Skip to main content

Brady Scholars Program

About the Program


Our Mission

The Brady Program in Ethics and Civic Life is a scholarly community in which undergraduates join together with graduate students and faculty to discuss values and norms, goodness and badness, rightness and wrongness, virtue and vice, duty and obligation, justice and rights, equality and freedom, and the application of these concepts to local, national, and international communities.

Learn More

Founding of the Brady Program


What is the Brady Scholars Program, and how did it begin?

What is the Brady Program in Ethics and Civic Life at Northwestern University and how did it begin? Alumna Debbie Brady, Provost Dan Linzer, and Founding Director Laurie Zoloth reflect on the Program’s origins. Videography: Isaiah Grant.

Learn More

Growth Abroad

Brady juniors gain a broad perspective from experiencing another part of the world, allowing a clearer view of issues at home.

Learn More


Study Abroad Tea

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Evanston

We will hear about study abroad experiences from Brady Juniors who have recently returned from their travels:  Jenny Kang (Paris), Step...

Community Engagement Workshop

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Evanston

Graduate Fellows will host a workshop to examine community engagement for Sophomores who are discovering pressing needs and important i...


Now accepting Applications for Brady Graduate Fellowships
Welcome Home Juniors

Returning from their studies abroad are Becky Chen (Prague), James Crisafulli (Oxford), Flannery Cusick (Florence), Patricia Janick (Barnard College), Lars Johnson (Stockholm), Jenny Kang (Paris), Charlotte Masters (Edinburgh), Stephanie Mbida (Paris), Isaac Sears (Paris), Juan Zuniga (Oxford)

More News

Back to top