The Daily Northwestern

Project Pause aims to expand after successful pilot year

Daria Lenderman, Reporter

October 2, 2016

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Project Pause will return later this academic year after a successful pilot in 2015, with its founders hoping to expand the post-graduate preparation program in the future. “What we would like to see happen is this become...

SESP dean to retire in August 2017

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

April 26, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

SESP Prof. Penelope Peterson will retire from her position as dean of the School of Education and Social Policy at the end of August 2017, Provost Dan Linzer announced. Peterson, who has served as dean of SESP since 1997, is the long...

Northwestern professor named 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

April 20, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty

SESP Prof. Kirabo Jackson was named a 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellow, a prestigious fellowship program through which selected fellows receive up to $200,000 each to continue research in the fields of social sciences and the humanities. Carnegie...

Northwestern receives $10.5 million gift for Feinberg, SESP

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

April 15, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Two Northwestern alumni have donated millions to the Feinberg School of Medicine to bolster merit-based scholarships. The majority of the $10.5 million gift from Muneer Satter (Weinberg ‘83) and Kristen Hertel (SESP ‘86)...

Circumnavigators grant recipient to study sexual assault policies abroad

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

February 24, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

This year's winner of the Circumnavigators Travel-Study Grant will travel to five countries this summer to study how foreign universities respond to sexual assault on campus. SESP junior Jonathon McBride received a $9,000...

Center for Civic Engagement plans tour of King’s Chicago history

Ben Schaefer, Assistant City Editor

February 5, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Northwestern’s Center for Civic Engagement will host a program exploring the work of Martin Luther King Jr. in Chicago as an opportunity to celebrate Black History Month. The program, called "MLK in Chicago: the Fight for...