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Teachers in Industry Director, Julia Olsen. Raytheon Company approached the University of Arizona College of Education to develop a new approach that would ensure “industry work experiences would transfer back to teachers’ classrooms, helping both to retain early career teachers and help them improve their teaching practice and ultimately influence student learning.”

April 2015

Blog, The Hill: Revenge porn laws need to do more than punish the offenders

US News & World Report: Partnerships, volunteerism philanthropy: companies with STEM talent support education

My Met Media: Latino leadership summit honors César Chávez

Latina: Professor teaches class on " The Problem of Whiteness" and gets tons of backlash

March 2015

Ischoolguide: UA researchers to study link between sleep deprivation, child's interest in STEM

Seattle Times:  Oklahoma incident spotlights race problems at fraternities UA to study effects of sleep patterns on STEM education

UA: UA employees, programs honored

UA: 'Z-Factor' to explore sleep, learning link

UA: Teachers in Industry named 'Exemplary' program Proposed teacher prep regulations go too far

February 2015

Entre risas y enseñanzas, la UA despide a Richard Ruiz

UA efforts address national STEM demand

Richard Ruiz 12/31/1948 - 2/6/2015

UA efforts address national STEM demand

U of A Mexican American Studies head passes away

Richard Ruiz remembered for his passion and humor

Local woman sheds light on recent measles outbreak

ASU under fire from the right over a professor's 'problem of whiteness' class

January 2015

The (out-of) state university

TUSD plan would put middle schoolers at Sabino

Homophobic bullying can be deadly                                                                                                                                                                       
New study finds link between TUSD ethnic courses, improved graduation rates

December 2014

High court to rule on violent social media threats

One course without pay

Bias on ethnic studies? Look in the mirror

Students with disabilities focusing on UA

Six UA students earn Centennial Achievement Awards

Researchers link student achievement to defunct Mexican-American studies program in Arizona

November 2014

Researchers link student achievement to defunct Mexican-American studies program in Arizona (Greenfield Reporter)

Study links student achievement to defunct Tucson school program (Casa Grande Dispatch)

Researchers link student achievement to defunct Mexican-American studies program in Arizona (Pendleton Times-Post)

Study links student achievement to defunct program (West Valley)

Researchers link student achievement to the defunct MAS programs in Arizona (Republic)

Researchers link student achievement to defunct Mexican-American studies program in Arizona

Researchers link student achievement to defunct Mexican-American studies program in Arizona

Researchers link student achievement to defunct Mexican-American studies program in Arizona

Researchers link student achievement to defunct Mexican-American studies program in Arizona

Researchers link student achievement to defunct Mexican-American studies program in Arizona

Researchers link student achievement to defunct Mexican-American studies program in Arizona

Researchers link student achievement to defunct Mexican-American studies program in Arizona

Researchers link student achievement to defunct Mexican-American studies program in Arizona

Researchers link student achievement to defunct Mexican-American studies program in Arizona

Researchers link student achievement to defunct Mexican-American studies program in Arizona


Can ethnic studies improve student achievement? (NBC)

Do anti-bullying campaigns even work?

Common core standards: Can they make a difference for uncommon learners with visual impairments?

STEM education initiatives at UA

Ranked in Top 20 most innovative master's in special education degrees

Call for more effective boards

Teachers in Industry seeks to aid rural schools

October 2014

Teachers matter: the letter defending educators

Thought leaders learn the ways of idea promotion

George Mason grad students release adjunct study

Chandler's education scene

Professor Bruce Johnson visiting the Earthkeepers training center in Bolivia

4-H students have a blast-off with UA designed experiment

UA granted $2.5M to expand training for rehab counselors

September 2014

STEM educators gain real world experience

Major survey of international students in South Africa

ISIS, torture and world silence about women

August 2014

Feminism in China, risky but rising

Alumna named Dean for College of Education, UTEP

Colleges hurting students by exploiting adjunct professors

STEM workforce growth and gaps

July 2014

Bill Gates on higher ed/outsorced adjuncts: This week on 'this week @ Inside Higher Ed' (Audio)

Students enter high school with eye on college

Why "engineering" teacher evaluation systems is best

A push for ethnic studies in Texas schools

May 2014

An inquiry into inquiry

MindPlay launches new web-based reading program

The color of punishment

Vito testifies on UA student vets programs before congressional subcommittee

Arizona 4-H wins national science experiment with 'Rockets to the Rescue'

UA College of Education supports K-12 STEM education with teacher appreciation week

UA student teachers to work with children in their homes to gain new experience

Fall 2014 Rodel Promising Student Teachers named

April 2014

Project diversifies voices in the national public sphere

Teachers in Industry (podcast)

Camp Cooper (video)

The Voice featuring Ronald Marx (video)

Why aren't minority high school grads college-ready?

