Around Campus

September 9, 2019

Help SustainNU Welcome Our New Wildcats!

As a new academic year approaches, sustainNU needs your help engaging new students in Northwestern’s efforts to reduce our environmental footprint. This September, you can pitch in by helping sustainNU at new student move-in on Sunday and Monday, September 15-16 at all Evanston campus residencies. Volunteers will support increased cardboard recycling, break down boxes, and direct students and families to recycling collection areas. Shifts are offered in two-hour segments. Sign up to volunteer here. All volunteers will receive a sustainNU t-shirt.

September 9, 2019

Office of Equity Student Advisory Board Applications Due October 1

The Office of Equity will once again be convening a Student Advisory Board (SAB) in 2019–20. The purpose of the Student Advisory Board is to provide a dedicated avenue for student perspective, feedback, and recommendations on the goals, policies, procedures, and services of the Office of Equity. The Office of Equity is committed to integrating student voices into their efforts, and particularly are seeking a Board that reflects the diversity of identities and experiences on campus.

September 3, 2019

Diverse Perspectives in STEM: Retention of Underserved Groups in Academia Event on September 12

The Northwestern University Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (NU-SACNAS) and Northwestern University Building on Diversity (NU BonD) will be co-hosting Diverse Perspectives in STEM: Retention of Underserved Groups in Academia on Thursday, September 12. Join them for a research symposium at 2:00 PM in Pancoe Abbott Auditorium, followed by a panel and small group discussion event at 4:00 PM in TGS Commons. 

August 19, 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.

August 8, 2019

Management for Scientists and Engineers Program Reception, 2019

On Monday, August 5, 2019, The Graduate School (TGS) and Kellogg School of Management hosted a celebration to honor the most recent PhD candidates to complete the Management for Scientists and Engineers (MSE) certificate program.

July 29, 2019

RSG Seven Minutes of Scholarship Events on August 14 & 15

Attend “Seven Minutes of Scholarship” and learn about the cutting-edge research happening across Northwestern! Seven Minutes of Scholarship is the final symposium of Northwestern’s Ready Set Go (RSG) Research Communication training program. After 8 weeks of instruction from experts in theatre, journalism, communication and design, graduate student and postdoctoral researchers will give a FREE public lecture where they explain their research in just seven minutes each. Refreshments will be served, all are welcome.

July 15, 2019

University Libraries’ Annual Research Resources Forum on September 23

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

July 8, 2019

Join GSA for Movie Night at Gallagher Way on August 14

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

June 10, 2019

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

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

May 28, 2019

WISER Implicit Bias in STEM Symposium on June 7

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

May 28, 2019

Join Chicago Women in STEM for STEM Circuits on June 5

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

May 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). 

May 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.

May 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.

May 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.

May 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! 

May 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.

May 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!

May 6, 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.

May 6, 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!

May 6, 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.

May 6, 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.

May 6, 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.

May 6, 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.

May 3, 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.

May 3, 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.  

May 3, 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.

May 3, 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.)

April 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. 

April 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.

April 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!

April 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.

April 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.

April 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. 

April 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.

April 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.

April 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. ​

April 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.

April 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.

April 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.

April 9, 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.

April 8, 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”.

April 8, 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.

April 8, 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)!

April 8, 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! 

April 1, 2019

Plant-It Purple Seed Starting Event on April 3

Come help start the seeds for the vegetable garden this year and get a sneak peak of what you'll get to harvest this summer! Plant-It Purple will provide the necessary materials and snacks.

March 25, 2019

Graduate Student Appreciation Week 2019

Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW) provides an opportunity to celebrate and recognize TGS PhD and master's students. Click here for a comprehensive list of events put on in partnership with various campus partners.

March 18, 2019

Spring into Swing on April 5

You are invited to join the Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate (NSDS) in celebrating a very early spring at "Spring into Swing!" on Friday, April 5. There will be live music by The Westerlees.

March 11, 2019

2019 NAA International Student Reception

Join the Northwestern Alumni Association (NAA) for the 2019 NAA International Student Reception on Thursday, April 18 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM in Guild Lounge.

March 4, 2019

Master of Science in Law Information Session on March 7

Designed exclusively for students with STEM backgrounds, the Master of Science in Law (MSL) degree allows PhDs and postdoctoral trainees to fortify their technical training with a set of legal and business skills that are essential in the workplace. Advanced degree candidates who are interested in careers outside academia - for example, in industry, entrepreneurship, government, policy positions, or administrative roles - will find this training especially beneficial.

