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Mexican Consulate in Tucson and Deans Office

Nov. 18, 2021

Consul of Mexico in Tucson, Rafael Barceló Durazo, visited the College of Education to discuss potential educational and community collaborations for students, faculty and staff. During his visit, Consul Barceló had the opportunity to learn about different CoE initiatives and projects. He also visited the Community and Resources in Early Childhood Teacher Education (CREATE) and Worlds of Words (WOW) Library. 

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Dia de los Muertos in the Community

Nov. 18, 2021

Our Community of Practice for our Early Childhood project hosted a hybrid Dia de los Muertos event with students at La Estrella bakery. This tradition brings together graduate and undergraduate ECE students each year, and we were thrilled to be back in person!

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Sara Mae Williams Elected to Board of Directors for the National Indian Education Association

Nov. 18, 2021

Sara Mae Williams just started her senior year in the Indigenous Teacher Education Project where she will be completing her Elementary Education degree at and looking forward to teaching on the Tohono O'odham Nation once she finishes.

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Mary Carol Combs Appointed Dean's Fellow for Education Policy

Nov. 18, 2021

Dr. Mary Carol Combs has just been appointed as Dean’s Fellow for Education Policy which means that she will serve as Director of the College’s Education Policy Center and will help us all consider our roles in taking up education policy. Congratulations, Mary Carol!

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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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Dr. Jenny Lee Publishes Findings with the Committee of 100

Nov. 5, 2021

The Committee of 100 just released an important report by Jenny Lee, Professor in our college’s Center for the Study of Higher Education and our Dean’s Fellow for Internationalization. Her study revealed a pattern of racial profiling and consequences for US innovation. 

You can view her presentation here. It has already attracted a...

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Project Outreach FAMILIA Hosted First Family Summit

Nov. 5, 2021

The University of Arizona’s Project Outreach FAMILIA held their first Family Summit on topic of the college-going process on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Notable were the various collaborating partners who made it possible to offer an experience for the entire family. Shared leadership involved in the planning was the school district of our partnering high schools, specifically Mexican American Student Services at Tucson Unified School...

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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 ...