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Remembering Alice Paul

Dec. 4, 2020

Many of you will remember Alice Paul, who was a faculty member in the college for 30 years. She served as head of the college’s Department of Teaching &Teacher Education (now the Department of Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies) and was the first Native American academic department head at the university. She was recognized nationally as an authority on early childhood education and was remembered in this Arizona Alumni...

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Minke whale skeleton comes to Bisbee Science Lab

Dec. 4, 2020

Arizona Public Media spoke with TLS Professor Etta Kralovec about the recent Bisbee Science Lab acquisition of the bones of a Minke whale - a gift from the College of the Atlantic in Maine.

"Kralovec said high school students and...

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Alumna Juliana Urtebey named Nevada’s 2021 Teacher of the Year

Dec. 4, 2020

Congratulations to College of Education alumna Juliana Urtebey, Nevada's 2021 Teacher of the Year!

Urtubey graduated from the college in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and in 2011 with a master’s degree in special education. The Booker Elementary School learning strategist will be the spokesperson for Nevada’s roughly 27,000...

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Associate Research Professor Sanlyn Buxner’s co-authored paper

Dec. 3, 2020

Associate Research Professor Sanlyn Buxner’s co-authored paper, Immersive, Interactive Virtual Field Trips, received the Journal of Geoscience Education 2020 Outstanding Paper Award.

Professor Emerita Norma González was the keynote speaker at the C&I Colloquium

Dec. 3, 2020

Professor Emerita Norma González was the keynote speaker at the C&I Colloquium. Following her address, Acknowledging Subjectivities and Positionalities within Humanizing Pedagogies, participants discussed the talk in breakout rooms, then...

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Assistant Professor Jameson David Lopez

Dec. 3, 2020

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, Maricopa County Cooperative Extension featured Assistant Professor Jameson David Lopez on its Facebook page, noting that he received a bronze star for his actions in a combat...

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Doctoral student Tony Viola was part of a Compassion into Action webinar

Dec. 3, 2020

Doctoral student Tony Viola was part of a Compassion into Action webinar that featured several faculty, staff, and students in a panel discussion about how a compassionate campus will help students succeed and increase the well-being of the...

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Even a virtualvisit to LaEstrella is fun!

Nov. 4, 2020

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday when family and friends gather to remember loved ones who have died. It is considered a day of celebration rather than mourning.

For several years, students in our early childhood education program have taken a trip to La Estrella Bakery to celebrate and learn about this cultural tradition. Of course, this year the annual celebration went virtual, but that also meant the invitation...

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Christopher Pankratz honored with a Raytheon Leaders in Education Award

Nov. 4, 2020

We're proud to report that Teach Arizona graduate Christopher Pankratz ’13, a theater arts teacher at Flowing Wells High School, was honored with a Raytheon Leaders in Education Award.

Also exciting: Teach Arizona graduate Gricelda Meraz ’08, a sixth-grade science Dual/GATE teacher at Hollinger K-8 School, was a finalist in the...