News Tag: Rowan

Monday, February 14, 2011

Brian Rowan speaks in a brief for U.S. Congress

Tags: digital signage, instructional improvement, policy, rowan

Rowan was one of several education scholars who spoke at a panel presentation for the U.S. Congress about the value of investing in education research on February 14. The panelists spoke about the significance of their research to the field of education, and what they believe are the payoffs of having sustained funding from a single source for long-term education research.


Friday, December 03, 2010

New faculty searches underway for 2011

Tags: cohen, deans updates, holmstrom, lattuca, oconnor, rowan, songer

We are launching searches for several new faculty to expand our instructional and research capacity.


Friday, November 05, 2010

Thanks to all who attended the special screening of "Waiting for 'Superman'"

Tags: deans updates, dynarski, rowan, teacher education

I was pleased to see so many from the School of Education community at the special screening of "Waiting for 'Superman'" on Wednesday.


Friday, October 29, 2010

Community-wide viewing of Waiting for Superman to be held on November 3

Tags: community, current students, deans updates, dynarski, faculty, rowan, staff, students

Please remember that there will be a community-wide viewing of the film, Waiting for "Superman," at the Michigan Theater (603 East Liberty) on Wednesday, November 3, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. This event will be co-sponsored by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP), the Institute for Social Research, the Center for the Study of Complex Systems, and the School of Education. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the Michigan Theater on the day of the screening.


Following the film, a panel representing a range of perspectives will discuss issues surfaced by the movie. I will serve as moderator of the panel. Participants are:
Susan Dynarski, associate professor of education, School of Education; associate professor of public policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Michael Flanagan, superintendent of public instruction, Michigan Department of Education
Brian Rowan, Burke A. Hinsdale Collegiate Professor, School of Education; research professor, Institute for Social Research
Tyrone Winfrey, director, U-M Office of Undergraduate Admissions - Detroit Admissions Office; vice-president, Detroit Board of Education


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