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Making higher education a reality through the UA Upward Bound Program

June 19, 2018

Rising seniors at Cholla High School, Anyssa Montaño and Jessica Valdez are enjoying the UA Rec Center facilities as part of Upward Bound's summer programming. The week's academic focus is on math instruction and came with the perk of guest speakers in the fields of physics, chemistry, math, engineering, and higher education. After four weeks of academy, there will be a student showcase and a road trip to see Arizona colleges.
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Collaborating with Raytheon in a STEM Mentoring Program

Feb. 15, 2018

College of Education alumna and current graduate student Mandy Cheromiah and Native SOAR coordinator Felisia Tagaban cultivated a partnership with the Raytheon American Indian Network to mentor our Native SOAR students, who then mentor high school and middle school students. Read more.

The Relevant Inquiry that is your Dissertation

Jan. 9, 2018

In her recent op-ed in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Professor Jenny J. Lee offers advice on ways for students to produce their best doctoral dissertation.

Excelling in Global Education

Nov. 13, 2017

Professor Jenny J. Lee is the recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Global Education Award, naming her a positive force in the international exchange of culture, knowledge, and ideas. The Office of Global Initiatives and the Center for English as a Second Language will be celebrating her dedication to international education...

Mentoring builds relationships

Nov. 7, 2017

Assistant Professor of Practice Mary Irwin, the director of Project SOAR, a mentoring program that builds relationships between middle school and college students, was interviewed for this story on the importance of mentoring.

The Transformation Continues

June 28, 2016

The Arizona Minority Student Progress Report 2016: The Transformation Continues, written by Educational Policy Studies & Practice Professor Jeff Milem (now the College of Education dean at the University of California Santa Barbara) and graduate students W. Patrick Bryan and Karina G. Salazar, details trends in demographics and education in Arizona. Selected data from the P-12 and higher education sectors are highlighted to...

People News 2016

April 7, 2016

February 2016

Professor Kris Bosworth was interviewed on KJZZ Radio about anti-bullying resources for teachers....

People News 2015

April 7, 2016

October 2015

What does it mean to be white? MTV's "White People" is a documentary on race that aims to answer the question from the viewpoint of young white people living in America today. Assistant Professor Nolan Cabrera was featured in the documentary and can be found at about 18 minutes into the video. Watch it...