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Two Education Students Awarded Centennial Achievement

Dec. 10, 2021

Congratulations to two students in the College of Education who have received a 2021 Centennial Achievement Award.

This year’s COE honorees are Felisia Tagaban Gaskin, a Doctoral candidate in Higher Education from the Center for the Study of Higher Education, and Leo Montiel Corrales, who is pursuing an MA in Counseling. 

Centennial Achievement Awards are presented to undergraduate students who demonstrate integrity,...

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Dr. Jenny Lee Publishes Findings with the Committee of 100

Nov. 5, 2021

The Committee of 100 just released an important report by Jenny Lee, Professor in our college’s Center for the Study of Higher Education and our Dean’s Fellow for Internationalization. Her study revealed a pattern of racial profiling and consequences for US innovation. 

You can view her presentation here. It has already attracted a...

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College of Education Launches Trans Studies in Education Speaker Series

Oct. 19, 2021

The College of Education kicked off its brand new Trans Studies in Education Speaker Series last week with a dynamic fall speaker, Jennicet Gutiérrez. Jennicet delivered a campus-wide talk on Wednesday, October 13 at 4pm to a digital audience of over 175 participants and an intimate...

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Dr. Jenny Lee awarded the 2021 CIHE Award for Significant Research on International Higher Education

Oct. 4, 2021

U.S. Power in International Higher Education explores how internationalization in higher education is not just an educational endeavor, but also a geopolitical one. By centering and making explicit the role of power, the book demonstrates the United States’s advantage in international education as well as the changing geopolitical realities that will shape the field in the future. The chapter authors are leading critical scholars of...

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College Faculty Receive HSI Seed Grants

Sept. 17, 2021

This summer, 18 faculty members from across the University of Arizona received funding from Research, Innovation, and Impact and the Office of the Provost as part of the Hispanic Serving Institution Faculty Seed Grant Program. College of Education-based projects that received funding include: Indigenous Communities in the Americas: Learning and Thriving Together Through Higher Education, Story-Based Early Childhood Robotics for Latinx...

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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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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-...