Dominican University will be presenting both Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz with honorary degrees in January, in recognition for their achievement in creating The Interrupters.
Steve James will deliver the commencement address to students when the pair accept their degrees on Sunday, January 12 at the University's main campus in river Forest, Illinois. More details here.
The award is the second honorary degree Steve James has received this year, following recognition in May 2012 from Columbia College Chicago.
Dominican University has embraced The Interrupters, hosting screenings and even posting an excellent guide for "Teaching The Interrupters" on their website.