News

February 20, 2017

Machine Learning Meetup: Finding and Telling Stories at Internet Scale

Northwestern Machine Learning is excited to host Professor Larry Birnbaum from Northwestern at their next meet up

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

2017 Arts Soirée: Connecting Communities Through the Arts

Close out winter quarter with a fabulous night of drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and community engagement!

February 20, 2017

Workshop: Writing a Teaching Statement

Strengthen your instruction and prepare for your career by developing your teaching statement.

February 20, 2017

Workshop: Evidence-Based Strategies for Implementing Group Work in STEM

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.

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 20, 2017

Northwestern Public Health Review

In this issue of the NPHR, the authors focus on public health challenges of forced migration.

February 20, 2017

Summer Research Funding Opportunity: Interdisciplinary Study in Humanities and Social Sciences

Northwestern University-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program​

February 17, 2017

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.

February 17, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

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.

February 17, 2017

Tips on Writing a Competitive NRSA

BioProfessionals presents “Tips on Writing a Competitive NRSA” with Sally McIver, PhD (Assistant Director, NUIN).

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 17, 2017

Notice of Informational Webinar for Applicants for NIMH Institutional Training Grants (T32)

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.

February 16, 2017

#YouAreWelcomeHere

#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.

February 16, 2017

Updating or Controlling Your Displayed Directory Information

We have heard recent concerns from students that their personal contact information was accessed by parties external to Northwestern.

February 16, 2017

DGP Lectures in Life Sciences (LLS)

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.

February 16, 2017

Job Opening: Manager of Data Analytics, Procured Health (Chicago, IL)

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.

February 16, 2017

Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) 3D Printing Networking Event

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.

February 15, 2017

Apply to be a Graduate Sidekick

Graduate Sidekicks are peer mentors to incoming graduate international students.

February 15, 2017

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.

February 15, 2017

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.

February 15, 2017

R Programming Workshop on the Chicago campus

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.

February 14, 2017

Deferral option for international graduate applicants

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.

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

G-SALSA Winter Warmth Party

The TGS Latin American association would like to invite all graduate students to their Winter Warmth Party.

February 14, 2017

2017 CPLC Summer School

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.

February 14, 2017

The Illusionists Screening- Body Acceptance Week 2017

CAPS, in collaboration with the Law School, will be screening the documentary The Illusionists.

February 14, 2017

The Fantasticks - GWAN & GSA Winter Quarter Party

Come support excellent local theater and see the longest running musical in the world on February 24.

February 14, 2017

The Lilac Tree

The Lilac Tree is a nonprofit in Evanston, IL that specializes in providing resources to women experiencing divorce.

February 14, 2017

NU Science Advocacy Group

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

February 13, 2017

Upcoming Financial Aid Processing Deadlines for Spring 2017

Academic programs that would like their students to be paid for Spring 2017 at the end of March must meet the following deadlines.

February 10, 2017

Fighting for LGBTQ Rights and People in a Trump-Pence Era

On February 22, 5-8 PM, the inaugural NU Queer Coalition Event will be an interdisciplinary discussion panel followed by a reception.

February 10, 2017

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.

February 10, 2017

Open Position: Director of Graduate Diversity and Outreach at UCSF

The Graduate Division at Univeristy of California-San Francisco (UCSF) is recruiting for a new Director of Diversity and Outreach.

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 10, 2017

February TGS Students with Children Coffee Hours

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.

February 9, 2017

Skills & Careers in Science Writing

Applications are now open for Northwestern STEM+ PhD candidates interested in developing their science writing and communication skills.

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 9, 2017

"Mining Pictures: Stories from Above and Below Ground"

The new photo-centered Block Museum of Art exhibit explores the visual representation of industrialization and the plight of the common laborer.

February 8, 2017

Newberry Mellon Major Projects Fellow

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?

February 7, 2017

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.

February 7, 2017

Huey Copeland to Leave TGS August 2017

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.

February 6, 2017

NIGMS Advisory Council Meeting Approves Concept for New T32 Training Grant

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.

February 6, 2017

Science Careers: Student Performance Measures Don't Perform

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.

February 6, 2017

Science Letters: Building Community for Deaf Scientists

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.

February 6, 2017

Building an Inclusive Learning Environment: Power and Positionality in the Classroom

. 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.

February 6, 2017

TGS Eliminates 513 Registration

The Graduate School, in conversation with its Administrative Board, has elected to eliminate TGS 513 (Advanced Continuous Registration) effective in Spring 2017.

February 6, 2017

Open Advising Hours from the International Office

Come ask questions, discuss yours plans and talk to an IO staff member.

