Northwestern Machine Learning is excited to host Professor Larry Birnbaum from Northwestern at their next meet up
The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy.
Close out winter quarter with a fabulous night of drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and community engagement!
Strengthen your instruction and prepare for your career by developing your teaching statement.
Focusing on enhancing community and inclusivity in the classroom, this interactive workshop will include evidence-based tips for implementing group-worthy activities, forming groups, and dealing with the common challenges of facilitating group work.
After a vitriolic anti-science and anti-evidence national election, Republicans control The White House and Congress.
Apply now for Spring Quarter Writing Groups! Virtual Groups Now Available!
The Yale Graduate Student Consulting Club (YGCC) will host its 6th Annual Consulting Case Competition on March 31, 2017.
In this issue of the NPHR, the authors focus on public health challenges of forced migration.
Northwestern University-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program
Everything You Wanted to Know About Student Health Services and Northwestern University's Health Insurance Services at the Chicago Campus
CGSA and TGS presents: Part 2: Everything You Wanted to Know about Student Health Services and Northwestern University’s Health, Dental, and Eye Insurance for Graduate Students.
The Northwestern Toastmasters Club meets weekly on Fridays from 4:45 to 6 PM in Ford ITW (Room 1-340) to practice public speaking in a collegial environment.
BioProfessionals presents “Tips on Writing a Competitive NRSA” with Sally McIver, PhD (Assistant Director, NUIN).
The Center for Leadership offers opportunities for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows to improve their skills in an environment that nurtures experimentation and innovation.
This NIMH notice (NOT-MH-17-013) is to inform individuals who may apply for NIMH institutional training grants (T32; PA-16-152) that the NIMH will conduct an informational webinar on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.
#YouAreWelcomeHere started as a social media campaign designed to reassure international students, scholars, spouses, families that despite the election and change in government, you are welcome here and we truly value your presence on campus.
We have heard recent concerns from students that their personal contact information was accessed by parties external to Northwestern.
Winter and Spring schedule for DGP Lectures in Life Sciences (LLS), unless otherwise noted, the seminars will be at 3:30 PM in Baldwin Auditorium.
The Manager of Data Analytics is responsible for driving actionable insights from a diverse collection of data assets specific to Procured Health’s new Pharmacy Solution.
The Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) will be hosting a 3D Printing Networking event at mHUB, (965 W. Chicago Ave. in Chicago), featuring Dima Elissa, Founder and CEO of VisMed-3D.
Graduate Sidekicks are peer mentors to incoming graduate international students.
Science Outside the Lab Workshop: Opportunity for a PhD Student or Postdoctoral Fellow to Learn about Science Policy
This two-week workshop, Monday, June 12 – Friday, June 23, in Washington, D.C. explores the relationships among science, policy, and societal outcomes.
Professional Development Opportunities at Northwestern: Learn What Opportunities Are Available to Graduate Students from Alumni of the Programs
Hear from graduate students who have participated in professional development to improve their writing, science communication, presentation, teaching, leadership and management abilities.
Join Northwestern IT Research Computing Services and the Chicago Graduate Student Association for an R programming workshop on Monday, April 24th and Tuesday, April 25th from 9am-5pm.
To help reassure and retain current applicants who your program has recommended, or plans to recommend, for admission, you may offer these applicants the option to defer enrollment for up to one year.
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.
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.
The TGS Latin American association would like to invite all graduate students to their Winter Warmth Party.
The mission of the Center for the Physics of Living Cells at the University of Illinois is to create a quantitative, predictive, and physically-based description of living systems.
CAPS, in collaboration with the Law School, will be screening the documentary The Illusionists.
Come support excellent local theater and see the longest running musical in the world on February 24.
The Lilac Tree is a nonprofit in Evanston, IL that specializes in providing resources to women experiencing divorce.
The inaugural meeting for the NU science advocacy group is February 14 at 2 PM.
Academic programs that would like their students to be paid for Spring 2017 at the end of March must meet the following deadlines.
On February 22, 5-8 PM, the inaugural NU Queer Coalition Event will be an interdisciplinary discussion panel followed by a reception.
Open Position: Assistant Director of Professional Psychology Programs, American Psychological Association
The American Psychological Association (APA) is seeking an Assistant Director of Professional Psychology Programs to support programs and initiatives to enhance the quality of graduate and postgraduate education and training in professional psychology.
The Graduate Division at Univeristy of California-San Francisco (UCSF) is recruiting for a new Director of Diversity and Outreach.
