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...

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...

Professor June Maker Receives Honorary Doctorate

March 29, 2016

Professor June Maker will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters Degree from Western Kentucky University. She notes, "This is a special honor for me because it is the local university where most of my high school classmates who decided to go to college earned their degrees. I graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1970. Perhaps more importantly, my mother, sister, and oldest nephew earned their bachelor degrees from WKU and my oldest nephew...

The Importance of Community Involvement in Teaching

March 29, 2016

The quality of our future depends largely on the quality of today's education. Those who will solve the world's toughest challenges are likely studying, right now, in classrooms across the United States.

Teaching has never been more vital to our future. Yet, our state and country face serious challenges that prevent teachers from thriving. Young teachers often land in distressed schools that test their resolve. Many leave the...