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New Faces

Kimberly Scott is the new director of the Learning and Organizational Change master's program and the Center for Learning and Organizational Change. Scott comes to Northwestern after five years as the manager of organizational development at the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company and five years as a consultant in organizational effectiveness and communications at Hewitt Associates. She earned her PhD in business administration from Ohio State University.




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Grants
Daniel Edelson and Spyros Konstantopoulos, National Science Foundation, "The Impact of Online Professional Development: An Experimental Study of Professional Development Modalities Linked to Curriculum" ($560,600).

Louis Gomez, Hewlett Packard, "Transforming Schools through IT" ($112,000).

Kemi Jona, Illinois Math and Science Academy, "Illinois Virtual High School Earth Science Course" ($10,000).

John P. Kretzmann, Helen Andrus Benedict Foundation, "Asset-Based Strategies for Building Elder-Friendly Communities" ($62,000).

Paula Olszewski-Kubilius, Templeton Foundation, "Templeton Young Scientists Portal" ($40,000).

Penelope Peterson and James Spillane, Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, "Developing Teacher Leaders in High School Mathematics" ($149,988).


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Honors
Dan McAdams with Karen S. Hooker of Oregon State University won the Kalish Award for most innovative publication in 2004, awarded by the Gerontological Society of America.

Paula Olszewski-Kubilius was named to the Board of Trustees for the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy.

By Marilyn Sherman