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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

The Ripple: Seeking Refuge

The Ripple: Seeking Refuge

July 25, 2021

Eighty million people around the world have been forcibly displaced, and every year, more people are applying for asylum in the United States. The refugee resettlement system suffered large budget cuts...

GESI adds Ghana, Guatemala to list of study abroad locations

October 6, 2016

Northwestern’s Global Engagement Studies Institute expanded their list of study abroad countries from six to eight, the Institute announced Thursday. An email from the Institute announced that students...

Llan Carlos Dávila (right) speaks about his experiences protesting against transnational mining company Tahoe Resources, which he said posed environmental risks and infringed upon human rights in Guatemala. The event was hosted by the Buffett Institute on Thursday night.

Human rights in Guatemala highlighted in Buffett event

October 16, 2015

A Guatemalan activist came to Northwestern Thursday night to speak on his struggle against his nation’s government and mining companies regarding human rights. Llan Carlos Dávila, mayor of the municipality...

Greg Van Kirk, founder of Social Entrepreneur Corps and co-creator of the MicroConsignment Model for community development, speaks to a group of students interested in social work abroad. Van Kirk has worked in Latin America helping isolated, low-income villages.

Buffett Center speaker discusses creating social impact abroad

February 5, 2015

Greg Van Kirk, founder of Social Entrepreneur Corps and the co-creator of the MicroConsignment model for community development, spoke to more than 20 students and community members Thursday night at the...

Weinberg junior Elizabeth Larsen poses with the Circumnavigators Club flag while on her global trip this summer. After receiving the Club’s $9,000 annual grant, Larsen traveled to seven countries and five continents.

Student examines childhood malnutrition around the world

February 4, 2015

A&E Seven countries, five continents and one summer. Weinberg senior Elizabeth Larsen's travel experience was made possible when she won the 2014 Circumnavigators Travel-Study Grant. On Tuesday...

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