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Thursday, October 17, 2019

National Forum expands educational opportunities for undocumented students with Kresge Foundation grant

The National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good and primary investigator John Burkhardt received the grant “Strengthening Networks for Communicating Educational Opportunities for Undocumented Students” funded by the Kresge Foundation. Read more »

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

PhD student Kimberly Ransom uncovers Black childhood histories with support from Rackham

Educational Studies doctoral student Kimberly Ransom was featured in Rackham Graduate School’s Student Spotlights on October 9 Read more »

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Teaching School recognized in opinion article on new approaches to educator training

In an opinion piece for The Chattanoogan, J.C. Bowman, executive director of Professional Educators of Tennessee, wrote about the future outlook for student teacher training. Read more »

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

In new blog, Don Peurach reflects on academic innovation in centers, schools, and colleges at U-M

Professor Don Peurach contributed to the Center for Academic Innovation’s 30 Blogs in 30 Days series. Read more »

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Degree completion isn’t an accurate measure of a community college’s quality, says Peter Bahr

In an article for the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal, titled “The Success of Community College ‘Non-Completers,’” writer Shannon Watkins quoted a study by CSHPE professor Peter Riley Bahr. Read more »

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Michael Bastedo quoted in multiple sources on disputed topics in college admissions

Michael Bastedo, Director of the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, was quoted in articles from the Chronicle of Higher Education and PBS as he weighed in on college admissions practices. Read more »

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Friday, October 04, 2019

CSHPE faculty present ways to increase college access for disadvantaged students

Many higher education institutions aim to increase access, especially as equity gaps have remained pervasive Read more »

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Friday, September 27, 2019

TeachingWorks featured in Forbes and in 100Kin10’s STEM teaching report

TeachingWorks was part of the spotlight section of the 100Kin10 organization’s Doing The Math report. Read more »

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Deborah Rivas-Drake and Michael Medina ask “how diverse are your friends?”

Deborah Rivas-Drake, a professor in the Combined Program in Education and Psychology, co-wrote an article in Psychology Today with CPEP doctoral student Michael Medina and Daisy Camacho-Thompson of California State University. Read more »

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Friday, September 27, 2019

SOE and DPSCD team up to attract Detroit teachers to The School at Marygrove

The University of Michigan and Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) said that they will jointly raise funds to put incentives in place to attract and retain native Detroit teachers to The School at Marygrove, according to an article by Sherri Welch of Crain's Detroit Business. Read more »

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Dean Moje selected for Crain’s 2019 Notable Women in Education Leadership

Dean Elizabeth Moje is recognized in Crain’s 2019 Notable Women in Education Leadership report. Read more »

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Professor Pat Herbst featured in Lathisms

Professor Pat Herbst was featured in Lathisms on September 26. Lathisms was founded in 2016 in order to showcase the contributions of Latinx and Hispanic mathematicians. Read more »

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Professor Vilma Mesa featured in Lathisms

Professor Vilma Mesa was featured in Lathisms on September 15. Lathisms was founded in 2016 in order to showcase the contributions of Latinx and Hispanic mathematicians. Read more »

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Are college students better off taking larger or smaller loans?

Professor Susan Dynarski wrote an article for The New York Times’ Economic View column that explains the connection between student loan amounts and default rates. Read more »

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Friday, September 20, 2019

SOE faculty members Dynarski and O’Connor awarded University Diversity and Social Transformation Professorships

Nine University of Michigan professors have been named the inaugural recipients of University Diversity and Social Transformation Professorships. Two are from the SOE. Read more »

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