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Beyond339: stories from the SPS community.
  • From Rwanda to Northwestern

    Carine Kanimba was only an infant during the Rwandan genocide of 1994, which left nearly a million people dead, but the events had a profound impact on her family’s life. The tally of violence would likely have reached even higher were it not for the actions of her father, who protected more than 1,... Read More

  • Literature and Liberal Studies Lecture Series Returns

    On Friday, November 20, the annual literature and liberal studies master’s programs lecture series returns as Northwestern University School of Professional Studies Literature Professor Anna Parkinson explores the relationship between emotions and democracy in post-World War II Germany.... Read More

  • IMC Alumna Shares Medill Experience

    Christina Kellman was one of the first students to enroll in the Medill online IMC graduate program — and in June 2014, she became one of its first graduates. Based in Southern California, she currently works as an account director in a marketing and advertising agency, and credits her Medill educat... Read More

  • MPPA Alum's Passion for Public Policy Propels Change

    You could say that activism and policy work are in JC Kibbey’s blood. The son of activist parents, he accompanied them to neighborhood and city council meetings so often that his first two-syllable word was “downtown,” where city hall and the state capital were.... Read More

  • New Accelerated Undergraduate Degree Track Launches

    Northwestern University School of Professional Studies recently launched an accelerated undergraduate degree program in organization behavior: business leadership. For students who meet certain criteria, the program will provide them with the opportunity to complete their undergraduate degree in jus... Read More

  • Today’s Sports Industry Offers More Diverse Career Paths

    When Brice Clinton first considered a career in the sports industry, he had one particular job in mind: the general manager of a Major League Baseball team. But with only 30 of those positions in the nation, he realized he needed to think more broadly. As a graduate of the Master of Arts in Sports ... Read More

  • Online IMC Alumna Featured in Medill Magazine

    Susan Conroy McLeod, one of the first graduates of the Medill Online IMC program (supported by Northwestern University School of Professional Studies), was recently featured in Medill Magazine. The article chronicles Susan's career, and decision to take on a graduate degree while already well into h... Read More

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