Faculty Fireside Chat (Tuesday, March 15th)

Headshots of Rosemary Braun and Luis Amaral

Maybe you have thought about organizing during your PhD, but you worry about how faculty might react to unionization efforts. If so, this Q&A is a perfect opportunity to hear directly from faculty! Join a conversation about unionization and graduate student advocacy with STEM professors Rosemary Braun (Molecular Bioscience) and Luis Amaral (Chemical and Biological…

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NUGW Info Sessions

If you’re not a member of NUGW yet, these info sessions are for you! Come hear from current members and officers about how we’re striving for a better, organized university, and how to join the effort. There will be two online sessions this month—RSVP at the links by the dates: Tuesday, Feb. 8, 5-6 pm…

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Organizing 101 Returns!

New to NUGW and want to learn how to start getting active? Longtime member in need of a vision recharge? This is not only a “training”, but an opportunity to think about the university as you want it to be and get in touch with the power you already have to make it that way!…

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Fall 2021 Statement On Protests, The Rock, & Admin Messaging

In early November 2021, writing on the Rock celebrating Native American Heritage Month was vandalized. Shortly thereafter, student activists stormed Ryan Field during a football game to protest the university’s harmful investments. Guess which one was condemned by the administration? This statement was jointly written by NUGW members in order to contextualize emails the Northwestern…

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New Op-Ed on President-Elect Blank

Graphic that says "Blank will continue Schapiro's legacy"

Northwestern Graduate Workers have published an op-ed in The Daily expressing concerns about incoming president Rebecca Blank. You can read the Op-Ed in The Daily Northwestern. For questions, please email us at nugraduateworkers@gmail.com

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Welcome-Back Happy Hour & Picnic!

Are you new to Northwestern and want to learn about NUGW before joining? Want to meet your colleagues, and current members? Come have a picnic with us! We will meet at the Arrington Lagoon, by the Evanston lakefront, from 5 to 7 PM on Friday, September 24. Food and drink will be provided, but BYOB.…

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Meet the new Co-Chairs – Thurs. 06/10 @ 5pm

Now that the elections have taken place, the officers are starting to plan for the upcoming year. The incoming Organizing Committee Co-Chairs, Julie Ming Liang and Rose Werth, want their hopes and plans to be shaped with accountability, and with the input of all of you!  Julie and Rose will be hosting a virtual “Meet…

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