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AILDI Podcast, Episode 1

Jan. 12, 2023

In the first ever episode with the director of Native American Languages and Linguistics master's degree program, known as NAMA and assistant professor in the Department of Linguistics, Dr. Wilson de Lima Silva discusses why linguistics is so valuable for Indigenous communities. He also shares some information about the University of Arizona's M.A. program, NAMA.

The American Indian Language Development Institute (AILDI) podcast is...

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Big Read Tucson

Jan. 10, 2023

Big Read Tucson will showcase Arizona author Natalie Diaz's "Postcolonial Love Poem". 

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Desirée Cueto Interviewed On KJZZ

Dec. 14, 2022

Desirée Cueto was interviewed on KJZZ about Black mermaids. 

A Dozen Books on African Mythology: The Significance of Black Mermaids and Sirens, co-written by...

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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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Reyna Mendoza, 2022 Centennial Award Winner

Dec. 12, 2022

Reyna Mendoza is pursuing a Master's in Teaching and Teacher Education from the University of Arizona. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Literacy, Learning, and Leadership with an emphasis on Leadership for Equitable Access & Success, as well as an Associate’s in Science from Pima Community College.

Reyna was born and raised in South Tucson, Arizona. Her single mother and grandparents raised her. They were a hardworking Hispanic...

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Choi Won-hyung visited the Worlds of Words Center

Dec. 8, 2022

In late October/early November a reporter, Choi Won-hyung, from The Hankyoreh (a daily newspaper in Seoul, South Korea) visited the Worlds of Words Center. Along with an international graduate student, they observed WOW and interviewed people here over a period of a few days. The WOW Center is one of four locations in the U.S. identified by The Hankyoreh to feature.


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Dr. Sunggye Hong Awarded David and Minnie Meyerson Distinguished Professorship in Disability and Rehabilitation

Dec. 5, 2022

Dr. Sunggye Hong, associate professor in the College of Education Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies and director of the Special Education program, has been named as the recipient of the David and Minnie Meyerson Distinguished Professorship in Disability and Rehabilitation. This 5-year...

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Dr. Karina Salazar named 2022 Erasmus Circle Fellow

Dec. 5, 2022

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Karina Salazar is our 2022 Erasmus Circle Fellow. Erasmus Circle Fellows are faculty leaders who have demonstrated excellence in their fields. They are nominated by their department heads and former Erasmus Circle Fellows and are selected by the College of Education National Advisory Board. The title of Erasmus Circle Fellow is...

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Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy

Dec. 1, 2022

Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy Committee
2022 Award Announcement

Submitted by Kathleen A. Hinchman, Committee Chair

The Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy is...