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Making Connections – Organizations and Networking Opportunities for Faculty

Lawrence B. Dumas Domain Dinners

The Lawrence B. Dumas Domain Dinner series has featured hundreds of faculty presenters. With a range of topics presentation topics, the dinners serve to stimulate faculty interactions across departments and disciplines and to highlight Northwestern's distinctive interdisciplinarity. Learn more

Data Science Research Networking Luncheons

The Data Science Research Networking Luncheons  bring together faculty members from both campuses, multiple schools, and a wide variety of academic departments to share ideas, explore research areas of priority to the University, and work on impactful projects.  Learn more

University Circle

The mission of University Circle is to provide opportunities for Northwestern University women to participate in service, scholarship and social activities. Membership is open to all women affiliated with the University including faculty, staff, students and spouses. Learn more

Organization of Women Faculty

The Organization of Women Faculty (OWF) functions as an advocacy group and a networking resource for women faculty at Northwestern. Learn more

Medical Women Faculty Organization

The Feinberg Medical Women Faculty Organization (WFO) identifies, defines and studies issues that are relevant to women faculty within the Feinberg School of Medicine. Learn more

The Women’s Center

The Women's Center provided a variety of programming and events that are designed to enhance the academic achievement, career aspiration and personal development of all women faculty, staff and students at Northwestern.  Learn more

Phi Beta Kappa

Faculty members who have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa are strongly encouraged to affiliate themselves with Northwestern’s chapter, Alpha of Illinois. Please contact the Chapter’s President, Deborah Rosenberg.

Residential Academic Initiatives

Faculty affiliation with one of the residential colleges have the opportunity to get to know faculty and students across disciplines, are invited to take meals with students in the colleges, and participate in residential college-sponsored events on-and off-campus throughout the academic year. Learn more