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HGSE and Safra Center to host conference on civic engagement and research

April 17, 2018

The New Civics Early Career Scholars Program and the Civic and Moral Education Initiative, in partnership with the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, will host a conference May 3 & 4 on "Creating Civic Competence: The Critical Challenges." 

There is, worldwide, rapidly increasing interest in preparing youth for effective civic engagement, and growing attention to civic challenges locally and globally. The definition of civic...

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Kim Stevens

Kim Stevens awarded dissertation funding from the Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund

March 6, 2018

Scholar Kim Stevens has received dissertation funding from the Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund. Kim's dissertation research employs in-depth phenomenological interviewing to examine how low-income students who participate in a federal TRIO program make meaning of their engagement in campus extracurricular and co-curricular activities.

The ...

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Matthew P. Shaw Awarded Prestigious Dissertation Fellowship

Matthew P. Shaw Awarded Prestigious Dissertation Fellowship

January 23, 2015

We are pleased to announce that ECSP Scholar, Matthew P. Shaw, has received the prestigious Law and Social Science Dissertation Fellowship from the Law and Society Association and the American Bar Foundation.

The fellowship, which requires a two-year residency in Chicago, includes a mentoring program and participation in research colloquia. During the fellowship, Matthew will write his dissertation, "DREAMbuilders: The Impact of In-State Resident Tuition Policies on Undocumented Student College...

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