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

Evanston Mayoral Debate

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.

February 6, 2017

GWAN Clothing Swap and Donation Drive

Come refresh your wardrobe for free and enjoy pizza.

February 6, 2017

2017 Congressional Budget Office Internship

CBO is accepting applications from graduate students for the 2017 Summer Internship Program until February 27.

February 6, 2017

LinkedIn Profile Workshop

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

February 6, 2017

Black Women in Science and Engineering Networking Brunch

Join Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) for "Careers and Conversations with..." Erika Jefferson.

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 3, 2017

TGS Wins Coveted SSRC Opportunity

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.

February 3, 2017

Patient Support Services Program

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.

February 3, 2017

Knight Lab's Month of Making

The Knight Lab is a vibrant community of people interested in media, technology, storytelling and design

February 2, 2017

CV to Resume Workshop

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Northwestern Career Advancement will be hosting CV/Resume workshops on February 13th (Chicago campus) and 14th (Evanston Campus).

February 2, 2017

Extra Man: Dining (Out) Beyond the Marriage Plot

The Long Nineteenth Century Colloquium presents a talk by Helena Michie (Rice University).

February 2, 2017

Technology Commercialization Specialist - Physical Sciences, Cornell University

The Center for Technology Licensing at Cornell University, has an opening for Technology Commercialization Specialist for the physical sciences.

February 2, 2017

Optional Dental and Vision Plans Available

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.

February 2, 2017

Job Opening for a Project Associate at Sg2

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.

February 1, 2017

Code for the Kids

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.

February 1, 2017

CAPS Presents: Coping with the Current Political Climate

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.

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.

February 1, 2017

Postdoctoral Position at the University of Chicago

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.

February 1, 2017

Upcoming Events from One Book One Northwestern

One Book is offering several exciting opportunities in February.

January 31, 2017

Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowships

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.

January 31, 2017

Advanced Professional and Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

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.

January 31, 2017

Beyond Reimagining, Accelerating Praxis: Social Medicine In Practice Today

The Social Medicine Consortium is a collective of committed individuals, universities and organizations fighting for health equity through advocacy,

January 31, 2017

PhD Careers in Conservation: Versatile PhD Virtual Panel Discussion

Versatile PhD will host a free panel discussion on PhD Careers In Conservation, Feb. 6-10, 2017.

January 30, 2017

Response to Executive Order on Immigration

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.

January 30, 2017

Chinese Lantern Festival Gala

The Chinese Students and Scholars Assocaition (CSSA) invites you to attend the Chinese Lantern Festival Gala on February 11.

January 30, 2017

GWAN Meals with Strangers

Come join GWAN for a meal at a restaurant in Evanston or Chicago hosted by a member of GWAN (Graduate Women Across Northwestern).

January 30, 2017

40 DAYS: An Invitation to Spiritual Renewal

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.

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 26, 2017

Graduate Christian Fellowship Large Group

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.

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 25, 2017

The Northwestern Toastmasters Club

On Friday, February 3, Maya Michele Fein will be giving a speech.

January 24, 2017

New Lactation Room in The Women's Center

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.

January 24, 2017

Navigating the Research Enterprise

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.

January 24, 2017

Postdoc Professional Development Travel Awards

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!

January 24, 2017

Indian Graduate Students and Scholars Association is hosting a Movie Night

The Indian Graduate Students and Scholars Association invites you to Movie Night this Thursday, January 26, to celebrate India's 68th Republic Day!

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

Upcoming Events at Norris University Center

Norris University Center is offering several events this January.

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

Franke Graduate Fellowships for 2017-2018

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.

January 23, 2017

LabLearner Career Development Opportunity

Apply your scientific knowledge and expertise to shape PreK-8 teach training through LabLearner.

January 23, 2017

SIAM Call for Speakers

Northwestern’s Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is looking for speakers for the winter quarter “Bridging the Gap” seminar.

January 23, 2017

NuTango Winter Classes (Beyond Beginners Level)

Northwestern NuTango is offering tango classes for beyond beginners this winter quarter. A previous course in basic tango is highly recommended.

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 23, 2017

Science Writing Course for PhD Student Scientists

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.

January 23, 2017

NU BonD presents Dr. Jenny Yang

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.

January 23, 2017

Childcare Grants for Eligible Graduate Students

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.

January 20, 2017

Workshop: Promoting Active Learning in STEM: Strategies for Labs & Lectures

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).

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 19, 2017

How to Get Hired in Arts Administration

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.

January 19, 2017

Networking 101: Breaking the First Barriers

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.

