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Associate Professor Nolan Cabrera was featured on CNET

Sept. 3, 2020

Associate Professor Nolan Cabrera was featured on CNET about how to decide if a social media campaign is worth participating in and to make sure your participation doesn’t do more damage than...

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Professor Judy Marquez Kiyama

Sept. 3, 2020

Welcome! Professor Judy Marquez Kiyama joined our Center for the Study of Higher Education and also serves as the university’s associate vice provost for faculty development, increasing institutional capacity among faculty to excel in our Hispanic Serving...

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Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 40 under 40 honorees

Sept. 3, 2020

Three of our students and alumni were named Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 40 under 40 honorees and will be celebrated in December:

Cassandra Peel ’19
Lysette Davi ’15, also a current student in the higher education doctoral program
Charlinda Haudley, a current student in the higher education doctoral...

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Doctoral student Marisol Quiroz was appointed as director of C.A.T.S. Academics

Sept. 3, 2020

Doctoral student Marisol Quiroz was appointed as director of C.A.T.S. Academics, a student success and retention program that provides customized services to student-athletes to help them achieve academic success. Not only was she named director, she also will serve as assistant athletic director and is responsible for leading...

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Assistant Research Professor Katherine Cheng

Sept. 3, 2020

Welcome! Assistant Research Professor Katherine Cheng earned her doctorate in family and human development from Arizona State University with a specialization in measurement and statistical analysis. She also holds a master’s degree in psychology from New York University and completed a two-year postdoc fellowship at University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the ...

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Professor Alberto Arenas

Sept. 3, 2020

Professor Alberto Arenas was the keynote speaker for the North American Association for Environment Education Research Symposium, which brings together new and experienced researchers from around the globe to explore the current state and future directions of...

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Stephanie Choi '17 is the sustainability coordinator at Smith College

Sept. 3, 2020

Recent literacy, learning & leadership grad Stephanie Choi '17 is the sustainability coordinator at Smith College in the Center for the Environment, Ecological Design, and Sustainability. She works on student programming, including the Eco-Reps program, and supports student clubs and organizations, as well as individual...

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Student Amy Spotted Wolf crowned 59th Miss Indian Arizona

Sept. 3, 2020

Amy Spotted Wolf, an elementary education student through the Indigenous Teacher Education Project and a newly named Erasmus Circle Scholar (more on that below), was crowned the 59th Miss Indian Arizona!

During her year of reign as Miss Indian Arizona, her...

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Chief Academic Officer and Vice President of Learning Angela Gunder

Sept. 3, 2020

Doctoral student and Online Learning Consortium Chief Academic Officer and Vice President of Learning Angela Gunder was part of a group that published ...