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Z Nicolazzo On The Dimensions of Trans Femininity

March 21, 2022

Associate Professor of Trans Studies Dr. Z Nicolazzo was featured in a podcast with Johns Hopkins University Press featuring a...

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Associate Professor of Counseling Dr. Lia Falco spoke about mental health in the classroom

March 11, 2022

It's been nearly two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and during that time many faced the challenges of mental health, including students.  Associate Professor of Counseling, and Disability and Psychoeducational Studies Dr. Lia Falco spoke about mental health in the classroom and the effects of the last two years, as well as the...

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Sunggye Hong was featured for his collaboration to create a new navigational tool for the visually impaired

March 10, 2022

Associate Professor of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies Dr. Sunggye Hong was featured for his collaboration to create a new navigational tool for the visually impaired.

“People with visual impairments are capable of doing all things that other people would be able to do. If there is a certain task that is difficult for them to perform, then I think it is the duty of science and technology to figure it out and make it happen,”...

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Dr. Z Nicolazzo spoke about anti-LGBTQ + state bills and what that means for higher education

March 8, 2022

Associate Professor of Trans Studies Dr. Z Nicolazzo spoke about anti-LGBTQ + state bills and what that means for higher education.

"Clearly, this will interrupt and mediate the college-going process for trans-girls," Dr. Z Nicolazzo said. "If trans girls don't feel...

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Trans Studies in Education Speaker Series: Monica Jones

March 1, 2022

The College of Education hosted Monica Jones this spring semester. Over 150 participants registered to attend Monica’s campus-wide talk...

The UA, a home for Indigenous students everywhere

Feb. 28, 2022

The university moves with intention in regards to Native American students’ needs, making it a leading institution for this group. Read more.

Nadia Álvarez Mexia encourages her students to never stop being authentic

Feb. 28, 2022

Nadia Álvarez Mexia became the first Latino, Mexican and migrant woman hired as assistant professor of practice in the University of Arizona’s W.A. Franke Honors College. Her new position as director of transborder education initiatives was recently created as part of the College of Education....

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We Need Indigenous Peoples’ Higher Ed Data – And Air Conditioners, Too

Feb. 28, 2022

Many aspects of Indigenous peoples’ lives are invisible – our sovereign lands and boundaries, our right to self-determination and our proud customs. Also mostly invisible is our data on educational attainment – a fact that diminishes our voices as national policies for improving higher education are debated and discussed. ...

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Indigenizing Education

Feb. 2, 2022

Congratulations to Jeremy Garcia and Valerie Shirley on the release of their much anticipated book, Indigenizing Education!!

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