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Professor Regina Deil-Amen is the new director of the center and also the department head

Aug. 1, 2020

EPSP remains in good hands because Professor Regina Deil-Amen is the new director of the center and also the department head. She received her doctorate in sociology from Northwestern University and has expertise in qualitative research methods with experience in partnering on mixed-methods projects.

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Assistant Professor JD Lopez discussed the importance of Native American voices in policy dialogues about affordability and student borrowing

Aug. 1, 2020

In a recent interview with the Lumina Foundation , Assistant Professor JD Lopez and alumna and Arizona State University Assistant Professor Amanda Tachine ’06 ’15 discussed the importance of Native American voices in policy dialogues about affordability and student borrowing.

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Professor Gary Rhoades was featured in Inside Higher Education story about the backlash of the acquisition of Ashford University

Aug. 1, 2020

News of the University of Arizona’s planned acquisition of Ashford University did not go over well for many Arizona faculty members. Professor Gary Rhoades , who has an extensive background in the research of higher education, was featured in this Inside Higher Education story about the backlash.

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Professor and Department Head Regina Deil-Amen was interviewed about the Ashford acquisition

Aug. 1, 2020

Professor and Department Head Regina Deil-Amen was interviewed about the Ashford acquisition in this KOLD news story .

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Professor Jenny Lee in a Latin Times story

Aug. 1, 2020

Professor Jenny Lee was quoted in a Latin Times story about how scientific collaboration between China and the U.S. has grown despite their poor relations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Professor Jill Koyama has been appointed as the new director of the Education Policy Center

Aug. 1, 2020

Professor Jill Koyama has been appointed as the new director of the Education Policy Center . Created to inform the public and policymakers in Arizona, the Education Policy Center is the only university-based center in the state dedicated to policy issues of PK-20 education. Associate Dean Francesca López, who left the university to embark on a new journey at Penn State University, and Professor Koyama collaborated extensively over the years...

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Professor Jenny Lee featured in numerous publications

Aug. 1, 2020

Professor Jenny Lee had a busy July and was featured in numerous publications about international students and researchers:

International students shouldn’t be political pawns

Trump administration reverses new visa guidelines for international students

Loss of international students could damage US economy, experts say

Collaboration has grown despite sour relations

Opinion: Scientists in the US and...

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Professor Gary Rhoades has returned to the faculty as a professor of higher education

Aug. 1, 2020

After 19 years as the director of the Center for the Study of Higher Education and eight years as department head of Educational Policy Studies & Practice, Professor Gary Rhoades has returned to the faculty as a professor of higher education. According to Dean Bruce Johnson, “Gary is a master mentor of graduate students and faculty and a passionate advocate for students, staff, and faculty within our university, nationally, and...

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Scholarships available for Pima Community College STEM students

July 27, 2020

The Pima-UAZ STEM Bridge Program is providing scholarships to Pima Community College STEM students who are planning on transferring to The University of Arizona in fall 2021. Scholarships are up to $8,000 per year at PCC for the final year before transferring and $10,000 per year for up to three years at UArizona. Learn more .

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Jameson Lopez on the importance of Native voices in higher education

July 16, 2020

In a recent interview with the Lumina Foundation, Assistant Professor Jameson Lopez discussed the importance of Native American voices in policy dialogues about affordability and student borrowing.