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Northwestern delegation builds ties with alumni and peer institutions in Japan

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

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

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

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 delegation builds ties with alumni and peer institutions in Japan

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.
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Expanding Global Competency: A Workshop for Northwestern Staff Members

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.
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Northwestern Students Set Sail

In the early 1900's, sailing across the world on so-called “study tours” was a favorite past time of Northwestern students.
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Elie Rekhess appointed Israel Liaison in Office of International Relations

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.
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In Memoriam: Pumlani Sibula

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.

Where psychoanalysis and philosophy meet

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.

Northwestern message to international students

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.
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Connecting with the World through Fulbright Awards

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.

Connecting with Cuba

Northwestern signs Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with University of Havana Medical School.