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From the Searle Center

We've recently published a 10-year evaluation of the Gateway Science Workshop program in Educational Research and Evaluation. See the article here.

See Center Director Greg Light's co-authored article on qualitative methods in engineering education research, in the 2014 Cambridge Handbook of Engineering Education Research.

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Learning & Teaching News

Hersam Named MacArthur Fellow

Congratulations to Northwestern materials engineer and former Searle Fellow Mark Hersam, who has been named a MacArthur Fellow. Read more.

Assessment Forum November 18

The 2014–2015 “Critical Reflections on Learning” Assessment Forum will take place on November 18 at the Norris Center.  The Forum showcases learning assessment initiatives across the Northwestern community, from the class to the University-wide level.

Kingsley Leung

Kingsley Leung

Biological Sciences major, concentration in Neurobiology, Class of 2015

On the pre-med track, Leung plans a career in global health. He has served as a mentor in both the Gateway Science Workshop (GSW) program and Academic Mentoring Program (AMP), and was recently honored as AMP’s Mentor of the Year. Leung also serves as general manager for the Treblemakers, an a cappella group on campus.

Clare Forstie

Clare Forstie

Ph.D. candidate, Sociology; member of the Gender and Sexuality Studies Cluster

Forstie's work analyzes the relationship between close friendships, communities, and identities, in particular, gender and sexuality.

In addition to teaching sociology at Northwestern, she developed and taught a college prep course at Evanston Township High School. Clare has served as a Graduate Assistant for the Searle Center, where she helped lead the Teaching Certificate Program.