Social Sciences

March 24, 2017

Register Now for Spring Quarter Cross-Disciplinary Writing Workshops

Now's the time to reserve your spot in the six cross-disciplinary writing workshops held this quarter.

March 24, 2017

Book Your Spring Quarter Graduate Writing Place Appointments Now

The Graduate Writing Place has opened for the spring quarter, and now's the time to begin reserving appointments.

March 21, 2017

Northwestern Computational Research Day

The annual Northwestern Computational Research Day is being held on April 18, 2017.

March 20, 2017

Data Science Career Evening

The NU Postdoctoral Forum, Chicago Graduate Student Association, and NICO invite all interested parties to a Data Science Career Evening.

March 20, 2017

Mentoring Your Summer Student: An Orientation for Postdocs and PhD Students

This workshop will help postdoctoral fellows and graduate students outline summer projects, set goals with summer advisees, structure interactions, and problem solve as issues arise.

March 17, 2017

Plant-It Purple Potting Event

Plant-It Purple will together after Spring Break to give the tiny plants some more room to grow by transferring them into pots.

March 16, 2017

Bias in Big Data - How Information Systems can Perpetuate Inequality

Dr. Birkett will present several examples of how social inequalities are present within and perpetuated by data systems.

March 16, 2017

Graduate Research Grant (GRG)

The Graduate Research Grant (GRG) is intended to help PhD and MFA students, in historically underfunded disciplines meet expenses related to scholarly research and creative endeavors.

March 16, 2017

March for Science Chicago

The march will take place in downtown Chicago on April 22.

March 16, 2017

Graduate Students of Color Wellness and Support Group

Graduate school is a high-demand learning environment, and the demand can be even greater when coupled with the unique stressors carried by graduate students of color.

March 15, 2017

Microsoft: Diversity Conference Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students pursuing Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM field.

March 15, 2017

Microsoft: Dissertation Grant Program

This research grant is for PhD students at U.S. and Canadian universities who are members of groups under-represented in computing.

March 15, 2017

Northwestern's 23rd Annual "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day"

This event is part of a national public education program designed to expose girls and boys to a variety of workplace roles.

March 13, 2017

March TGS Students with Children Coffee Hours

Spring is slowly arriving and we have coffee and treats to help you and your little ones celebrate the change of seasons and quarters!

March 13, 2017

InfoSocial 2017

InfoSocial 2017 is April 7-8 at Northwestern University, Evanston Campus

March 13, 2017

McKinsey Next Generation Women Leaders 2017

McKinsey & Company invites female students and experienced professionals across North America to be inspired and make a difference!.

March 13, 2017

RSG Research Communication Training Program is now accepting applications for Summer 2017

RSG is a non-credit course that brings in experts from theatre, broadcast journalism, marketing, and education to help scientists and others to better communicate their research.

March 9, 2017

Overview of The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA)

Dr. Matheny will present an overview of The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA).

March 9, 2017

Speakers hosted by Northwestern Energy Technology Group (NETG)

Northwestern Energy Technology Group (NETG) is hosting three speakers next Wednesday from 4-5 PM in TGS Commons who are going to provide three perspective in energy efficiency for cities and large institutions.

March 9, 2017

Hire Big 10 Plus Virtual Career Fair

Connect with organizations in a variety of industries online via chat sessions to learn about their internship, job and co-op opportunities at the Hire Big 10 Plus Virtual Career Fair.

March 9, 2017

Apply Now: Management for Scientists and Engineers Program

Doctoral students enrolled in science, engineering, and quantitative social science programs are invited to apply for the Management for Scientists and Engineers Program.

March 8, 2017

Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities Graduate Assistantship for 2017-18

The Assistantship is designed to build professional capacity in programming, administration and leadership, and will provide hands-on experience in designing and coordinating undergraduate initiatives (like the Humanities Plunge), developing outreach initiatives, and managing programs of the Kaplan Humanities Institute.

March 7, 2017

Nepal Leadership Academy (NLA)

The NLA is offering young professionals and university students an exciting opportunity to hone their leadership skills while exploring rural entrepreneurship in Nepal.

March 7, 2017

Mentored Discussions of Teaching (MDT)

MDT is a one-quarter program where graduate students and postdocs learn about and discuss teaching and learning in the STEM and SBE fields.

March 7, 2017

Upcoming Events from Advanced Degree Consulting Alliance and the Boston Consulting Group

Check out these events in March from ADCA and BCG.

March 7, 2017

Information session for the SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program

There will be an information session on the Northwestern University-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program on Wednesday, March 15 at 12 PM in Graduate Student Conference Room (GSCR).

March 6, 2017

Multicultural dialogue group, Spring session, applications open

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

March 6, 2017

Astronomy on Tap Chicago Presents: A Survival Guide to the Galaxy

Join Astronomy on Tap Chicago for an evening of space and beer at Half Acre's taproom.

March 6, 2017

SPIE presents "Stretchable electronics" by Professor Yonggang Huang

SPIE be hosting a presentation by Professor Yonggang Huang on "Stretchable electronics" as part of their seminar series which is supported by the materials science department.