March 4, 2019

21st Chicago Ethnography Conference

You are invited to the 21st Chicago Ethnography Conference on "Issues of Gender in Ethnography" on Saturday, March 16 from 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM at Fisk Auditorium, on the Evanston campus.

March 3, 2019

Putting Theory to Work: A Career Exploration Workshop Series for Humanities PhDs

Join Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) for bagels, coffee, and career reflection the next two Wednesdays! Sessions will be led by Tracie Thomas, Director of Career Development at NCA and Elysse Longiotti, the dedicated career adviser for PhDs. NCA will also be planning a career site visit as a group to learn how advanced degrees in the humanities can be leveraged in a variety of fields. PhD students at all stages of their programs are welcome.

March 3, 2019

CRLT Players Performance on May 6

The University of Michigan invites you to attend the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) Players interactive sketch, CUTS: Responding to Student Climate Concerns. There will be two performances, both in the Louis Room, Norris University Center. Participants will experience and discuss the many forces that shape campus climate both positively and negatively.

February 22, 2019

Adventures in Copyright on February 27

Join Liz Hamilton, Copyright Librarian, during Fair Use Week for "Adventures in Copyright" at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, February 27 in University Library, Book Nook. Learn about copyright cases that highlight how copyright ownership affects us all. 

February 22, 2019

Islamist Movements in Indonesia and Turkey: Mobilization, Islamization, and Legitimacy on March 8

Please join the Keyman Modern Turkish Studies program and Equality Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS) on Friday, March 8 for Islamist Movements in Indonesia and Turkey: Mobilization, Islamization, and Legitimacy, a day-long workshop.

February 20, 2019

2019 Chicago Women in STEM Symposium

Northwestern Postdoctoral Association's Chicago Women in STEM Initiative is very excited to invite you to the Chicago Women in STEM Symposium on Friday, March 8th, International Women’s Day! 

February 18, 2019

Chicago Women in STEM Symposium on March 8

The Chicago Women in STEM Initiative is  excited to announce that registration is now open for the Chicago Women in STEM Symposium on Friday, March 8, International Women’s Day! After the success of the 2018 Symposium, the Northwestern University Postdoctoral Association (NUPA) is committed to organizing this event every year. The purpose in 2019 is to celebrate local women's progress in STEM and advance an equitable vision for the future by raising community awareness of implicit bias, a key obstacle to STEM diversity. Everyone is welcome!

February 18, 2019

NU in Chicago: Rogers Park

Join the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) and Neighbor2Neighbor to learn more about the diverse and vibrant neighborhood of Rogers Park. Long-time resident, business owner and political provocateur Katy Hogan will lead a bus tour through the 49th Ward. The second half of the visit will focus on the North of Howard area, beginning with a panel at Gale Community Academy and ending with site visits to local non-profits. CCE will close out the evening with dinner and conversation. FREE! Register here.

February 18, 2019

"Search, Apply, and Negotiate for Your Future Job" on Tuesday, February 26

Join the Northwestern University Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (NU-SACNAS) for "Search, Apply, and Negotiate for Your Future Job" on Tuesday, February 26. Learn more about networking and effective ways of professional communication in person and through email.

February 18, 2019

Interfaith Conversation on February 21

Join the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, Northwestern Hillel, the Sheil Catholic Center, the Luteran Camus Ministry, the University Christian Ministry, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, and the Office of the President for "(How) Does Faith Matter in a Skeptical World", a special interfaith conversation on Thursday, February 21. This event will feature Scott Shay (WCAS '79, KSM '80), author of In Good Faith: Questioning Religion and Atheism and Tahera Ahmad, Associate Chaplain and Director of Interfaith Engagement, Northwestern University in conversation with Lallene Rector, President of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary.

February 18, 2019

Plant-It-Purple Houseplant Giveaway

It's that time of the year again: houseplant giveaway! Stop by and grab a new verdant friend for your home! Plant-It-Purple will have clippings of philodendron, pothos, and other houseplants for you to take home. They will provide the necessary materials and snacks, just bring yourselves!

February 11, 2019

Love Data Week February 11-15

Learn about data resources and show off your data skills during Love Data Week, February 11-15.

February 11, 2019

TGS Life Science Commercialization Course

The Graduate School (TGS) in conjunction with the Chicago Biomedical Consortium (CBC) is offering "TGS 516 Commercialization in Context: Life Sciences," a new course for spring 2019 course on Wednesday evenings in Weiboldt Hall, focused on the commercialization of life science research with a special emphasis on intellectual property. This offering is a Life Science adaptation of a course originally developed and taught by inventors/commercialization agents in the Kellogg School of Management.

