GCSA to learn how to use mindfulness practice to clear your mind during hectic experiments, sharpen your mind for work, and reduce daily stress.

April 21, 2016

TGS Attorney available on both campuses in May

Legal questions? Sign up to see TGS Attorney, Arthur Corbin, in May.

April 21, 2016

Spring Quarter Diversity & Inclusion Programing

Check out diversity and inclusion-related programming for spring quarter.

April 21, 2016

Black Feminist Futures Symposium

A two-day symposium that traces Black feminist theory and praxis in and beyond the academy.

April 21, 2016

Campus Life Award Nominations

Spring quarter's Campus Life Awards nominations are now open, and the deadline for this quarter is Sunday, May 1, 2016.

April 20, 2016

Major accomplishments within the History Department

The History Department is pleased to announce that five of its graduate students have recently won major fellowships to conduct research overseas. 

April 20, 2016

Real Talk 101

Real Talk 101 is a unique and interactive workshop open to all Northwestern University students.

April 20, 2016

Critical Cultural Competency

TGS Cross-Cultural invites graduate students to participate in a one-day workshop facilitated by Chicago ROAR, an antiracism organizing and training group.

April 19, 2016

Specialized Training Program in the Demography and Economics of Aging

Applications for the 2016-2017 academic year are due on Friday, June 12, 2016.

April 19, 2016

Writing the Holocaust

The Holocaust Educational Foundation presents their Annual Lecture delivered by Professor Eric J. Sundquist, Johns Hopkins University, on May 11.

April 15, 2016

GCF presents "Race and the Christian Church"

Join Graduate Christian Fellowship on Saturday, April 23 to hear Dr. Michael Emerson speak.

April 15, 2016

Graduate Student Cooking Competition

The Graduate Student Association is looking for graduate student to compete in a cooking competition on May 11, 6pm, in Norris.

April 15, 2016

Northwestern Photonics Club's Student Speaker Series

Andrew Mannix from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering presents his talk, A New 2D Material, Synthesis and Characterization of Borophene.

April 14, 2016

Unsovereign Abolition: Politics Without Claim by Jared Sexton

The Colloquium on Indigeneity and Native American Studies presents a talk by Associate Professor of African American Studies and Film & Media Studies at the University of California at Irvine, Jared Sexton.

April 13, 2016

The Woodrow Wilson Foundation Announces Women's Studies Fellows for 2016

Congratulations to Northwestern PhD students Jaimie Morse and Sarah Roth.

April 11, 2016

Annual 5k/10k Run Benefiting The Cradle

GSA is hosting the annual 5K/10K charity run benefiting The Cradle, an Evanston-based adoption agency on May 7.

April 11, 2016

Clean Up Evanston!

Need a breath of fresh air? Then come spend a few hours keeping the Evanston lakeshore pristine.

April 4, 2016

2nd Annual International Office Spring Break Service Trip to Memphis, Tennessee

This program aims to broaden perceptions of American culture for international graduate students by cultivating a foundational, experiential context for social issues through service-learning.

April 4, 2016

Northwestern PhD Candidate named to the Journal of American Medical Informatics Association

Congratulations to Tim Herr, a PhD Candidate in Health and Biomedical Informatics, on this accomplishment!

April 4, 2016

Upcoming Events from Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate

Check out the upcoming workshop and class series from NSDS.

March 31, 2016

Listening In: Sonic Interventions in the Middle East and North Africa

The conference presents fifteen international scholars and artists from across disciplines in a series of panels, discussions, screenings, and a keynote address delivered by Prof. Deborah Kapchan (NYU).

March 31, 2016

Join Plant-it-Purple for a trip to Garfield Conservatory

Help Plant-it-Purple get some inspiration for the Tech patio garden on April 9.

March 31, 2016

Living in the Era of Sexual Health

Steven Epstein, Professor of Sociology and John C. Shaffer Professor in the Humanities, presents his talk on April 5.

March 29, 2016

The Tea Project

This project is an ongoing dialogue that traverses a variety of landscapes. Programming will run from March 31 - April 16.