March 6, 2017

CGSA WhirlyBall

Spend an evening with the Northwestern Chicago Graduate Student Association (CGSA) on March 28th from 6-9 PM. Dinner, drinks, and three hours of WhirlyBall, a game that is a mix of bumper cars-lacrosse-basketball.

March 3, 2017

Google News Lab

On Tuesday, Nick Whitaker, training and development manager for Google, will host a workshop about the Google News Lab initiative. This event is put on by the Knight Lab.

March 2, 2017

The Data Incubator

The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists.

March 2, 2017

Curious About Consulting (CAC)

Bain & Company invites graduate students and postdocs to attend their Curious About Consulting (CAC) event on Friday, March 31 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM in their Bain Chicago office.

March 2, 2017

BCG's Ethnic Diversity Network Reception

BCG would like to invite you to join their Ethnic Diversity Network for a reception to meet members of their Black and Hispanic cadres and hear about various leadership opportunities you can take advantage of within the Network.

March 2, 2017

Seven Minutes of Science

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

February 28, 2017

TGS Night Out: Wrigley Rooftop Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers

Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 18 at 9:00 AM!

February 27, 2017

Chicago Area SIAM Student Conference

Jointly hosted by SIAM chapters of UIC, IIT, and NU, CASSC is a conference that highlights application of mathematics in diverse disciplines.

February 27, 2017

Swing and Tap Dance Workshop

Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate presents a west coast swing workshop and tap workshop for swing dancers.

February 27, 2017

VLC: How a student project became more known than its university

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Jean-Baptiste Kempf as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

February 24, 2017

Norris Winter 2017 Exam Relief

Norris will keep students motivated during their studies with food and stress-free activities.

February 21, 2017

PhD & Master's Virtual Career Fair - Registration Now Open

Northwestern PhD/Master’s students, postdoctoral fellows, and alumni are encouraged to attend this free recruiting event, which will feature employers from a range of career fields!

February 20, 2017

Bridge to BCG

The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy.

February 20, 2017

Beyond Politics: Engaging Congress

After a vitriolic anti-science and anti-evidence national election, Republicans control The White House and Congress.

February 20, 2017

Interdisciplinary Writing Groups: PhD Students in All Disciplines Welcome

Apply now for Spring Quarter Writing Groups! Virtual Groups Now Available!

February 20, 2017

Case Competition Opportunity: Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Yale Graduate Student Consulting Club (YGCC) will host its 6th Annual Consulting Case Competition on March 31, 2017.

February 17, 2017

Leadership Coaching for PhD Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Center for Leadership offers opportunities for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows to improve their skills in an environment that nurtures experimentation and innovation.

February 15, 2017

Apply to be a Graduate Sidekick

Graduate Sidekicks are peer mentors to incoming graduate international students.

February 14, 2017

Step Up Workshop

Step Up is a program that focuses on equipping its audience on how to become an active bystander by facilitation of tools such as the 5 Steps of Bystander Intervention, the 4 D's (Distract, Delay, Delegate, Direct), and the See Model.

February 14, 2017

Community Forum on the Executive Order & Immigration Policy

The International Office and Pritzker School of Law will bring together a panel of immigration and civil rights attorney’s for a discussion on the recent executive order banning travel.

February 14, 2017

NU Science Advocacy Group

The inaugural meeting for the NU science advocacy group is February 14 at 2 PM.

February 10, 2017

Social Justice and Nonprofit Career Week

Explore careers in the social justice and nonprofit fields throughout the week of March 6. Co-sponsored by Social Justice Education.

February 10, 2017

Careers in Publishing Panel

Explore the world of book publishing, glean career insights, and learn about industry trends from a panel of Northwestern alumni and professionals working in publishing.

February 9, 2017

Summer School on Intellectual Property

The University of Bonn invites graduate and postgraduate students as well as young professionals from any field of study or discipline to a Summer School on Intellectual Property in Bonn.

February 6, 2017

Workshop: Larva, Chrysalis, Butterfly: Designing and Implementing Rubrics (PART 1)

This pair of workshops will focus on the elements of rubric design and implementation—from analyzing assessment tasks, to selecting appropriate rubric structures, to drafting and adapting rubrics for classroom use.

February 6, 2017

LinkedIn Profile Workshop

Learn about LinkedIn, including how to optimize your profile and network effectively.

February 3, 2017

Northwestern Graduate Students with Children group is now available

The TGS Family Resource Liaison cordially invites you to join the new Northwestern Graduate Students with Children group on Canvas.

February 1, 2017

ReD Associates Consultant Training Program

Calling social sciences and humanities PhD students and postdocs: ReD Associates, a strategy consulting firm, is currently accepting applications for the entry-level consultant training program.

January 30, 2017

NUBAO 5th Annual Brain Awareness Teachers Workshop

In partnership with the Chicago Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience and Northwestern University's Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, NUBAO invites middle school and high school science educators from the Chicago area to apply to attend their 5th Annual Brain Awareness Teachers Workshop.

January 30, 2017

Research Assistant Position Available

The Art History program is seeking a research assistant to help with book and web-based archive projects.