Explore careers in the social justice and nonprofit fields throughout the week of March 6. Co-sponsored by Social Justice Education.
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.
Our February coffee hours are coming up and we’re excited to announce that the Evanston coffee hour will be held at the Engelhart Hall playroom.
Applications are now open for Northwestern STEM+ PhD candidates interested in developing their science writing and communication skills.
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.
The new photo-centered Block Museum of Art exhibit explores the visual representation of industrialization and the plight of the common laborer.
The Newberry Mellon Major Projects Fellow will participate in the planning and preparation for the library’s major scholarly initiative framed to respond to the question What is the Midwest?
Spotlight on Krystal Villanosa, doctoral candidate in Learning Sciences and TGS Diversity & Inclusion Intern
Krystal Villanosa, a doctoral candidate in Learning Sciences, spent six years in the education department at the Field Museum before attending Northwestern for graduate school. While she initially came to Northwestern to study digital learning in museum settings, she realized she also needed to ask more fundamental questions about museum visitors.
It is with mixed emotions that I inform you that Huey Copeland will step down as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, effective August 31, 2017, to return full-time to the Graduate Faculty and his duties as Associate Professor of Art History with affiliations in African-American Studies, Art Theory & Practice, and Gender and Sexuality Studies.
The Advisory Council of the NIH’s National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) met from January 26-27, and discussed several items of interest, including an update on the NIH Division of Biomedical Research Workforce Programs.
Two research studies published recently in PLoS One by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, find that neither GRE scores nor GPA are positively correlated with the number of first-author papers a biological/biomedical doctoral student publishes, or his/her progress through the PhD training program.
A letter sent in to Science Magazine highlights specific challenges present for deaf and hard-of-hearing (D/HH) individuals, who remain significantly underrepresented in the biomedical research workforce.
. In this workshop, we will reflect upon different techniques to balance classroom dynamics on a course design level with conversations on how to recognize and respond to issues that may arise during classroom interactions.
The Graduate School, in conversation with its Administrative Board, has elected to eliminate TGS 513 (Advanced Continuous Registration) effective in Spring 2017.
Come ask questions, discuss yours plans and talk to an IO staff member.
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.
Evanston candidates for mayor will answer questions about issues that affect Northwestern students and the Evanston community, including affordable housing, construction, police conduct, and more.
Come refresh your wardrobe for free and enjoy pizza.
CBO is accepting applications from graduate students for the 2017 Summer Internship Program until February 27.
Learn about LinkedIn, including how to optimize your profile and network effectively.
Join Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) for "Careers and Conversations with..." Erika Jefferson.
The TGS Family Resource Liaison cordially invites you to join the new Northwestern Graduate Students with Children group on Canvas.
Northwestern has been chosen by the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) as one of five universities to bring together humanities and social science scholars both on campus and at peer institutions in pre-doctoral research summer institutes.
The Health Service encourages students to take advantage of the new Patient Support Services program for students to access one-on-one guidance and support with their use of healthcare resources while attending Northwestern.
The Knight Lab is a vibrant community of people interested in media, technology, storytelling and design
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Northwestern Career Advancement will be hosting CV/Resume workshops on February 13th (Chicago campus) and 14th (Evanston Campus).
The Long Nineteenth Century Colloquium presents a talk by Helena Michie (Rice University).
The Center for Technology Licensing at Cornell University, has an opening for Technology Commercialization Specialist for the physical sciences.
This year, Northwestern contracted with Delta Dental of Illinois to offer optional dental and vision insurance plans to all registered students. Open enrollment for 6-month plans begins today, Feb. 1, providing coverage March 1-August 31, 2017.
Sg2, a Vizient company, provides analytics-based health care expertise to help hospitals and health systems integrate, prioritize and drive growth and performance across the continuum of care. Since Sg2’s formation over a decade ago, our team has had a singular focus—to help guide the transformation of health care.
On February 24th and 25th, the Illinois Institute of Technology will host more than 75 undergraduate and graduate students from Illinois universities to leverage their technical skillsets to improve the lives of children and families within the foster care system.
Many in the Northwestern community have been impacted by the current political climate including recent immigration executive orders. CAPS remains committed to affirming value, inclusivity, and belonging of all students.
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.
A postdoctoral research position is available immediately in the laboratory of Megan McNerney, MD, PhD, in the Departments of Pathology and Pediatrics – Hematology/Oncology at The University of Chicago.
One Book is offering several exciting opportunities in February.
The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies.
This series of lectures and one-on-one coaching for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows focuses on the development of presentation skills necessary for success within the professional world.
