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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...

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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:

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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...

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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.

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Professor Jenny Lee’s response to ICE’s new policy barring international students taking online courses

July 16, 2020

Professor Jenny Lee wrote a piece in Inside Higher Ed in response to the now rescinded Immigration And Customs Enforcement (ICE)'s policy that would have prohibited non-immigrant students from returning to or remaining in...

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The future of international higher education in a post-mobility world

May 4, 2020

According to Professor of Educational Policy Studies and Practice Jenny Lee and Vice Provost of Global Affairs Brent White, student mobility was an outdated approach to international education even before the current pandemic. In this University World News article, the University of...

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Jenny Lee featured in article on the finger-pointing between officials in the U.S. and China about the pandemic

May 1, 2020

Professor Jenny Lee was featured in this article on the finger-pointing between officials in the U.S. and China about the pandemic, which belies cooperation among scientists in the two countries who are racing to...

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Professor Jenny Lee, along with doctoral student Hillary Vance

April 1, 2020

Professor Jenny Lee, along with doctoral student Hillary Vance, graduate Sowmya Ghosh ’19, and former visiting Fulbright Scholar Bjorn Stensaker, wrote Global Rankings at a Local Cost? The Strategic Pursuit of Status and the Third Mission for Comparative Education.

Kevin Henry and DeMarcus Jenkins recognized for leadership in higher education

March 26, 2020

Assistant Professors Kevin Henry and DeMarcus Jenkins are among the winners of the JV Educational Leadership Award from JV Educational Consultants.

JV Educational Consultants is a Michigan-based firm that provides student and faculty development and leadership consulting services to associations, colleges, nonprofit organizations and other institutions. Its Leadership Awards recognize "outstanding leadership...