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Interim provost wants to keep UCR moving upward

When Thomas Smith accepted the position of interim provost and executive vice chancellor, he had a simple goal: continue UC Riverside’s upward trajectory. Smith, who began his new role July 1 after five years as dean of the Graduate School of Education, was appointed by Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox to serve until next June or until a permanent provost...
By Imran Ghori |

New GSOE dean views education as a way to transform communities

Louie Rodríguez likes to draw from a saying by Brazilian philosopher Paulo Freire that it’s not just about “reading the word but reading the world” in his approach to education. “I’m a big champion for promoting education, not just in terms of one’s own human capital growth, but also how we can use our education to transform opportunities for...
By Imran Ghori |

Louie Rodriguez appointed Interim Dean of GSOE

Dear Campus Community, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Louie F. Rodríguez as Interim Dean of the Graduate School of Education, effective July 1, 2019. Dr. Rodríguez joined the UCR faculty in 2016 and is currently the Bank of America Chair in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Practice, and a Professor in Education Policy Analysis...
By Thomas Smith |

Our Kids Solutions Forum focuses on narrowing the opportunity gap

Event inspired by Robert Putnam's best-selling book addresses growing gap among children of disparate backgrounds
By University Communications |

Interim provost appointed

UC Riverside Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox has named Thomas M. Smith as interim provost and executive vice chancellor, pending approval by UC President Janet Napolitano. Smith, who previously served as interim vice chancellor for student affairs during 2018, joined UCR in September 2014 as dean of the Graduate School of Education (GSOE). He is a...
By University Communications |

Jan Blacher wins APA career award

Blacher, who serves as founding director of UCR’s SEARCH Center, is the recipient of the 2019 Edgar A. Doll Award from Division 33 of the American Psychological Association
By Tess Eyrich |

Keith Widaman honored with APA annual award

Widaman, a distinguished professor of education, is the recipient of the 2019 Samuel J. Messick Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award from Division 5 of the American Psychological Association
By Tess Eyrich |

National Science Foundation award helps UCR train tomorrow’s STEM teachers

A $1.5 million National Science Foundation award will help transform more than 50 UC Riverside students into the next generation of science, technology, engineering, and math teachers. The Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship is building a pipeline to move talented undergraduate STEM students through UCR’s teaching credential programs and...
By Jules Bernstein |

Graduate School of Education dean named as 2019 AERA Fellow

Dean Thomas M. Smith is one of only 10 scholars nationwide to receive the honor
By Tess Eyrich |

Education professor awarded for research on learning disabilities

Asha Jitendra holds the Graduate School of Education’s Peloy Chair in Learning Disabilities
By Tess Eyrich |

Louie Rodríguez named GSOE’s newest endowed chair

Rodríguez is UCR’s Bank of America Chair in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Practice
By Tess Eyrich |
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