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Alumna Juliana Urtubey delivers Address to the Nation

July 14, 2021

Each year, the National Teacher of the Year has an opportunity to bring awareness to priorities that will make a direct impact on the students and communities they serve.

This year's National Teacher of the Year, Juliana Urtubey, a two-time alum of the College, is centering her priorities around how educators and communities can work together in...

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Professor Jenny Lee to co-lead new joint research project by the Committee of 100 and The University of Arizona

July 12, 2021

Last month, the Committee of 100 and The University of Arizona announced a new joint research project that will explore how research and academics have been affected by the limitations that the U.S. government has placed on international exchange with China.

The study, co-led by Professor Jenny Lee, will have a special focus on the impact on professors and researchers who are of Chinese descent....

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How Pathways to Teaching is bringing more teachers into Arizona school districts

June 28, 2021

KGUN 9 recently spoke with recent graduates of the Pathways to Teaching inaugural cohort about how the program — and the $1,000 monthly stipend — helped them accomplish their goals of becoming teachers. KGUN also spoke with Pathways to Teaching Director Marcy Wood about future plans...

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Nolan Cabrera on Juneteenth and Critical Race Theory

June 21, 2021

Professor Nolan Cabrera spoke with Arizona Public Media about how dismantling the structural issues of systemic racism, rather than an oversimplification of Juneteenth, is critical in order to truly move the conversation forward.

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How the pandemic is changing global science collaborations

June 16, 2021

Professor Jenny Lee recently spoke with Nature about her work with John Haupt, a doctoral candidate in the Higher Education program, that analyzes the increased collaboration between the United States and China on both COVID-19 papers and non-COVID-19 science.

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Understanding the nature of US-China research collaborations on COVID-19

June 16, 2021

Research by Professor Jenny Lee and Higher Education doctoral candidate John Haupt found that during the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers from the US and China collaborated more frequently on pandemic-related research than on other research in the previous five years. To better understand how these collaborations occurred, Lee and Haupt recently received a National...

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Jessie Harper named Pac-12 Softball Scholar-Athlete of the Year

June 14, 2021

Congratulations to Jessie Harper, educational leadership master's student, on being named the 2021 Pac-12 Softball Scholar-Athlete of the Year!

The award was established to honor collegiate student-athletes who are standouts both academically and in their respective sports disciplines. A two-time All-...

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How Pathways to Teaching is addressing Arizona’s teacher shortage

June 7, 2021

Arizona's longtime teacher shortage is a key issue that the College's Pathways to Teaching program is hoping to address. The Arizona Daily Star spoke with Pathways Director Marcy Wood and recent graduates, Suzanne Mendoza and Kylie Grace Danvers-Gay, about the program.

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Sonja Lanehart named 2021 ACLS Digital Extension Grant awardee

June 1, 2021

We are excited to announce that Linguistics Professor Sonja Lanehart has been named a 2021 ACLS Digital Extension Grant awardee.

The Digital Extension Grant program supports collaborative, team-based humanities and interpretive social sciences projects that advance inclusive scholarly practices and promote greater understanding of diverse human experiences through digital research.

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Ricardo Dominguez increases STEM opportunities for students with SARSEF through Paul Lindsey internship

May 27, 2021

Ricardo Dominguez, an education policy master’s student, spent the last year interning with local nonprofit SARSEF through the college’s Paul Lindsey internship program. As a result of his internship, he was able to provide the nonprofit with the bandwidth to better track school involvement in their programs and assist them with the transition between virtual and in-person events. Learn more...