The Social Medicine Consortium is a collective of committed individuals, universities and organizations fighting for health equity through advocacy,
Versatile PhD will host a free panel discussion on PhD Careers In Conservation, Feb. 6-10, 2017.
I write you today to follow up on the message President Schapiro sent yesterday, and to reaffirm that The Graduate School supports all members of our intellectual community.
The Chinese Students and Scholars Assocaition (CSSA) invites you to attend the Chinese Lantern Festival Gala on February 11.
Come join GWAN for a meal at a restaurant in Evanston or Chicago hosted by a member of GWAN (Graduate Women Across Northwestern).
40 Days is a program designed for a similar experience for those of any or no faith tradition to set aside a marked time in their calendar for self-reflection, renewal, and ultimately, an awareness of their relation to others.
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.
The Art History program is seeking a research assistant to help with book and web-based archive projects.
The Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) will be studying integration of faith and work during these upcoming months starting with their next Large Group next Saturday, February 4, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the Graduate Student Commons.
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
On Friday, February 3, Maya Michele Fein will be giving a speech.
There is a new on-campus lactation room located on the 1st floor of the Women’s Center. Access to the lactation room is coordinated through the Office of Work/Life & Human Resources.
This annual seminar series takes place on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month from October through March. It is offered in an effort to provide support for all early career faculty members and postdoctoral fellows at Northwestern who have protected time for investigation to focus on developing the key skills young scientists require in order to progress beyond just doing good research.
The next application cycle for the Postdoc Professional Development Travel Awards administered by the OPA is now open and will close on February 3rd at 5pm!
The Indian Graduate Students and Scholars Association invites you to Movie Night this Thursday, January 26, to celebrate India's 68th Republic Day!
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.
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.
Norris University Center is offering several events this January.
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.
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.
With generous funding from Richard and Barbara Franke, and in partnership with The Graduate School, the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities will offer exclusive fellowships to the most promising graduate students in fields across the humanities for 2017-2018.
Apply your scientific knowledge and expertise to shape PreK-8 teach training through LabLearner.
Northwestern’s Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is looking for speakers for the winter quarter “Bridging the Gap” seminar.
Northwestern NuTango is offering tango classes for beyond beginners this winter quarter. A previous course in basic tango is highly recommended.
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.
The Science Writing and Communication course is a free evening course that allows science and engineering PhD students to distill their scientific research into engaging stories for lay-audiences and to get feedback from professional science writers.
Northwestern's NU BonD (Building on Diversity) is a graduate student-led organization whose primary goal is to foster a community built on inclusivity and diversity of thought, ideas, and backgrounds within the Department of Chemistry.
These grants are intended to provide graduate student parents some financial support to help with childcare expenses and to enable them to pursue their graduate studies.
This workshop will introduce participants to active learning strategies and discuss how to design active learning lessons for different types of classroom environments (either a large lecture or smaller lab section).
The English Language Programs (ELP) staff are currently seeking volunteers to participate in oral interviews.
Learn from HR experts at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Museum of Contemporary Art who will be sharing their insights into the industry as well as what they look for when reviewing applications.
Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF) and CHIentist cordially invite you to a free event that will feature a panel with highly-experienced industry professionals discussing their own tips for making useful connections that can alter the course of your career.
The graduate assistant works with faculty, staff, and graduate affiliates of the Cluster to coordinate planning of interdisciplinary activities. This position is funded for 4 quarters, which means that the assistant will be funded for work done during the summer quarter.
PhD/Master’s students, postdocs, and alumni are encouraged to attend! This event will take place on March 2nd.
The Visiting Scholars Award Program provides financial support for faculty and students to work at Fermilab for periods of up to one year.
GSA LinkLunch matches you up with another graduate student based on your topics of interest. Lunches will be held on Jan 25th and Feb 2nd at Food for Thought on campus.
Northwestern is pleased to announce that Matika Wilbur, a photographer and documentarian of the Indigenous experience, will be delivering a talk entitled “19 Lessons from Indian Roads” on campus on January 26.
Current Northwestern students can attend a free screening of the movie "Hidden Figures" on January 28.
First off, a very Happy New Year to everyone. It has already proven to be a momentous year due to both local and national events. And many of us are engaged in serious and soul-searching discussions not only about our future directions, but also about the individual and collective roles we will play in that future.
Step Up is a program that focuses on equipping its audience on how to become an active bystander.
Take advantage of these events at the Goodman Theatre in downtown Chicago.
The Summer Language Grant (SLG) is intended to assist PhD students with expenses related to language training during the summer for their research.
