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New Report on Chicago Principal Retention Lauds Northwestern’s Fellowship Program - See more at: http://www.sesp.northwestern.edu/news-center/news/2015/11/principal-retention-report-northwestern-fellowship-program.html#sthash.ZicAu7KF.dpuf

Principal Retention Report Lauds Northwestern Fellowship Program

A new report on principal retention by The Chicago Public Education Fund addresses the challenge of retaining Chicago’s top principals.

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Claudia Haase: Angry Outbursts Tied to Heart Problems

Exploding with anger during a marital spat can increase risk of cardiovascular problems later in life, while shutting down emotionally can contribute to back pain, according to new research by SESP's Claudia Haase and the University of California.

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Students Learn from Global Fellowships

Several SESP students recently won fellowships with a global focus: Kevin Corkran, Arianna Farmer, Allison Park, Alex Rubin, Linda Yu and Martin Amesquita.

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Katie Couric Interviews Dan McAdams on Psychology of Donald Trump

Based on Dan McAdams's cover story for The Atlantic about "The Mind of Donald Trump," journalist Katie Couric interviews Dan McAdams for Yahoo News.

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Biotechnology Symposium Inspires Teachers

The Baxter Symposium on May 19 brought more than 100 educators from the Chicago area to Northwestern to advance life science education through biotechnology.

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Atlantic: Kirabo Jackson's Study Key to Understanding Teachers' Noncognitive Impact

According to resilience expert Paul Tough in The Atlantic, associate professor Kirabo Jackson's research is key to understanding that teachers who excelled at developing students' noncognitive skills had more impact on future education and wages than teachers who improved students' test performance.

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Atlantic Cover Story: Dan McAdams Analyzes Mind of Donald Trump

"My aim is to develop a dispassionate and analytical perspective on Trump, drawing upon some of the most important ideas and research findings in psychological science today," SESP professor Dan McAdams says at the outset of his Atlantic article.

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Wall Street Journal Quotes Jim Rosenbaum on Value of For-Profit Colleges

In an article on the demonization of for-profit colleges, The Wall Street Journal quotes SESP professor James Rosenbaum on DeVry as an example of a for-profit that has helped students.

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New York Times Quotes Liz Gerber on Crowdsourcing

Research shows the best ideas come from outside a company, associate professor Liz Gerber told the New York Times, but crowdsourcing gives companies a toolbox for testing new products and developing customer loyalty.

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KQED Features Shirin Vossoughi's Work on Equity in Makerspaces

“We feel there’s not enough of a focus on pedagogy,” said SESP assistant professor Shirin Vossoughi, who says just because kids don’t learn from overly didactic experiences doesn’t mean adults should be completely hands off.

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Lois Trautvetter Discusses Graduate STEM Training

In Washington, D.C., professor Lois Trautvetter addressed how to improve graduate training for careers in STEM fields. She directs the SESP Higher Education Administration and Policy Program and researches how to expand graduate education in STEM, especially for women and underrepresented groups.

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