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The assistant professor of higher education was nominated for her research into whether the enrollment management practices of public universities undermine access for underserved student populations.

Redesigning college admission amid the COVID-19 pandemic

March 22, 2020

Assistant Professor Karina Salazar's research, which found that colleges disproportionately recruit students from wealthier, whiter areas, was mentioned in a Forbes article about how college admission practices are shifting due to the coronavirus outbreak.

College recruiters are presented with an...

Building a Bridge to STEM Degrees for Transfer Students

March 6, 2020

A $4.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation will help create a stronger path for Pima Community College students who transfer to the University of Arizona to pursue bachelor's degrees in STEM fields.

Regina Deil-Amen, professor of educational policy studies and practice in the UA College of Education and principal investigator on the grant, says a key benefit of the grant is that it can help diversify STEM talent...

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Are public university enrollment priorities biased against poor communities and communities of color?

March 1, 2020

Are public university enrollment priorities biased against poor communities and communities of color? Assistant Professor Karina Salazar and UCLA Assistant Professor Ozan Jaquette (formerly with our college) investigated that bias, as seen in ...

Racial bias and Indigenous communities on Arizona campuses

Feb. 28, 2020

On this episode of Arizona Spotlight, AZPM student employee Vanessa Ontiveros sat down with Felisia Tagaban, one of the founding members of Voices of Indigenous Concerns in Education (VOICE). 

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Karina Salazar named a Forbes 2019 College Admission Influencer

Jan. 10, 2020

Congratulations to Higher Education Assistant Professor Karina Salazar on being named a 2019 College Admission Influencer by Forbes! Salazar was nominated for her research work that analyzes whether the enrollment management practices of public universities undermine access for underserved student populations.

"Each [nominee], in their way, is turning a critical eye to the policies and practices in admission and encouraging educators...

The College of Education Is Now The Home Of CONAHEC

Jan. 2, 2020

The college is excited to announce that it is now the home of the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration, a not-for-profit membership-based network of approximately 180 institutions of higher education in Canada, the United States, and Mexico, as well as a select group of institutions from other parts of the world. The consortium fosters academic collaboration among institutions,...

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20th International Congress on Addictions in Mexico City with Kris Bosworth

Dec. 1, 2019

Professor Kris Bosworth (in the blue-patterned jacket) was the keynote speaker on school-based drug prevention at the 20th International Congress on Addictions in Mexico City. 

Associate Professor Nolan Cabrera was featured as a panelist on Speak Out with Tim Wise

Nov. 1, 2019

Associate Professor Nolan Cabrera was featured as a panelist on Speak Out with Tim Wise for a podcast discussion about affirmative action, the way in which Asian Americans have long been viewed by some as a "model minority," and the recent lawsuit against Harvard for its...