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Be a Family Ambassador!

Family Ambassador Application Due Sunday, February 20 Family Ambassadors (FAs) are a community of 30-35 student volunteers dedicated to supporting undergraduate families throughout their Northwestern experience. FAs represent the diverse Northwestern community. We are looking for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors with varying levels of NU involvement, and a wide range of personalities and backgrounds. FAs

Navigating Northwestern Academics

Part of the Navigating Northwestern Academic Series Insider’s Guide to Managing Your Reading and Writing Load Do you ever feel overwhelmed by your reading load or writing assignments?  You’re not alone!   Join us for conversation and strategies for staying on top of it all and boost your learning.  Bring your questions! Dinner included. Thursday, February

Peer Adviser applications are now open through January 24, 2022!

Applications to be a Peer Adviser (PA) for students entering NU in Fall 2022 are now open. Are you ready to make an imPAct?!  Join us at one of our Info Sessions beginning Jan 11 through Jan 23 to learn more about the PA Community and Application Process. All applicants are required to attend one

VentureCat, Northwestern’s annual student startup competition

VentureCat Info Session An info session for VentureCat, Northwestern’s annual student startup competition, will be held virtually on Thursday, February 3 at 6:15pm CT. Registration via Zoom is required. Join the session to learn about application and eligibility requirements, resources available to help you prepare and timelines. VentureCat 2022 applications will open on March 29 and the

Navigating Northwestern Academics

Part of the Navigating Northwestern Academic Series Stay fueled maintaining your academic confidence and energy in winter quarter; conversation and practical strategies. Wednesday, January 19, 5:30-7 p.m. Willard Hall, Room B72 Hear from experts on how to stay academically energized and optimistic during a challenging — and cold! — Northwestern quarter. Participants will have a

Program in American Studies Info Session

American Studies Info Session February 9, 2022 6:00-7:00 p.m. – Food Provided AMST Seminar Room 5th Floor/Kresge Hall Room #5531 Come ask questions of current majors and the director. The American Studies Program is an honors-track major that draws on a broad range of faculty from the humanities and social sciences. Students examine components of

Computing Everywhere

A School of Communication initiative to develop computational literacy. You already know that software, data and algorithms are everywhere today. Have you ever wondered how they work? Or wanted to know more about programming, so you could feel smarter talking to an engineer/coder on a project or in a job interview? Check out COMM ST 159

Distinguished Secondary Teacher Award

Northwestern Seniors, Please think about a high school teacher who made a difference in your life and take a few minutes to nominate that person for the 2022 Distinguished Secondary Teacher Award.  The nomination process takes only about the length of a study break but can make a world of difference to a teacher. Former

Analytics for Social Good

Winter 2022… IEMS 365: Analytics for Social Good Northwestern Juniors and Seniors – from all colleges and departments – consider joining IEMS 365: Analytics for Social Good  Tues/Thurs 3:30 -4:50 Professor Karen Smilowitz Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences This university-wide course in humanitarian and nonprofit logistics explores the challenges and opportunities of achieving social good in

VentureCat, Northwestern’s annual student startup competition

An info session on VentureCat, Northwestern’s annual student startup competition, will be held at The Garage on Thursday, October 21 at 6:15pm. Register for the session to get an early start on understanding application requirements, resources available to help you prepare and timelines. We have a few new updates this year. VentureCat 2022 applications will