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Workshop Trains Educators in Forensic Science

Teachers from 19 Chicago-area middle and high schools dabbled in forensics-related crime lab activities during a recent professional development workshop hosted by Northwestern University’s Office of Stem Education Partnerships with the Chicago Public Schools’ Department of Science.

Cilento Wins Prestigious Luce Scholarship

Associated Student Government President Christina Cilento will spend the year after she graduates learning about impacts of climate change in Asia as a Luce Scholar.

Schanzenbach Testifies on Benefits of Food Stamps

Strengthening the federal food assistance program is a smart public investment that will improve both public health and economic growth, Northwestern Professor Diane Schanzenbach testified Thursday before the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture.

Guryan's Work Helps Spark Social Policy Revolution

Northwestern University economist Jonathan Guryan is on the front lines of a social policy revolution in Chicago, according to the latest issue of Chicago Magazine.

Three Faculty Members Receive Diversity Grants

School of Education and Social Policy professors Regina Lopata Logan, Marcelo Worsley and Elizabeth Gerber have received Faculty Innovation in Diversity and Equity grants from the Northwestern University Office of the Provost.

Logan Welcomes Colleagues to Class

Assistant Research Professor Regina Logan will open her Annenberg Hall classroom to fellow educators on Monday, Feb. 13 as part of a University-wide program aimed at promoting best practices and innovation in teaching through a wide-ranging exchange of ideas.

Senior to Present Research at Big Ideas Forum

Subin Hwang will present her research examining the public health response to the refuge crisis in Germany during the next Big Ideas forum on Feb. 8.

Figlio Named Dean of School of Education and Social Policy

David N. Figlio, the Orrington Lunt Professor of Education and Social Policy in the School of Education and Social Policy, and Director and Faculty Fellow of the Institute for Policy Research, has been appointed dean of the School of Education and Social Policy (SESP) at Northwestern University, effective Sept. 1.

Guryan Addresses Gun Violence in Sun-Times Essay

Getting young people to slow down – to think before they act – can be a weapon in an anti-violence program, the School of Education and Social Policy’s Jonathan Guryan argued in the Chicago Sun-Times.

How to Cope With a State Budget Crisis

Higher Education expert Heather Haberaecker to host webinar that offers tools for handling a state crisis on Tuesday, Jan. 31.