February 8, 2019

RSG Research Communication Training Program Information Sessions on March 12 and 13

The Ready Set Go (RSG) Research Communication Training Program is holding two information sessions for graduate students and post-doctoral trainees interested in this 8-week summer program. You may attend either session, click here for more information.

February 8, 2019

WISER Winter Faculty Seminar, Evanston Campus: Professor Yarrow Axford

Join the Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) for their next set of faculty seminars! In Evanston this month they have Professor Yarrow Axford from Earth & Planetary Sciences discussing her research in climate science, her experiences in science communication, and how she has navigated a path in academia. All are welcome and lunch will be provided. 

February 8, 2019

RSSI Safety Awareness Week February 18-22

The Research Safety Student Initiative (RSSI) is hosting its annual Safety Awareness Week to promote awareness of research safety. RSSI would like to invite all researchers (graduate students, postdocs and PIs) to the opening event at 4:30 PM on Monday, February 18 at Pancoe Auditorium. Learn about the new safety system LUMEN, which will be replacing NSIS soon, while enjoying Tomate, drinks and chances to win prizes including $100 gift cards.

February 5, 2019

Pursuing a Whole Mind in Graduate School

Got the winter blues? Join the Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) for a dialogue about helpful mental health practices in graduate school with Pastor Charles Miyamoto of the Counseling Center at First Presbyterian Church of Evanston and Mimoza Paloj, MSMFT of the Family Institute. They will be discussing what good mental health in graduate school looks like along with appropriate steps to seek help. RSVP here. For questions, please contact GCF. 

February 4, 2019

Advocacy Mentor Circle with Illinois Humanities

The Graduate Leadership & Advocacy Council (GLAC) is proud to announce that the second Advocacy Mentor Circle will take place on Monday, February 18 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM with Elliot Heilman in the Illinois Humanities office! The event will feature both informational and interactive components that highlight Elliot's experience with community engagement in the non-profit sector.

February 4, 2019

Join ODI for Donuts & Diversity on February 21

Please join The Graduate School's Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) for hot drinks, donuts, and conversation on Thursday, February 21 from 9:00 - 11:00 AM at TGS Chicago campus, Abbott Hall 3rd floor conference room (720 N Lake Shore Drive). Assistant Dean Williams looks forward to personally meeting you and learning more about your experience at Northwestern.

February 4, 2019

Upcoming Events from the Graduate Women Across Northwestern

Take a look at the upcoming events hosted the Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN).

February 4, 2019

Queer Pride Graduate Student Association's Lavender Friday

Lavender Friday in Boystown is back and this winter social is set to be the Queer Pride Graduate Student Association's (QPGSA) biggest one yet! Join QPGSA for a night of fun at D.S. Tequila Co. for bottomless food, unlimited drinks, and the company of your fellow gays in both TGS and Kellogg.

January 28, 2019

NU-SACNAS Abstract Writing Workshop on February 4

Join the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) for an Abstract Writing Workshop on Monday, February 4 at  5:30 PM in Tech LG66 (2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208). Learn more about the 2nd Annual Midwest Regional SACNAS conference at University of Chicago. The deadline to register for the conference is Friday, March 1, and to submit abstracts is Friday, February 15.

January 24, 2019

Management for Scientists and Engineers Certificate Program Information Session on February 13

Doctoral students enrolled in science, engineering, math, and quantitative social science programs are invited to an information session for the Management for Scientists and Engineers Certificate Program. This session will provide the opportunity to hear about the program from professors and former students and to ask any questions you may have.

January 22, 2019

One Book Presents Keyword: Reproduction

Join One Book One Northwestern on Tuesday, February 5 from 5:00 - 6:30 PM in Trienens Forum (Kresge 1-515) for Keyword: Reproduction. This panel of five feminist doctors, scholars, educators, and activists will discuss the politics of human biological reproduction as well as the reproduction of social inequity and gendered systems of power.

January 18, 2019

Save the Date: Data Science & Business Analytics Career Fair on February 28

Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) is partnering with the University of Chicago to host a graduate student-only data science career fair on Thursday, February 28 from 5:00 - 9:00 PM. Select employers include: 84.51, AbbVie, Allstate, Bain & Company, BCG Gamma, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Leo Burnett Group, Mathematica Policy Research, and United Airlines.

January 18, 2019

QPGSA Gender + Sexuality Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon on January 25

Please join the Queer Pride Graduate Student Association (QPGSA) for a Gender + Sexuality Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Friday, January 25 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM in TGS Commons. Less than 10% of Wikipedia editors are women, and the LGBTQ+ community is similarly underrepresented. Let's help change that. Dinner provided.

