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Julie Payne-Kirchmeier named vice president for Student Affairs

Julie Payne-Kirchmeier has been appointed vice president for Student Affairs, President Morton Schapiro announced today following a nationwide search. Julie Payne-Kirchmeier Payne-Kirchmeier had served as interim vice president for Student Affairs since June 1, 2019, after longtime Vice President Patricia Telles-Irvin took a medical leave of absence. Telles-Irvin passed away shortly after. Payne-Kirchmeier, a national

NCA and Residential Services Team Up for ‘Cats Closet Presentation

Article written by Irazu Hernandez, published by Naomi Wu Planning for summer can warm Northwestern students during the cold winter quarter, and with fall quarter under their belts, undergraduates are more confident about navigating resources. Still, the quest for summer opportunities can be overwhelming. Questions can include: How do I sift through jobs, internships, research

The Week Ahead (February 3-9)

Hidden Figures: A Continuation of their Legacies  Wednesday, February 5 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM  TGS Commons in Seabury Hall, 2122 Sheridan Road  Join Dr. Erica J. Alston from NASA in a conversation about how NASA collaborated with 20th Century Fox to bring the movie Hidden Figures to life. This talk will focus on the challenges that women and people

The Week Ahead (January 27-February 2)

MLK 2020 Commemoration Keynote, ft. Tarana Burke  Monday, January 27 from 5:00 – 6:00 PM  Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive  Join the Northwestern community in celebrating Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Following a weeklong series of events, the time will culminate in a keynote speech by Tarana Burke, the founder of the

The Week Ahead (January 13-19)

Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate (NSDS) Dance Lessons  Tuesday, January 14 from 6:00 – 8:15 PM  Ryan Auditorium or Seabury Hall, 2122 Sheridan Road  Want to pick up a new, exciting hobby? Interested in different ways to exercise and dance? Learn how to swing dance with the Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate this winter quarter. First lessons are free! 

Tips and Tricks to Off-Campus Housing

It’s mid-November, and Northwestern students are in the throes of finishing up whatever midterms they have, getting ready for finals, counting down the days until break, and yes, starting to look for off-campus housing. For students looking for off-campus housing, the fast pace of the housing process may catch first timers off-guard as many have

The Week Ahead (November 4 – 10)

Suggest the Next Great Campus Read for 2020-2021!  November 4–8, all-day  The Northwestern One Book program encourages all members of the Northwestern community to come together and read the same book for the school year. A year’s worth of programming is then carefully planned around this book. This year’s book was Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly. Now, it’s

Hidden Figures Author Shares Stories with Northwestern Community

Northwestern’s One Book series strives to bring together the Northwestern community around meaningful and insightful books. Each year, the incoming freshman class and transfer students receive a free copy of the all-campus book that all members of the Northwestern community are encouraged to read. On Thursday, October 17, Margot Lee Shetterly, the author of Hidden

The Week Ahead (October 21-27)

PurplePalooza  Monday, October 21 from 4:00–7:00 PM  Foster-Walker Complex  Enjoy an evening of fun games and food! Come to Foster-Walker Complex to enjoy games and giveaways on the front lawn and a special tailgating menu for dinner. Dinner is available even if you don’t have a meal plan.     Fall Art and Pottery Sale  Wednesday, October

Latinx Heritage Month

As October marches on its way, the Northwestern community is in the midst of celebrating Latinx Heritage Month. Latinx Heritage Month, typically celebrated in the month of September but celebrated later at Northwestern due to the late start of classes, is a chance for the Northwestern community to come together in social events, cultural shows,