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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.

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...

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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 ...

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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...

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...

Associate Professor Nolan Cabrera wins 2019 ASHE Outstanding Book Award for White Guys on Campus: Racism, White Identity, and the Myth of “Post-Racial” Higher Education

Oct. 2, 2019

One member from the Outstanding Book Award Committee deemed his book, “A fresh take on understanding white perceptions of racism.” Other committee members found Cabrera’s work, “a significant, important shift in research on diversity in higher education” and that it “transformed conceptualizations of past and ongoing cultural conflicts and constructs on campuses.”

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