January 18, 2019

Reserve a Ticket - Nina Simone: Four Women Play on February 3

In the aftermath of 1963's 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, Nina Simone rocked the nation with "Four Women," her tribute in song to the four little girls lost in the tragedy. Powerful anthems such as "Mississippi Goddam," "Old Jim Crow," and "To Be Young, Gifted and Black" followed, fueling the Civil Rights movement and transforming her public persona from songstress to activist. Celebrate Ms. Simone's lasting legacy in this provocative and personal musical journey. 

January 18, 2019

Norris University Center Foodhall Grand Opening on January 25

Norris University Center will be having a grand opening for their renovated foodhall on Friday, January 25 from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM.  There will be music, games, vendors, food sampling, giveaways, and prizes (including two Apple watches) to celebrate the transformation of their ground floor. The Norris University Center staff hopes you are able to stop by and celebrate with them. 

January 18, 2019

Two-Day Winter 2019 Internship & Job Fair

Meet employers in a variety of industries over two days, with different employers attending each day hiring for both internships and full-time opportunities. Bring your Wildcard and copies of your resume, and dress in business casual attire. Log into Handshake and use the “School Years” filter on the left-hand side to identify employers with opportunities for graduate students. Hosted by Northwestern Career Advancement.

January 11, 2019

Winter Social with SACNAS

Join the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) for a Winter Potluck/Social. Come and network with Chicagoland SACNAS chapters including: University Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Northeastern Illinois University!

January 11, 2019

Super Bowl Workshop Presented by the International Office

You are invited to join the International Office for Super Bowl Workshop led by Northwestern football alum (and American football expert) Jacob Schmidt. Learn the rules of American football, the history of the Super Bowl, and why the commercials are the best part! Free Super Bowl snacks will be provided!This event is open to students, postdocs and their spouses. 

January 10, 2019

Winter Quarter Workshops by University Libraries

University Libraries is kicking of the fall quarter with a variety of free workshops designed to help students, faculty, and staff.

January 10, 2019

Coffee Talk: A Coffee + Discussion Series for International Students!

Join the International Office and Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) for Coffee Talk (formerly Discovering USA)! 

January 10, 2019

Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate Winter Swing Dance Lessons

Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate (NSDS) invites you to come learn some new steps with them indoors during the winter months. This quarter's lessons will be taught by Nicolle and Ismene (Intermediate Lindy Hop and Charleston with a special Tranky-doo feature).

January 10, 2019

Dissertation Proposal Development Program Colloquium on January 30

Please join The Graduate School (TGS) for the winter quarter Dissertation Proposal Development Program Colloquium on January 30 at 4:30 PM in TGS Commons.

January 10, 2019

Multicultural Dialogue Group - Winter 2019 Applications Open!

The Multicultural Dialogue Group (MDG) is an initiative by the Graduate International Students Association (G-ISA) to connect students, postdoctoral trainees, visiting scholars, and others from various backgrounds with one another, and to create opportunities for meaningful conversations on different topics including self identity, relationships, prejudices, music, arts and more.

January 7, 2019

Rogers Park Dinner and Aldermanic Debate on January 15

Join the Center for Civic Engagement for dinner at Den Den restaurant (6635 N. Clark St.) on Tuesday, January 15 at 5:30 PM for an informal discussion of Chicago’s byzantine political structure, the issues affecting Rogers Park, and the upcoming municipal elections. From there, the group will walk to the Chicago 49th Ward Aldermanic Debate at Sullivan High School (6631 N. Bosworth Ave.). 

January 7, 2019

The Block Museum Caravans of Gold Opening Celebration on January 26

Caravans of Gold is the first major exhibition addressing the scope of Saharan trade and the shared history of West Africa, the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe from the eighth to sixteenth centuries. Weaving stories about interconnected histories, the exhibition showcases the objects and ideas that connected at the crossroads of the medieval Sahara and celebrates West Africa’s historic and under-recognized global significance.

January 7, 2019

2019 Chicago Campus Student Oratorical Contest

The Pritzker School of Law is hosting a student oratorical contest as part of its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. commemoration celebration on Monday, January 28, 2019. This contest is open to all students who are currently enrolled in a program on the Chicago campus of Northwestern University. All contestants must be available to participate in the Oral Advocacy Competition on Friday, January 25, 2019 and the Chicago campus’s MLK commemoration keynote event on Monday, January 28, 2019. Both events will take place at the Pritzker School of Law from 12:00-1:00 PM.