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Month: June 2019

The Weeks Ahead (July 1-14)

Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing   Friday, July 5 from 9:00 to 11:00 PM Dearborn Observatory   The Dearborn Observatory is open during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept) for public viewing. Walk-ins are held during the last hour from 10:00 PM. Try something new on Fridays by looking through the telescope.    Lunch on the Lake |

Staff Spotlight: Molly Basdeo Mountjoy

Name: Molly Basdeo Mountjoy Department: New Student and Family Programs Title: Assistant Director Where are you from? Lexington, North Carolina How many years have you worked in Student Affairs at Northwestern? 2 What brought you to Student Affairs?  As an undergraduate student I majored in Middle School Education because I knew I wanted to be an educator.

Recap: 2019 Northwestern Commencement

On Friday, June 21, more than 11,000 people celebrated the 2019 graduates at Ryan Field. Historian and Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie Bunch delivered the commencement address, encouraging the graduates to “find your own good fight.” Bunch emphasized the transformative power of education and the importance of finding “a greater good that transcends individual gain or personal

The Week Ahead (June 17-23)

President’s Reception Thursday, June 20 from 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM Norris East Lawn President and Mrs. Schapiro host this informal reception including a light lunch open to all graduates, their families, and guests.   Baccalaureate Service Thursday, June 20 from 4:00- 5:00 PM Pick-Staiger Concert Hall This interfaith service incorporates University traditions into a program

Staff Spotlight: Kevin Meier

Name: Kevin Meier Title: Assistant Director Department: Health Promotion and Wellness Where are you from? Elmhurst, IL How many years have you worked in Student Affairs at Northwestern? Four. What brought you to Student Affairs? I never saw myself working in this setting until my second year of Grad School when I interned for the Wellness Resource Center

The Week Ahead (June 10-16)

Tasty Treats  Monday, June 10 and Tuesday, June 11 at 2:00 PM  SOURCE, Third Floor of Norris  Take a mid-day break to come get some healthy snacks that’ll help you power through the last week of the school year!    Free Massages  Monday, June 10 at 7:00 PM  University Library Book Nook  Feeling the stress from finals

Staff Spotlight: Khadija Adam

Name: Khadija Adam Title: Desk Clerk, Foster-Walker Neighborhood Desk Department: Residential Services Where are you from? Nairobi, Kenya What inspires you? Just waking up in the morning and looking forward to my day ahead! What can’t you live without?  Prayers. My five daily prayers. How do you like to spend your free time?  Drinking tea and watching