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Professor Rich Milner Selected as a 2016 AERA Fellow

Published on 2/26/2016 6:00:00 AM

Center for Urban Education Director and Professor Rich Milner has been selected as a 2016 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Fellow . AERA, which is the "largest national professional organization devoted to the scientific study of education," selects fellows on the basis of their not... Read More...

Assistant Professor Bethany Barone Gibbs Selected as a Fellow of the American Heart Association

Published on 2/24/2016 6:00:00 AM

Health and Physical Activity Department Assistant Professor Bethany Barone Gibbs has been selected as a Fellow of the American Heart Association , one of the world's "most eminent organizations of cardiovascular and stroke professionals." She will be inducted in 2016. The fellowship is open to phys... Read More...

Master's Student Abby Michael Selected by the National Academic Advising Association to Receive Student Conference Grant

Published on 2/22/2016 6:00:00 AM

Higher education management MEd student Abby Michael has been selected by the National Academic Advising Association ( NACADA ) Region 2 to receive a Student Conference Grant. This grant will aid Michael with traveling to this year’s Region 2 Conference in Hyattsville, Md., from March 18-20, where ... Read More...

School of Education Faculty, Alumni, and Library Director Participate in NCTE African American Read-In at Falk School

Published on 2/19/2016 6:00:00 AM

From left to right: Falk Director Jeff Suzik, Michael Quigley, Amber Pabon, Crystal McCormick Ware, and Falk Assistant Director David Ross. Amber Pabon, assistant professor of language, literacy and culture; Crystal McCormick Ware, University of Pittsburgh director of diversity and inclusion; and M... Read More...

Special Education Doctoral Student Kaitlyn Brennan Appointed to the Council for Exceptional Children's Board of Directors

Published on 2/19/2016 6:00:00 AM

Kaitlyn Brennan, a special education leadership and applied behavior analysis graduate student, has been appointed to the Council for Exceptional Children's Board of Directors as the student representative. Her appointment begins immediately and ends December 31, 2016. As the student member of the ... Read More...

EdD Student Allie Quick Joining Editorial Board for the "Journal of Education Advancement & Marketing"

Published on 2/17/2016 6:00:00 AM

EdD student Allie Quick was invited to join the Editorial Board for the Journal of Education Advancement & Marketing . The journal is a quarterly publication for advancement, development, alumni relations, fundraising, and marketing and communications professionals at educational institutions. The ... Read More...

Associate Professor Jennifer Russell Named to the "American Educational Research Journal" Editorial Board

Published on 2/15/2016 10:46:00 AM

Associate Professor Jennifer Russell was named to AERA's American Educational Research Journal editorial board for a one-year term. As a board member, she will review manuscripts in her area of expertise and offer advice for the writers. The goal of the "newly unified" journal is to "publish intell... Read More...

Steven Boyd - Creating a Safe Space for Students in the Classroom

Published on 2/15/2016 6:00:00 AM

Name: Steven Boyd Degree Program: Master of Special Education with Academic Instruction Certificate ( MOSAIC ), Master of Education (MEd) in English and Communications Education When thinking about why he decided to become a teacher, Steven Boyd sees it as a “reflection of two sides.” He first thin... Read More...

Mary Goldberg - Improving Life on Campus for Students with Disabilities

Published on 2/12/2016 6:00:00 AM

Name: Mary Goldberg Role: Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology Graduating Degree Program: Master of Education (MEd) in Higher Education Management At the age of 32, Mary Goldberg has already made a significant impact on the fields o... Read More...

Associate Professor Sean Kelly and Graduate Student Assistant Yuan Zhang Collaborate for Article in the "High School Journal"

Published on 2/10/2016 6:00:00 AM

Sean Kelly Yuan Zhang In an article published in the High School Journal , Associate Professor Sean Kelly and graduate student assistant Yuan Zhang talk about teacher-student relationships in high school math and science, titled "Teacher Support and Engagement in Math and Science: Evidence from the... Read More...
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