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College of Education fellowship will support STEM education along the U.S.-Mexico border

May 4, 2020

Thanks to a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the college is launching the Noyce Border Fellowship Program for middle and high school teachers along the U.S.-Mexico border. The program will create field-trip sites in...

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TREC to host Social Emotional Learning Summit as webinar series

May 4, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the college's Tucson Regional Educator Collaborative is redesigning the in-person Social Emotional Learning Summit (originally scheduled for June 6) into a FREE month-long webinar series convening each Tuesday in May, from 3 - 4:30pm.

The topics of the original summit are more important than ever as teachers adapt to the changing needs of teaching during a pandemic. The...

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The future of international higher education in a post-mobility world

May 4, 2020

According to Professor of Educational Policy Studies and Practice Jenny Lee and Vice Provost of Global Affairs Brent White, student mobility was an outdated approach to international education even before the current pandemic. In this University World News article, the University of...

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Marsha Spencer offered a free webinar series to help school psychologists, administrators, and related professionals

May 1, 2020

School Psychology Assistant Professor of Practice Marsha Spencer offered a free webinar series to help school psychologists, administrators, and related professionals identify helpful resources. The series kicked off on April 21, with a general overview of telepractice resources and Arizona parameters. Throughout the weeks, topics ranged from supporting...

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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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Free Webinars for School Psychologists

April 23, 2020

To support the education community during this challenging time, the college is offering a series of short, focused (and FREE!) webinars for school psychologists. Join Assistant Professor of Practice Marsha Spencer and her guests to learn about helpful resources available to school psychologists, administrators and related professionals. Topics range from telepractice to supporting teachers and parents to resources for coping with anxiety and...

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13th International Scientific-Practical Conference, Adolescent in the City: Inequality and Opportunities, in Moscow, Russia

April 1, 2020

Professor Sheri Bauman is a keynote speaker this month for the 13th International Scientific-Practical Conference, Adolescent in the City: Inequality and Opportunities, in Moscow, Russia. Now a virtual conference, her lecture, Adolescent Aggression, will be translated in real time. 

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Vanessa Perry was invited to present at the 2020 Unimc for Inclusion Conference

April 1, 2020

Although Assistant Professor of Practice Vanessa Perry was invited to present at the 2020 Unimc for Inclusion Conference hosted by the University of Macerata, Italy, now postponed until October, she and her colleagues hosted online workshops...

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Associate Professor Michael Sulkowski featured podcast

April 1, 2020

Associate Professor Michael Sulkowski offered suggestions for ways parents can cope with life during COVID-19 in this podcast (go to 12:45 minutes to hear).

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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.