News Tag: Diversity And Social Justice

Monday, April 11, 2016

Phillip J. Bowman presents Distinguished Lecture at AERA

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At the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Phillip J. Bowman presented the annual W.E.B. DuBois Distinguished Lecture. Bowman’s talk was “Inspired by a Scholar Denied: WEB DuBois’s Influence on my Scholarly Agenda—Some Reflections and Examples.”


Friday, April 08, 2016

Shari Saunders presented opening remarks at U-Nebraska symposium

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At the Creating an Inclusive Classroom Spring Teaching and Learning Symposium at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on April 1, Shari Saunders presented the opening remarks, “Diversity Issues for the Instructor: Identifying Your Own Attitudes.” Following her remarks, Saunders facilitated a student panel discussion, and conducted an all-participant workshop.


Thursday, February 25, 2016

Julie R. Posselt interviewed in Chronicle of Higher Ed

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Julie Posselt was interviewed in The Chronicle of Higher Education on her new book, Inside Graduate Admissions: Merit, Diversity, and Faculty Gatekeeping. “I hope my research adds a helpful perspective to the broader national conversation about race and gender consciousness in colleges and universities,” she said.


Thursday, February 18, 2016

Deborah Rivas-Drake awarded Spencer Midcareer Grant

Tags: diversity and social justice, professional development, rivas-drake

Deborah Rivas-Drake has been awarded a prestigious fellowship by the Spencer Foundation. The Spencer Midcareer Grant is designed to enrich the work of academic midcareer scholars, by providing support for those who are interested in advancing their understanding of a compelling problem of education by acquiring new skills, substantive knowledge, theoretical perspectives, or methodological tools.


Thursday, December 17, 2015

Michelle Bellino featured in Harvard Education Publishing blog

Tags: beeline, diversity and social justice, expertise

On Voices in Education, the blog of Harvard Education Publishing, Michelle Bellino has contributed a post entitled, “The Risks We Are Willing to Take: Youth Civic Development in ‘Postwar’ Guatemala.” In the essay, Bellino looks at issues of citizenship education for Maya youth in Guatemala, against the backdrop of colonial and authoritarian legacies.


Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Tara J. Yosso quoted in Chronicle story on teaching in higher ed

Tags: diversity and social justice, expertise, teacher effectiveness, yosso

In a story posted on The Chronicle of Higher Education website, “The Unwritten Rules of College,” Tara J. Yosso is quoted about The Transparency in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education effort underway at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, which aims to foster students’ critical navigational skills.


Monday, August 31, 2015

Channing Mathews named president of Students of Color of Rackham

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Channing Mathews, a second-year PhD student in SOE’s Combined Program in Education and Psychology, has been named the 2015-2016 president of Students of Color of Rackham (SCOR). The organization is dedicated to the social, cultural, and academic well being of students of color from all cultures, ethnicities, and international origins.


Friday, May 29, 2015

Deborah Rivas-Drake interviewed on Bam! radio

Tags: divas-drake, diversity and social justice, expertise

In a podcast on Bam! radio, Deborah Rivas-Drake was interviewed on talking to teens about race and racial issues.


Monday, January 19, 2015

Shari Saunders keynote speaker at UCSD diversity conference

Tags: diversity and social justice, expertise, saunders

On Jan. 15, Shari Saunders was the featured keynote speaker at the University of California San Diego's Teaching Diversity Conference: "Strategies for Creating Inclusive Classrooms and Communities." The goal of the conference was to explore, identify, and develop student centered pedagogy and practices with an aim toward building a more inclusive campus environment.


Beyond the Classroom - Laura Sanchez-Parkinson, November news image Monday, November 03, 2014

Beyond the Classroom: Not only a Resume Builder but also a Means for Survival

Tags: beyond the classroom, diversity and social justice, higher education

My decision to enroll in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education (CSHPE) was driven by my commitment to further understand my experience and the experiences of historically underrepresented students, with hopes to challenge traditional structures that often hinder positive learning experiences.


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