Northwestern Events Calendar

Sep
16
2019

FAN Event: Paul Tough on "How College Makes or Breaks Us"

When: Monday, September 16, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM  

Where: New Trier High School, New Trier High School, Cornog Auditorium 7 Happ Rd,, Northfield, IL 60093

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Julie Deardorff   847.467.3147

Group: School of Education and Social Policy

Category: Academic

Description:

Does college still work? Is the system designed just to protect the privileged and leave everyone else behind? Or can a college education today provide a real opportunity to young Americans? New York Times bestselling author Paul Tough’s new book The Years That Matter Most deliver fresh, fascinating insight on how the American system of colleges and universities helps and hinders young people, especially low-income and first-generation students.

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