News & Events

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

Modified: April 25, 2018

Critical Contexts presents Dr. Eve Ewing

Critical Contexts, a student organization looking at the role of equity, ethics, and power in research and academia, is hosting a small group discussion with Dr. Eve Ewing, an acclaimed writer, sociologist of education, and faculty member at the University of Chicago.

Around Campus
Modified: April 25, 2018

TGS Spring Playdates

Bring your families to one of our TGS spring playdates for graduate students and postdocs with children.

Postdoc News, Around Campus
Modified: April 25, 2018

INVO Series in Evanston

The Innovation and New Ventures Office at Northwestern catalyzes the translation of university innovations out of the lab to benefit the public. 

Professional Development, Humanities, Postdoc News, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Around Campus, Social Sciences, Postdoc Opportunities
Modified: April 25, 2018

87th Annual Waa-Mu show: Manhattan Miracle

The 87th Annual Waa-Mu show will run from May 4 - 13 in Cahn Auditorium. Manhattan Miracle is Northwestern’s own original musical, written, performed, and presented by Northwestern students.

Around Campus
Modified: April 25, 2018

PhD Student Opportunities with Chicago Field Studies Academic Internship Program

In the 2018 – 2019 academic year, the Chicago Field Studies Program will offer two types of opportunities for PhD students to gain experience in teaching and/or program management.

Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Professional Development
Modified: April 25, 2018

Wilderness First Aid Training Opportunity

Northwestern’s Graduate Student International Travel Task Force and the Office of Global Safety and Security (OGSS) are pleased to announce that applications are open for qualifying graduate students who could benefit from Wilderness First Aid training in support of their academic goals requiring remote or rural international travel to apply for a reimbursement grant. 

Professional Development
Modified: April 25, 2018

Senior Consultant Position at Sg2

Sg2, a Vizient company, is the health care industry’s premier authority on health care trends, insights and market analytics. Their analytics and expertise help hospitals and health systems achieve sustainable growth and ensure ongoing market relevance through the development of an effective System of CARE.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Postdoc Opportunities, Postdoc News, Professional Development
Modified: April 24, 2018

TGS Hooding Ceremony Student Marshal Applications

TGS is seeking four current TGS students to be student marshals at our upcoming PhD & MFA Hooding Ceremony on Thursday, June 21 at Cahn Auditorium.

Around Campus, Announcements
Modified: April 24, 2018

Lavender Graduation

Lavender Graduation is an inspiring and affirming ceremony that celebrates the achievements of graduating students in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual and ally community at Northwestern University.

Around Campus
Modified: April 24, 2018

Spotlight on Adelita Mendoza: Northwestern Alum and Postdoctoral Associate at Washington University

Adelita Mendoza

Dr. Adelita Mendoza studies how zinc regulation impacts cell signaling and homeostasis. A recent graduate of Northwestern University's Interdisciplinary Biological Sciences Graduate Program (IBiS), Adelita is now a Postdoctoral Associate at Washington University in St. Louis.

Spotlight
Modified: April 23, 2018

Apply now to serve as the Graduate Writing Place GA or a Graduate Writing Fellow

In the 2018-2019 Academic Year, the Graduate Writing Place will offer two types of opportunities for advanced PhD candidates who wish to augment their writing, leadership, and teaching skills at the same time they improve the writing skills of other graduate students at Northwestern.

Professional Development, Social Sciences, Humanities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: April 23, 2018

Veritas Forum

Join three scholars as they discuss artificial intelligence, humanity, and faith. You will hear from Dr. Nathan Matias (Princeton), Dr. Kristian Hammond (Northwestern), and Dr. Ágnes Horvát (Northwestern) as they each share answers to these questions and then engage in a riveting discussion.

Around Campus
Modified: April 23, 2018

Keynotes Spring Concert

The Keynotes, Northwestern's Graduate A Cappella Group, invites you to attend their annual Spring Concert at Vail Chapel this Friday. Admission is free and reception to follow.

Around Campus
Modified: April 23, 2018

Now Accepting Application for the Teaching Certificate Program (TCP)

The Teaching Certificate Program combines seminars, workshops, mentoring, and small-group discussions to prepare participants to teach in their disciplines.

Social Sciences, Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Humanities
Modified: April 23, 2018

Writing Effective Teaching Statements: Getting Started

In this workshop, participants will learn about the characteristics of successful teaching statements and engage in the Generative Knowledge Interview process, which uses key moments as learners or teachers to help frame the value of teaching in their teaching statements.

Postdoc News, Professional Development
Modified: April 23, 2018

Graduate Learning & Teaching Symposium

The Searle Center invites you to a cross-disciplinary discussion about teaching and learning led by graduate students at Northwestern.

Professional Development, Social Sciences, Humanities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: April 23, 2018

In Motion: Performance and Unsettling Borders

The 2018 Department of Performance Studies Graduate Student Conference, In Motion: Performance and Unsettling Borders, invites graduate students—practitioners and scholars—to generate dialogue and debate by coming together around artistic work and interdisciplinary thinking.

Around Campus
Modified: April 23, 2018

The Orange Garden

Hassan Al Rawas, a second year student in the MFA in Directing program is directing The Orange Garden for his spring show. The play, written by Joanna Garner, follows the story of a young American who travels to Iran with the Peace Corps in the 1970s and discovers what it means to be an American in the world. 

Around Campus
Modified: April 19, 2018

Call for Nominations: 2018 CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards

The Council of Graduate Schools seeks nominations for the 2018 CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards in the following fields: 1) Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Engineering and 2) Social Sciences.

Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Social Sciences, Announcements
Modified: April 19, 2018

Lunch with the Dean!

Please join Dean Woodruff and other postdoctoral fellows for a casual lunch and conversation on Tuesday, May 8 from 12 - 1 PM at TGS Commons on the Evanston campus (2120 Sheridan Road). A Chicago date will is to be determined!

Postdoc News