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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

Chen: In search for new Buffett director, NU should expand definition of ‘qualified’

January 19, 2018

This winter, the curious case of the missing executive director for the Buffett Institute for Global Studies may finally be solved. But I’m not sure if I’ll like the solution waiting at its end. On...

Al Eastman, a panelist and archery director for the American Indian Center in Chicago, discusses the power of divesting from banks that finance the Dakota Access Pipeline. The event, held in Harris Hall, also focused on the role of social media as a tool for political action.

Panelists discuss ways to support No Dakota Access Pipeline movement at Buffett Institute event

February 8, 2017

At a panel presented by the Buffett Institute for Global Studies, Native American scholars and academics discussed methods for supporting Standing Rock, such as divestment campaigns and social media posts...

Leah Varjacques (Medill ‘15, left) and Katherine Nagasawa (Medill ‘15) talk about their documentary “Beyond the Seal” at Harris Hall on Tuesday. The documentary depicted banana farmers advocating for fair-trade practices that would better working conditions.

Documentary created by alumni looks at fair trade in banana industry

April 20, 2016

The Buffett Institute for Global Studies hosted a screening Tuesday of “Beyond the Seal,” a web documentary created by two Northwestern alumni about small farmers fighting to change the banana industry...

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...

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