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The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and many of our student cultural clubs host diversity-related events throughout the year. Check the full schedule of University events and student club meetings on the:


Current Events

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Lunar New Year Celebration 2016: The Year of the Fire Monkey
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

A free and public event hosted at Northwestern open to all community members. The goal of the gathering is to celebrate the lunar new year with our friends, family, and neighbors. 

Second Tuesday of the month

Women's Leadership Group, varying locations
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

An employee resource group that meets monthly to talk about leadership and empowering women. 

Wednesdays weekly

Salsa Dancing, gym
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

A free event for the students and employees at Northwestern to learn how to salsa dance.

Past events

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Science Fusion: Asian Americans in Science, Science Museum of Minnesota
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m

A free event held at the Science Museum of Minnesota to engage the public in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education. 

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Chronic Pain Matters Symposium - An Optimal and Integrated Approach to Reduce Chronic Pain
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. 

A free and public event hosted at Northwestern that is open to all populations. The goal of this gathering is to address the pressing issue of chronic pain, as well as the disparity in gaining access to quality pain care.

Saturday-Sunday, July 11-12, 2015

Dragon Festival 2015 - Lake Phalen Park, St. Paul
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Canada Day - Foyer, on campus
Noon-1:00 p.m.

Celebrate the national day of Canada which commemorates the anniversary of the British North America Act, 1867 which united 3 colonies into a single country within the British Empire.

Saturday-Sunday, June 27-28, 2015

Twin Cities Pride Festival - Loring Park, Minneapolis
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Spring Roll Demo Session hosted by the Asian Culture Club
Noon-1:00 p.m. (Student Org Room)

Sunday, May 17, 2015

2015 MN AIDS Walk  - Minnehaha Park, Minneapolis
8:00 a.m. Registration / 11:00 a.m. Walk

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

Lunar New Year Celebration
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Foyer/Cafeteria)

Monday, March 2, 2015

Poutine Day hosted by the Canadian Club
Noon-1:00 p.m. (Foyer)

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Feed 'Em and Treat 'Em Event hosted by Students Serving Veterans Club
6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (VFW Uptown Post 246)

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