Faith communities gather to discuss engagement and allyship

Faith communities gather to discuss engagement and allyship

When world events leave us asking what we can do, we keep doing what we do: teach, advocate for social justice, and continue interfaith engagement. University President Morton Schapiro shared this message of moving forward in darkness through engagement to communities gathering at Fall Faith Fest.

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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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Tour the Art Institute's collections with 'Cats (Quiz)

Tour the Art Institute's collections with 'Cats (Quiz)

Revisit the collections and explore the latest exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago with the Northwestern community. 

The free evening will bring ‘Cats together at the renowned Chicago museum on October 27 from 5-8 p.m. Highlights include free guided tours and transportation for students leaving from Cahn Auditorium.

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Black Student Experience Report highlights key recommendations (List)

Black Student Experience Report highlights key recommendations (List)

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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