(Not so) overnight success

Professor pay up 2.2%

March 2014

Camp Cooper celebrates 50-year milestone

Camp Cooper celebrates of 50 years of learning in Southern AZ

Sunday: Happy birthday Camp Cooper

Access to AZ high school counselors one of lowest in nation (video)

15 most affordable psychology degrees ranked in new article by

Cooper Center turns 50, has gotten kids closer to nature (video)

Camp Cooper celebrates 50 years of environmental learning in Southern Arizona

New report: Widening education gap in Arizona affects students and the economy

Special collection of books at UA opens up to public

Collection of children's books gets makeover

Neto's Tucson: A new defense of Mexican-American Studies

Several UA graduate programs reach new heights

Francesca Lopez (video)

Two conferences on high-stakes teacher evaluation (video)

UA's unique children's literature collection undergoes 'extreme makeover'

February 2014

Arizona's education poor, and the future's not bright, according to report

Arizona's bill doesn't uphold religious freedom, it sanctions discrimination

Caps untouched

Bad education: Fewer that one in ten minority Arizona grads 'college ready'

Ronald W. Marx: Everyone is better off when we have more college graduates

UIC faculty claim higher cause

Looking back, looking forward: Arizona's minority student progress report

January 2014

But we're not laughing: White male college students' racial joking and what this says about "post-racial" discourse

In the war on poverty, don't forget refugees

How for-profit institutions peddle college to the poor

Congress takes note

Teachers in Industry Program

AZ Illustrated Nature: Monday, January 6, 2014 (video)

The 10 biggest wins for labor in 2013

December 2013

AZ Week: Teachers, students adjust to common core

Increase of interest in interpreting program sparks higher admission competition

UA lacks adequate child care resources

November 2013

People. Fire. Climate.

Schooled in baking

Alumni of the Year: Mary Sally Garza Matiella '73 '76 (video)

COE Alum of Year: From farmworker family to Pentagon position

Apache math

Death of a professor

Bringing the Sonoran back

UA program gives students real-world experience working with deaf children (video)

Addressing the growing demand for sign language interpreters

Educational film about cyberbullying and sexting

Classrooms of shame

Unusual OSA suspects

Social media mistakes may come back to haunt UA students

Facebook confessions page could use better monitoring

Parents should not be held liable for cyberbullying

UA math app blends numbers, animal lessons

October 2013

Education regulations ignore lack of funding

Children's literature library gets facelift

Scorecard for scorecards

UA course not all fun and games

iOgrapher LLC and the University of Arizona Project FOCUS to help students with disabilities learn filmmaking techniques on the iPad mini

UA class analyzes language through word puzzles

Panel debates online anonymity, privacy

Universities exploit adjuncts, hinder learning

Not too expensive to fix

UA women wheelchair basketball players heading to 2016 Paralympics

Bullying campaigns might not work

Colleges mine data to help students stay on course

Online anonymity to be focus of Oct. 22 debate

The 'grand illusion' in reading

AZ Week: Bringing bullying to an end in society

Q & A: Helping young adults with mental health issues

September 2013

United Way 2013 campaign video (Dean Marx Presenter)

Kids with varied vocabulary can do better in school (video)

UA President Hart part of national discussion on dropout crisis

Have an idea for an app? There's an office for that

Adjunct professors are the new working poor

How to learn on your feet

Helping ensure students are "Algebra Ready"

August 2013

U.S. researchers file brief with U.S. Supreme Court opposing Michigan's proposal 2 and ban on affirmative action

Tracing student failure in algebra to the upper elementary grades

Yetta Goodman to be keynote speaker

The truth behind dyslexia

UA working to rescue native languages

Indigenous students from Guatemala, Mexico visit Tucson

UA faculty member elected to National Council on Rehabilitation Education board

July 2013

What teachers learned this summer at SRP will help students this fall

Tucson's top young community leaders to be honored

Back to the drawing board

Vivir: Eyes wide open

UA COE makes top U.S. colleges for teaching list

UA working to keep teachers on the job

Vivir: Active engagement abroad

Find on-campus support for international students

UA eyes private partners to spiff up campus entry

Vivir: Wildcats in Mexico

June 2013

Professor Milem weighs in on affirmative action decision

UA alumna among nine recipients of fellowship

Educators trained at UA are award-winning

Changing the culture of schooling, paso por paso

UA faculty expert Informs U.S. Supreme Court on case

Team improves technologies for youth with visual impairments

May 2013

UA fostering a new type of outreach

Out-of-state college enrollment crowds out poor and minority students: report

UA student earns national fellowship

Study finds considerable improvement in teacher training

New UA center to help schools prepare high-tech workforce

April 2013

Leader in deaf education named to endowed chair

UA professor's devotion to students earns Ben's Bell Kindness Award

UA STEM Learning Center thinks forward

UA STEM Learning Center set to launch

UA STEM Learning Center prepares for launch

Paths to literacy for visually impaired students

March 2013

Sleep apnea linked to behavioral problems

The joy of playing it rough

Project FOCUS gives disabled students hope for college

Telling stories to create meaning in life

Project offers path to college for intellectually disabled

The UA STEM Learning Center: Improving lives in Arizona

Many Tucson-area schools hurting for math teachers

February 2013

UA program addresses national school safety concerns

A long struggle for equality in schools

Banned in Arizona

January 2013

All in the family

December 2012

A love affair with the natural world

What a difference a diploma makes

November 2012

College of Education starts effort to establish day-care on campus

Ethnic studies could return to Tucson in desegregation plan

Want more evidence that Mexican-American Studies works?