January 25, 2017

IO Spring Break in Memphis

Join fellow graduate students in Memphis, Tennessee to explore the food, music and culture of the American South while engaging in community service, social issues and sharing the value of volunteerism

January 24, 2017

Northwestern BGSA announces 20th Annual Graduate Research Conference

Northwestern’s Black Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce its 20th Annual Graduate Research Conference that will be held on April 15th, 2017 at the Conference Chicago at the University Center in downtown Chicago.

January 24, 2017

Call for papers: Equinoxes 2017 at Brown University

As an interdisciplinary conference, Equinoxes encourages submissions from a variety of fields including but not limited to history, ethnography, anthropology, literature, media studies, sociology, art history, and political science, provided that the presentation relate to French or Francophone spheres.

January 24, 2017

Tea and Social Event for International Students and Postdocs

Jay Walsh, Vice President for Research invites international postdocs, visiting scholars and graduate students who work in a research laboratories to celebrate the remarkable science at Northwestern and introduce the support services available from the Office for Research. Refreshments will be provided. Please join the Office for Research on Friday, February 3 from 3-5 PM in Guild Lounge located in Scott Hall (601 University Place Evanston, IL 60208). Space in Guild Lounge is limited, please RSVP by Monday, January 30th.

January 23, 2017

"Disciplinas, lndisciplinas"

the 2nd Chicago Graduate Conference in Hispanic and Lusa-Brazilian Studies will take place from April 13th to 15th, 2017 at Northwestern University’s Evanston campus.

January 23, 2017

2017 Bloorview Research Institute Pursuit Awards

The Bloorview Research Institute at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Toronto, Canada) is pleased to announce the 2017 Pursuit Award competition. This international award recognizes outstanding achievements in childhood disability research by current PhD students and those who have defended their PhD thesis in the last year.

January 19, 2017

Volunteers Needed for Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) Protical

The English Language Programs (ELP) staff are currently seeking volunteers to participate in oral interviews.

January 18, 2017

Upcoming Versatile PhD Panel Discussions

Versatile PhD is a web-based resource that The Graduate School (TGS) students and postdocs can use anytime, from any computer, confidentially.

January 17, 2017

Summer Language Grant

The Summer Language Grant (SLG) is intended to assist PhD students with expenses related to language training during the summer for their research.

January 17, 2017

Grant submissions due today, January 17

The Graduate Research Grant (GRG), Digital Humanities Research Grant and Digital Humanities Travel Quarters Grant are due today.

January 17, 2017

NETG Dr. Said Al-Hallaj Lunch Seminar

The Northwestern Energy Technology Group (NETG) is hosting a lunch talk on January 25th 12-1PM by Dr. Said Al-Hallaj (CEO of AllCell Technologies) on how his company is making lithium-ion batteries safer through phase change composite packaging.

January 17, 2017

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program

This fellowship provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies.

January 13, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

On Friday, January 20, the club’s mentor, Gloria Kim, will be giving a speech.

January 13, 2017

GWAN Galentine's Day Movie Night

Join fellow women in academia for Galentine's Day. GWAN will be streaming a movie and providing sweet treats.

January 13, 2017

Upcoming Research Space Assessments

The Office of the Provost and Office for Research are beginning to examine research spaces on campus in preparation for a strategic planning and space planning process. This will allow Northwestern to assess current and future needs regarding new research buildings and space.

January 13, 2017

Judges Needed for Regional Science and Math Fair

Judges are needed on January 19 & 20 for the Chicago Public Schools’ Elementary and High School Science and Math Fairs hosted by Chicago State University.

January 12, 2017

Fellowship Opportunity: The Brady Scholars Program in Ethics and Civic Life

The Brady Program in Ethics and Civic Life is seeking four graduate students to help mentor undergraduates in their Brady Scholars Program.

January 12, 2017

Trailblazing astronaut physician to keynote MLK observance

Northwestern’s MLK commemoration features two-week-long series of events

January 11, 2017

The MCEAS Dissertation Fellowship Program

The deadline for online applications is 1 February 2017.

January 10, 2017

TGS Students with Children Coffee Hour

Coffee hours will be held from 3:30-5:00 pm on both the Evanston and Chicago campuses the last week of the month.

January 9, 2017

Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program for Recent PhDs in Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences

ACLS invites applications for the seventh competition of the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program.

January 4, 2017

Register Now for Winter Quarter Cross-Disciplinary Writing Workshops

Now's the time to reserve your spot in the six cross-disciplinary writing workshops held this quarter.

January 4, 2017

Book Your Winter Quarter Graduate Writing Place Appointments Now

Do you want feedback on your cover letter for the academic job market? That grant application that needs to cater to an audience outside your discipline?

January 3, 2017

Two-day Northwestern Winter Internship & Job Fair

Meet 80+ employers in a variety of industries over two days, hiring for both internships and full-time positions. The fair is open to all Northwestern students and alumni to learn about internships and full-time opportunities, with different employers attending each day.

December 31, 2016

NSF Releases Data Tables on Doctorate Recipients

The National Science Foundation (NSF) December 6 released Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2015.