September 2017 News Stories

September 2017 News Stories

  • Ofer Malamud Joins IPR
    School of Education and Social Policy economist Ofer Malamud is one of four new fellows to join the Institute for Policy Research for 2017-18.

  • Northwestern Academy: Finding New Paths
    The Northwestern Academy for Chicago Public Schools increases college opportunities for underrepresented high school students, who learn to find their voices in a community of like-minded learners.

  • 'Back to School Jam' Celebrates Learning
    Hundreds of youth and families will gather at Jones College Prep High School on Saturday, Sept. 23, for an event that encourages students to explore new interests and find pathways leading toward college and careers.

  • FUSE Studios Expand to 23 New Schools
    More than two dozen new schools will join Northwestern University’s FUSE Studio program this fall, thanks in part to a recently announced partnership with CompTIA, the nonprofit trade association for the information technology industry.

  • Dean Figlio: ‘This is going to be quite the year for you’
    With a nod to the smash hit musical Hamilton, Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy Dean David Figlio encouraged incoming freshmen and transfer students to take risks, step outside their comfort zone, and “take their shot” during Wildcat Welcome, a weeklong flurry of orientation activities.

  • SESP Welcomes Two New Faculty Members
    Nichole Pinkard (PhD98) and Ofer Malamud have joined the SESP faculty. Pinkhard, associate professor of learning sciences, returns home to Northwestern after breaking new ground at DePaul University. Malamud was previously at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago,

  • SESP in the Media: September 2017
    An ongoing, monthly roundup of appearances in the news media by School of Education and Social Policy faculty, researchers, and our community.