News & Events

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

Modified: June 22, 2017

NEDARC Scientific Grant Writing Workshop

The National EMSC Data Analysis Resource Center (NEDARC) will be hosting its annual Scientific Grant Writing workshop this year.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Professional Development
Modified: June 21, 2017

Science Outside the Lab 2017

Science Outside the Lab

Hear from two of our PhD students who are participating in this two-week workshop in Washington D.C.

Spotlight, Around Campus
Modified: June 21, 2017

NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce

The over-arching goal of this program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce by (1) increasing the pool of current and future Ph.D.-level research scientists from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical neuroscience research; and (2) facilitating the career advancement/transition of the participants to the next step of their neuroscience careers.

Training Grant Director
Modified: June 21, 2017

Lawrence Crosby: Science Outside the Lab

Lawrence Crosby is a fifth-year PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering, who studies small metal particles that sit on top of other small particles for applications in catalysis, the process of speeding up chemical reactions. He received funding from TGS Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development to attend Science Outside the Lab.

Spotlight, Professional Development
Modified: June 20, 2017

Career Workshop and Hiring Event for Veterans

Attend a career workshop and hiring event for veterans on Tuesday, July 25, from 1 - 5 PM at Norris University Center.

Professional Development
Modified: June 20, 2017

Science in Society's 2017 Scientific Images Contest

Submit your image by July 5.

Around Campus
Modified: June 20, 2017

Plant-it-Purple Harvest

Radishes

It's time for the first harvest of the season because the radishes are poppin'!

Around Campus
Modified: June 20, 2017

Pat Mann to Retire from Northwestern

Patricia Mann will retire from her role as Assistant Dean of Financial Aid at The Graduate School, effective at the end of August after 40 years of service to the graduate community at Northwestern.

From the Dean
Modified: June 19, 2017

Graduate Student Ticket Package

Grad students can purchase a ticket package for $150 that can be used at 10 Northwestern sporting events.

Around Campus
Modified: June 19, 2017

UChicagoGRAD GRADTalk Coordinator

This is a 25-30 hr/week position leading a team of public speaking and interview coaches that support grad students and postdocs.

Professional Development, Current Opportunity
Modified: June 19, 2017

Applications open for the Multicultural Dialogue Group

If you are looking for a way to have meaningful connections with NU students from all backgrounds, all disciplines and all countries, apply to MDG.

Around Campus
Modified: June 13, 2017

Alicia McGeachy: Finding Balance between Science and Outreach

Alicia McGeachy at the Museum of Science and Industry

“Why?” and “how?” are two of Alicia McGeachy’s favorite questions. Her inquisitive mindset was encouraged by her father, who motivated her to consider why things were the way they were at an early age. Her interest in science grew during high school, where she had a chemistry teacher who made the subject engaging and relatable.

Spotlight
Modified: June 13, 2017

2017 PPI Postdoctoral Preparation Institute: Career Transitions

This Postdoctoral Preparation Institute (PPI) meeting is primarily intended for postdoctoral fellows, new assistant professors, and advanced PhD students (near conferral of PhD degree).

Training Grant Director
Modified: June 13, 2017

Request for Information (RFI): Strategies to Enhance Physician-Scientist Training through the NIGMS Medical Scientist (MD-PhD) Training Program (MSTP)

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) seeks input on NIGMS’s institutional Medical Scientist (MD-PhD) Training Program (MSTP).

Training Grant Director
Modified: June 13, 2017

Reproductive Scientist Development Program (RSDP) (K12)

The purpose of this FOA issued by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH is to announce the re-competition of the Reproductive Scientist Development Program (RSDP).

Training Grant Director
Modified: June 12, 2017

International Office (IO) After-hours Contact Number

The International Office (IO) is launching an after-hours contact number to be used when a current international student, scholar, or a dependent is experiencing interruptions in travel or entry to the United States related to the executive orders signed earlier this year.

Announcements
Modified: June 12, 2017

'Cats Connect

The Northwestern Alumni Association and Northwestern Career Advancement invite you to ’Cats Connect, an alumni and student networking reception in a city near you.

Professional Development, Around Campus
Modified: June 12, 2017

Mentorship Opportunities for Research Engagement (MORE)

The MORE program is actively seeking new members to join their Leadership Team next year.

Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Modified: June 8, 2017

TGS Hooding Participants: Win a Northwestern Diploma Frame!

TGS students who are participating in the 2017 PhD and MFA Hooding Ceremony on June 15 can enter our Instagram contest to win a Northwestern diploma frame.

Around Campus, Announcements
Modified: June 6, 2017

GWAN Pottery Painting Night at Norris

Join other GWAN ladies for an evening of painting pottery and dinner.

Around Campus