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Arts Circle Celebration

Join us June 4 for a celebration of the arts at the Northwestern Arts Circle.

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Explore what makes us Northwestern.

A truly welcoming community.

Students talking with a professor in the Ford Design Center.

Differences are central to broadening our perspectives, creating thoughtful leaders and sparking new ideas. So, we are diligent about creating an environment that is inclusive and truly diverse. Our students, faculty and staff come from different backgrounds — intellectually, ethnically, economically and geographically — and we wouldn't have it any other way.

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Crossing academic disciplines.

Students working together to bring awarness to international issues

Northwestern scholars are tackling some of our world’s most complex problems. These are bold goals that can only be accomplished through collaboration across diverse fields of study.

Some of our most exciting projects bring together disciplines for new partnerships.

Making an impact, everywhere.

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Northwestern is no ivory tower. It’s a launching pad to every corner of the globe.

More than 32% of undergraduates supplement their academic studies with an international experience, such as field study, cultural immersion or exchange abroad. Our faculty collaborate with organizations and scholars around the world to advance research. 

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The thrill of new connections.

Student discussing his project with his professor

It’s not just our state-of-the-art facilities or generous funding that makes Northwestern one of the most exciting major research universities in the country. It’s our mindset.

Our curiosity leads us seek out the unexpected; our ambition leads us to work past mistakes to milestones. This unique environment fosters significant research across every discipline.

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Race Against Hate

Put on your running shoes and participate in the 17th annual Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate. Browse our complete calendar to plan ahead or find fun on the fly. It includes everything from lectures to concerts to sports.

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This is Northwestern.

Whatever direction you take, this is your starting line.

Ours is a unique environment. One that unites knowledge and ideas, ambition and imagination, hard work and joy.

Kalina Silverman, '16, provides an introduction.

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