The Daily Northwestern

Two graduate students win fellowship for children of immigrants

Gabby Birenbaum, Assistant Campus Editor

April 17, 2018

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Two Northwestern graduate students have won the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, which is given to immigrants and children of immigrants, according to a news release. Julissa Muñiz, a human development and...

Incoming SESP dean David Figlio enters position after years of teaching, research

Erica Snow, Reporter

February 5, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Human development and social policy Prof. David Figlio estimates he’s taught more than 13,000 students over the course of his professional career. Now, he’ll oversee more than 700 undergraduate and graduate students, 34 faculty and more than 100 staff members as the new dean of the School of Education an...

Medill contribution furthers Student Enrichment Services’ efforts for low-income students

Christine Farolan, Spectrum Editor

February 24, 2016

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus

A donation of 13 laptops from the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications is the latest in a series of efforts by Student Enrichment Services to provide resources to students on campus. Dorin...

Good Neighbor, Great University initiative grows

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

December 4, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The Good Neighbor, Great University initiative awarded 327 students scholarships averaging $8,778 each this year, the highest amount ever given by the program, according to University enrollment data. The scholarships go to...

SESP introduces undergraduate learning sciences major

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 26, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

The School of Education and Social Policy will debut a learning sciences major in Fall 2016, the first undergraduate program of its kind in the country, the school announced Tuesday. The learning sciences program, which has...