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Dr. Heather Haeger podcast episode featured on the NSF Education division newsletter

June 18, 2024

Exciting News!

Dr. Heather Haeger episode of the COE Inquiry Oasis Podcast was featured on the NSF Education division newsletter.

The episode shares the experiences of four postdoctoral scholars at the half-point of their awards. The goal of this program is to provide postdoctoral students with opportunities to engage with STEM educational practices within the context of a research-intensive Hispanic-Serving Institutions....

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Digital Borderlands in the Classroom Cohort

June 10, 2024

Congratulations to the 8 The University of Arizona faculty chosen for the first Digital Borderlands in the Classroom cohort which starts in July. Fellows Alex Braithwaite, Jacqueline Jean Barrios, Lillian Gorman, Maura Catherine Varley Gutierrez, Jason Jurjevich, Melani Martinez, Moira Ozias & Kristy Slominski will receive funding, training & support to develop curricular materials for student research on the borderlands...

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Congratulations Amanda Bogden!

June 10, 2024

Congratulations Amanda Bogden on being selected as a 2024 USDA HSI E.Kika De La Garza Fellowship Program

About Amanda Bogden:
Amanda Bogden is the Internship Program Manager at the Pasquinelli Career Center within the College of Agriculture, Life, and Environmental Sciences. In this role, she guides students in preparing for careers post-graduation. Amanda is also a Doctoral Candidate in Higher Education, focusing her research...

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Exciting news for Native SOAR and Sunnyside Unified School District!

Feb. 14, 2024

“Sunnyside’s Native American Education Program has been working with Native SOAR for several years, but last month, the district’s governing board approved an intergovernmental agreement with the UA to formalize the partnership.”

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The Native SOAR Program at UArizona equips students for success in higher education

Nov. 8, 2023

Since 2005, University of Arizona College of Education Native SOAR has continued to strive to support and create educational pathways for students...

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Dr. Meg Cota selected to serve on the U.S. Department of Education as a member of the Regional Advisory Committee (RAC)

Sept. 13, 2023

Please join the University of Arizona College of Education in congratulating Assistant Professor of Practice, Educational Policy Studies and Practice, Dr. Meg Cota for being selected to serve on the U.S. Department of Education as a member of the Regional Advisory Committee (RAC): West.

The objective of the RAC is to provide advice and...

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With new fellowship, UArizona researchers will study how to create inclusive STEM learning environments

Sept. 10, 2023

"Culturally responsive practices are not about the STEM discipline in and of itself; it's about how the discipline relates to our real experienced lives, our communities and the things we need in our communities," said program principal investigator Heather Haeger, research director for the University of Arizona STEM Learning Center and an assistant professor of education policy...

HSI Hub LISTO Awarded by NSF

Sept. 5, 2023

The University of Arizona's initiatives aimed at serving the Hispanic community received an impressive sum of almost $3 million from the National Science Foundation and an additional $1 million from the Helios Education Foundation. This funding will be utilized to bolster the presence of the AZ HSI Consortium and to kickstart Project LISTO.

Read the full article featured in UANews.

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The Educational Policy Studies & Practice Department welcomes Dr. Ruth M. López

Aug. 8, 2023

Dr. Ruth M. López is an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership & Policy. She earned her Ph.D. in Educational Foundations, Policy, and Practice at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she was an Ofelia Miramontes Scholar and a recipient of the AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship. She also holds B.A.s in Mexican American Studies...