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Announcing the newest Erasmus Circle Fellow

March 23, 2021

The title of Erasmus Circle Fellow is one of the highest honors bestowed upon our faculty in the College of Education. Erasmus Circle Fellows are faculty leaders who have demonstrated excellence in their fields. They are nominated by their department heads and former Erasmus Circle Fellows, then selected by the College of Education National Advisory Board. 

We are happy to announce this year’s Erasmus Circle Fellow, Department of...

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One of our students is the first Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year in university history!

March 23, 2021

The first student at the University of Arizona to be honored with the Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year Award happens to be our alumna and a current student in the college. Basketball player Sam Thomas already has an undergraduate degree from the college and is now working on her master’s degree in...

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Assistant Professor DeMarcus Jenkins

March 18, 2021

Assistant Professor DeMarcus Jenkins has been chosen as an Outstanding Reviewer for 2020 for Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis for the American Educational Research Association and will be recognized during a reception at AERA’s Virtual Annual Meeting this...

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Announcing Diversity Speaker Series

Feb. 17, 2021

The College of Education Diversity Committee is kicking off its new speaker series on February 23 with Center for the Study of Higher Education alumna Amanda Tachine, a Navajo from Ganado, Arizona. She is Náneesht’ézhí Táchii’nii (Zuni Red Running into Water clan) born for Tl’izilani (Many Goats clan). She is an assistant professor in...

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Pima County Recorder, alumna Gabriella Cázares-Kelly

Feb. 16, 2021

Now officially sworn in as the new Pima County Recorder, alumna Gabriella Cázares-Kelly was interviewed in this Arizona Daily Star article.

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Assistant Professor JD Lopez was named a 2021 Emerging Scholar

Feb. 16, 2021

Assistant Professor JD Lopez was named a 2021 Emerging Scholar by Diverse Issues in Higher Education. Just 15 scholars out of several hundred nominees receive the recognition each year.

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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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Jill Koyama receives Lydia Kennedy UAHS LGBTQ+ Distinguished Leadership Award

Dec. 14, 2020

Congratulations to Institute for LGBT Studies Director Jill Koyama on receiving the Lydia Kennedy UAHS LGBTQ+ Distinguished Leadership Award!

This award is given to a leader who has demonstrated a strong commitment to building a safe, inclusive, and equitable campus for LGBTQ+ faculty, staff, residents, fellows, students and patients. As a result of her efforts, Koyama cultivates high-quality, inclusive health...