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Assistant Professor JD Lopez discussed the importance of Native American voices in policy dialogues about affordability and student borrowing

Aug. 1, 2020

In a recent interview with the Lumina Foundation , Assistant Professor JD Lopez and alumna and Arizona State University Assistant Professor Amanda Tachine ’06 ’15 discussed the importance of Native American voices in policy dialogues about affordability and student borrowing.

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Alyce Sadongei recently spoke with Atlas Obscura

Aug. 1, 2020

Alyce Sadongei , project coordinator for the American Indian Language Development Institute , recently spoke with Atlas Obscura , about how museums across the country and world have historically covered sacred cultural items in dangerous chemicals for the purpose of preservation. “The revelations about pesticide use were like ‘the straw that broke the camel’s back’ for many Indigenous communities. A lot of people were angry and upset because...

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Professor Erin Turner awarded a $600,000+ Discovery Research PreK-12 grant from the National Science Foundation

Aug. 1, 2020

Professor Erin Turner and Department of Mathematics Associate Research Scientist Cynthia Anhalt were awarded a $600,000+ Discovery Research PreK-12 grant from the National Science Foundation for their project, Collaborative Research: Advancing Equity and Strengthening Teaching with Elementary Mathematical Modeling, a collaboration with the University of Washington — Tacoma, Montana State University, and George Mason University. The research...

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Professor Gary Rhoades was featured in Inside Higher Education story about the backlash of the acquisition of Ashford University

Aug. 1, 2020

News of the University of Arizona’s planned acquisition of Ashford University did not go over well for many Arizona faculty members. Professor Gary Rhoades , who has an extensive background in the research of higher education, was featured in this Inside Higher Education story about the backlash.

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Professor and Department Head Regina Deil-Amen was interviewed about the Ashford acquisition

Aug. 1, 2020

Professor and Department Head Regina Deil-Amen was interviewed about the Ashford acquisition in this KOLD news story .

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Professor Jenny Lee in a Latin Times story

Aug. 1, 2020

Professor Jenny Lee was quoted in a Latin Times story about how scientific collaboration between China and the U.S. has grown despite their poor relations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Professor Emeritus Thomas L. Good was awarded the prestigious E. L. Thorndike Career Achievement Award

Aug. 1, 2020

Professor Emeritus Thomas L. Good was awarded the prestigious E. L. Thorndike Career Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association . The award is among the most prestigious given to living educational psychologists for their substantial, career-long achievements, and contributions to the field. Some past recipients include Albert Bandura, B.F. Skinner, Sandra Graham, and Jacquelynne S. Eccles.

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Philip Johnson was awarded an Arizona Department of Economic Security grant

Aug. 1, 2020

Assistant Professor of Practice Philip Johnson was awarded an Arizona Department of Economic Security grant to offer a one-year, five-course certificate program to AZDES vocational rehabilitation counselors to provide specialized, quality services to people with disabilities.

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Scholarships available for Pima Community College STEM students

July 27, 2020

The Pima-UAZ STEM Bridge Program is providing scholarships to Pima Community College STEM students who are planning on transferring to The University of Arizona in fall 2021. Scholarships are up to $8,000 per year at PCC for the final year before transferring and $10,000 per year for up to three years at UArizona. Learn more .

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Jameson Lopez on the importance of Native voices in higher education

July 16, 2020

In a recent interview with the Lumina Foundation, Assistant Professor Jameson Lopez discussed the importance of Native American voices in policy dialogues about affordability and student borrowing.