Book festival award of $200K going to UA, 2 literacy groups

TUSD has new plan for racial balance; There's new research on Ethnic Studies

Mexican American Studies: Tucson courses improved achievement, new report says

The vindication of Mexican-American Studies

Arizona Week with Dean Ron Marx

October 2012

Education faculty member earns Fulbright

Affirmative action ban affecting diversity at University of Arizona

How diversity trumped equity - and may kill affirmative action

UA lands $1M grant to train special education professors

UA alumna makes quilts for homecoming

September 2012

Teachers to hear Shoa Foundation expert

August 2012

Professor Jeffrey Milem co-develops amicus brief for U.S. Supreme Court

Three-time UA alumna committed to language revitalization (blog)

Behind the scenes of UA's new Health Sciences building in Phoenix

July 2012

Raytheon collaborating with UA to improve STEM education

UA mentors make a difference (blog)

Collaboration along the kindness corridor

Neto's Tucson: UA mentors helping high school students-to-be

Desde Tucson: La universidad empieza desde la 'prepa'

June 2012

New Wildcats are here

MASTER-IP expanding, growing in popularity

May 2012

Teacher gives student 'Homework Dodging' award, mother outraged

Casandra Garcia, 8 yr old student, upset after teacher gave her 'Catastrophe Award'

Student upset over negative award

Arizona girl Cassandra Garcia humiliated with 'catastrophe' award

Photo Album: Ben's Bells Mosaic Promotes Kindness

UA-educated teachers get high marks, again

UA honorary degrees to commend five leaders

April 2012

Federal grant funds UA educational software expansion

New dean of students sets priorities

Education dean receives endowed chair

Giving back to educators

March 2012

International kindergarteners visit to get taste of student life

UA joins STEM movement

From free to organized play

UA SIFE Project: Food 4 Thought

February 2012

UA expands offerings Into Chandler

University of Arizona bringing classes to Chandler

Awards and accolades

January 2012

Young diabetics struggle to sleep

Worlds of Words brings together Arizona authors, children

December 2011

An abandoned home becomes a shining star

A pathway for solving problems

UA couple among first MASTER-IP graduates

The present, future value of leadership

Changing early childhood education (Helios Annual Report)

November 2011

Recognizing a cyberbully

October 2011

The future of school reform

September 2011

Award for Teachers Voices series

Day 3 of the ethnic-studies appeal hearings includes testimony from pro-ethnic studies witnesses

Does class size matter?

August 2011

UA student teacher efforts earn high mark

June 2011

From wonder years to college years

UA awarded $2.5M in grants to improve education in AZ training

May 2011

Telling research on bullying

April 2011

UA-educated teachers are well-prepared

Anti-immigration legislation puts future of state in jeopardy

March 2011

UA teaches middle schoolers about education, careers

Arizona is immigration debate ground zero with Hispanic majority view

Ethnic studies debate continues

Authorities increasingly patrol alleys of MySpace, chat rooms to track crime

February 2011

Graduating senior earns National Fellowship Award

Dean Marx discusses strategies for connecting students to the possibility of higher education on Arizona Illustrated

Exploring the diversity around us

UA awarded $1.5M to study human-fire-climate Interactions

January 2011

Tucson shooting response underscores role of universities in building community

December 2010

UA program supports educators in indigenous communities

November 2010

College of Education student appointed to national education board

Cyberbullying on the rise

Graduate programs grow less diverse without racial preferences, research suggests

Wildcat Charter School is a performing success (pdf)

Program to aid students with intellectual disabilities

TUSD's new chief has opportunity, but must act fast 

Special-ed grads to get new path at UA

October 2010

What does Proposition 107 mean to the UA? (video)

Associate Dean Milem interviewed about Proposition 107 (audio) 

September 2010

The invisible campus color line

UA houses international children's literature 

The Cooper Center, our environmental science classroom (audio) 

August 2010

WOW's book database now online  

Amazing early learning center opens

Math teacher training program to launch with $1.8M grant

July 2010

Early childhood education reform gets a much-needed boost

Associate Dean Milem talks about ethnic studies (video)

Associate Dean Milem talks about ethnic studies (audio)

Arizona's English learners face segregation, low self-esteem

International student leaders learn, grow at the UA

New teaching graduates looking for jobs (video) 

June 2010


May 2010