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Graduate Student Groups

NUBonD logo
NU BonD is a graduate student-led organization whose primary goal is to foster a community built on inclusivity and diversity of thought, ideas, and backgrounds within the Department of Chemistry.
Women in Science and Engineering logo

Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) is a graduate student organization at Northwestern University. We work towards building community among graduate women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, promoting & advancing women’s leadership in STEM, and sponsoring workshops & seminars focused on professional skills development for early-career women in the sciences.

Graduate Liaison Committee

The Northwestern Chemistry Graduate Liaison Committee (GLC) is a student-run organization created in 2015 to serve as a liaison between the graduate students and faculty in the Chemistry Department.
GoStem GoSTEM empowers LGBTQ+ people in STEM to succeed personally, academically, and professionally by cultivating environments and communities that nurture innovation, leadership, and advocacy.
RSSI logo The Research Safety Student Initiative is a graduate student-led group aimed to improve the safety culture on Northwestern's campus and bring safety to the forefront of research.
PLU logo PLU promotes high scholarship and original investigation in all branches of pure and applied chemistry. The founders envisioned a society dedicated to these objectives which would serve the field of chemistry.
Chemistry Graduate Student Teachers (CGST)

The mission of CGST is to positively impact the departmental culture around teaching and learning through professional development of chemistry graduate student teachers and the improvement of undergraduate chemistry education at Northwestern. CGST initiatives include monthly lunch discussions on topics in teaching and learning as well as support in organizing and facilitating new TA training.

To stay up to date on events and get more involved join the listserv at 

1.) Email 

2.) Leave the subject line blank. 3.) In the body type "SUBSCRIBE CGST FirstName Last Name" (without quotes).