Discover a New Passion with Norris Mini Courses This Spring

Discover a New Passion with Norris Mini Courses This Spring

Northwestern offers lots of interesting classes for its students, but if your class schedule is full and you’re still itching to learn, look no further than Mini Courses at Norris University Center. Open to all undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and community members, Mini Courses give participants the chance to learn new skills in just a few short weeks.

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Renowned Puppeteer Stephanie D'Abruzzo Returns to Campus

Renowned Puppeteer Stephanie D'Abruzzo Returns to Campus

The Northwestern alumni list is impressive to say the least. The University has been home to all kinds of creators, thinkers, and impactors. One of these alums is Stephanie D’Abruzzo. D’Abruzzo is a talented singer, actor, and puppeteer, most well known for her two roles in the Broadway musical Avenue Q and her continued work on children’s shows, including Sesame Street.

She returned to campus for a few days at the end of February and took time out of her schedule to host two firesides at her beloved Communications Residential College (CRC).

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Spring Break: Evanston Edition

Spring Break: Evanston Edition

Sweet liberation. You can nearly taste it. Spring break is only a few weeks away and you can hardly contain your excitement for actual free time — something Northwestern students rarely come by during a busy quarter.

There’s only one problem: You’re staying in Evanston.

Your friends have all scrimped and saved for months. They’re heading off to tropical and interesting places or returning home for spring break, but you decided to save money and chill out around campus for the week off. You’re pretty jealous of your friends, but Evanston can be a fun place to spend free time, and you have Chicago right in your backyard!

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Campus Life Welcomes New Project SEARCH Intern

Campus Life Welcomes New Project SEARCH Intern

Every morning when she gets to work, Campus Life Administrative Assistant Jean Voss looks forward to being greeted by a smiling, bubbly young man named Michael Sheridan. After making the rounds saying good morning to everyone in the office, Sheridan gets to work checking off tasks on his to-do list of daily responsibilities. Sheridan is part of Project SEARCH Collaborates for Autism (PSCA), a one-year program to help students with autism transition from their last year of high school to the working world.

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Dancers With a Cause: NUDM returns March 3

Dancers With a Cause: NUDM returns March 3

The 43rd Northwestern University Dance Marathon (NUDM), one of the largest entirely student-run philanthropies in the nation, will take place in just a few short days on March 3-5.Northwestern undergraduate students will gather in a giant tent outside the Norris University Center to dance for 30 hours straight to benefit this year’s beneficiaries, GiGi’s Playhouse and the Evanston Community Foundation.

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Record High Attendance at Winter Organization Fair

Record High Attendance at Winter Organization Fair

The Office of Student Organizations and Activities welcomed more than 500 students to its annual Winter Organization Fair shortly after the start of the winter quarter. Organization fairs take place each fall and winter quarter of the academic year to engage new and continuing students with the broad range of student groups and activities available at Northwestern.

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SIGP 2017: Financial Support for Student Summer Experiences

SIGP 2017: Financial Support for Student Summer Experiences

NCA’s Summer Internship Grant Program (SIGP) is celebrating its 10th anniversary! From its beginnings in 2007 with 90 applications and 10 awards, SIGP has grown into a thriving and active program which provides financial support for undergraduate Northwestern students participating in unpaid internships across the globe.

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The Best Valentine’s Day You’ll Ever Have™ (feat. Norris Center)

The Best Valentine’s Day You’ll Ever Have™ (feat. Norris Center)

Let’s play a game. What’s the first thing you think of when I say “romance”? I know what you’re thinking. Norris Center at Northwestern University! That’s what I was thinking too. Nothing makes the sparks fly more than a nice cup o’ joe from Norris Starbucks and stunning views of University Library. Is there a better place in the world to celebrate Valentine’s Day?

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Keeping Students Safe: SafeWalk and NUhelp

Keeping Students Safe: SafeWalk and NUhelp

The NUHelp app is here to give you the resources to take care of yourself and others. With features like an updated SafeWalk app, you can be sure to stay safe and keep your friends safe too. Use SafeWalk when walking home late at night to let friends know where you are. Download the app on Google Playstore for Android or the App Store for Apple.

 

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