March 28, 2016

Black Graduate Student Association Movie Night

Join BGSA for a showing of "Dope" on April 7

March 25, 2016

Apply for ComSciCon-Chicago 2016

The application for the workshop is now open and will close at 11:59pm on May 1st.

March 23, 2016

Two new Argentine tango series from Northwestern NuTango

Join NuTango for a free class on April 7.

March 23, 2016

The 5th Annual Baxter Symposium: Advancing Life Sciences through Biotechnology

The Symposium is designed to excite and inspire middle school and high school teachers to bring hands-on life science and biotech labs to their classrooms.

March 23, 2016

Save the Date for The Graduate School New Student Orientation 2016

A detailed schedule of activities will be available at a later date

March 22, 2016

Join CGSA for a Blue Man Group Experience

Tickets include the live show and dinner at Wilde Restaurant

March 22, 2016

SPB's Industry Day at Orbit Media Studios

Kick off Spring Quarter with a trip to Chicago's leading design firm on March 31.

March 22, 2016

Developing a Teaching Philosophy Workshop

Register by April 6 to attend a two-part, online workshop

March 22, 2016

An Evening of Jazz with NSDS and Chicago Boogie Ensemble

Join NSDS and Chicago Boogie Ensemble on Saturday, April 2, for an evening of Jazz.

March 18, 2016

Graduate Student Appreciation Week: April 4-8

Celebrate Graduate Student Appreciation Week with numerous events on the Evanston and Chicago campuses.

March 16, 2016

Register Now for Spring Quarter Cross-Disciplinary Writing Workshops

Get a head start on spring quarter planning and reserve your spot in any of the seven upcoming cross-disciplinary writing workshops.

March 16, 2016

Book Your Graduate Writing Place Appointment Today

Get a head start on spring quarter writing projects and book an appointment at the Graduate Writing Place.

March 16, 2016

Creating Nations: Past, Present, and Future

The Colloquium on Indigeneity and Native American Studies presents a symposium on Native American/First Nations Art in relation to historical trauma, sovereignty, and nation building.

March 14, 2016

Introducing The ShakespeaReveal!

An interdisciplinary, multimedia festival to celebrate four centuries of Shakespeare’s evolving legacy.

March 14, 2016

Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching Programs

Applications are now open for the following programs.

March 14, 2016

Improv Workshop led by SPG

GWAN will host an improve workshop on April 14.

March 14, 2016

Council of 100 Career Advising Event: Balancing Career and Life

The first annual Career Advising Event will take place on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

March 14, 2016

Nominate Outstanding Faculty and Staff for Ver Steeg Awards

The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 6, 2016.

March 11, 2016

Python Project Night

The Northwestern Institute for Complex Systems (NICO) will hold a Python Project Night on March 16.

March 10, 2016

Norris is Open 24/7 from March 13 - March 16

Stay motivated during your studies with the help of Norris University Center.

March 9, 2016

"Browse Class Descriptions" tool allows students to browse and search all class listings

The Office of the Register has a searchable class description tool available on their website

March 8, 2016

The Sonic Speaker Series presents Corinee Coen

Corinee Coen will present her talk "The New Foundations: Emergence, Constructionism and the New Reductionism" on March 29.

March 4, 2016

Northwestern MFA Writing for Screen and Stage Alum on Late Night with Seth Meyers

Jenny Hagel has been staffed as a writer on Late Night with Seth Meyers.

March 2, 2016

WIPHICA Two-Day Workshop

Women in Philosophy, Chicagoland will be presenting a workshop featuring Dr. Tamar Schapiro of Stanford University.

March 2, 2016

Go Ahead, Mix It Up! Northwestern Moves to Mixed Recycling

As of February 15, 2016, Northwestern moved to "mixed" recycling collection, meaning all recycling (paper, cardboard, plastic, cans, and bottles) can be collected together in the same bin.

March 2, 2016

2016 Arts Soiree

Close out the Winter quarter with a night out featuring delicious desserts, an open bar, and live entertainment from SPG Improv, the NUtones, and other special guest.

March 1, 2016

Plan-it-purple Graduate Garden

Join Plant-it-purple for seedling transplanting on March 10.

February 29, 2016

Never feel unsafe on your way home again

SafeWalk allows users to set an alert that will notify a friend if they do not reach their destination in a certain amount of time.

