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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Peter Riley Bahr a contributor to new report released by Aspen Institute

A summary report, From College to Jobs: Making Sense of Labor Market Returns to Higher Education, has been released by the Aspen Institute. The report, which summarizes key findings from recent research on links between higher education and the workforce, was co-authored by Peter Riley Bahr. Read more »

Tags: bahr, economics of education, expertise

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Susan Dynarski quoted in MarketWatch story

Susan Dynarski is quoted in a story on the struggles of first-generation college students, “The Ivy League’s hidden poor,” posted on the MarketWatch website. Read more »

Tags: dynarski, expertise, higher education

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar awarded grant for Multiple Literacies in Project-based Learning

Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar has been awarded a $1.8 million grant, funded by The Michigan State University/Lucas Educational Research Fund, for her project, “Multiple Literacies in Project-Based Learning.” Read more »

Tags: common core, early literacy, palincsar

Monday, April 20, 2015

Commencement to be held on May 2

Tags: deans updates

Monday, April 20, 2015

Anne Curzan talks malarkey in Michigan Radio blog

In the That’s What They Say blog on the Michigan Radio website, Anne Curzan investigates the origins of various words that stand in for “nonsense,” including “malarkey,” “humbug,” “balderdash,” and “poppycock.” Read more »

Tags: curzan, expertise, languages

Friday, April 17, 2015

Doctoral candidate’s study noted in Chronicle of Higher Ed story

A study by CSHPE doctoral student Nate Harris is covered in a story on The Chronicle of Higher Education website. The study looked at an admissions scandal at the University of Illinois. Read more »

Tags: bastedo, higher education

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Julie R. Posselt awarded IRWG Faculty Seed Grant

Julie R. Posselt was recently awarded a Faculty Seed Grant from U-M’s Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG). Posselt received the grant for "Competitiveness and Support in STEM Graduate Education: Examining Consequences of Organizational Culture for Mental Health by Gender, Race, and Sexuality." Read more »

Tags: awards, posselt

Monday, April 13, 2015

Doctoral student writes about “impostor syndrome” in Inside Higher Ed column

Stephen J. Aguilar, a doctoral student in the Combined Program in Education and Psychology, has written an essay about graduate study, “We Are Not Impostors,” on the website of Inside Higher Ed. Read more »

Tags: doctoral, education and psychology

Monday, April 13, 2015

Anne Curzan tackles compound words on Michigan Radio blog

In her That’s What They Say blog on the Michigan Radio website, Anne Curzan looks at compound words—to “fundraise” or fund-raise”? (It’s fundraise.) Read more »

Tags: curzan, expertise, languages

Monday, April 13, 2015

Alumna named Presidential Professor at University of Oklahoma

Penny A. Pasque (PhD, ’07) has been named the Brian E. and Sandra O’Brien Presidential Professor at the University of Oklahoma, for her research, teaching, and service efforts on qualitative inquiry, social justice, and equity in higher education. Read more »

Tags: alumni

Monday, April 13, 2015

Elizabeth Birr Moje named chair of foundation scholar selection committee

Elizabeth Birr Moje has been selected to serve as chair of the Scholars Selection Committee of the William T. Grant Foundation. Moje has served on the Selection Committee as a member for the past four years. With her appointment, Moje becomes the first former William T. Grant Scholar to serve as chair. Read more »

Tags: awards, moue, professional development

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