During a visit to Northwestern on Friday, September 10th, the Argentine Ambassador to the United States Jorge Argüello pledged to expand academic ties between Argentina and Northwestern.
Since the 1870s, when Northwestern began awarding honorary degrees, many distinguished individuals from all across the globe received the accolade. In honor of commencement and as part of our #NUGLobalJourney series, we will revisit some of the most notable international recipients.
The two universities signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), which will allow Northwestern and NTU to exchange faculty, increase language offerings, and allow undergraduate travel to Taiwan.
In the early 1900's, sailing across the world on so-called “study tours” was a favorite past time of Northwestern students.
Recently, Crown Visiting Professor in Israel Studies Elie Rekhess was named the official Israel Liaison for Northwestern. In this new role, Rekhess will assist with the expansion and development of institutional relationships and Northwestern programs and support the coordination and communication with university partners and visitors from Israel.
New virtual platform chronicles over 200 historical milestones and memorable moments of Northwestern’s global history
Northwestern President Schapiro sends Lunar New Year Greetings.
As 2020 halted international education and exchange in the traditional sense, it also propelled Northwestern faculty, staff and students to create and participate in innovative and reimagined global engagement activities.
It is with profound sadness that we learned about the passing of Pumlani Sibula, a dear colleague and collaborator at Stellenbosch University in South Africa, one of Northwestern’s partner institutions.
An international exchange of ideas on sustainability was on the agenda for two virtual poster sessions jointly organized by Universität Hamburg in Germany and Northwestern University. Two dozen students presented their research and attended fellow student presentations during virtual “fireside chat” poster sessions held in November.
Northwestern celebrates International Education Week, November 16-20, with dozens of events and activities for students, faculty, staff, and students.
Faculty from four Northwestern schools have received International Classroom Partnering Grants for the academic year 2020-2021. A total of seven projects were funded with institutional partners on four continents.
Northwestern is joining an amicus brief supporting a lawsuit filed by Harvard and MIT against the new ICE regulations. Read President Morton Schapiro's full statement.
Interim Provost Kathleen Hagerty confirms Northwestern University’s continued commitment to our international students.
Interim Provost Kathleen Hagerty and Vice President for Research Milan Mrksich express Northwestern University’s commitment to being an inclusive, global academic community.
Recently, Northwestern's faculty member Licheng Gu and graduate student Muzhen Zhang were interviewed by China Youth Daily.
The second annual U7+ Summit, originally scheduled for June 2-3 at Northwestern University, will be rescheduled in response to the continuing global spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Northwestern closely tracks developments of the coronavirus and continues to share information as they emerge in an effort to keep our community safe and up-to-date.
Symposium brings together scientists from partner institutions to expand academic scope
Northwestern University will host the second annual U7+ Summit June 2-3, 2020, convening presidents and top leaders from universities in G7 nations and other countries to explore solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.
Northwestern University signed a memorandum of understanding with Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City intended to develop academic collaborations between the two institutions.
Northwestern staff traveled to China, where they connected with peers at Peking University, learned about ways to best communicate with stakeholders in China and identified areas of opportunity for storytelling and engagement.
The 3-day Summer Institute of Psychoanalysis workshop held at Northwestern’s Evanston campus from Jun. 24 to Jun. 27, 2019, attracted over 20 students and scholars from six countries, including Austria, France, Israel, Mexico, Australia, and the United States.
Six Northwestern students won awards at the 2019 Midwest University Chinese Speech Contest at Loyola University Chicago in April.
Northwestern students spend a summer in Berlin studying the city's culture, history, and politics, and its relation to the rest of Germany and Europe.
In response to recent warnings by the Chinese government about the risks of studying in the United States, Provost Jonathan Holloway says Northwestern is committed to being an inclusive and welcoming place for all international students.
Northwestern staff pose with VP for International Relations Dévora Grynspan at the One World \ One Northwestern luncheon on the international student life cycle, held this past March.
An interdisciplinary delegation of Northwestern researchers and administrators visited Universität Hamburg to discuss joint initiatives related to climate change.
