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Assistant Professor of Practice Vanessa Perry

April 16, 2021

Assistant Professor of Practice Vanessa Perry held a one-hour virtual workshop – provided with simultaneous Italian-English interpretation – about fostering self-determination and self-advocacy of transition-age youth with disabilities for the University of Macerata...

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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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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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Assistant Professor DeMarcus Jenkins

March 18, 2021

Assistant Professor DeMarcus Jenkins has been chosen as an Outstanding Reviewer for 2020 for Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis for the American Educational Research Association and will be recognized during a reception at AERA’s Virtual Annual Meeting this...

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Nevada's 2021 Teacher of the Year

March 18, 2021

Not too long ago, we told you that alumna Juliana Urtubey was named Nevada's 2021 Teacher of the Year. Not only that, she is the first-ever Latino/a Nevada State Teacher of the Year. Urtubey earned a bachelor’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...