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How the pandemic could mark a “turning point” for Chinese science

Jan. 20, 2021

EPSP Professor Jenny Lee and Higher Education doctoral candidate John Haupt recently spoke with Science Magazine about how collaboration between scientists in China and the United States increased for COVID-19–related research despite previous years of political...

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Assistant Professor Karina Salazar joined us in fall 2019

Dec. 3, 2020

Assistant Professor Salazar is a local Tucsonan and proud graduate of Sunnyside High School! Her dissertation, entitled “The wealth and color of off-campus recruiting by public research universities,” uses sophisticated data science techniques to examine how university recruiting efforts spatially discriminate against high schools and communities with predominantly low-income students...

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Assistant Professor Jameson Lopez joined us in fall 2018

Dec. 3, 2020

Lopez graduated with a bachelors in elementary education from American Indian College, a masters in curriculum and instruction from Arizona State University. His doctorate is in Educational Policy and Evaluation at Arizona State University. He focuses on Native American education using quantitative methods with the hope that his experience and research incorporating Indigenous knowledge and western scientific methods will continue to support...

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Associate Professor Z Nicolazzo joined us in fall 2019

Dec. 3, 2020

Nicolazzo is an expert in Trans* Studies in Education and focuses on how systems of privilege and oppression (e.g., sexism, masculinity, trans* oppression) mediate educational environments. Nicolazzo addresses gender in K-12 and postsecondary education in expansive, non-binary ways that include students with diverse genders beyond just thinking about “men" and/or “women.” Nicolazzo explores how policies and practices, including educational...

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HED Master's students reunited!

Oct. 30, 2020

Two students have been reunited because of our program!! HED Master’s students, Selena Velasquez (first year) and Aileen Cerrillos (second year), had been friends who attended the same middle school in Visalia, California but had lost touch. During the New Student Orientation this past August, Aileen was one of the panelists and Selena realized she was her long lost friend from middle school!

Aileen is the Graduate...

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Jenny Lee has given numerous webinars on her latest scholarship over the summer

Oct. 29, 2020

Jenny Lee has given numerous webinars on her latest scholarship over the summer, including for Oxford UniversityACEthe Committee of 100, ...

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Building a Bridge to STEM Degrees for Transfer Students

Oct. 29, 2020

Just under $5 million in funding from the National Science Foundation is now supporting scholarships for transfer students seeking STEM degrees at the UA, and providing training for faculty and peer mentors as students transfer from Pima Community College to the UA. Regina Deil-Amen, professor of Higher Education in the UA College of...

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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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