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People News 2015

April 7, 2016

December 2015

Tech & Learning Magazine, the leading publication in the education technology market, named Mindplay's Teacher Companion, co-authored by Professor Nancy Mather, as a recipient of the Tech & Learning Award of Excellence in New Products. The companion is an eight-module online professional development course for K-12 educators. Read more...

Four Promising Projects in Diabetes Research

April 7, 2016

Amaranth Diabetes Foundation presented a $500,000 donation to the American Diabetes Association Research Foundation to sponsor four promising projects in diabetes research, including a clinical study into the effects of sleep on managing type 1 diabetes in youth, led by Associate Professor Michelle Perfect. Results of this study are expected to inform clinical recommendations for considering the amount and quality of sleep in...

People News 2016

April 7, 2016

March 2016

Ida Rose Florez, who received a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and was awarded a Marshall Foundation Graduate Dissertation Fellowship during her time here, is the new executive director for the Elementary Institute of Science in San Diego, which provides hands-on STEM (short for science, technology, engineering, and math) education for underserved children and youth. Here's...

People News 2015

April 7, 2016

April 2015

Professor Tom Good and Alyson Leah Lavigne, an assistant professor of curriculum studies at Roosevelt University in Chicago, published a new book: ...

Amanda Tachine

Our Grad Recognized by President Obama

April 7, 2016

Amanda Tachine, who earned a doctorate in higher education in in 2015, was recognized by President Barack Obama for her work in the Native American community. Read...

People News 2016

April 7, 2016

February 2016

Professor Kris Bosworth was interviewed on KJZZ Radio about anti-bullying resources for teachers....

People News 2015

April 7, 2016

October 2015

What does it mean to be white? MTV's "White People" is a documentary on race that aims to answer the question from the viewpoint of young white people living in America today. Assistant Professor Nolan Cabrera was featured in the documentary and can be found at about 18 minutes into the video. Watch it...

Wisdom Keeper

April 7, 2016

In the Navajo culture, teachers are revered as "wisdom keepers," entrusted with the young to help them grow and learn. This is how Tia Tsosie Begay approaches her work as a fourth-grade teacher at a small public school on the outskirts of Tucson. Begay, one of our elementary education graduates and a current grad student in our educational leadership program, was named one of National Public Radio's 50 Great Teachers.

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students on UA Mall

Mexican American Studies Research Article Receives Award

April 6, 2016

In 2014, College of Education faculty members Jeffrey Milem (now the education dean at the University of California, Santa Barbara), Nolan Cabrera, Ozan Jaquette, and Ron Marx published the article, Missing the (Student Achievement) Forest for All the (Political) Trees: Empiricism and the Mexican American Studies Controversy in Tucson in the American Educational Research Journal. The research article was based on the results of HB...

Poe & the Hollow Crown by Kristie Atwood

We're Abuzz with Literacy and the Tucson Festival of Books!

March 29, 2016

The college is proud of its involvement with the Tucson Festival of Books, a community-wide celebration of literature. All proceeds from the festival are used to sustain the event and support local literacy programs, such as Reading Seed, Literacy Connects, and UA Literacy Outreach Programs. Since 2009, the festival has contributed more than $1,050,000 to agencies that improve literacy in the community.

This year's festival is March...