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Prison education
Nation & World

Prison education unlocks potential

The Northwestern Prison Education Program has transformed the lives of Northwestern faculty and students as well as the lives of inmates at Stateville Correctional Center. Read their stories and a COVID-19 update in Northwestern Magazine.

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NU-Q celebrates Class of 2020

President Morton Schapiro and Acting Dean Craig LaMay congratulated graduating NU-Q seniors as they prepare to take their place among more than 200,000 fellow Northwestern alumni around the world.

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Search committee formed to find new leader for Office of Equity

Northwestern has formed a search committee to identify the next leader of the Office of Equity. The committee is chaired by Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, and it includes representatives from the student body, staff and faculty.

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Showcase participants
Arts & Humanities

‘We show up differently now’

The 29 seniors selected for this year’s New York Showcase spent winter quarter preparing their material for agents and industry professionals. When the COVID-19 pandemic grounded travel, School of Communication staff and industry leaders redoubled efforts to help launch students in a digital format.

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Nation & World

Pulitzer Prizes for Medill alumni

Brian Rosenthal and Evan Hill, both of The New York Times, received Pulitzer Prizes for investigative reporting and international reporting, respectively. And Lori Montgomery of The Washington Post was part of a winning team for explanatory reporting.

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