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SESP Entrepreneur Named Little Joe Ventures Fellow

Northwestern University’s Camryn Smith was named one of five new Little Joe Ventures Fellows at The Garage, an award designed to support promisingˌentrepreneurial-minded undergraduates.

Evanston Debuts Teacher Residency Program

In partnership with Northwestern University and National Louis University, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 has formed a teacher residency program to address achievement gaps, reduce local teacher shortages, and increase the diversity of the local teaching workforce.

‘Inclusive Making’ Helps Students Design for People with Disabilities

A college design course that takes a critical look at the field of ‘making” and includes partnerships between students and people with disabilities can promote accessibility in computing, according to new Northwestern University research.

SESP in the Media: April 2021

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

Carol Lee Leads SESP Scholars at AERA

More than two dozen School of Education and Social Policy faculty members, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars will present their latest research on a wide range of education issues at the 2021 virtual American Education Research Association annual meeting held April 8 through 12.

Vakil Receives Spencer Grant to Study Engineering Students, Islamic Revolution

Northwestern University’s Sepehr Vakil received a $346,000 Spencer Foundation large research grant to study how the cultural, religious, and political context of late 20th century Iran shaped a premiere engineering university in the years leading up to the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Three Faculty Members Join National Academy of Education

Northwestern University Professors Megan Bang, Jonathan Guryan, and Brian Reiser were among 22 exceptional scholars elected to the prestigious National Academy of Education (NAEd) for their stellar contributions to education scholarship and research.

Adult vs. Child-Centered Learning: Why We Need Another Path

Teachers often act as hands-off facilitators in makerspace settings, letting children lead the way. But what happens when they step back too far?

SESP in the Media: March 2021

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

Grad Student Develops New Courses for Gender and Sexuality Studies

School of Education and Social Policy graduate student Addie Shrodes will be teaching two courses she designed for Northwestern University’s Gender and Sexuality Studies (GSS) program, Everyday Resistance and Reimagination and Queer and Trans Technology, Play, and Protest.