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GESI 2020 New remote fall opportunity!

During Fall Quarter 2020, the Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI) is offering a virtual rendition of its programming in lieu of canceled study abroad programs due to COVID-19. This is a unique hybrid opportunity to explore complex questions through coursework while simultaneously engaging in a meaningful internship—all in a completely virtual online setting. Read more

Northwestern Public Speaking Summer Meeting

Event Name: Northwestern Public Speaking Summer Weekly Meeting Date: Every Thursday (start from July 9th) Time: 5-6pm Link: Description: Northwestern Public Speaking Club will resume the weekly virtual meeting, starting from July 9th at 5-6pm, join us on Zoom through this link! At NU Public Speaking Club (formerly Toastmasters), our goal is to empower its members to become


************* Every year, the Office of Undergraduate Admission welcomes a new cohort of students to our community. This year, we want to welcome them with a tangible piece of Northwestern: a poster that was designed by a fellow undergraduate peer.  That’s where you come in. We’re looking to have an undergraduate student artist create a

Ramadan 2020

Dear friends, Hope you are all safe and in good health. Ramadan, a month in which many Muslims observe the spiritual practice of abstaining from food/water and practice rituals in community will begin this upcoming Thursday evening April 23rd.  The first fast will be Friday April 24th through May 24th. This year, under the circumstances

Hey SoC Seniors!! Interested in speaking at graduation?!

Hey SoC Seniors!! Interested in speaking at graduation?! The Student Advisory Committee for Commencement Activities is looking for students to fill the following speaking roles: – Student Speaker– Introduce Commencement Speaker– Honors Ceremony Speaker– Emcee If you’re interested, applications are due by Friday, April 10 at 11:59pm: Questions about the application process? Please email


Each year, we conduct a survey to learn more about your experiences in the School of Communication. We value your input and ideas, and completing the survey is a way to have a real impact on the School. The survey is anonymous, and will only take a few minutes of your time. The link for

GESI deadline extended to 3/1!

The GESI program has extended the application deadline to March 1, 2020! GESI is a summer study abroad program run by Global Learning Office (GLO) in which students: Live with a homestay family Intern in a grassroots organization Earn academic credit GESI locations are Argentina, Costa Rica, Ghana, Guatemala, Uganda, and Vietnam. All years in

Unnecessarily Beautiful Spaces – Dave Eggers and Charles Whitaker in conversation

Event Information Unnecessarily Beautiful Spaces: Medill Dean Charles Whitaker in conversation with author/entrepreneur Dave Eggers About this Event:The GarageThursday, Feb. 27th7-8 p.m. Join The Garage for a special event open to the entire Northwestern community. We’ll be welcoming entrepreneur and author Dave Eggers and Medill Dean Charles Whitaker for a discussion and Q&A. This event

Queertopia 2020 “New Queer and Trans Politics?” on Feb 29 – Free Registration

We are proud to announce free registration ( for the 13th annual Queertopia conference, New Queer and Trans Politics?, on February 29 (Saturday) at Kresge Centennial Hall (Northwestern Evanston campus). This year we feature four student research panels, a keynote by Kim L Hunt, Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame Inductee and Executive Director of Pride