Licheng Gu, a professor of instruction in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, was named the official China Liaison for Northwestern University in the Office of the Vice President for International Relations.
As part of an academic research project through Northwestern Law’s International Team Project (ITP) class, a group of law students delved into Tanzania’s history, politics, economics, and culture to formulate law research topics.
Students in the first-year seminar “We Are What We Eat: Turkish Food Culture And Cuisine,” explore a variety of topics such as immigration, religion, identity, politics, history, through the lens of food.
In addition to being a top producer of student awardees, Northwestern has sent faculty and staff abroad through the Fulbright Program and has been host to many international scholar grantees over the years.
Ravi Shankar, Director of Northwestern's International Office, assumes his new two-year appointment as President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
Northwestern Associate Professor of Political Science Wendy Pearlman gave a talk to the NU-Kellogg Alumni Club of Toronto about her acclaimed book, "We Crossed a Bridge and it Trembled: Voices from Syria."
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox lectured on politics, economics and international cooperation to a crowd of nearly 650 people.
This past summer, alumnus Brad Radulovacki ’83 brought together his love for Northwestern, commitment to philanthropy and strong personal connection to Serbia to create a unique opportunity for Northwestern’s global health students.
Access to Health, Northwestern’s interdisciplinary health and human rights project, links Medill journalists with local partners, shedding light on global health and human rights issues.
Northwestern and Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 will co-host the first annual Summer Institute in Paris, examining psychoanalysis and the media.
German journalists discuss the power of "Wertschätzung" — the German expression that emphasizes appreciation, kindness and respect — in a global context during a talk at Northwestern.
Northwestern signs Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with University of Havana Medical School.
Professor Phyllis Lyons was honored for her role in promoting Japanese culture, language education and cultural exchange.
Vice President for Research Jay Walsh attends Peking University's 120th Anniversary, speaks about value of research collaboration
15 Brazilian authors spark entwined discussions on identity, language and literature at Brazilian Literary Spring
International students find a safe space in the IO and CAPS partnership program.
Inspired by their study abroad experiences, two Northwestern students co-founded a long-term bike rental program in Evanston.
The Office of the Vice President for International Relations announces a new travel grant for full-time Northwestern staff members to meet their counterparts abroad.
Puerto Rican scholars seek new opportunities at Northwestern after Hurricane Maria
Political Science Professor Will Reno collaborates with graduate student and active duty Air Force officer Jahara “Franky” Matisek on related projects to write about and present their findings
A group of study abroad returnees gathered to discuss what they learned from their time abroad with other students and faculty.
Popular undergraduate program honored for advancing curriculum development, fostering international opportunities
Northwestern University's relationship with Stellenbosch University in South Africa is a flagship example of strategic collaborations and partnership building.
Building faculty engagement and collaborations with Northwestern a top priority for Universidad Panamericana
The Office of International Relations funds Northwestern MFA in Documentary Media students to engage in filmmaking projects abroad.
Julia Polk returned to campus for Reunion Weekend and shared her story as a doctor in global health and advice for those interested in a similar direction.
The Office of International Relations expands professional development opportunities for staff within the field of international education.
Driven by an institutional effort to expand international partnerships and collaborations, a group of Northwestern faculty members and administrators observed first-hand the ins and outs of Cuba's effective healthcare system.
In an interview Rebecca Seligman, Associate Professor of Anthropology, discusses her research interests and her recent trip to Cuba.
Proposals are being accepted on a rolling basis.
Students from Bocconi University in Italy learn about credit risk management at Northwestern, with Chicago as their campus.
Northwestern University and the University of Chicago’s alumni clubs co-host Chicago-style pizza networking event in Tokyo.
Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering and Shanghai Jiao Tong University expand long-standing partnership by adding a dual PhD degree to its list of joint academic programs
The leaders are on the Northwestern campus as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, a flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative.
Northwestern humanities and communications faculty now have the opportunity to expand their international networks and build new academic relationships in a variety of disciplines.
Northwestern students experience Japan through the Kakehashi Project