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Lysette Davi received a 40 Under 40 Award

Dec. 3, 2020

Doctoral student and Honors College Assistant Director for Student Engagement Lysette Davi received a 40 Under 40 Award, an honor given to Tucson professionals under the age of 40 for "significant achievements and contributions to...

Professor Jill Koyama was honored with the 2020 Lydia Kennedy LGBTQ+ Distinguished Leadership Award

Dec. 3, 2020

Professor Jill Koyama was honored with the 2020 Lydia Kennedy LGBTQ+ Distinguished Leadership Award from the University of Arizona Health Sciences Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Given to a leader who demonstrates a strong commitment to building a safe,...

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Assistant Professor Karina Salazar joined us in fall 2019

Dec. 3, 2020

Assistant Professor Salazar is a local Tucsonan and proud graduate of Sunnyside High School! Her dissertation, entitled “The wealth and color of off-campus recruiting by public research universities,” uses sophisticated data science techniques to examine how university recruiting efforts spatially discriminate against high schools and communities with predominantly low-income students and Students of...

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Assistant Professor Jameson Lopez joined us in fall 2018

Dec. 3, 2020

Lopez graduated with a bachelors in elementary education from American Indian College, a masters in curriculum and instruction from Arizona State University. His doctorate is in Educational Policy and Evaluation at Arizona State University. He focuses on Native American education using quantitative methods with the hope that his experience and research incorporating Indigenous knowledge and western scientific methods will continue to support...

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Associate Professor Z Nicolazzo joined us in fall 2019

Dec. 3, 2020

Nicolazzo is an expert in Trans* Studies in Education and focuses on how systems of privilege and oppression (e.g., sexism, masculinity, trans* oppression) mediate educational environments. Nicolazzo addresses gender in K-12 and postsecondary education in expansive, non-binary ways that include students with diverse genders beyond just thinking about “men" and/or “women.” Nicolazzo explores how policies and practices, including educational...

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Professor Jenny Lee

Nov. 3, 2020

Professor Jenny Lee was interviewed for this Education Dive story on how President-Elect Joe Biden's immigration proposals may affect international students.

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HED Master's students reunited!

Oct. 30, 2020

Two students have been reunited because of our program!! HED Master’s students, Selena Velasquez (first year) and Aileen Cerrillos (second year), had been friends who attended the same middle school in Visalia, California but had lost touch. During the New Student Orientation this past August, Aileen was one of the panelists and Selena realized she was her long lost friend from middle school!

Aileen is the Graduate...

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Building a Bridge to STEM Degrees for Transfer Students

Oct. 29, 2020

Just under $5 million in funding from the National Science Foundation is now supporting scholarships for transfer students seeking STEM degrees at the UA, and providing training for faculty and peer mentors as students transfer from Pima Community College to the UA. Regina Deil-Amen, professor of Higher Education in the UA College of...

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Jenny Lee has given numerous webinars on her latest scholarship over the summer

Oct. 29, 2020

Jenny Lee has given numerous webinars on her latest scholarship over the summer, including for Oxford UniversityACEthe Committee of 100, ...