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Celebrate the 162nd anniversary of the University's chartering with a week of birthday activities beginning Sunday, Jan. 27!

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Sunday, Jan. 27

Northwestern's Birthday Trivia Night
Show off your knowledge of all things white and purple to win NU-themed prizes!
Co-sponsored by NU Dance Marathon
Buffalo Wild Wings
1741 Maple Avenue, Evanston

Monday, Jan. 28

Happy Birthday, Northwestern! - Celebration at Norris
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Norris Lower Level Food Court Area

Celebrate NU's 162nd birthday with free cake and a Northwestern photo booth!

Birthday Bash
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
NU Dining Halls

Enjoy a birthday meal served in all NU dining halls, based on a vintage Northwestern menu from 1901. All students, faculty and staff are invited to celebrate with this special $6 lunch!

Virtual Candle Lighting
Join thousands of alumni, faculty, staff and students by lighting a virtual birthday candle on this site. (Link will appear Monday, Jan. 28.)

Tuesday, Jan. 29

Happy Birthday, Northwestern! - Celebration at Norris
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Norris Lower Level Food Court Area

Celebrate NU's 162nd birthday with free cake and a Northwestern photo booth!

Virtual Candle Lighting
Join thousands of alumni, faculty, staff and students by lighting a virtual birthday candle on this site. (Link will appear Monday, Jan. 28.)