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College's 1st MOOC highlights importance of digital technology in education

Aug. 7, 2014

Advanced digital technology can be a game-changer in education. The key is to use it in an innovative way. Read more...

Accomplished alumnus Freeman Hrabowski III reflects on MLK's Children's Crusade and mentorship in NPR interview

Aug. 1, 2014

Freeman Hrabowski III, PhD. ’75 EPOL, has led an impressive life. Among numerous accolades, the current president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County was a recipient of the 2008 University of Illinois Alumni Achievement Award and earned the College’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2008. Read more...

U of I a 'family university' to alumnus leading Champaign's Barkstall Elementary

Jul. 24, 2014

Being from Champaign, Peter Foertsch ’04 Elem. Ed., M.Ed. ’10 EPOL, absorbed early on certain aspects of the vibrant campus life at the University of Illinois. Read more...

WWII's London Blitz shaped the life of trailblazing educator Lilian Katz

Jul. 23, 2014

Professor Emerita Lilian Katz has been a trailblazer in the field of early childhood education at the University of Illinois for more than 45 years. The 83-year-old Katz is a renowned scholar, widely published author, and international speaker who has lectured in all 50 states and spoken in 57 countries. Read more...

Study by EPOL professor finds federal stimulus fails to protect college affordability

Jul. 23, 2014

A new analysis by higher education expert Jennifer A. Delaney, a professor in the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, indicates that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 may have failed to promote college access and affordability. According to Delaney, the federal stimulus hurt rather than helped college access and affordability by prompting reductions in student financial aid programs. Read more...

College nurtures forward-thinking edupreneurs and innovation

Jul. 22, 2014

From innovative online products that support student writing to successful publishing companies, the College of Education has for many years encouraged and nurtured the development of entrepreneurial proposals, projects, and products for its faculty. Read more...

Faculty-alumnus partnership fosters child development by transforming project into not-for-profit service

Jul. 17, 2014

Educators and researchers in the field understand that federal funding for projects doesn’t last forever. Read more...

Alumna starts College of Adaptive Arts to make a difference in the lives of diverse learners

Jul. 17, 2014

Many aspiring teachers receive their Education degrees from Illinois with the intention of one day leading a classroom and educating students to the best of their abilities. Read more...

Doctoral student's philosophy of giving leads to supporting school in Tanzania and mentoring program in C-U

Jul. 15, 2014

The importance of giving is a driving factor in the life of Eugene Moore, M.Ed. ’03 HRE. The 35-year-old doctoral student at the College doesn’t believe a person has to wait until he or she has “arrived” financially or otherwise in order to contribute to society. Read more...

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