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Northwestern delegation builds ties with alumni and peer institutions in Japan

June 27, 2022
A Northwestern University delegation recently made a five-day visit to Japan, highlighted by meetings with alumni and a roundtable discussion with leaders from major Japanese universities interested in exploring how to increase their capacities for translating basic research into commercially viable and societally beneficial services.

Northwestern President Morton Schapiro reflects on internationalizing the university during his tenure

June 2, 2022
Last week, Vice President for International Relations Dévora Grynspan sat down with Northwestern President Morton Schapiro during this spring’s One World \ One Northwestern (OWON) luncheon. Staff from across the university and international institutional partners were in attendance to hear the two leaders discuss the 16th president’s legacy and impact on international programming and visibility.


Northwestern hosts delegation from the Republic of Indonesia

April 29, 2022
Northwestern welcomed a delegation from Indonesia who met with faculty from the Evanston and Chicago campuses and university leadership, including President Morton Schapiro, Vice President for International Relations Dévora Grynspan, and Vice President for Research Milan Mrksich.
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One World \ One Northwestern Initiative Relaunches Affinity Groups

April 14, 2022
The Office of International Relations is officially relaunching the One World \ One Northwestern Affinity Groups, which aim to connect members of the university by providing a place for those with like minded interest in international programming and affairs to build a network and share best practices and challenges.

Northwestern strengthens ties with Tel Aviv University

April 6, 2022
A delegation of Northwestern administrators, faculty and trustees, led by President Morton Schapiro, visited Israel recently to strengthen academic partnerships and meet with alumni, civic and business leaders and government officials there.



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Expanding Global Competency: A Workshop for Northwestern Staff Members

February 21, 2022
Staff members Janka Pieper, director of communications, and Jennifer Gerrard, director of international agreements and visitors have developed a 5-session workshop series of presentations, discussions and activities which provides an interactive opportunity for reflection and deeper understanding of cultural differences in the workplace.