Flyer for NUGW's December General Member Meeting. The meeting is Thursday Dec 01 at 5 PM CT. Evanston location is Fisk 217, Chicago-campus location is Morton 4-647. The middle of the banner has an image of grad workers leading the March for Majority to deliver NUGW's recognition demands to Northwestern Admin.

Fall GMM-2 (Thursday Dec 01)

Your commitment has made our card campaign a resounding success – thanks to you we are ahead of schedule! With a union election to vote YES on NUGW on the horizon, it is more important than ever to keep membership informed, so we are having a second General Member Meeting (GMM) this quarter to provide…

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Rally for More Pay and More Say

We are launching our union drive to secure a living wage, comprehensive healthcare, proper grad worker support, and full dignity! We will host a rally on Oct 6, 2022 and begin gathering union cards to submit to the NLRB for our union election! Rally with us on Oct 6 from 12-1 PM on Deering meadow,…

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Graduate Needs Survey Results Webinar (Thursday, June 16th)

The survey is closed and the results are in! Join us on Thursday, June 16th at 12pm CT to learn about what graduate students shared in the survey. Register here to attend The survey analysis team will be presenting a deep dive into survey results from almost 2,000 responses. Attend to find out how graduate…

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Building Trust through Solidarity (Thursday, May 19th)

Our struggles are interconnected, and unionization will demand the equity and inclusion that you want at Northwestern. Your friends in the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) working group are hosting a community-building event, building connections across communities and helping everyone’s full personhood feel welcomed. The event will be Thursday, May 19th from 6-7:30pm…

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Faculty Fireside Chat, Humanities/Social Sciences Edition (Tuesday, May 17th)

The next Faculty Fireside Chat is Tuesday, May 17, from 5-6 pm online. RSVP at All are welcome, regardless of your field of study or membership status! This panel features allies from the humanities and social sciences:  Marcia Grabowecky is a member of the Psychology department. She was part of the Non-Tenure Eligible Faculty…

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NUGW Information Sessions (May 13th and May 24th)

Bring or send your colleagues over, especially anyone who is not a member yet! These sessions are for anyone interested in learning about unionization and working toward a contract that guarantees our rights as workers.  There will be two virtual information sessions in May: Friday, May 13th, from 3pm-4pm on Zoom. RSVP at Tuesday,…

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Come learn about your union!

NUGW Information Session (Tuesday, April 26th)

If you’re not a member of NUGW yet, these info sessions are for you! Tune in to hear about your union from current members and officers, and learn how you can help contribute to a better, organized university. There will be a virtual information session on Tuesday, April 26th, from 5pm-6pm on Zoom. RSVP at…

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Organizing 101 (Sunday, April 10th)

New to NUGW and want to learn how to start getting active in organizing? RSVP now to join your fellow union members at Organizing 101 on Sunday, April 10th, at 2pm. 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…

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Spring 2022 General Member Meeting (Wednesday, April 13)

Wednesday April 13th, 5pm-6:30pm

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Headshots of Rosemary Braun and Luis Amaral

Faculty Fireside Chat (Tuesday, March 15th)

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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