Prof. Jacobson wins “Idea Prize”
Assistant Professor David Jacobson won an "Idea Prize" from the Koerber Foundation, which is based in Hamburg, Germany. The foundation's "USable" competition honors ideas related to civic engagement that can be implemented in Germany. Professor Jacobson won for his proposal, "Creating Stakeholder Learning Collaboratives in Germany," which outlines a new approach to education reform and workforce development. The Koerber Foundation will help Professor Jacobson promote his approach in Germany, beginning at an awards ceremony and conference in Potsdam this June.