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Evanston Public Library receives grant to support growth of STEM programs

Stavros Agorakis, Reporter

February 21

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

A new research project will bring science, technology, engineering and mathematics initiatives to the Evanston Public Library and the rest of the city, promoting efforts to increase interest in science among local children. The... Read more »

EPL hires latino engagement coordinator

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor

February 16

Filed under City, Education

The Evanston Public Library is hiring a new Latino engagement librarian, the library announced Thursday in a news release. Miguel Ruiz, who previously worked as an e-learning librarian at University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries,... Read more »

Two D65 teachers nominated for teaching award

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor

February 16

Filed under City, Education

Two Chute Middle School teachers were recently chosen as finalists for the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. The Evanston/Skokie School District 65 teachers, Cindy Adler and Shannon Dickinson, were among 33 Illinois... Read more »

Northwestern establishes partnership with CPS high school

Jake Holland, Assistant Campus Editor

January 23

Filed under Campus, Education, Latest Stories

Northwestern will establish a partnership with Lake View High School, which is within the Chicago Public Schools system, to bolster the school’s STEM program, the University announced Friday. University spokesman Al Cubbage said Northwestern faculty will be working with the University’s Sci... Read more »