Events Calendar

Events Nationwide

Wednesday, September 30
Celebrate Northwestern in New York

Frederick P. Rose Hall
Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center
Broadway at 60th Street
New York, New York

$25 per person

7 p.m. Remarks by President Schapiro
8 p.m. Reception

RSVP online by September 21.

For more information or to RSVP by phone, please call 877-236-5944.


Tuesday, October 13
Celebrate Northwestern in Los Angeles

Beverly Wilshire
9500 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, California

$25 per person.

6 p.m. Remarks by President Schapiro, followed by a question and answer session
7 p.m. Reception for alumni, parents, and friends, with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres

RSVP online by October 5.

For more information or to RSVP by phone, please call 877-236-5944.


Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Celebrate Northwestern in Chicago

Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 East Superior Street
Chicago

6 p.m. Reception for alumni, parents, and friends
7 p.m. Remarks by President Morton Schapiro, followed by Q&A

$25 per person. RSVP online.


Florida

$25 per person for each event in Florida. Space is limited.
RSVP by January 15 at 877/236-5944.

Sunday, January 24, 2010
Palm Beach
Four Seasons Resort, 2800 South Ocean Boulevard
Noon: Lunch and Remarks by President Schapiro

Monday, January 25, 2010
Miami
Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables
6:30 p.m. Remarks by President Schapiro
7:30 p.m. Reception for alumni, parents, and friends

Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Naples
Royal Poinciana Golf Club, 1600 Solana Road
Noon: Lunch and Remarks by President Schapiro


Events on Campus

Wednesday, October 7, 10:30 p.m.
LiveWired Conversation with President Schapiro
exclusively for Northwestern students

Online and on location from Norris University Center
1999 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Co-moderated by:
Andrea Rosencranz, president, Northwestern Class Alliance
Claire Lew, representative, Associated Student Government

President Schapiro will be on location from Norris University Center (in the seating area next to Starbucks) for a question and answer session with Northwestern students.

Students may attend the event at Norris or register to participate online at http://www.NUInauguralEvents-LIVE.com, where they will be able to view a video stream of the event and submit questions to the moderators. Online chat rooms covering various University topics will also be open.

Students must register in advance at http://www.NUInauguralEvents-LIVE.com. The web site will check your computer to determine if you have the necessary software. If not, you will receive instructions on how to download this software. A high-speed internet connection is also required.


Friday, October 9, 8 a.m.
Live web event

View the day's festivities and participate in online activities. See the Northwestern Alumni Association site for more details.

Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Friday, October 9
Academic Symposiums

Henry Crown Sports Pavilion
2311 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

The Economics of Higher Education, 9 a.m.

  • William G. Bowen, president emeritus, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Catherine Bond Hill, president and professor of economics, Vassar College
  • Michael S. McPherson, president, Spencer Foundation
  • Burton A. Weisbrod, John Evans Professor of Economics and Institute for Policy Research faculty fellow, Northwestern University
  • Morton O. Schapiro, president and professor of economics, Northwestern University (moderator)

Energy and Sustainability, 10:30 a.m.

  • Thomas L. Friedman, Pulitzer Prize winner and columnist, New York Times
  • Kimberly Gray, professor of civil and environmental engineering and of chemical and biological engineering, Northwestern University
  • Mark P. Mills, founding partner, Digital Power Capital
  • Mark A. Ratner, Lawrence B. Dumas Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry and codirector of the Initiative for Energy and Sustainability, Northwestern University
  • Kelly O'Donnell, Capitol Hill correspondent, NBC (moderator)

Friday, October 9, 3 p.m.
Inauguration Ceremony

Henry Crown Sports Pavilion
2311 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus


Friday, October 9, 8 p.m.
Student Concert

Welsh-Ryan Arena
2705 Ashland Avenue
Evanston Campus


Saturday, October 10, 9 a.m.
Tailgate

Wildcat Alley
1501 Central Street
Evanston Campus


Saturday, October 10, 11 a.m.
Northwestern vs. Miami (Ohio) Football Game

Ryan Field
1501 Central Street
Evanston Campus

Special Halftime Event: Four teams of Northwestern students representing each undergraduate class will participate in the "Schapiro Challenge," a relay race officiated by President Schapiro. All members of the winning team will receive free books for a quarter.