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Dr. Sheilah Nicholas has been awarded The University of Arizona Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award

May 16, 2022

University of Arizona College of Education Professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies, Dr. Sheilah Nicholas has been awarded The University of Arizona Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award.

Dr. Nicholas is being recognized as an instructor who demonstrates a long-standing commitment to teaching and mentoring of graduate and professional students.

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Robert Q. Berry III Named Next College of Education Dean

May 12, 2022

Robert Q. Berry III, Ph.D. will join the University of Arizona on July 1 as the Dean and Paul L. Lindsey and Kathy J. Alexander Chair of the College of Education. In this role, he will continue to build upon the College of Education's mission to promote earning, research, and transformative action to create a more inclusive and equitable community and world.

Dr. Berry will join the College of...

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Dr. Regina Deil-Amen has been selected for the 2021-2022 African American Student Affairs Faculty Member of the Year!

May 6, 2022

After being nominated by students, faculty, and staff for her outstanding support of Black student success through mentoring. University of Arizona College of Education Director of the...

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Dr. David B. Yaden Jr. is the next Jewell M. Lewis Distinguished Professorship in Literacy

May 6, 2022

After the review of his proposal for a scientific conference/summit on literacy acquisition, development, and pedagogy, University of Arizona College of Education Dr. David B. Yaden Jr. is...

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Sunnyside CATS Awarded Provost Investment Fund

May 6, 2022

Felisia Tagaban-Gaskin, Karina Salazar, Nadia Rodriguez, and Valerie Shirley were awarded more than $36,000 to continue their work in the Sunnyside school district. Their proposal was entitled Embodying Hispanic- and Native-Servingness through Local Partnerships: Strengthening UArizona’s Investment to the Sunnyside Unified School District. The effort was supported by Bruce Johnson, Kasandra Urquidez, Iliana Reyes,...

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College of Ed Partners with National Park Service

May 6, 2022

The Southern Arizona Office (SOAR) of the National Park Service, in cooperation with the Desert Research Learning Center (DRLC), University of Arizona, and Walter Douglas Elementary School recently completed a citizen science project involving 5th and 6th grade girls. The project will help park managers better protect historic adobe structures. This effort was led by Corey Knox and Sara Chavarria.

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Worlds of Words Awarded Pandemic Recovery Grant to Re-Launch Intergenerational Community Literacy Program

April 27, 2022

Grant funded by the National Writing Project as part of the National Endowment for the Humanities’ American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grantmaking program.

TUCSON, AZ April 15, 2022 — Worlds of Words, housed in the University of Arizona College of Education, in partnership with the Southern Arizona Writing Project...

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Z Nicolazzo featured in the Arizona Daily Star

April 5, 2022

Associate Professor of Trans Studies Dr. Z Nicolazzo wrote an OpEd piece that was featured in the Arizona Daily Star regarding two anti-trans bills SB 1138 and SB 1165, that Governor Doug Ducey recently signed.

Arizona has become the fifth state to sign into law sports bans for trans girls, and one of a number of states that have legislated anti-trans health care into effect.

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Z Nicolazzo On The Dimensions of Trans Femininity

March 21, 2022

Associate Professor of Trans Studies Dr. Z Nicolazzo was featured in a podcast with Johns Hopkins University Press featuring a...