February 29, 2016

Norris Outdoors Spring Break Rentals

Norris Outdoors has affordable equipment rentals for students.

February 26, 2016

Northwestern's Off-Campus Life Office

Off-Campus Life offers property listings, sublet options, and a roommate-finding service through

February 26, 2016

The Graduate Writing Place Spring Quarter Writing Group

Apply now to join a spring quarter interdisciplinary writing group.

February 26, 2016

Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) Large Group

This large group event will be hosted on Northwestern's Chicago campus on March 12

February 24, 2016

Mudd Library closes March 25

After March 25, all library services and research assistance will be moved to University and Deering libraries.

February 23, 2016

Join the G-ISA Committee

G-ISA is seeking successors for the leadership committee, apply by March 4.

February 23, 2016

Northwestern NuTango's first birthday party

Join them on March 5th for a night of dancing at Parkes Hall Ballroom

February 22, 2016

Northwestern Alum's show picked up by Amazon

Sara Gubbins is the writer for the new show "I Love Dick."

February 22, 2016

Northwestern Curling Club

The next practice for the NU Curling Club will be March 12th, no experience or equipment needed!

February 22, 2016

Northwestern Curling Club

The next practice for the NU Curling Club will be March 12th, no experience or equipment needed!

February 19, 2016

Attend a Focus Group for the Graduate Students with Children Task Force

Discuss the preliminary finds and recommendations of the Graduate Students with Children Task Force.

February 18, 2016

World's at War, Minds at Peace: Intersecting Leadership and Mental Health

Radhanath Swarmi (Richard Slavin) is a well renowned social activist, leader, and acclaimed author will speak on April 14.

February 17, 2016

K. Patricia Cross Award Recipients

Congratulations to Désirée Weber, PhD Candidate in Political Science, on receiving the K. Patricia Cross Award!

February 15, 2016

RSG Keynote Speaker: Dietram Scheufele

The Brave New World of (Science) Communication: How We All Make Sense of Complex Information in Modern News Environments.

February 15, 2016

RSG Keynote Address: Charlie Meyerson

TGS’s RSG Research Communication Program hosts award-winning radio and Internet news veteran Charlie Meyerson.

February 15, 2016

SONIC Speaker: Charles Macal

Charles Macal of Argonne National Lab will present his talk "Simulating Chicago (and Everyone in it)"

February 15, 2016

Landlord and Tenant Law FAQ

Familiarize yourself with your rights as a tenant with this document from Arthur Corbin.

February 15, 2016

NSDS Workshop on Musicality in Dancing

Join NSDS for a workshop on dancing blues to slow jazz and musicality in dancing

February 11, 2016

IRSA free screening of "Here Without Me"

Join IRSA for an evening of food, discussion, and a free screening of Bahram Tavakoli's "Here Without Me"

February 8, 2016

Tax Seminar with Northwestern Tax Analyst

Join Angela Gwinn to discuss crucial tax information on February 23, lunch provided.

February 4, 2016

Python Project Night

This is the first in a series of university-wide meetups held at The Garage every month

February 3, 2016

Northwestern Science & Engineering Shadow Day 2016

Allow high school students from ETHS to work alongside you for the day on February 15

February 2, 2016

Free Admission to the Museum of Contemporary Art

Students, faculty, and staff can visit the MCA for free with a valid Wildcard.

February 2, 2016

You are beautiful.

Northwestern's Body Acceptance Week is back from February 15-19

February 2, 2016

American Indian Spirituality: World Balance vs. Personal Salvation

Expand your perspective on the environment and American Indian culture

February 2, 2016

Return of the Rink

The Norris Ice Rink is back for its sixth year! Anyone can skate for free with their own ice skates.

February 2, 2016

Art from the Heart

Make a personalized Valentine's Day gift at ARTica Studios anytime from now until February 14

February 2, 2016

Northwestern celebrates Black History Month

Multicultural Student Affairs has planned numerous events throughout the month of February

January 29, 2016

Graduate Women Across Northwestern wants to hear from you!

Fill out a brief survey to help GWAN and enter to win a Starbucks giftcard

January 29, 2016

GSA Health Care Info Session (free lunch!)

