Northwestern University faculty, students and alumni may submit videos through midnight January 15 to be considered as speakers at the first day-long TEDX NorthwesternU 2014. “Crossing Paths” is the theme of the April 12, 2014, event on Northwestern’s Evanston campus in the McCormick Tribune Center Forum, organizers of the event announced.

Submissions for the TEDX NorthwesternU 2014 roster of nine “genius talks” will be in the form of one-minute videos with a brief description of the talk in 100 words. Candidates may also include in the description up to three supplemental examples of materials, such as links to video clips, published work, personal websites or an attached resume or CV. Details for submission are available


Three faculty, three alumni and three student speakers selected to deliver the 18-minute talks will be announced February 1 by the TEDX Executive Board of 12 students and faculty co-organizer Michele Weldon, assistant professor emerita of journalism at the Medill School.

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