SESP in the Media: May 2021

SESP in the Media: May 2021

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


May 29, 2021

How NetLogo’s Complex Systems Models Introduce The Ideas Of Complexity To Millions Around The World. (interview with Uri Wilensky)


May 27, 2021

After a tumultuous year, teacher ‘thank you’ bonuses gain steam and spark debate (quotes Kirabo Jackson)

Business Insider

May 18, 2021

Jamie Dimon says working remote doesn't work for young, ambitious, and engaged staff. He might have a point. (quotes Hannes Schwandt)

Illinois Newsroom

May 17, 2021

Hunger Is On The Decline After Pandemic-High, But Impacts Could Be Seen For Years (quotes Diane Schanzenbach)

San Diego Union-Tribune

May 14, 2021

San Ysidro High School alumna creates scholarship to give back to her community (interview with graduate student Julissa Muñiz)

The 74

May 10, 2021

‘A Rising Tide That Lifts All Boats’: Having More Immigrant Peers Can Boost Scores For U.S.-Born Students, New Study Finds (quotes Dean David Figlio)


May 10, 2021

Some Businesses Struggling To Find Workers, Northwestern Economist Diane Schanzenbach Suggests 'Reemployment Bonus' Legislation (quotes Diane Schanzenbach)

CNN Reliable Sources

May 9, 2021

Memory expert on the right's effort to downplay Capitol riot (interview with Dan P. McAdams)

Tulsa World

May 7, 2021

Tulsa Public Schools, partners launch summer programming portal with COVID-19 relief funding (coverage of L3 platform, designed by Nichole Pinkard)


May 3, 2021

How Do Immigrant Students Affect Their Classmates’ Academic Performance? (cites David Figlio's research)

By Julie Deardorff
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