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Dive into the latest edition of Our Neighborhood News!

The Spring 2024 edition of Our Neighborhood News newsletter showcases our partnerships with Evanston civic leaders, non-profits, businesses, schools, and local residents. It highlights the work of individuals and programs that strengthen the connection between our University and our city.

Spring 2024 Newsletter

Spring Newsletter Highlights

  • Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities
    In collaboration with research teams across Northwestern, the ARCC works to catalyze and bolster research partnerships between academics and communities, with a philosophy centered on honoring the expertise of communities that are closely connected to prevailing issues — and empowering them to take the lead in research endeavors.
  • Center for Audiology, Speech, Language and Learning
    Northwestern's audiology center offers evidence-based evaluations and treatments for children and adults, while at the same time providing research and training experiences for graduate students in the audiology, speech-language pathology, and learning disabilities professions.
  • Turning Point
    The Skokie, Illinois-based mental health center will soon expand its crisis center to operate 24/7 and is establishing a new site in Evanston, broadening its reach to support a wider demographic. For over 20 years, Turning Point has collaborated with Northwestern University, hosting interns from the school’s master in counseling program.
  •  Staff profile: Rebekah Sigman
    Northwestern welcomes Rebekah Sigman as assistant director of community relations for athletics. Sigman began in the role last year, serving as a point of contact for community members, planning Northwestern Athletics event s such as movie night at Ryan Field, and supporting community groups and strengthening their relationships and Northwestern Athletics.