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Preview of Fall Quarter 2019 Classes!

Here is your sneak preview of Fall Quarter 2019 Classes. *

Please remember this course listing is provided as a snapshot of classes that might be of interest to you as an SoC student and is not meant to substitute for the listings in CAESAR or consultation with your advisor.  In fact, there are often changes made on the CAESAR listings right up until registration and sometimes even after. Additionally, not all pre-requisites have been listed for all classes because some course descriptions have not yet been posted. So, take a look and see what interests you and then make sure to check the CAESAR listings to confirm class details. Classes are scheduled to go live on CAESAR on Monday, May 6th, 2019.

As always, if you have questions about your own degree progress or whether a class will count toward your major, minor, certificate or other additional program, make sure to check with your advisor. The Undergraduate Advising tab at the top left of the Spotlight blog page https://advising.soc.northwestern.edu/ will take you to their email address and contact information which is listed by major.

Don’t forget: Pre-Registration for Fall Quarter 2019 begins on Monday, May 13th at 8:00 am and ends Thursday, May 16th at 5:15 pm. Pre-registration and registration appointment times will be listed on your personal CAESAR account on Friday, May 10th, 2019.  Regular Registration begins the week of May 20th, 2019.

* If  you click on the bookmark icon in the upper left corner of the pdf, you can easily navigate course topics.  In addition, there is a link to the Searchable CAESAR class descriptions archive at the top of the page and contact information for all departments in the subject banner line. 
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Preview of Spring Quarter 2019 Classes!

Here is the link to your preview of Spring Quarter 2019 Classes. *

https://advising.soc.northwestern.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/12/2019/02/WCAS-Spring-Quarter-2019.pdf

Please remember this course listing is provided as a snapshot of classes that might be of interest to you as an SoC student and is not meant to substitute for the listings in CAESAR or consultation with your advisor.  In fact, there are often changes made on the CAESAR listings right up until registration and sometimes even after. Additionally, not all pre-requisites have been listed for all classes because some course descriptions have not yet been posted. So, take a look and see what interests you and then make sure to check the CAESAR listings to confirm class details. Classes are scheduled to go live on CAESAR on Monday, February 11th, 2019.

As always, if you have questions about your own degree progress or whether a class will count toward your major, minor, certificate or other additional program, make sure to check with your advisor. The Undergraduate Advising tab at the top left of the Spotlight blog page http://comm.soc.northwestern.edu/src-spotlight/  will take you to their email address and contact information which is listed by major.

Don’t forget: Pre-Registration for Spring Quarter 2019 begins on Monday, February 18th at 8:00 am and ends Thursday, February 21st at 5:15 pm. Pre-registration and registration appointment times will be listed on your personal CAESAR account on Friday, February 15th, 2019.  Regular Registration begins the week of February 25th, 2019.

* If  you click on the bookmark icon in the upper left corner of the pdf, you can easily navigate course topics.  In addition, there is a link to the Searchable CAESAR class descriptions archive at the top of the page and contact information for all departments in the subject banner line. 

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Catharine MacKinnon One Book One Northwestern Lecture


On Thursday, April 25th One Book One Northwestern will be hosting a talk with University of Michigan Law School Professor Catharine MacKinnon entitled “Butterfly Politics”. Professor MacKinnon will address the politics and law of sexual harassment, focusing on its violation of equality rights, considering the #MeToo movement, and exploring those developments in light of the theory elaborated in her most recent book Butterfly Politics

The talk will be be from 12-1:30 pm in Hardin Hall (Rebecca Crown Center). The lecture will be followed by a book signing.

NCA is hiring Career Ambassadors!

Become an NCA Career Ambassador
Application Deadline: Sunday, April 28 | Seeking current First-Year Students, Sophomores, Juniors
Apply to join the NCA team as a Career Ambassador for the 2019-20 academic year. Career Ambassadors serve as a bridge between NCA and the Northwestern student population to increase students’ awareness of and engagement with NCA. This is a paid position at $11/hr, and can be work-study or non-work-study. It is a 5-6 hour per week time commitment, but exact hours may vary. For a more detailed description and application instructions see the Handshake posting here.

 

What will I gain from being a Career Ambassador?

