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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Anna R. Haskins honored with a 2019 William T. Grant Scholars award

The William T. Grant Scholars Program has announced that alumna Anna R. Haskins (ABEd '03, TeachCert '03) is one of four recipients of its 2019 awards for early career researchers. Read more »

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Alumna Vanessa D’Souza featured as AAPS Exceptional Teacher

Ann Arbor Public Schools’ District News honored SOE alumna Vanessa D’Souza as an Exceptional Teacher. Read more »

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Professor Tim McKay and alumna Nita Kedharnath advance diversity and equity in STEM education by focusing on introductory college courses

This spring, educational leaders from 10 top public research universities, led by U-M, came together to focus on equity and inclusion in large introductory STEM courses. Read more »

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

The SOE and Stamps collaborate to promote equity in public education through design

During the winter 2019 semester, graduate students from the Stamps School of Art & Design’s Masters in Integrative Design (MDes) worked with the University of Michigan School of Education’s Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research (CEDER) to address equity and access in public education as part of their Design Studio 2 prototyping course. Read more »

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Michelle Bellino writes about hope in postwar Guatemala for Anthropology News

In 2012, Professor Michelle Bellino was in Guatemala City, listening to a classroom activity and growing more curious about the extent to which Guatemalan citizens felt agency when it came to contributing to the peace and inclusion that they were promised after a postwar transition. Read more »

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Friday, May 10, 2019

CPEP student Bernardette Pinetta earns Ford Predoctoral Fellowship

A doctoral student in the Combined Program in Education and Psychology, Bernardette Pinetta has received a Ford Predoctoral Fellowship Read more »

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Thursday, May 09, 2019

Susan Dynarski testifies before House committee about college completion

Dr. Susan Dynarski served as a witness at a May 9 hearing held by the U.S. House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment. Read more »

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Thursday, May 09, 2019

Doctoral student Kimberly Ransom earns Spencer Dissertation Fellowship

Educational Studies PhD candidate Kimberly Ransom has been selected for the National Academy of Education Spencer Dissertation Fellowship. Read more »

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Thursday, May 09, 2019

Alumna Monica Rodriguez becomes Detroit’s Director of Children and Youth

Educational Studies alumna Monica Rodriguez has been named the City of Detroit’s Director of Children and Youth. Read more »

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Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Kathleen Graves selected for PISA foreign language advisory group

Clinical Professor Kathleen Graves has been invited to participate in a technical advisory group for the new PISA Foreign Language Assessment. Read more »

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Monday, May 06, 2019

Maisie Gholson receives NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award for Black Youth Development and Curricular Supports for Robust Identities in Mathematics project

Professor Maisie Gholson was awarded a Faculty Early Career Development Award, titled “CAREER: Black Youth Development and Curricular Supports for Robust Identities in Mathematics,” by the National Science Foundation. Read more »

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Friday, May 03, 2019

Deborah Loewenberg Ball discusses implicit bias, systemic racism, and teaching habits in Topeka Capital-Journal article

In commemoration of the 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, The Topeka Capital-Journal is running a series of special articles examining the enduring legacy of the landmark Supreme Court decision. Read more »

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Thursday, May 02, 2019

Doctoral student Michole Washington earns Ford Predoctoral Fellowship

Educational Studies doctoral student Michole Washington has received a Ford Predoctoral Fellowship. Read more »

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Thursday, May 02, 2019

Maisie Gholson named Researcher of the Year by University of Illinois at Chicago

The College of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago honored Dr. Maisie Gholson at its 6th annual Alumni Honors Gala in April. Read more »

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Thursday, May 02, 2019

Alumna Sarah Armstrong Tucker named interim chancellor of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission named Dr. Sarah Armstrong Tucker, Chancellor of the West Virginia Community and Technical College System (CTCS), as interim chancellor of the Commission. Read more »

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