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MSNM Commencement 2013

August 30, 2013

In front of a cheering audience of family members, friends, and colleagues, degrees were awarded on Sunday, August 25, 2013, to 42 students from Spertus Institute’s Master of Science in Nonprofit Management program, a program that has been training nonprofit leaders since 1982.

Spertus Welcomes Stacey Flint as Director of Enrollment

August 26, 2013

Stacey Flint had a clear goal in mind when she entered the inaugural cohort of the Certificate in Jewish Leadership, a unique partnership between Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership and Northwestern University’s School of Continuing Studies.

Adam on Arts and Culture: August 2013

August 1, 2013

By Adam Davis for JUF News — As people of the book, text is the primary medium of our history. Textiles, however, have also played an interesting role, and not just in the shmatteh business.

The Importance of Self-Awareness

July 29, 2013

Leadership expert Dr. Hal M. Lewis (whose day job is President and CEO of Spertus) explains why self-awareness of one's biases is crucial for leadership.

Spertus graduate launches organization that heals horses and humans

July 22, 2013

When Spertus graduate Anna Lvova, MSNM Class of 2012, brought her daughter to a Rancho Laguna, a small equine farm in Seattle, she had no idea that the simple field trip would have such a huge impact on her life and the lives of others.

An Interview with Dr. Dean P. Bell, Editor of The Bloomsbury Companion to Jewish Studies

July 17, 2013

An interview with Spertus Dean and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Dean P. Bell, on the process of putting together his latest book "The Bloomsbury Companion to Jewish Studies."

Rabbi Dr. Bernard Grossfeld 1933-2013

July 17, 2013

It is with great sadness that we share information about the sudden passing of our colleague and friend, Rabbi Dr. Bernard Grossfeld.

Spertus Student Named to “36 Under 36” List

July 16, 2013

Matt Rissien, who will be starting the Spertus MAJPS program this fall, has been named to the second annual “Double Chai in the Chi: 36 Under 36” list of young Jewish movers and shakers in Chicago.

Better When We're Together?

June 24, 2013

Do people need to work together in person to spark creativity? Leadership expert Dr. Hal M. Lewis (whose day job is President and CEO of Spertus) has some thoughts.

Spertus welcomes Nancy Glazer as Director of Development

May 30, 2013

To Nancy Glazer, building a vibrant learning Jewish community is what her work is all about.