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Digital innovation needed now more than ever

April 21, 2021

If the last year has taught us anything about life in the classroom, it’s that the need for digital innovation has never been greater. Many educators did not feel adequately prepared to use digital tools and navigate the complexities of teaching online. And, sadly, many students in underserved, rural, and Indigenous communities did not have the needed access or digital skills to fully participate in online education.

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Alumna Haley Booth Carolin

April 21, 2021

Alumna Haley Booth Carolin ’14, a third-grade teacher at Keeling Elementary School in the Amphitheater School District, earned the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona’s ...

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Doctoral student James McKenzie

April 21, 2021

Doctoral student James McKenzie is the awardee of the 2021 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The three-year award provides $27,000 each year.

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Alumnus and Wildcat Ring of Honor honoree Ernie McCray

April 21, 2021

Alumnus and Wildcat Ring of Honor honoree Ernie McCray shared his thoughts on the Wildcats NCAA Championship game, a season he says will forever be etched in his memory, in ...

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Aubrey Neihaus

April 21, 2021

Aubrey Neihaus was awarded the 2021 Distinguished Dissertation Award from the Kansas Association of Teacher Educators.

 

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Alumnus and friend of the college Jose Olivas

April 21, 2021

Alumnus and friend of the college Jose Olivas ’87, who is the much-admired principal at Davis Bilingual Elementary Magnet School, was featured in this story on KVOA, Tucson’s NBC affiliate, about...

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Professor Gary Rhoades

April 16, 2021

Professor Gary Rhoades was quoted in the Columbia Spectator about graduate students who are now facing the reality of working hard during a...

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Assistant Research Professor Katherine Cheng

April 16, 2021

Assistant Research Professor Katherine Cheng was recently awarded a Spencer Foundation Small Research Grant, along with her colleague Matthew Graham of the University of Oregon, for their project on examining the relationship between pre-service teachers’...