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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 ...

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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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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!