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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

News Quiz: Northwestern Prison Education Program, Northwestern basketball, Medill news desert report

News Quiz: Northwestern Prison Education Program, Northwestern basketball, Medill news desert report

November 19, 2023

Thank you for taking our news quiz! Before sharing your results, read up on the Northwestern Prison Education Program commencement and Medill’s report on news deserts.  Email: [email protected] Twitter:...

NPEP graduate James Soto celebrates after receiving his degree. Wednesday’s graduating cohort marked the first time incarcerated students have received bachelor’s degrees from a top 10 university.

Northwestern Prison Education Program celebrates inaugural commencement

November 16, 2023

William Peeples spent 13 years on death row before having his sentence commuted in 2003 to life without parole. Since joining the Northwestern Prison Education Program, Peeples has had the chance to study...

NPEP is the only bachelor’s degree program for incarcerated students offered by a top 10 university in the U.S.

Author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates named commencement speaker for inaugural NPEP class

October 24, 2023

Author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates will address the first class of incarcerated students in the United States to graduate with a bachelor’s degree from a top 10 university. The Northwestern Prison...

Northwestern Prison Education Program Director Jennifer Lackey meets with students at Logan Correctional Facility in a circle.

Northwestern Prison Education Program establishes bachelor’s program to advance education for the incarcerated

May 22, 2022

General Studies student Broderick Hollins first learned about Northwestern and Oakton Community College’s opportunities for incarcerated degree-seekers from a memo board in the Danville Correctional...

Man in a gray suit speaks from behind a wooden podium.

‘Just Mercy’ author Bryan Stevenson delivers One Book One Northwestern keynote

May 3, 2022

Author and lawyer Bryan Stevenson spoke about the criminal justice system and racial equity in the One Book One Northwestern keynote address Tuesday. His speech was followed by a conversation with NU...

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