NUGW EVENTS

A UNION. A COMMUNITY. A MOVEMENT.

Spring General Membership Meeting

Join NUGW online for our Spring General Membership Meeting! This quarter has already been radically upended by COVID-19, and in times of crises it is especially important for us to come together and stand up for what we need as graduate workers. We will discuss recent developments such as the petition and impact statement, and…

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Spooky Work-In!

Join NUGW for a work-in action to make our labor visible, and take a few minutes to submit a comment against the National Labor Relations Board proposal that would take away our rights as workers. This action is a great opportunity to get involved while still getting your work done! Coffee and Halloween snacks will…

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Work-In / Comment-In

Join NUGW for a work-in action to make our labor visible, and take a few minutes to submit a comment against the National Labor Relations Board proposal that would take away our rights as workers. This action is a great opportunity to get involved while still getting your work done! Coffee and snacks will be…

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General Member Meeting

Kick off the new academic year with your grad union! Fall General Member MeetingUniversity Hall, Room 122Tuesday, October 8th5:30 – 6:30 PMRSVP HERE

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Welcome Back Happy Hour

Kick off the new academic year with your grad union! Welcome Back Happy HourCeltic Knot Public HouseFriday, September 20th3:00 – 5:00 PMRSVP HERE

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March for a Guarantee

In their response to the 6YF campaign at this month’s GLAC meeting, admin conceded that the average time to graduate is 6 years, and that many large programs take longer than average to complete. Admin also assured us that TGS has the budgetary flexibility to account for these differences. By admin’s own admission then, we…

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Sixth Year Funding Rally

Join NUGW as we rally for guaranteed sixth year funding. After convening at the Rock (between Harris and University Hall) we will march to the Rebecca Crown Center to deliver our department letters explaining why we need sixth year funding now! Sixth Year Funding RallyThursday, April 11th12:50 – 1:15PMThe Rock RSVP HERE

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Public Forum on University Finances

Join NUGW and the Northwestern chapter of the American Associate of University Professors (AAUP) for a public forum on Northwestern’s finances. We will discuss Northwestern’s financial situation, recent university austerity measures, and the efforts of graduate workers and non-tenure track faculty to gain a voice in financial decisions that impact our work and lives. There…

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NUGW Winter Social

Come out from the cold and take a break from the stress of work at NUGW’s winter quarter social! RSVP through our Facebook event or by emailing nugradworkers@gmail.com NUGW Winter SocialWednesday, February 6thCeltic Knot Public House5PM – 7PM

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Work-In: Making Grad Labor Visible

The work we do as graduate workers is often invisible. And yet, the university could not run without it. Join NUGW for a work-in, where we’ll make our invisible work visible by working together in a public place. It’s an opportunity to get to know people from other departments, mix up your routine, and get…

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