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Return to Campus Discussion Series

To help you navigate Northwestern’s Return to Campus, the University is presenting a series of online discussions that touch on key topics such as important health and safety policies, academics, facility changes, residence halls and dining, testing and contact tracing and other subjects.

Watch Past Discussions

Past discussions for the Winter 2022 series are posted below. See earlier discussions from the 2020-2021 academic year. 

Faculty Discussion

Date and time: Wednesday, Jan. 12, 4-5 p.m.

Topics: Guidance and support for faculty instruction, research and well-being

Host:

  • Sumit Dhar, Associate Provost for Faculty

Panelists:

  • Gaurava Agarwal, Associate Professor and Director of the Faculty Wellness Program
  • Richard T D’Aquila, MD, Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Luke Figora, Vice President for Operations
  • Kathleen Hagerty, Provost and Professor
  • Michael G. Ison, MD, Professor, Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Organ Transplantation, Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Milan Mrksich, Vice President for Research

 

Community Discussion

Date and time: Tuesday, Jan. 11, Noon-1 p.m.

Topics: Health, safety and the return to in-person classes and activities

Questions: Submit questions below through Jan. 10.

Host:

  • Luke Figora, Vice President for Operations

Panelists:

  • Richard T D’Aquila, MD, Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Kathleen Hagerty, Provost and Professor
  • Priya Harjani, Interim Vice President for Human Resources
  • Julie Payne-Kirchmeier, Vice President for Student Affairs