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Newbery Maker Studio

by ccb-asst@illinois.edu (Center for Children's Books) / Jan 26, 2022, 3:30 AM

Join the Center for Children's Books (CCB) for a Zoom craft-making session on February 5, in honor of the Newbery Medal's centennial.

EPSY Doctoral Student Amir Maghsoodi Awarded Research Grant

by communications@education.illinois.edu (Communications Office) / Jan 24, 2022, 9:00 AM

Educational Psychology doctoral candidate Amir Maghsoodi has been awarded a research grant from the Center for Arab American Philanthropy. He will use his award from the Dr. Philip M. Kayal Fund for Arab American Research to support his study, “Making sense of the Census: A mixed methods study of Arab Americans and racial classification”, which seeks to understand the psychological impacts of continued non-recognition of Arab and other Middle Eastern/North African peoples (i.e., their classification as “white”) on racial demographic forms in the U.S.

Education Week Blogger Names Adrienne Dixson in Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

by communications@education.illinois.edu (Communications Office) / Jan 20, 2022, 10:30 AM

American Enterprise Institute director of education policy studies and Education Week blogger Frederick M. Hess recently released his 2022 “Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.” This annual exercise spotlights the top 200 education scholars who move ideas from academic journals into the national conversation. Using nine metrics, Hess calculated how much university-based academics contributed to public discussions of education.

Save the Dates: McCarthey and Meadan-Kaplansky Investiture Events

by communications@education.illinois.edu (Communications Office) / Jan 11, 2022, 10:15 AM

The Office of the Dean is pleased to remind the College of Education community of its two new named faculty appointments. Effective January 1, 2022, Dr. Sarah J. McCarthey is the Sheila M. Miller Professor of Education, and Dr. Hedda Meadan-Kaplansky is the Margaret Joy Smale Valpey Professor in Special Education.

Kevin Carey, EdD '21 EPOL, Receives ACPA's 2021 Tracy Davis Outstanding Emerging Research Award

by communications@education.illinois.edu (Communications Office) / Jan 6, 2022, 9:30 AM

Congratulations to recent doctoral graduate Kevin Carey, who is receiving the American College Personnel Association's (ACPA) 2021 Tracy Davis Outstanding Emerging Research Award from the Coalition on Men and Masculinities.