The CA program aims to help students not only successfully support others, but also to make progress on their own personal and professional goals. CAs build transferable skills that will help them in future experiences throughout their career journey. As a CA you set regular goals and learn the ins and outs of navigating NCA all while building relationships with our staff who are invested in your personal success. Some transferable skills CAs have utilized or gained include:

  • Communication
  • Initiative
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Strong work ethic
  • Organization
  • Project Management
  • Creativity
  • Flexibility and adaptability

 

CA Responsibilities Include:

  • Serving as a liaison between NCA and a specific population or community on campus
  • Meeting with students during walk-in advising hours and advising on resumes and cover letters
  • Conducting presentations and workshops around campus
  • Greeting employers at campus events
  • And more!

 

Please feel free to email taylor.kinn@northwestern.edu with any questions
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Summer Internship Grant Program 2019: Applications Now Open

Applications Now Open: 2019 Summer Internship Grant Program

The Summer Internship Grant Program (SIGP) provides a $3000 stipend for Northwestern undergraduate students (enrolled at least through fall 2019) participating in unpaid internships this summer and offers career development support from Northwestern Career Advancement. Students do not need to have an internship secured before applying and previous SIGP recipients can reapply. Apply by Thursday, April 4, 2019.

RSVP to an information session (encouraged, but not required) in Handshake > Events

Learn more about SIGP and apply: http://www.northwestern.edu/sigp/


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Upcoming NCA Event: Alternate Careers in Education and Nonprofit Fair

Alternate Careers in Education and Nonprofit Fair

https://northwestern.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/5506/student_preview

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Norris, Northwestern and Lake Rooms from 12 pm-3 pm. (panel: 12-12:45 pm in Rock Room)

This event is open to all Northwestern students interested in interning, working, or volunteering in the fields of education and nonprofit.

Apply to the spring quarter Medill Justice Project investigative journalism class

Apply to the spring quarter Medill Justice Project investigative journalism class

  • Two-unit course open to MSJ and BSJ students (priority is given to MSJ students)
  • One of the limited opportunities for students to get involved with MJP
  • The only university class in the country where students investigate criminal justice issues and publish their findings
  • Historically, students have uncovered information that has played a role in the release of prisoners and affected public policy decisions
  • Learn the essentials of investigative reporting, including where to obtain public records, interviewing techniques and developing sources
  • Ten seats available, by application only
  • Applications are due Sunday, Feb. 17 at 5 p.m.

For more information or questions, please contact professor Yukari Kane at yukari.kane@northwestern.edu or Allisha Azlan, associate at The Medill Justice Project, at allisha.azlan@northwestern.edu or visit www.medilljusticeproject.org.


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Student Led Splash Recruitment at NU underway.

Splash at Northwestern is a one-day event where students get to teach local high school students anything they want, right on the Northwestern- Evanston campus. 

We have begun recruiting teachers for our 2019 events, and we encourage a wide variety of classes on academic and non-academic subjects. We also have a class budget, so feel free to design an engaging course that reflects your passion!

The deadline for registering as a teacher is February 17th and the event is held on April 6th. If you have any questions, please reach out to us at splash@u.northwestern.edu.

Splash at Northwestern

E-mail: splash@u.northwestern.edu

Website: https://nusplash.learningu.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NorthwesternSplash

Twitter: @SplashAtNU

Peridance Summer Intensive Audition & Workshop in Chicago

The Peridance Capezio Center in NYC is coming to Chicago to hold a Contemporary Workshop & Audition on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 3pm at Lou Conte Dance Studio.

The class will be taught by Jackie Nowicki. You are invited to take the class as a workshop or as an audition for the following program: 

BLUEPRINT Summer Intensive (August 5th – 17th, 2019) 2-WEEK Intensive; ages 17-25  BLUEPRINT bridges the gap between conservatory ballet technique and the innovation of the current contemporary dance scene. Dancers come face-to-face with influential educators, polish technique, learn and perform repertory from top companies, and develop their artistic voices through classes in improvisation, composition, and variations. BLUEPRINT past repertory has included Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, Batsheva, LINES Ballet, William Forsythe, Nacho Duato, Jacoby and Pronk, Christopher Wheeldon, Manuel Vignoulle, Sidra Bell Dance New York, MOVETHECOMPANY and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. For more information, visithttp://www.peridance.com/blueprint.cfm 

There will be full and partial scholarship opportunities, determined at the time of the audition. 

 

EVENT INFORMATION:

Date

City

Venue

Time

Sunday, 

February 10, 2019

Chicago, 

IL

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s Lou Conte Dance Studio, 1147 Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607

Sign in – 3:00 – 3:30pm

Workshop/Audition – 3:30 – 5pm

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP/AUDITION!