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Learning Scientists Named to National Academies’ Committee

March 21, 2024

Northwestern University’s Sepehr Vakil and alumnus Victor Lee (PhD08) of Stanford University have been named to a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine consensus committee charged with looking at artificial intelligence and data science in K-12 education.

Nuamah's Latest Book Named PROSE Award Finalist

March 20, 2024

Sally Nuamah’s latest book, Closed for Democracy, which examines how closing public schools can influence democracy, was named a finalist for the 2024 Professional and Scholarship Excellence (PROSE) Award in the government and politics division.

Still Trying to Change the World

March 06, 2024

When Renetta McCann was inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall of Fame last year, some of her admirers created a website, filled with such tributes to the trailblazer as “Thanks for lifting as you climb,” and “So glad she’s in my corner.”

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Power of Possibility

Winter 2024

Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy didn't often question authority as an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. So when he received a C+ in organic chemistry and his academic adviser told him to forget about medical school, he did just that.

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How Trauma Led to Advocacy

Winter 2024

When Kaylyn Ahn contacted the police in 2021 to report she had been raped by an acquaintance, she was told that prosecu­tors would never pick up her case. Instead, a sergeant advised her to try not to let it happen again and move on.

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