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Professor Sonja Lanehart

Nov. 3, 2020

Professor Sonja Lanehart, a Faculty Fellow in the Graduate College who holds appointments in both the College of Education and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, has been elected to a prestigious national leadership role to serve a three-year term on the governing board of the ...

Student internship experience ends with signed legislation by California Governor Gavin Newsom to extend paid family leave

Oct. 8, 2020

The Literacy, Learning, and Leadership, B.S., program has grown tremendously over the past few years. Likely in part due to the variety of career paths the degree can lead our students down.

A big part of the program is the internship experience.

Current LLL student Lisa Friedman spent her (virtual) summer internship with the Jewish Center for...

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Worlds of Words and the Tucson Festival of Books team up for Imagination Fridays

Oct. 8, 2020

Every Friday, Tucson families and classes can connect with a children's book author or illustrator online thanks to a collaboration between the Worlds of Words: Center of Global Literacies and Literatures and the Tucson Festival of Books....

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Etta Kralovec speaks with AZPM about how the pandemic has prompted parents to give pod learning a try

Oct. 8, 2020

Teaching, Learning, and Sociocultural Studies Professor Etta Kralovec spoke with Arizona Public Media about pod learning and how it could change the face of education if it catches on.

"Some of them are totally free...

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Student Amy Spotted Wolf crowned 59th Miss Indian Arizona

Sept. 3, 2020

Amy Spotted Wolf, an elementary education student through the Indigenous Teacher Education Project and a newly named Erasmus Circle Scholar (more on that below), was crowned the 59th Miss Indian Arizona!

During her year of reign as Miss Indian Arizona, her...

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Professor Alberto Arenas

Sept. 3, 2020

Professor Alberto Arenas was the keynote speaker for the North American Association for Environment Education Research Symposium, which brings together new and experienced researchers from around the globe to explore the current state...

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Stephanie Choi '17 is the sustainability coordinator at Smith College

Sept. 3, 2020

Recent literacy, learning & leadership grad Stephanie Choi '17 is the sustainability coordinator at Smith College in the Center for the Environment, Ecological Design, and Sustainability. She works on student programming, including the Eco-Reps program, and supports student clubs and organizations, as well as individual...

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What is pod learning?

Sept. 3, 2020

What is pod learning? Professor Etta Kralovec was interviewed about the concept in this story from...

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Sept. 1, 2020

Arizona high school students will soon be able to take dual-enrollment University of Arizona-designed pre-calculus courses, thanks to a new program from our College of Education and Hispanic-Serving Institution Initiatives that aims to strengthen college-going resources in high schools. The program will partner with Arizona high schools whose student populations...

Iliana Reyes named new College of Education associate dean

Aug. 4, 2020

The college is excited to announce that Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Professor Iliana Reyes has been named the college's new associate dean! Professor Reyes has been with the college for 18 years, having started as an assistant professor in 2002. She was promoted to full professor last year.

Professor Reyes received her master’s and doctoral...