March 14, 2018

Spotlight on Yijuan Du: Postdoctoral Fellow at Feinberg School of Medicine

Yijuan Du investigates pathophysiology and treatment for Parkinson's disease as a postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine. She currently works in Dr. Jim Surmeier's lab and is a participant of the INVO practicum.

March 2, 2018

Spotlight on Stefan Kathman: TGS Chemistry Alum

Stefan graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Chemistry in 2009. He worked for two years at Cubist Pharmaceuticals on discovering new antibiotics for drug-resistant bacteria. In 2016, he graduated from Northwestern University with a PhD in Chemistry.

February 22, 2018

Spotlight on Anna Leenay: TGS Alum and Alumnae Graduate Fellowship Recipient

Anna Leenay, 2015 Recipient of the Northwestern University Alumnae Graduate Fellowship, graduated from Northwestern University in 2015 with an MS and BS in Environmental Engineering. Currently, Anna works as an Environmental Engineer at Jacobs (formerly CH2M), where she works mostly on remediation projects, which involve investigating, remediating (removing pollution), and monitoring of contaminated sites.

February 16, 2018

Spotlight on Jessica Creery: PhD candidate studying memory, sleep, and meditation

Jessica Creery is a PhD candidate studying memory, sleep, and meditation in Dr. Ken Paller's Cognitive Neuroscience lab. She graduated from Tulane University with a BS in Psychology and a BA in Cognitive Science.

February 9, 2018

Spotlight on Elizabeth Morrissey

Senior Program Coordinator Beth Morrissey first became interested in international education during a semester abroad studying English Literature in England.

February 5, 2018

Spotlight on Dean Procter: Postdoctoral Fellow in Microbiology-Immunology

Dean Procter is a postdoctoral fellow in Microbiology-Immunology working in Derek Walsh's lab through Feinberg School of Medicine. Previously, he attended the University of Sydney for his undergraduate and graduate degrees.

January 29, 2018

Spotlight on José-Mac Techner, MD-PhD Candidate in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)

José-Marc Techner is a MD-PhD candidate as part of the National Institutes of Health funded Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at the Feinberg School of Medicine.

January 17, 2018

Spotlight on Andreea Micu: Performance Studies Graduate Student and Public Humanities Graduate Assistant

Andreea Micu, a PhD student in the Performance Studies program, is working on a dissertation titled, “Performing the Commons: Urban Insurrection, Aesthetics, and Economic Crisis in the South of Europe.” This year, Andreea was also the Public Humanities Graduate Assistant at the Chicago Humanities Festival, an assistantship supported by The Graduate School, during which a graduate student engages in substantive public humanities projects with mentorship from practitioners at the Chicago Humanities Festival.

January 17, 2018

Spotlight on Jaclyn Hugg: Associate Director of Alumni Engagement

“I like to create things essentially from nothing,” Jaclyn says. “I like to lead the way into different areas and figure out solutions to better serve students and alumni.”

January 4, 2018

Spotlight on Dana Bozeman, Associate Director of Student Engagement

Associate Director of Student Engagement Dana Bozeman has worked with graduate student populations for over eight years. Although she originally planned to start her career in human resources, she quickly found that her passion resided within the student affairs track.