News & Events

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

Modified: July 25, 2017

Student Organization Budget Reports Due August 4

The Student Engagement office would like to remind all Graduate Student Organizations that end-of-year budget reports are due on August 4.

Around Campus
Modified: July 25, 2017

Department Swap Happy Hour

GSA is hosting a department swap happy hour where you can get to know graduate students from all across campus.

Around Campus
Modified: July 25, 2017

Burroughs Wellcome Fund myDATA Program, Deadlines Extended to August 4

The myDATA: Preparing Science PhDs for Careers in a Data-Driven World Program is a year-long program that provides science PhD students and postdoctoral fellows with training in computational skills, methods, and pedagogy along with mentoring that will enhance their research and facilitate their successful transition into a wide range of careers.

Social Sciences, Professional Development, Humanities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: July 24, 2017

myDATA: Introduction to Programming for Neuroscientists

Application Open for myDATA: Introduction to Programming for Neuroscientists Course (open to NUIN PhD students and affiliated postdoctoral fellows)

Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: July 24, 2017

What are Institutional Training Table Data Used For?

The NIH recently released a news item outlining the key items that the Institutional Training Table Data is used for by peer reviewers and NIH program staff in the evaluation of the application and making funding decisions.

Training Grant Director
Modified: July 24, 2017

History and Outcomes of Medical Scientist Training Programs

An article in Academic Medicine looks at the history and outcomes of 50 years of the physician-scientist training in Medical Scientist Training Programs (MSTP).

Training Grant Director
Modified: July 24, 2017

NSF Proposal Writing Workshops for Fall Deadlines

The Graduate School will host a series of workshops on writing the application for National Science Foundation grants with late October deadlines. Dr. Charles Yarnoff will lead the series, which is open to both graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

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

Multicultural Dialogue Group

MDG

Looking for a way to have meaningful connections with Northwestern students from all backgrounds, all disciplines and all countries? Consider joining the Multicultural Dialogue Group (MDG).

Humanities, Around Campus, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Social Sciences
Modified: July 18, 2017

Welltended: Demystifying the plant care experience

Welltended plants

This online platform, created by a Kellogg MBA graduate, allows customers to purchase houseplants based on their home, skill level, and style.

Around Campus, Spotlight
Modified: July 17, 2017

Volunteer at the Harvest Food Pantry with GSA

Join GSA on Wednesday, August 2, from 5:00 - 8:30 PM at the Vineyard Christian Church of Evanston (2495 Howard Street, Evanston, IL).

Around Campus
Modified: July 17, 2017

Washington Ideas 2017

For the ninth consecutive year, the brightest minds in government, business, sicence, technology, health, culture and journalism will gather to build dynamic conversations and connections.

Social Sciences, Humanities, Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: July 11, 2017

Seven Minutes of Science

Attend “Seven Minutes of Science” and learn about the cutting-edge research happening across Northwestern!

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Professional Development, Social Sciences
Modified: July 11, 2017

Digital Humanities Pedagogy Graduate Student Workshop

This workshop is a year-long, collaborative learning experience dedicated to supporting graduate students in the development of digital humanities skills and pedagogical practices.

Humanities, Professional Development
Modified: July 10, 2017

How to Balance Productivity and Parenting: A brown bag discussion series

Managing parenthood is overwhelming. Managing grad school is equally stressful. So how do you handle both at the same time? Join us for a 4 week discussion of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity webinar How to Balance Parenting and Productivity.

Around Campus
Modified: July 10, 2017

Notice of Intent to Reissue the Funding Opportunity Announcement for the NIH Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award (F99/K00)

The NINDS, with other NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research Institutes and Centers (ICs), intends to reissue initiative RFA-NS-17-009.

Training Grant Director
Modified: July 10, 2017

Graduate Career Consultant, Notre Dame

Career services opportunity at Notre Dame College of Science.

Professional Development
Modified: July 10, 2017

Advanced Degree Consulting Summit 2017

ADCA is proud to host the 3rd annual Advanced Degree Consulting Summit (ADCS) from 3:00 - 8:30p on July 21st, 2017 at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (375 E Chicago Ave).

Professional Development, Social Sciences, Humanities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: July 5, 2017

George Sink, P.A Injury Lawyers Veterans & Military Family Scholarship

In recognition of our nation’s service members and their families, twice per year the George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers firm bestows a $1,000 scholarship upon a hard-working U.S. college student who is an active duty servicemember, a veteran, or a spouse or child of an active duty or retired service member.

Social Sciences, Funding, Humanities, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: July 5, 2017

Sparrho Early Career Researcher Prize 2017-2018

Sparrho, a London-based science startup, is offering travel grants of $600 to PhD students and postdocs from any institute who want to share their research at an academic conference in the next 12 months, anywhere in the world.

Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: June 30, 2017

Advanced Degree Consulting Summit (ADCS)

ADCA is proud to host the 3rd annual Advanced Degree Consulting Summit (ADCS) from 3:00 - 8:30p on July 21st, 2017 at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (375 E Chicago Ave).

Professional Development