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How the pandemic could mark a “turning point” for Chinese science

Jan. 20, 2021

EPSP Professor Jenny Lee and Higher Education doctoral candidate John Haupt recently spoke with Science Magazine about how collaboration between scientists in China and the United States increased for COVID-19–related research despite previous years of political...

College of Education grad makes history

Jan. 11, 2021

November was Native American Heritage Month, so it was especially appropriate that Gabriella Cázares-Kelly (Tohono O'odham), a 2005 College of Education alumna, won the November election for Pima County Recorder. She is the first Indigenous person to...

Thank a Teacher

Jan. 11, 2021

Expressing gratitude carries benefits for both the giver and the receiver. Showing appreciation not only strengthens relationships, but it can help both parties to savor the positive and be reminded of community impact.

This is just one of the reasons the college's Tucson Regional Educator Collaborative and ...

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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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Minke whale skeleton comes to Bisbee Science Lab

Dec. 4, 2020

Arizona Public Media spoke with TLS Professor Etta Kralovec about the recent Bisbee Science Lab acquisition of the bones of a Minke whale - a gift from the College of the Atlantic in Maine.

"Kralovec said high school students and...

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Alumna Juliana Urtebey named Nevada’s 2021 Teacher of the Year

Dec. 4, 2020

Congratulations to College of Education alumna Juliana Urtebey, Nevada's 2021 Teacher of the Year!

Urtubey graduated from the college in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and in 2011 with a master’s degree in special education. The Booker Elementary School learning strategist will be the spokesperson for Nevada’s roughly 27,000...

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Remembering Alice Paul

Dec. 4, 2020

Many of you will remember Alice Paul, who was a faculty member in the college for 30 years. She served as head of the college’s Department of Teaching &Teacher Education (now the Department of Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies) and was the first Native American academic department head at the university. She was recognized nationally as an authority on early childhood education and was remembered in this Arizona Alumni...

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Associate Professor Desiree Vega

Dec. 3, 2020

Associate Professor Desiree Vega (right) and school psychology doctoral student Alaina Puff published this article in the Phi Delta Kappan on how counselors and psychologists support the college aspirations of students of color.

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Director Amanda Cheromiah with a 40 Under 40 Award

Dec. 3, 2020

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development honored higher education doctoral student and Native SOAR Director Amanda Cheromiah with a 40 Under 40 Award, an award that recognizes 40 emerging...