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Brennen Feder awarded Robie Gold Medal

May 6, 2021

Congratulations to Literacy, Learning and Leadership student Brennen Feder on receiving The University of Arizona's Robie Gold Medal! The Robie Gold Medal honors those who demonstrate personal integrity, initiative, cooperation, enthusiasm, willingness to give...

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Z Nicolazzo on the record breaking anti-trans legislation being introduced across the US

May 6, 2021

EPSP Associate Professor Z Nicolazzo recently spoke with Teen Vogue about an open letter signed by more than 17,300 educators and educational scholars that was sent to President Biden in...

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Jameson D Lopez selected for Early Career Scholars Award

May 6, 2021

The College is proud to announce that EPSP Assistant Professor Jameson D Lopez has been selected for The University of Arizona Early Career Scholars Award! This award was established to acknowledge outstanding early career faculty who are at the forefront of their disciplines and make highly valued contributions to the teaching, creative activity and service priorities set out in the University's Strategic Plan.

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Luis Moll elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

May 6, 2021

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Luis Moll on being elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences! Moll is one of eight education researchers to be newly elected to the academy, which is dedicated to recognizing excellence and relying on expertise to advance the public good.

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Trina Zimmermann named College of Education Educator of the Year

May 6, 2021

Congratulations to Trina Zimmermann on being named the College of Education's Educator of the Year! The 2nd Annual Award is presented by the Dean's Advisory Board, a group of diverse undergraduate students who represent the voices, concerns, and interests of the student body.

Zimmermann was selected solely by students as the winner. This is what they had to say about her, "Students raved about how she knows how...

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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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Rebecca Hartzell on the potential effects of extended at-home learning on students

May 6, 2021

Applied Behavioral Analysis Program Director Rebecca Hartzell spoke with Arizona Public Media on Arizona 360 about the potential effects of extended at-home learning on students. She emphasized this is not a hopeless situation, but she added, “While I think they’ll be able to come back next year and be resilient...

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2021 Urquides Laureate Award Recipient, Karina Salazar, Ph.D.

April 27, 2021

Please join Dean Bruce Johnson in congratulating Dr. Karina Salazar on receiving the 2021 Urquides Laureate Award.

The Urquides Laureate Award honors outstanding contributions by College of Education faculty and academic professionals in bilingual education on behalf of children.

Dr. Salazar is an assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Higher Education. Her research program analyzes...

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The college’s intellectual hub in the rural borderlands of Southern Arizona

April 21, 2021

The college is an international leader in research that explores the educational impacts of border life, yet often that research does not get to the communities that would benefit.

Our Borderlands Education Center, led by Professor ...

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A student's AILDI experience resulted in a bright idea that turned into an international workshop!

April 21, 2021

Tatiana Degai, who was a student in our Department of Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies American Indian Language Development Institute, had wondered how she could get AILDI to offer a workshop or courses in her home country of Russia.

As a result of her idea, AILDI partnered with the ...