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Learning for Tomorrow

The School of Education and Social Policy doesn't just prepare teachers; its professors and researchers are studying and changing the way people learn at every stage of life.

by Jeff Kelly Lowenstein
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French cinema, American film

A Brilliant Career by Harriet Welty Rochefort

Lisa Nesselson turned her love of reflected light into a dream job as a Paris-based film critic.

Lou Stein in London

Citizen Journalist by Lou Stein

London-based theater director Lou Stein played an unexpected role covering the July 7, 2005, terrorist bus bombing in Tavistock Square.

TOC Facebook

Web of Friends by Kim Weisensee (J08) — a phone book, photo gallery and instantaneous communication tool rolled into one — has revolutionized interaction among today’s college generation.

TOC Burton

The Burton Legacy by Greg Presto

Beyond his gridiron greatness, Ron Burton lived a life dedicated to discipline and love, a commitment carried on in his name at Northwestern and in his home state of Massachusetts.