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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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How One 'Hamilton' Fan Made Lin-Manuel Miranda's Night

Northwestern graduate student Jamie White flew to New York City to see Hamilton on Broadway. The play -- and the Twitter conversation with Lin-Manuel Miranda after show -- turned the evening into an unforgettable experience.

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Why We Fall Prey to Misinformation

Even when we know better, our brains often rely on inaccurate or misleading information to make future decisions, according to new research by Northwestern University psychology professor David Rapp.

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McAdams discusses Trump's behavior on MSNBC

Northwestern psychology professor Dan McAdams offers three reasons why Trump's behavior appears increasingly erratic.

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Dedre Gentner Awarded Rumelhart Prize in Cognitive Science

Dedre Gentner, the Alice Gabrielle Twight Professor of Psychology at Northwestern University in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and a professor in the School of Education and Social Policy, is the 16th recipient of the David E. Rumelhart Prize, which is considered to be the most important award in the cognitive science field. Gentner has made significant contributions to the study of cognition and language.

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Young Scientists Pilot STEAM Program

The next generation of scientists, engineers and artists recently tackled real world problems at Northwestern University as part of a pilot program slated to debut at Evanston Township High School in the fall of 2017

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Figlio's Research Cited in Columbus Dispatch

Intergenerational political warfare could erupt more frequently as baby boomers grow old in their suburban homes, changing the demographics of their communities.

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Alexandra Solomon on Pokeman Go and Relationships

Alexandra Solomon talks to the Chicago Tribune about the impact of the popular new game on their romantic relationships. In short, when people are using their phone, they're unable to pay full attention to their partner, she says.

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Kirabo Jackson Finds Single-Sex Schooling Boosts School Outcomes, Lowers Crime

Recent research by SESP associate professor Kirabo Jackson's latest study finds positive evidence of single-sex education improving students' academic achievement and decreasing their criminal activity—and how that happens.

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David Uttal: Pokemon Go Might Not Slow Summer Slide But Has Other Powers

The 74 reports that SESP professor David Uttal is skeptical that Pokemon Go can counter the summer slide in academics, but he says it does provide opportunities for learning.

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Webinar Highlights New Higher Ed Graduate Certificate

During a free lunchtime webinar, Northwestern University administrator and faculty member Jake Julia will discuss effective leadership in higher education and the benefits of pursuing SESP’s new Higher Education Administration Graduate Certificate.

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