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Professor Jenny Lee

April 16, 2021

Professor Jenny Lee is the new vice president-elect of American Educational Research Association's Division J: Postsecondary Education.

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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’...

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Announcing the newest Erasmus Circle Fellow

March 23, 2021

The title of Erasmus Circle Fellow is one of the highest honors bestowed upon our faculty in the College of Education. Erasmus Circle Fellows are faculty leaders who have demonstrated excellence in their fields. They are nominated by their department heads and former Erasmus Circle Fellows, then selected by the College of Education National Advisory Board. 

We are happy to announce this year’s Erasmus Circle Fellow, Department of...

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Community connections: Tu Nidito partnership teaches students about grief

March 23, 2021

Over the years, Tu Nidito, a nonprofit that specializes in providing — free of charge — emotional support to children, teens, young adults, and families impacted by the diagnosis of a serious medical condition or death of a loved one, has presented a workshop for educators on supporting children. The workshop has always had tremendous value, but it is even more...

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One of our students is the first Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year in university history!

March 23, 2021

The first student at the University of Arizona to be honored with the Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year Award happens to be our alumna and a current student in the college. Basketball player Sam Thomas already has an undergraduate degree from the college and is now working on her master’s degree in...

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Marketing Specialist Danielle Hargett

March 18, 2021

The university became part of the University Climate Change Coalition, or UC3, in December 2018, joining 21 leading North American Research One universities. Together, the institutions are working to expand their commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and working with community partners to encourage climate-related...

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Assistant Professor of Practice Rebecca Hartzell

March 18, 2021

Assistant Professor of Practice Rebecca Hartzell and her eight children were featured in this story on KOLD, Tucson’s CBS affiliate, about the adjustment and challenges to working and learning...

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Doctoral student and alumna Kirsten Lansey

March 18, 2021

Doctoral student and alumna Kirsten Lansey is one of the most industrious students we know, and she’s now accepted a tenure-track assistant professorship at the University of Utah for the fall.