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Kutlas Headlines Honors Ceremony

Find the strength to say ‘no’ to things – even if you love them –to make room for deeper and more fulfilling opportunities, School of Education and Social Policy senior Abbey Kutlas urged her classmates during the Northwestern University's 2018 Honor Recipients program.

Clinton Global Initiative Program Invites SESP Students

School of Education and Social Policy graduate students Liz Jackson, Hernando Sevilla-Garcia, and Christina Parker will help experts and leaders from around the world tackle today’s most pressing social and environmental sustainability challenges at the 11th annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) conference.

Seniors, Alumna Named Fulbright Finalists

School of Education and Social Policy (SESP) seniors Tiffany Wong, Fannie Koltun, and alumna Tsu-Ann Chen (BS17) have been offered Fulbright U.S. Student Program Fellowships to teach English in Macau, Spain, and South Korea, respectively.

Jackson Receives Walder Research Award

SESP Professor Kirabo “Bo” Jackson has been named the 17th recipient of the Martin E. and Gertrude G. Walder Award for Research Excellence. Jackson is one of the world's leading experts in the economics of education and is known for his creative, thorough and highly convincing research on some of the most important education policy topics of the day.

Making a Difference Through Community Service

Students pursuing Northwestern University’s Civic Engagement Certificate presented their capstone projects, the culmination of two years of community service and classroom learning.

Honoring SESP's Best Undergraduate Research

School of Education and Social Policy honors students showcased their research projects in Annenberg Hall after being recognized at the monthly faculty meeting by Dean David Figlio and the faculty.

Silver Wins Top Research Prize

School of Education and Social Policy students Jamilah Silver and Camille Cooley was received undergraduate research awards for their outstanding work during Northwestern University’s 2018 Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition.

OCEP Receives Baxter Grant for Science Education

Northwestern University’s Office for Community Education Partnerships (OCEP) received a $560,000 grant from Baxter International Inc. for science education programs across the Chicago area and the northern suburbs.

Lacrosse Players Excel On and Off the Field

Eleven School of Education and Social Policy undergraduates were members of the women's academically stellar lacrosse team, which reached the NCAA quarterfinals in their fourth straight Tournament appearance.

SESP Celebrates Bart Hirsch’s Career

School of Education and Social Policy (SESP) faculty member Bart Hirsch is known as an exceptional mentor – demanding and responsive in equal measure.  Combining encouragement with frankness and high expectations, he has always pushed his most capable students out of their comfort zone.