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One of our students is the first Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year in university history!

March 23, 2021

The first student at the University of Arizona to be honored with the Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year Award happens to be our alumna and a current student in the college. Basketball player Sam Thomas already has an undergraduate degree from the college and is now working on her master’s degree in...

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Assistant Professor DeMarcus Jenkins

March 18, 2021

Assistant Professor DeMarcus Jenkins has been chosen as an Outstanding Reviewer for 2020 for Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis for the American Educational Research Association and will be recognized during a reception at AERA’s Virtual Annual Meeting this...

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Pima County Recorder, alumna Gabriella Cázares-Kelly

Feb. 16, 2021

Now officially sworn in as the new Pima County Recorder, alumna Gabriella Cázares-Kelly was interviewed in this Arizona Daily Star article.

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Jill Koyama receives Lydia Kennedy UAHS LGBTQ+ Distinguished Leadership Award

Dec. 14, 2020

Congratulations to Institute for LGBT Studies Director Jill Koyama on receiving the Lydia Kennedy UAHS LGBTQ+ Distinguished Leadership Award!

This award is given to a leader who has demonstrated a strong commitment to building a safe, inclusive, and equitable campus for LGBTQ+ faculty, staff, residents, fellows, students and patients. As a result of her efforts, Koyama cultivates high-quality, inclusive health...

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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...

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Professor Jill Koyama has been appointed as the new director of the Education Policy Center

Aug. 1, 2020

Professor Jill Koyama has been appointed as the new director of the Education Policy Center. Created to inform the public and policymakers in Arizona, the Education Policy Center is the only university-based center in the state...

Kevin Henry and DeMarcus Jenkins recognized for leadership in higher education

March 26, 2020

Assistant Professors Kevin Henry and DeMarcus Jenkins are among the winners of the JV Educational Leadership Award from JV Educational Consultants.

JV Educational Consultants is a Michigan-based firm that provides student and faculty development and leadership consulting services to associations, colleges, nonprofit organizations and other institutions. Its Leadership Awards recognize "outstanding leadership...

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20th International Congress on Addictions in Mexico City with Kris Bosworth

Dec. 1, 2019

Professor Kris Bosworth (in the blue-patterned jacket) was the keynote speaker on school-based drug prevention at the 20th International Congress on Addictions in Mexico City. 

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What happens to students when there are no more public schools?

Nov. 1, 2019

What happens to students when there are no more public schools? Assistant Professor Kevin Henry addressed this question and much more during a presentation for the Education Policy Center. The presentation, Lessons from New Orleans, featured Henry, a native of New Orleans and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Ph.D.) and Tulane University (B.A.). Henry has extensively researched and published on the education system and racial...