June 2019 News Stories

June 2019 News Stories

  • SESP in the Media: July 2019
    An ongoing, monthly roundup of appearances in the news media by School of Education and Social Policy faculty, researchers, and our community.

  • SESP Boasts 26 B1G Ten Distinguished Scholars
    Twenty-five percent of the school-record 86 Northwestern student-athletes who earned Big Ten Distinguished Scholar recognition are studying in the School of Education and Social Policy.

  • How Five SESP Students Landed Summer Internships
    Five SESP undergraduates were selected for the 2019 Summer Internship Grant Program (SIGP), which provides students $3,000 for completing an unpaid summer internship, while simultaneously participating in a professional development program offered by Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA).

  • Emissions-Cheating Vehicles Linked to Worse Health in Babies, Children Across U.S. 
    A new study conducted by researchers at Northwestern University and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is the first to show that diesel cars implicated in the emissions-cheating scandal had population-level impacts on infant and child health.

  • Senior Honors Students Recognized By Dean, Faculty
    School of Education and Social Policy Honors and Civic Engagement Certificate students presented their research findings and Capstone Projects to Dean David Figlio and faculty members.

  • 2018-19: A Year of Outstanding Research and Scholarship
    Northwestern University will recognize exceptional graduating students Thursday, June 20 at Cahn Auditorium as part of Commencement week ceremonies. We round up all winners from the School of Education and Social Policy community during 2918-19, including undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni. 

  • Athletes Shine on the Field, Mat
    After leading Northwestern with 85 goals and breaking Northwestern's career goal record, Selena Lasota received Inside Lacrosse First Team All-American honors and is a finalist for the 2019 Honda Sports Award.

  • Yidan Prize Winner Announces New Education Research Center
    Northwestern University Professor Larry Hedges, a founding father of meta-analysis in education, laid plans for transforming education systems in the U.S. and globally, during his opening address at the Yidan Prize Conference Series: The Americas.

  • Northwestern Academy Graduates Third Class of College-Bound Seniors
    Northwestern Academy for Chicago Public Schools (CPS) honored 65 CPS students destined for 30 prestigious colleges and universities across the country at its third annual senior celebration.

  • Record Number of SESP Students Named Fulbright Finalists
    A school-record five School of Education and Social Policy students have been named finalists for the Fulbright student program, one of the most widely recognized and respected international exchange opportunities.

  • 2019 Convocation:  ‘How You Gonna Win If You Ain’t Right Within?’
    With inspiration from singer-songwriter Lauryn Hill, Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy (SESP) dean David Figlio urged graduates to learn from their mistakes and keep cultivating better versions of themselves.

  • Scholar Athletes Earn All-Big Ten Honors
    More than 20 percent of the Northwestern University athletes who received at-large and spring Academic All-Big Ten honors are pursuing degrees in the School of Education and Social Policy, a community that emphasizes learning, leadership, and policy.

  • SESP Senior Headed to Springfield
    Northwestern University senior Michael Deneroff of Bloomfield, Michigan, received the James H. Dunn Jr. Memorial Fellowship, which gives recent college graduates the chance to work in Illinois state government and learn about general governmental structure at the executive level.