Wildcat Welcome

Welcome Address by Associate Professor Nick Davis

"Enjoy everything you can. Investigate new areas. Ask for what you need. Say what you really think. Speak who you truly believe you are, and be open to who other people truly are. Throw us a ball; we’re here to throw it back." Read the full address.

Voices of Weinberg

Sarah Topol '12

Why Northwestern Students Love Classics

“For everyone who is a classics major, it’s something that seeps into your soul,” says Sarah Topol ’12. Watch video

Featured News & Events

Astronaut twins

What’s Inside an Astronaut?

Neurobiologist Fred Turek is among the scientists working on a groundbreaking NASA study of twin astronauts that may teach us as much about the human body as about space.

The Cultural Side of Science Communication

New research by Professor of Psychology Douglas Medin explores how culture affects our conceptions of nature.

Big Questions About a Tiny Science

The annual 2014 Internation Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN) Symposium brings top nanoscientists and engineers to Northwestern.

Panel discussion with experts from Brandeis University, Northwestern University and the Chicago Council for Global Affairs.
A talk by Margherita Zanasi, associate professor of history at Louisiana State University. Sponsor: Asian Studies Program

First-Year Focus

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Getting Started

Information for incoming students regarding placement and credit, courses, advising, and more.

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