• ****************Recharge Your Brain***************

  • ***********Winter 2024 Course Per Diems*********

  • The Evolution of Chicago: Winter 2024, Tuesdays, 9:30-11:00 a.m. at Norris University Center

    The Evolution of Chicago given by Henry Binford, Professor Emeritus, History Tuesdays, explores major developments in the history of Chicago...
  • Musical Excursions: Winter 2024, Tuesdays 1:00-2:30 p.m. at Norris University Center

    Dr. Stephen Alltop, Senior Lecturer, Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music, offers wide-ranging discussions on a variety of musical topics, from notable composers to luminaries in the realm of performance. As always, a variety of musicians and special guests join Dr. Alltop to add their talents and insights. 
  • Instant Classics of Contemporary Cinema: Winter 2024, Thursdays, 9:30 -11:00 a.m.

    Nick Davis, Associate Professor of English and Gender & Sexuality Studies surveys a range of provocative and innovative movies from the last five years, produced in the U.S. and around the world... 
  • The Extreme Universe: Traveller's Tales from Exotic Corner of the Cosmos: Winter 2024, Thursdays, 1:00-2:30 p.m. at Norris University Center

    Shane L. Larson, Associate Director of CIERA, Research Professor, Astronomy, talks about some of these "Exotic Corners"- what they are, and how we know about them... 
  • Kathy Reichs, the 2023 Recipient of The Alumnae of Northwestern University's Alumnae Award 

    EVANSTON, Ill. --- Kathy Reichs, American crime writer, forensic anthropologist and academic, is the recipient of The Alumnae of Northwestern University’s 2023 Alumnae Award. The award, established in 1976, is presented annually to an outstanding alumna who has made significant contributions in her field and who has attained national recognition. 

Announcements

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 5:11pm

Eun Hee Kim, assistant professor of instruction, and Chin-Hung Chang, associate professor of instruction, both teach in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, and their Curriculum Enhancements will include "Chatbots for Korean and Chinese classes". 

Sarah Owsley Sood is a professor of instruction and associate chair for undergraduate education in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Her teaching interests include introductory programming and artificial intelligence, and her Curriculum enhancement is "Raising Awareness in Computer Science Curriculum".

Click the attachment below to read the complete news release including photos.


Fri, 01/12/2024 - 4:47pm

Please note that our policy is to cancel our classes only when the university cancels its classes.

  • To see WEATHER-CAUSED CLASS CANCELLATIONS, go to www.northwestern.edu and check for "Breaking News".

Wed, 09/20/2023 - 6:28pm

EVANSTON, Ill. --- Kathy Reichs, American crime writer, forensic anthropologist and academic, is the recipient of The Alumnae of Northwestern University’s 2023 Alumnae Award. The award, established in 1976, is presented annually to an outstanding alumna who has made significant contributions in her field and who has attained national recognition. 

From teaching FBI agents how to detect and recover human remains, to separating and identifying commingled body parts in her Montreal lab, as a forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs has brought her own dramatic work experience to her mesmerizing forensic thrillers. For years she consulted with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in North Carolina and the Laboratoire de Sciences Judiciaires et de Médecine Légale for the province of Québec. Dr. Reichs has travelled to Rwanda to testify at the UN Tribunal on Genocide and helped exhume a mass grave in Guatemala. As part of her work at JPAC (Formerly CILHI) she aided in the identification of war dead from World War II, Korea, and Southeast Asia. Dr. Reichs also assisted in the recovery of remains at the World Trade Center following the 9/11 terrorist attacks....The Bone Hacker, her most recent novel, was released on August 1, 2023. In addition, she coauthored the Virals young adult series with her son, Brendan Reichs... Dr. Reichs was also a producer of the hit Fox TV series, Bones, which is based on her work and her novels.

For the complete news release click here.