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Project Excite Study Wins 'Paper of the Year'

Northwestern University’s Project Excite program successfully reduced achievement gaps in science, technology, education, and math (STEM), according to published research that received “Paper of the Year” honors by the National Association for Gifted Children.

Family Weekend Lecture Series Features Solomon, Haase

School of Education and Social Policy instructor Alexandra Solomon and assistant professor Claudia Haase are featured speakers during the Family Weekend Lecture Series on Friday, Oct. 26.

Expressing Themselves: Faculty Join Public Voices Program

Simone Ispa-Landa and Saiying Steenbergen-Hu have been selected for the 2018-19 Public Voices Fellowship program, a year-long initiative designed to help faculty members express themselves and hone their skills as thought leaders.

Fuller Named Robert Wood Johnson Scholar

School of Education and Social Policy doctoral student Sheridan Fuller was one of 40 students nationwide to be named a 2018 Health Policy Research Scholar by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Can a Growth Mindset Boost Coding Skills?

Introductory computer science classes often have trouble retaining students, perhaps in part because they often promote a fixed mindset or the belief that great programmers are born and not made.

CTD Hosts Conference on Cluster Grouping

Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development (CTD) is hosting a workshop on Total School Cluster Grouping, a research-based strategy used to help meet the needs of high-achieving students in regular classrooms.

Dean Figlio Welcomes SESP's Newest Leaders

Resist the urge to plan out the next few years – and for that matter, your life – Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy (SESP) Dean David Figlio said Monday, as he welcomed first year and transfer students to Annenberg Hall.

SESP Startup Brewbike Poised to Expand

BrewBike, a student-run coffee company founded at Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy, has closed an $800,000 seed round and will use the funds to expand operations in the Chicago area and to other universities.

Lorraine Hairston Morton: 1918 - 2018

SESP alumna Lorraine Morton, the first African-American to serve as mayor of Evanston and a long-time Chicago area icon of public service who advocated for justice and equal treatment, died Saturday. She was 99.

Sabol, Schwandt Join IPR

School of Education and Social Policy faculty members Terri Sabol and Hannes Schwandt are among six new fellows joining Northwestern University’s Institute for Policy Research.