News

News

Wildcat Welcome 2020: 'My Door is Physically and VIrtually Open'

Cultivating a supportive community is a top priority for the 2020-21 school year, School of Education and Social Policy Dean David Figlio stressed during the first virtual Wildcat Welcome week in Northwestern University history.

SESP in the Media: September 2020

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

Jasmine Tucker Wins Campus Partner Award

School of Education and Social Policy staff member Jasmine Tucker was named an Outstanding Campus Partner from Northwestern’s annual Student Affairs Awards for supporting colleagues, uplifting students, and facilitating important conversations around social justice.

MSLOC Partners With Peking University to Study Global Workplace Inclusion

The Master’s in Learning and Organizational Change (MSLOC) program received a $3,000 international classroom partnering grant to deepen the global experience for Northwestern University students.

Longtime Practicum Supervisor Retires

The thank you cards came pouring in after Jan Schmidt announced her retirement from the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago. As one of SESP’s longest and most beloved practicum supervisors, Schmidt served a mentor, leader, teacher, and friend to dozens of Northwestern University students.

Welcome Back! Chase-Lansdale Returns to SESP Faculty

Northwestern University professor Lindsay Chase-Lansdale has rejoined the School of Education and Social Policy faculty after a seven-year tenure in the Provost's office.

SESP Launches Dual-Degree Master’s Program with The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are being accepted for an innovative dual-degree economics and social policy master’s program offered by Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy (SESP) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong’s (CUHK) Department of Economics.

Meet David Rapp: Director of Undergraduate Education

Northwestern University’s David Rapp, who researches language, memory, and why we’re so susceptible to misinformation, is the new director of undergraduate education at the School of Education and Social Policy, Dean David Figlio announced.

News Roundup: Office of Community Education Partnerships

The Office of Community Education Partnerships bridges the research, practice, and service missions of the School of Education and Social Policy (SESP) and Northwestern University.

STEAMbassadors: Mentors From the Community. For the Community.

Malik Madkins cried a little bit on the day he heard a student say, “let’s listen to our teacher.” Madkins, who is studying film and photography at City Colleges of Chicago’s Truman College, was the teacher.