Departments and Programs
- African Studies
- African American Studies
- African and Asian Languages
- American Studies
- Applied Physics, graduate program
- Art History
- Art Theory and Practice
- Asian American Studies
- Asian and Middle East Studies
- Biological Sciences
- Brady Scholars Program in Ethics and Civic Life
- British Studies, graduate cluster
- Business Institutions
(Harvey Kapnick Business Institutions Program)
- Chicago Field Studies
- Cognitive Science
- Comparative Literary Studies
- Computer Science
- Critical Theory
- Earth and Planetary Sciences
- Environmental Policy and Culture
- Environmental Sciences
- French and Italian
- Gender and Sexuality Studies
- German Language and Literature
- Global Health
- Honors Program in Medical Education (HPME)
- Integrated Science Program
- Interdepartmental Biological Sciences Program (IBiS), graduate program
- International and Area Studies
- International Studies
- Jewish Studies
- Latin American and Caribbean Studies
- Latina/o Studies
- Legal Studies
- Materials Science
- Mathematical Experience for Northwestern Undergrads (MENU)
- Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences (MMSS)
- Molecular Biosciences (formerly BMBCB)
- Northwestern University Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program (NUIN), graduate program
- Physics and Astronomy
- Plant Biology and Conservation, graduate program
- Political Science
- Religious Studies
- Science in Human Culture
- Slavic Languages and Literatures
- Spanish and Portuguese
- Urban Studies
- Writing Program
Centers and Institutes
- African Studies
- Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
- Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies (BCICS)
- Center for African American History
- Center for Catalysis and Surface Science
- Center for Cell and Developmental Systems Biology (CDSB)
- Center for Historical Studies (Nicholas D. Chabraja Center for Historical Studies)
- Center for Structural Biology
- Center for the Study of Industrial Organization
- Center for the Writing Arts
- Ethnographic Field School
- French Interdisciplinary Group
- Initiative for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN)
- Institute for Policy Research
- International Program Development
- Interdisciplinary Center on the Science of Diversity
- Interdisciplinary Committee on Evolutionary Processes
- Multimedia Learning Center
- Paris Program
- Searle Center for Teaching Excellence
- Study Abroad
- Transportation Center
Recent Weinberg News
Honors and Achievements
Doctoral student Chris Shirley has won a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for his study, Reading by Hand: Manuscript Poetry and Readerly Identities in Renaissance England.
Doctoral student Jade Werner has been named a 2013 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation for her dissertation, The Gospel and the Globe: Missionary Enterprises and the Cosmopolitan Imagination, 1795-1910.
The Global Health Studies program has won the 2013 Senator Paul Simon International Spotlight Award.
Jacob Lassner, a professor emeritus of history, has been awarded the Franz Rosenthal Prize in Islamics & Semitics by the American Oriental Society.
Earth & Planetary Sciences Professor Emile Okal has been named the 2013 recipient of the Sergey Soloviev Medal by the European Geosciences Union. Okal was cited for his “seminal contributions to the understanding of the physics of tsunamis and for establishing new methods of tsunami mitigation."
Xinwen Zhu has been awarded the Centennial Fellowship of the American Mathematical Society.
Douglas Medin, a professor of cognitive psychology, has received the William James Lifetime Achievement Award for Basic Research from the Association for Psychological Science.
Seth Stein, the William Deering Professor of Geological Sciences in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, has received a Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany.
Anthropology Professor Helen B. Schwartzman has been elected to a Visiting Fellowship at Oxford's Magdalen College. She will research Bodleian Library collections on 19th and 20th century children's toys and games.
The Modern Language Association of America will present its 22nd Howard R. Marraro Prize to Associate Professor Marco Ruffini for his book Art without an Author: Vasari's Lives and Michelangelo's Death.
Alumna Michelle Grabner, who received her MFA from the department of Art Theory and Practice in 1990, was named one of three curators of the 2014 Whitney Biennial, an influential survey of the state of contemporary art in the United States.