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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.

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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.

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Growth Abroad

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

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Study Abroad Information Session

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Online

A representative from the NU Study Abroad Office meets with sophomores in class early in the Fall Quarter to explain the application pr...

Brady Tea

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM, No Location

First Tea of the academic year. Topic to be announced.


COVID-19 and Campus Updates

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