Resource Subject Area: Culture


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AccessibleNU »


Northwestern University and AccessibleNU are committed to providing a supportive and challenging environment for all undergraduate, graduate, professional school, and professional studies students with disabilities who attend the University.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Alison May

Contact Email: [email protected]


African Students Association (ASA) »


ASA is a student organization for African students and those interested in African culture. Our main goal is to create and sustain community for those interested in engaging African culture.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Charles Kellom

Contact Email: [email protected]


African/African-American Resource Center (AARC) »


The programming and initiatives of the African and African American Resource Center are diverse in nature and include conferences, workshops, speaker series, mentoring, personal and academic guidance and many other activities.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: African/African American Resource Center Staff

Contact Email: [email protected]


Asian Pacific American Coalition (APAC) »


The Asian Pacific American Coalition (APAC) is a student-organization at Northwestern University that strives to raise Asian/Asian American awareness and community-building on campus.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Theanne Liu

Contact Email: [email protected]


Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association »


(APAMSA) strives to serve the student body in four different capacities: cultural, social, educational, and philanthropy. The services are especially focused for Asian American medical students, providing an avenue where Asian American issues and concerns may be addressed.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University, Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine
Career Levels: Graduate
Subject Area: Culture, Medicine


CaribNation »


Northwestern’s Caribbean Student Alliance is an organization for students of Caribbean descent, as well as all members of the NU community who are interested in the dynamic culture. It seeks to explore and preserve the culture through many types of on-campus programming.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Charles Kellom

Contact Email: [email protected]


Chinese Student Association »


The Chinese Students Association is one of the first established Asian-American student groups at Northwestern. We aim to promote the awareness of Chinese culture on campus and elsewhere while encouraging a social environment for students of all backgrounds.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Louie Lainez

Contact Email: [email protected]


Department of Campus Inclusion and Community (RespectNU) »


The mission of the Department of Campus Inclusion and Community is to work collaboratively with the entire university community to create opportunities for dialogue, experiential learning, leadership development, multicultural education, social justice training, and advocacy aimed at fostering an inclusive learning environment for all students.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Dr. Lesley-Ann Brown-Henderson

Contact Email: [email protected]


Feinberg Medical School Office of Diversity »


Welcome to the Office of Diversity. We are proud of our longstanding commitment to diversity and excellence. We work with Feinberg students, residents, staff, and faculty to further our mission to achieve a campus environment of belonging and inclusion for all.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University, Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine
Career Levels: Graduate
Subject Area: Culture, Medicine

Contact Name: Associate Dean, Minority and Cultural Affairs: John E. Franklin, MD, MSc

Contact Email: [email protected]


Kaibigan: Filipino Students Association »


Kaibigan is a Northwestern student-run organization dedicated to promoting Filipino culture through education and exposure. The group fosters a sense of community providing a reliable and supportive environment for its members

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Alejandro Magana

Contact Email: [email protected]


Latino Medical Student Association »


LMSA members work closely with the Office of Diversity and other student organizations to accomplish their goals. LMSA assists with programming and mentoring for high school students as well as participates in national and regional meetings.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University, Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine
Career Levels: Graduate
Subject Area: Culture, Medicine


Latino/a Resource Center »


The Latino/a Resource Center supports the core values of diversity and multiculturalism in Northeastern Illinois University’s mission and the Pedroso Center’s commitment to social justice through advocacy on behalf of Latina/o students, faculty, staff, alumni, and other members of the university community.

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Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Maria Genao-Homs

Contact Email: [email protected]


Mentor Program »


Purpose: to facilitate connections between students, faculty, and residents that will foster career explorations and development, mentorship, scholarship and collegiality

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University, Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine
Career Levels: Graduate
Subject Area: Culture


Movimiento Estudiantil [email protected] de Aztlán (MEChA) de Northwestern »


A student organization that promotes higher education, cultura, and historia.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Frances Aparicio

Contact Email: [email protected]


Northwestern University Native American and Indigenous Student Association »


Northwestern University Native American and Indigenous Student Association is dedicated to promoting and inspiring the interests of the community of American Indian students and those who appreciate American Indian cultures at Northwestern University.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Doug Medin

Contact Email: [email protected]


NU Queer Pride Graduate Student Association »


Northwestern University’s Queer Pride Graduate Student Association is an award-winning social and advocacy group for graduate students enrolled in The Graduate School of Northwestern University.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Email: [email protected]


Office of Equal Opportunity & Access »


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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: All Career Levels
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Email: [email protected]


Polish-American Student Alliance (PASA) »


The Polish-American Student Alliance (PASA) serves as social and academic support for Polish-American students on campus. PASA commits itself to building a strong community among its memebers and working wih other cultural student groups.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Jason Hanson

Contact Email: [email protected]


Project ShoutOUT »


One of Northwestern University’s undergraduate student out-reach groups, working with LGBTQIA+ communities in the Chicago area.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Devin Moss

Contact Email: [email protected]


Student National Medical Association »


The Office of Diversity works closely with SNMA to support their programming and initiatives. Last year, student leaders worked with to help organize a campus visit for premedical students in conjunction with the SNMA Annual Medical Education Conference.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University, Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine
Career Levels: Graduate
Subject Area: Culture, Medicine


The Graduate School Office of Diversity and Inclusion »


The mission of the Graduate School Office of Diversity and Inclusion is to enhance the quality of life for all graduate students through the sponsorship of academic and social activities.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Graduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Nsombi B. Ricketts

Contact Email: [email protected]


Women’s Center »


The Northwestern University Women’s Center is dedicated to fostering a campus climate that promotes equity and enriches the personal, professional and academic lives of all members of the University community, particularly women students, staff and faculty.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Renée Redd

Contact Email: [email protected]