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New Publication in American Journal of Evaluation by Researchers Cimetta and Friesen

Jan. 30, 2024

In a recent publication in the American Journal of Evaluation, Associate Research Professor Adriana Cimetta and Research Scientist Rebecca Friesen have made a significant contribution to the field of evaluation with their article, “Discerning Obstacles and Opportunities: A Framework for...

Ronald W. Marx named Interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

June 2, 2023

As Provost Liesl Folks steps away from her administrative post, I want to thank her again for capably leading the Office of the Provost for the past four years and for agreeing to continue in her capacity as an Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty member to establish a new Center for Semiconducting Manufacturing. We appreciate Provost Folks’ varied accomplishments since her arrival in 2019 and her ongoing contributions to our...

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Nitika Mehta, 2022 Centennial Award Winner

Dec. 12, 2022

Nitika Mehta is a master’s candidate in the department of Educational Psychology. She is from a small town in India and moved to the USA in 2021 to further her journey in academia. After completing an undergraduate degree in Psychology Honors from Delhi University in 2013, Nitika earned a gold medal award in 2016 for a master’s degree in Psychology. Along with her studies at the University of Arizona, she is also a Graduate Teaching Assistant...

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Arizona’s per pupil spending ranks 49th in the nation

May 27, 2021

Professor and Dean Emeritus Ron Marx recently spoke with KJZZ about Arizona's national ranking — 49th in the nation — of its per pupil spending. Last fiscal year, Arizona spent about $10,000 per student, below the national average, which is about $15,700.

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Dean Emeritus and Professor Ron Marx

May 14, 2021

Dean Emeritus and Professor Ron Marx was featured in this...

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Ron Marx on President Biden’s American Families Plan

May 6, 2021

Dean Emeritus Ron Marx recently spoke with Arizona’s Family about one of the flagship measures of President Biden's American Families Plan: two years of free community college.

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How a year of online learning has affected students

April 21, 2021

Speaking of lessons learned during the pandemic, three of our faculty members were consulted for this UA News article on whether the pandemic has meant an entire year has been lost for K-12 students. Dean Emeritus and Professor ...

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Assistant Research Professor Katherine Cheng

April 16, 2021

Assistant Research Professor Katherine Cheng was recently awarded a Spencer Foundation Small Research Grant, along with her colleague Matthew Graham of the University of Oregon, for their project on examining the relationship between pre-service teachers’...

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Assistant Research Professor Katherine Cheng

Sept. 3, 2020

Welcome! Assistant Research Professor Katherine Cheng earned her doctorate in family and human development from Arizona State University with a specialization in measurement and statistical analysis. She also holds a master’s degree in psychology from New York University and completed a two-year postdoc fellowship at University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the ...