The Week Ahead (January 28 - February 3)

As we transition into February, learn what’s happening on campus to celebrate Black History Month and more.

MLK Commemoration Keynote

Monday, January 28 from 6 to 7 p.m.

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Northwestern’s week of MLK programming will end with a final commemoration keynote by Maggie Anderson. Anderson is the author of Our Black Year, her story about only buying from black businesses for one year, and founder and CEO of the Empowerment Experiment Foundation. The event, focused on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s message of economic justice, will include student performances and is open to the public.

NCA Internship & Job Fair

Thursday, January 31 from 12 to 4 p.m.

Norris University Center

The internship and job fair has been shortened to one day, Thursday, January 31 due to inclement weather. There will not be any career fair events on Wednesday, January 30. NCA will host employers hiring for internships and full-time jobs. The fair is open to undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni, who should bring their Wildcards and resumes. Dress code is business casual, and NCA will offer a first-come first-served Professional Photo Booth on both days. A list of employers can be found on Handshake.

Community Night: Sip & Paint Edition

Friday, February 1 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Multicultural Student Affairs

To kick off Black History Month programming, Multicultural Student Affairs will be hosting a chill evening for students to eat, relax and paint. The event is free and will include music and painting tutorials.

Black Organization Showcase

Sunday, February 3 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Black House

The Association of Black Leaders will host a showcase at the Black house for Northwestern organizations that primarily serve the black student population. Students hoping to learn more about the organizations are encouraged to attend.

For more information visit Multicultural Student Affairs website.

Other Events

Tuesday, January 29

Wednesday, January 30

Thursday, January 31

Friday, February 1