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Dr. Carol Brochin, Associate Professor in TLS

Nov. 5, 2021

Dr. Brochin was recently invited to speak at the 4th Annual "Queering our Classrooms" event, designed to expand capacity to support LGBTQ+ students and educators in El Paso EC-20 education. She also presented "Salas de Libros LGBTQ+" for the EL3 Lab coloquio with graduate students where they had a more in-depth conversation. Highlights from the event can be ...

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Doctoral Candidate Sarah Albrecht

Nov. 5, 2021

TLS doctoral candidate Sarah Albrecht was awarded an ACTFL research grant. Albrecht's project will focus on pedagogical translation for reading comprehension in mixed HL-L2 secondary classroom.

University Libraries awarded Teaching with Primary Sources grant

Nov. 5, 2021

The Library of Congress, the world’s largest library, recently awarded a $83,226 grant to the University Libraries. This funding will bring our library and archival experts together with a multidisciplinary group of University of Arizona faculty to create teaching materials using digitized primary sources.

The ...

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College of Education Launches Trans Studies in Education Speaker Series

Oct. 19, 2021

The College of Education kicked off its brand new Trans Studies in Education Speaker Series last week with a dynamic fall speaker, Jennicet Gutiérrez. Jennicet delivered a campus-wide talk on Wednesday, October 13 at 4pm to a digital audience of over 175 participants and an intimate...

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AWARDSS-PLUS to launch at The University of Arizona with enhanced emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion

Oct. 18, 2021

AWARDSS will expand to the AWARDSS-PLUS over the next five years at The University of Arizona, thanks to funding from the Institute of Education Sciences. The program will launch alongside the final year of the University’s AWARDSS program, which began in 2016.

AWARDSS, which stands for Access, Wellness, And Relational Determinants of Student Success, is a partnership program between The University of Arizona College of Education,...

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UArizona Program for Indigenous Teachers Will Expand With New Federal, State Funding

Oct. 7, 2021

A total of $2.4 million in state and federal funding will further the Indigenous Teacher Education Program's mission of bringing more Native American teachers to schools that serve Native American students. Read more.

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Dr. Jenny Lee awarded the 2021 CIHE Award for Significant Research on International Higher Education

Oct. 4, 2021

U.S. Power in International Higher Education explores how internationalization in higher education is not just an educational endeavor, but also a geopolitical one. By centering and making explicit the role of power, the book demonstrates the United States’s advantage in international education as well as the changing geopolitical realities that will shape the field in the future. The chapter authors are leading critical scholars of...

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Indigenizing Digital Literacies through the Native American Code Writers Program

Sept. 17, 2021

Drs. Jeremy Garcia, Blaine Smith, and Valerie Shirley received an award of $76,723 from the Agnese Nelms Haury Program. This partnership with the College of Education’s Indigenous Teacher Education Project (ITEP) and the Digital Innovation and Learning Lab (DIALL) will enable the establishment of relationships with local Native nations and tribal schools, with the goal of co-constructing a digital literacies and Native American Code Writers...

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Travel Around the World in 70 Maps: New Exhibit in World of Words

Sept. 17, 2021

The exhibit, Around the World in 70 Maps: Three Centuries of Cartographic Treasures from Children’s Literature, has itself traveled around the world. However, Worlds of Words Center of Global Literacies and Literatures (WOW) in the University of Arizona College of Education is the first venue in the U.S. to show this imaginative collection from the International Youth Library (IYL) in Munich, Germany.

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Renovation Update

Sept. 17, 2021

We are thrilled to report that the renovation to our main lobby space is continuing at an exciting pace. The walls have officially come down to make room for the new student lounge, workspace, group project rooms, kitchen, outdoor patio, and offices for advisors, support staff, and our alumni council. We will continue to update you as construction progresses!