'Build Her a Myth' Uses Paper Dresses to Critique Feminine Culture

'Build Her a Myth' Uses Paper Dresses to Critique Feminine Culture

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.

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Black Student Experience Report Highlights Key Recommendations

Black Student Experience Report Highlights Key Recommendations

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.

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Residential Academic Initiatives Takes on Chicago

Residential Academic Initiatives Takes on Chicago

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. 

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Recruitment Timelines for a Successful Job Search

Recruitment Timelines for a Successful Job Search

Step #1 to a successful job and internship search: Know the recruitment timeline for your industry of choice. Every industry has its own application and hiring cycle.

If you're looking for a job or internship in consulting, finance or engineering, the application and recruitment period is happening now. Other industries, like journalism, education and government, pick up in October and November.

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