Trailblazing astronaut physician to keynote MLK observance
Dr. Mae Jemison, astronaut, physician and science and technology advocate, will be the keynote speaker at Northwestern University’s 2017 commemoration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Jemison will speak on both the Chicago and Evanston campuses.
Join us January 16-27, 2017
The Northwestern University community celebrates Dr. King with an expanded special commemoration including stage events, discussions, lectures, films, music, theater and service projects throughout the week to inspire reflection on Dr. King’s life and legacy.
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The Northwestern Universitiy began observing this day as a community in 1987.
This year's program
Join us on both campuses for events, speakers and special programming.