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September

Essay Contest Deadline

September 10, 2017

One Book One Northwestern is awarding a $500 prize for the best essay of In less than 1,337 words—the length of the Declaration of Independence or less by an entering first-year or transfer student on the question of equality. View the "Writing Contest" page for more details.

Wildcat Welcome

September 11- September 18, 2017

Wildcat Welcome is Northwestern's weeklong orientation for all new students (mandatory for both freshmen and transfer students). Wildcat Welcome discusses college transition issues, advising and course registration for your first quarter and provides an opportunity to meet your entire class.  

October

Hamilton Matinee

October 4 or October 11, 2017

1:30 p.m.

All first-year Northwestern students have the opportunity to watch Hamilton, the musical on Broadway in downtown Chicago. Transportation will be provided, and students will leave campus from Art Circle at 12:00 p.m.

Danielle Allen Keynote Address

October 19, 2017

Danielle Allen, director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, and author of Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality, will visit the Northwestern Evanston campus to deliver a keynote address and sign books.

November

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December

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January

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February

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March

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April

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May

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