News & Events

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

Modified: September 22, 2017

WISER Fall Welcome Social

Join Northwestern's Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) for a reception to welcome new woman-identifying graduate students in STEM to campus.

Around Campus, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Training Grant Director
Modified: September 22, 2017

Researcher’s Toolkit - Evanston

The Researcher's Toolkit is a technology workshop series designed to help Northwestern researchers improve scholarly productivity and efficiency.

Social Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Humanities, Professional Development
Modified: September 22, 2017

Computational Skills for Researchers (CSR) - Evanston

CSR workshops help researchers expand their technical skills through workshops on using Quest, programming, and data analysis.

Professional Development
Modified: September 22, 2017

Preparing for the Academic Job Market

Elysse Longiotti from Northwestern Career Advancement and Lesley Lundeen, the TGS Family Resource Liaison, will be holding open walk-ins for students applying for academic jobs this year.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Humanities, Social Sciences, Around Campus, Professional Development
Modified: September 22, 2017

NU SACNAS Meeting

Are you a STEM student interested in building a community, engaging in outreach, and promoting diversity and inclusion? Then join NU SACNAS at this year’s first club meeting. Meet the new SACNAS e-board, enjoy an evening of games, free food, and learn about the opportunities SACNAS has to offer this year.

Around Campus, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: September 22, 2017

Town Hall: Advances in Cancer Diagnostics and Treatment

Join the Chemistry of Life Process Institute for a discussion on the next wave of cancer therapies on September 28.

Around Campus
Modified: September 21, 2017

Topics in STEMinism: Women Preparing for Post-PhD Careers in STEM

The Topics in STEMinism series examines the various ways in which social and cultural contexts shape the experiences of women in male-dominated STEM fields. Join other Northwestern graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff on-campus as we participate in this series organized by the CIRTL Network.

Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: September 20, 2017

Everything You Wanted to Know About Student Health Services and Northwestern University's Health Insurance Services at the Chicago Campus

Are you a new or current student on the Chicago Campus? Did you recently obtain the student health insurance plan after being on your parents’ plan? Do you have questions about using your health, dental, or vision insurance plan or using student health services? If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, this is the seminar for you!

Around Campus
Modified: September 20, 2017

AAUW Educational Funding Opportunities

Lesley Perry, the AAUW Senior Program Officer of Fellowships and Grants will present funding opportunities for Master’s degree programs, dissertation completion, and postdoctoral study.

Professional Development
Modified: September 19, 2017

Free Webinar for PhD Students and Postdocs: How to Write Effective Op-Eds

As a scholar, you know the value of your research and the impact it has on your subfield, discipline, and beyond. You speak about it formally and informally with peers and other academics. What about writing for the public?

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Professional Development, Social Sciences, Humanities
Modified: September 19, 2017

GWAN Welcome Breakfasts in Evanston & Chicago

All are invited to join Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) for breakfast! Stop by for a bagel and coffee while meeting fellow women at Northwestern.

Around Campus
Modified: September 19, 2017

Fall Quarter Letter from the Dean of The Graduate School

As the new Dean of The Graduate School (TGS) and Associate Provost for Graduate Education, I am beginning this year the same way new students do: meeting new people, getting oriented, and navigating through the resources Northwestern offers to Ph.D. students, master's students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and staff.

From the Dean
Modified: September 19, 2017

Fall Workshops at Northwestern University Libraries

Checkout these upcoming workshops and events at Northwestern University Libraries

Professional Development, Social Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Humanities
Modified: September 18, 2017

QPGSA Welcome Back Reception

The Queer Pride Graduate Student Association (QPGSA) invites you to attend their Welcome Back Reception this Friday, September 22.

Around Campus
Modified: September 18, 2017

NSF GRFP Proposal Support from Office of Fellowships

The Office of Fellowships is providing a series of information sessions and workshops to support students applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Social Sciences
Modified: September 18, 2017

Tango classes Fall quarter

NuTango is excited to announce two 9-week series of Argentine Tango classes at Northwestern University.

Around Campus
Modified: September 18, 2017

Dancing Across Borders Party

Northwestern NuTango and the Graduate International Students Association are thrilled to offer an open and friendly environment for you to make new friends through food and dance.

Around Campus
Modified: September 18, 2017

Register Now for Fall Quarter Writing Workshop

The Graduate Writing Place and The Writing Program will hold five 90-minute workshops this quarter on topics ranging from Developing & Delivering Conference Papers to Reading and Note-Taking for Academic Writing.

Professional Development
Modified: September 18, 2017

Book Fall Appointments in the Graduate Writing Place Now

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

Professional Development
Modified: September 18, 2017

Free Webcast: Live Training Event: A Recruiter's Perspective on Hiring Scientists and Engineers

In this webcast, Peter Carley describes the hiring process for STEM-related positions from the HR perspective – from the development of the job description and posting to making the job offer.

Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math