When world events leave us asking what we can do, we keep doing what we do: teach, advocate for social justice, and continue interfaith engagement. University President Morton Schapiro shared this message of moving forward in darkness through engagement to communities gathering at Fall Faith Fest.Read More
Every year, Northwestern’s Evanston campus slowly begins to empty as students return home for Thanksgiving Break. Traditionally, many students head home for breaks throughout the year, but last year, Student Enrichment Services (SES) identified a need for support over Spring Break. A short survey revealed that 50 students stayed on campus prompting SES to sponsor community meals and organized care packages from the student group, Points for a Purpose, to help supplement meals for the week.Read More
No one likes the stress that comes with finals, but everyone loves miniature horses, free food, and late night breakfasts, right? Norris is offering exam relief activities that range from massages to Whole Foods gift card giveaways!Read More
Romance novels. Lots of pages from romance novels. That’s the medium for Carrie Schumacher’s Build Her a Myth, the current exhibit at Dittmar Gallery in Norris Center. But her creation is not what you would expect. Schumacher used the pages to create life-sized (and some mini-sized) dresses, showcased on mannequins, to "examine the demands that feminine culture places upon women," particularly at the intersection of fashion and romance.
Build Her a Myth is on display through Sunday, December 4. Read more to see video of the exhibit.Read More
The Two-Spirit event, featured in Northwestern’s celebration of Native American Heritage Month, will open up an opportunity for students to explore the Native American identity through a workshop hosted by multidisciplinary Grammy winner Ty Defoe.Read More
Movember evokes images of artfully styled mustaches, and overgrown beards for the sake of raising awareness for men’s health. Channeling that same mustached spirit, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and Center for Awareness, Response, and Education (CARE) are collaborating to give Movember a bit of a different spin. Everyone is still encouraged to grow out their ‘staches and beards in No-Shave November fashion, but Northwestern’s Movember strives to raise awareness for men’s wellness and mental health.Read More
Join Northwestern in celebrating Native American Heritage Month this November with events that range from film festivals to commemorations. Because of Northwestern’s unique tie to Native American history, it is vital for students to learn and experience aspects of Native American culture.Read More
Education and visibility lead in Northwestern's Queer and Trans* Empowerment month.
Multicultural Students Affairs coordinated the month of events, led by assistant director Jordan “JT” Turner.Read More
Revisit the collections and explore the latest exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago with the Northwestern community.
The free evening will bring ‘Cats together at the renowned Chicago museum on October 27 from 5-8 p.m. Highlights include free guided tours and transportation for students leaving from Cahn Auditorium.Read More
Vice President of Student Affairs, Patricia Telles-Irvin, submitted a goal to the President in the spring of 2015 to better understand and strategically think about how to improve the Black student experience. The need to explore and address the needs of Northwestern’s Black students led the Division of Student Affairs creation of the Black Student Experience Task Force.Read More
Residential Academic Initiatives is on a mission. After feedback from faculty chairs, the office is working to better connect students with all the cultural events and opportunities the Chicagoland area has to offer. In the first of a series of events, students ventured into the city for a walk-about tour of Pullman, one of the South Side’s historical neighborhoods.Read More
For student leaders, knowing how to manage their organization effectively can be tough. Sign up for a personalized training workshop with Northwestern’s Leadership and Community Engagement team to improve your organization and your personal skills!
The Social Justice Advocacy Training offers students the chance to learn effective campaigning for issues they’re passionate about, to engage with the local community, and to build strategies that will last throughout the year.