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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

Big letters that read “TEDxNorthwesternU” sit on a red-lit stage.

TEDxNorthwesternU’s ‘Synergy’ conference boasts first student speakers in program history

May 15, 2023

The student-run TEDxNorthwesternU club held its annual conference Sunday afternoon, boasting two student speakers for the first time along with NU professors and other experts. The theme of the conference...

Man stands in front of screen with a quote from Thomas Jefferson, “A little rebellion now & then is a good thing.”

TEDxNorthwesternU speakers discuss revolutionizing education systems, rethinking the carceral state

May 15, 2022

In late September 2009, Dan Cnossen woke up in a hospital bed, wondering what had happened to his legs. While serving as the platoon commander for SEAL Team One in Afghanistan, Cnossen stepped on an explosive...

Neal Sáles-Griffin speaks at TEDxNorthwesternU. TEDxNorthwesternU is one of the few TEDx talks in the country entirely run by student

TEDxNorthwesternU spotlights the ‘visions and voices’ of Northwestern community

April 28, 2019
The TEDxNorthwesternU conference is one of many TEDx events that are unaffiliated with official TED Conferences but share a similar format and are provided a free license by the TED organization. Executive director Eileen Chen told The Daily that TEDxNorthwesternU is one of the few completely student-run TEDx events in the country.

Bienen graduate student discusses diversity in classical music at TEDxNorthwesternU event

April 16, 2017

A second-year graduate student in the Bienen School of Music spoke about his desire to diversify Bienen’s core curriculum and reflected on his experience as a black classical musician during this year’s...

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