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SESP Magazine Fall 2018

SESP Magazine explores the latest news and knowledge from the School of Education and Social Policy. Spring and fall issues focus on an important current theme.

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Three Alumni Earn Golden Apple Distinction

Three School of Education and Social Policy alumni were named finalists for the 2019 Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching, which recognizes some of the most talented educators in the state.

Diane Schanzenbach Elected to National Academy of Education

Economist Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, director of the Institute for Policy Research (IPR), has been elected to the esteemed National Academy of Education (NAEd) in recognition of her outstanding research contributions on education issues.

Faculty Spotlight: Terri Sabol Rethinks Early Childhood Education

The promise of change guides Terri Sabol’s thinking—and rethinking—of early childhood education issues. She examines how classrooms, families, and neighborhoods each play a role in a child’s development. 

SESP in the Media: February 2019

An ongoing, monthly roundup of appearances in the news media by School of Education and Social Policy faculty, researchers, and our community.

Undergrads Win Research Grants

A school-record 14 School of Education and Social Policy (SESP) students received Academic Year Undergraduate Research Grants (AYURG) to study everything from female entrepreneurship and empowerment the use of technology to discipline students.

Five SESP Faculty Named to Edu-Scholar List

Five School of Education and Social Policy scholars were named to Education Week’s “Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings,” which recognize 200 of the most influential academics in education policy.

SESP in the Media: January 2019

An ongoing, monthly roundup of appearances in the news media by School of Education and Social Policy faculty, researchers, and our community.

How Leaders Can Lighten the Load

Initiative overload. It’s a condition many employees experience when senior leaders launch too many major projects.

Madison Named Civic Leadership Academy Fellow

Sybil Madison has been named to the Civic Leadership Academy at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy, a program for promising leaders in non-profit organizations and local government agencies within Chicago and Cook County.

Worsley Recognized for Diversity, Inclusion Efforts

Marcelo Worsley will receive the 2019 Daniel Linzer Award for Faculty Excellence in Diversity and Equity for his innovative teaching and efforts to bring STEM education to all, regardless of physical ability.