January 19, 2017

Critical Theory Cluster Graduate Assistant Position

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.

January 18, 2017

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

PhD/Master’s students, postdocs, and alumni are encouraged to attend! This event will take place on March 2nd.

January 18, 2017

Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) Visiting Scholars Award Program

The Visiting Scholars Award Program provides financial support for faculty and students to work at Fermilab for periods of up to one year.

January 18, 2017

LinkLunch

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.

January 18, 2017

An Evening with Matika Wilbur

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.

January 18, 2017

Hidden Figures Screening

Current Northwestern students can attend a free screening of the movie "Hidden Figures" on January 28.

January 17, 2017

Winter Quarter Letter from the Dean of The Graduate School

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.

January 17, 2017

Step Up Workshops

Step Up is a program that focuses on equipping its audience on how to become an active bystander.

January 17, 2017

Upcoming Events at the Goodman Theatre

Take advantage of these events at the Goodman Theatre in downtown Chicago.

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

An Introduction to Evidence-Based STEM Undergraduate Teaching.

Learn how to implement effective teaching strategies in the college classroom through the CIRTL MOOC.

January 17, 2017

Evaluating Your Teaching: Measuring Teaching Effectiveness in the Classroom

This workshop covers different ways in which educators can use evaluations at different times in their course to achieve different pedagogical objectives.

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

Register for the Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT)

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.

January 17, 2017

Dannon Gut Microbiome, Yogurt, and Probiotics Fellowship Grant

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.

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

NSDS Open Dance

Come join the Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate for their winter quarter open dance

January 13, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

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

January 13, 2017

Language Table Sessions

These sessions are free and open to all members of the Northwestern community.

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

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.

January 11, 2017

Applications are open for ComSciCon 2017

ComSciCon is a science communication workshop for graduate students, by graduate students.

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 10, 2017

Upcoming Grant Deadlines for TGS's Internal Grants

Apply for the Graduate Research Grant (GRG), the Digital Humanities Research Grant, and the Digital Humanities Travel Quarters Grant by January 17.

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 9, 2017

Northwestern Men's Basketball Tickets

Northwestern's graduate student package includes ten tickets for only $150!

January 9, 2017

Simulating neuromechanically driven propulsion

SPIE will host a presentation by Namu Patel as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

January 9, 2017

One Book One Northwestern Events

Check out these upcoming events in January for One Book One Northwestern

January 9, 2017

Mindfulness Course through CAPS

The Introduction to Mindfulness workshop series will be held a number of different times this quarter on the Chicago and Evanston Campuses.

January 9, 2017

2017 GCF Winter Regional Retreat

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.

January 6, 2017

Join NETG for Green Drinks

All are welcome to join the Northwestern Energy Technology Group.

January 6, 2017

Northwestern Information on NLRB Ruling

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.

January 6, 2017

"You and Your Advisor" article by Earth and Planetary Sciences Professor

Seth Stein wrote an article for American Geophysical Union on the relationship between graduate students and their advisors.

January 6, 2017

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.

January 6, 2017

Two X Chromosomes in Academia

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.

January 6, 2017

Fellowship Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

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.

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 4, 2017

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.

January 4, 2017

Facebook Emerging Scholars

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.

January 3, 2017

The Office of Fellowships welcomes Dr. LaTanya Williams as Associate Director for STEM

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.

January 3, 2017

Save the date for The Graduate School's Awards and Recognition Ceremony

The ceremony will take place on March 28 at the Hotel Orrington Evanston

January 3, 2017

Multicultural dialogue group, winter 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.

January 3, 2017

Plant-it-Purple is providing house plants to students

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.

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.

January 1, 2017

Deadline Extended: Public Humanities Graduate Assistantship at the Chicago Humanities Festival

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.

December 31, 2016

Webinar Series: Fundamentals in Data Science

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.

December 31, 2016

Intensive Argentine Tango for Absolute Beginners

Have you always wanted to learn tango, but haven't had the time? NuTango will teach you the basics in just one weekend.

December 31, 2016

Graduate Internship Opportunity: International Policy Research

Crown Agents USA wants to collaborate with qualifying students to analyze the impact of development work and its implications.

December 31, 2016

Postdoctoral Fellow, The Publicly Engaged Humanities, National Humanities Alliance Foundation

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.”

December 31, 2016

CGSA Presents: How to Make Scientific Figures

A workshop for formatting publication-worthy figures

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.

November 17, 2016

Engendering Change 2017: Institutionality and Precarity

Engendering Change is an annual Graduate Student Conference focused on issues of gender and sexuality.