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Spillane Starts Global Fellowship

Seven junior scholars from around the world will be attending the International Congress For School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) Congress 2023 in Chile thanks in part to a new fellowship program made possible by Northwestern University professor James Spillane.

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Yin's New Grant Assess Ending the Subminimum Wage

Economist Michelle Yin has received a $4.29 million grant from the US Department of Education to assess a Virginia intervention designed to end the practice of paying less than the minimum wage to people with disabilities.

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Schwandt's Research Finds Pandemic Baby Bump

Working from home may have boosted fertility among college-educated women, according to a new National Bureau of Economic Research working paper co-authored by economist Hannes Schwandt.

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As Told To: Nsombi Ricketts

She once wanted to be a writer, therapist, or lawyer. Now Nsombi Ricketts (BS99) uses parts of all those vocations in her role as VP for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute.