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Programs

We work for all faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Our mission is to help create and sustain a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment for all Northwestern students, faculty, staff and alumni. View all the programs and learn more about their sponsoring organizations.

Title Timeframe Sponsor/Organization
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration January Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI)
Black History Month February Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA)
Women's History Month March The Women's Center
Receptions for Underrepresented Minority Faculty Spring and fall Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI)
Receptions for Women Faculty Spring and fall Office of the Provost, Women’s Center
MOSIAC Week April Kellogg School of Management's Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Sexual Assault Awareness Month April Center for Awareness, Response, & Education (CARE)
Take our Daughters & Sons to Work Day April Human Resources, The Women's Center, Association of Northwestern University Women (ANUW), and the Office of the President
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month May Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA)
Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) Summer The Graduate School Office of Diversity and Inclusion
EXCEL Program Summer McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science
Reception for Women Faculty Fall and Spring Office of the Provost and the Women's Center
New International Student Orientation (Undergraduate and Graduate) Fall International Office
Latinx Heritage Month September Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA)
Queer and Trans* Empowerment Month October Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA)
International Education Week November International Office, Study Abroad, International Program Development Office, and Buffet Institute and GESI
Native American Heritage Month November Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA)
CLIMB Program On-going Associate Dean for Faculty Recruitment and Professional Development (Feinberg School of Medicine)
Take Back The Night On-going College Feminists
Posse Program On-going Campus Inclusion and Community (CIC)
NU participation in diversity job fairs  On-going Office of Human Resources
Staffing initiative to attract and hire more veterans to Northwestern On-going Office of Human Resources
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