Come hear from the director of the Evanston campus Health Services center, a representative from Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), and people from the Office of Risk Management who coordinate our health insurance policy

January 29, 2016

Graduate Christian Fellowship Large Group Gathering

Join GCF members in learning about "Servant Leadership" in the context of Christianity and graduate student life

January 29, 2016

Northwestern's Off-Campus Life office snow emergency reminder

Sign up to be notified via text message for snow emergencies or parking pans in Chicago and Evanston

January 29, 2016

Nature Conservancy Writing Internship

The Nature Conservancy is seeking a writing intern beginning March 1, 2016 and ending May 31, 2016. The intern will be responsible for researching and writing articles for The Nature Conservancy’s print and digital publications, as well conducting social media research and assisting with the creation of a native advertising campaign.

January 29, 2016

Black Graduate Student Association General Body Meeting

Join the BGSA for the general body meeting on February 10

January 29, 2016

40 Days: An Invitation to Renewal

The Office of Religious & Spiritual Life invites all of any or no faith tradition to participate in ongoing programs

January 28, 2016

GSA Health Care Info Session

Hear from the director of the Evanston campus Health Services center, a representative from Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), and representitives from the Office of Risk Management who coordinate the health insurance policy. Lunch will be provided.

January 26, 2016

Seeking Graduate Sidekicks and Team Leaders

The International Office seeks volunteers for Graduate Sidekicks and Team Leaders

January 22, 2016

The PhD Movie 2

Join TGS and GSA for a screening of The PhD Movie 2 on February 25 on both Chicago and Evanston Campuses

January 20, 2016

IO Spring Break in Memphis, Tennessee

Plan now for Spring Break 2016! Join fellow graduate students in Memphis

January 19, 2016

Argentine Tango Bootcamp for Absolute Beginners, Session II

Due to a large amount of interest, Northwestern NuTango is offering a second bootcamp on January 31

January 14, 2016

Ebru Art: Turkish Water Marbling

Join the Turkish Intercultural Club (TIC) for an opportunity to learn the classic Turkish art of Ebru

January 13, 2016

Northwestern Off-Campus Life

The Off-Campus Life office is committed to helping you understand your rights and responsibilities as members of the Evanston and Chicago communities

January 13, 2016

Northwestern Curling Club

The curling club holds practice weekly for all skill levels, no experience or equipment needed

January 12, 2016

Enter the Flame Challenge to win $1,000 and a trip to NYC

Deadline for entries is January 19The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University is accepting entries to the Flame Challenge. The Flame Challenge is an international science communication competition where scientists are challenged to explain a scientific concept to 11-year-old children around the world. This year’s question is “What is Sound?” Entries can be in written or visual form and will be judged by thousands of 5ht and 6th grade students from around the world. One winner will be chosen for visual form and one will be chosen for written form. Winners receive a trip to NYC to meet Alan Alda, a $1000 prize and will be honored at the World Science Festival in early June. The deadline for submissions is January 19. Please visit the website for more information or email them with any questions.

January 6, 2016

TGS Night Out: Adler After Dark

Join us for TGS Night Out at Adler Planetarium for Adler After Dark!

January 5, 2016

Argentine Tango Bootcamp for Absolute Beginners

Northwestern NuTango is offering a bootcamp on January 23-24

January 5, 2016

Connecting the Dots: Argentine Tango Series

Northwestern NuTango is offering an Argentine Tango class series starting on January 12

January 4, 2016

Warm up with NSDS this winter!

NSDS will be offering two new series this year

January 4, 2016

BGSA and G-SALSA Present: Meet the Admins

Join BGSA and G-SALSA in a panel session with the administrators representing you

January 4, 2016

Graduate Christian Fellowship Regional Conference

Join students from across the Midwest for a weekend of fellowship, teaching, and worship

January 4, 2016

Graduate Christian Fellowship Winter Kickoff

Jump start the quarter by gathering with fellow grad students in music worship, reflection, and prayer.

December 17, 2015

CHIentist 2016 Kickoff Event

Meet like-minded locals in a relaxed and social atmosphere on Monday, January 11th

December 14, 2015

Graduate Student Basketball Ticket Package

10 games for only $150!