The Graduate Research Grant (GRG), Digital Humanities Research Grant and Digital Humanities Travel Quarters Grant are due today.
Learn how to implement effective teaching strategies in the college classroom through the CIRTL MOOC.
This workshop covers different ways in which educators can use evaluations at different times in their course to achieve different pedagogical objectives.
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.
Register for the Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT) -- a one-day shadowing program that allows current Northwestern undergraduate and graduate students to accompany alumni on the job in an industry of their choice this spring to explore different professional fields.
This grant provides two $25,000 grants to undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral scientists who show a strong interest in the research of the gut microbiome’s impact on human health and well-being and/or the nutritional and functional benefits of yogurt and probiotics.
This fellowship provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies.
Come join the Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate for their winter quarter open dance
On Friday, January 20, the club’s mentor, Gloria Kim, will be giving a speech.
These sessions are free and open to all members of the Northwestern community.
Join fellow women in academia for Galentine's Day. GWAN will be streaming a movie and providing sweet treats.
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.
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.
The Brady Program in Ethics and Civic Life is seeking four graduate students to help mentor undergraduates in their Brady Scholars Program.
Northwestern’s MLK commemoration features two-week-long series of events
Opportunity: Apply for All-Expenses-Covered International Symposium on Politics, Management, and Civil Society
Master’s and PhD students are invited to apply for the 47th St. Gallen Symposium, which will take place May 3 – 5, 2017 in St. Gallen, Switzerland.
ComSciCon is a science communication workshop for graduate students, by graduate students.
The deadline for online applications is 1 February 2017.
Coffee hours will be held from 3:30-5:00 pm on both the Evanston and Chicago campuses the last week of the month.
Apply for the Graduate Research Grant (GRG), the Digital Humanities Research Grant, and the Digital Humanities Travel Quarters Grant by January 17.
ACLS invites applications for the seventh competition of the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program.
Northwestern's graduate student package includes ten tickets for only $150!
SPIE will host a presentation by Namu Patel as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.
Check out these upcoming events in January for One Book One Northwestern
The Introduction to Mindfulness workshop series will be held a number of different times this quarter on the Chicago and Evanston Campuses.
GCF will be bringing in a conversation specialist, Dr. Mark Good, author of the upcoming book Real Talk: Creating Space for Hearts to Change, to speak with attendants at the GCF Regional 2017 Winter Retreat.
All are welcome to join the Northwestern Energy Technology Group.
Northwestern has put together a comprehensive website following the NLRB ruling that graduate students are considered statutory employees within the meaning of the National Labor Relations Act.
Seth Stein wrote an article for American Geophysical Union on the relationship between graduate students and their advisors.
Spotlight on Lesley Lundeen, Family Resource Liaison for the Office of Work/Life and Family Resources
Lesley is the central point person for graduate student parents at The Graduate School.
Last year the WHRI launched the Two X Chromosomes in Academia (2XA) workshop series in order to promote the advancement of women in STEM at Northwestern throughout all stages of their career.
The Graduate School will offer a proposal writing workshop for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The workshop is for those preparing a proposal for the upcoming NIH NRSA deadline.
Now's the time to reserve your spot in the six cross-disciplinary writing workshops held this quarter.
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?
Career Development Event at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago from April 22-26, 2017.
The Emerging Scholar Award is open to first or second year PhD students who are members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the technology sector.
In this capacity, LaTanya serves as the campus representative for the Churchill and Goldwater Scholarships as well as the point person for students at all levels in STEM fields.
The ceremony will take place on March 28 at the Hotel Orrington Evanston
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.
Stop by at Hogan G-160 (6th floor) from 5:00 - 6:15 on Tuesday, January 10 to adopt a new little plant for your home.
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.
The Public Humanities Graduate Assistantship at the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) is a competitive 12-month opportunity awarded to an outstanding graduate student from Northwestern University.
The NIH Big Data to Knowledge program is pleased to announce the spring semester of The BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science, a series of online lectures given by experts from across the country covering a range of diverse topics in data science.
Have you always wanted to learn tango, but haven't had the time? NuTango will teach you the basics in just one weekend.
Crown Agents USA wants to collaborate with qualifying students to analyze the impact of development work and its implications.
The National Humanities Alliance Foundation invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow to implement a project entitled “The Publicly Engaged Humanities: A Survey of the Field.”
A workshop for formatting publication-worthy figures
The National Science Foundation (NSF) December 6 released Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2015.
Engendering Change is an annual Graduate Student Conference focused on issues of gender and sexuality.