Content Tagged with: Graduate School of Education

School of Education grad students, faculty member, alums win AAHHE fellowships

The American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, or AAHHE, has honored two UCR School of Education graduate students, a faculty member, and two alums with 2022-23 fellowships. Nelly Cruz and Nathaly Martinez received the 2022-2023 graduate student fellowships. Both are pursuing careers in higher education administration and policy. The...

By David Danelski |

Doctoral students receive grants for disability research

Two UC Riverside School of Education doctoral students have received grants from the Hammill Institute on Disabilities to support research aimed at improving the education of individuals with disabilities. Zaira Jimenez, a fourth-year student; and Aya Shhub, a third-year student; will each receive $5,000 to support their studies and data collection...

By Imran Ghori |

GSOE student awarded high-profile fellowship in behavioral health

A third-year doctoral student in school psychology has been awarded a national fellowship with the American Psychological Association's Minority Fellowship Program. The fellowship will provide Tyler Womack, a student in the Graduate School of Education, financial support during her fourth year at UCR and the opportunity to participate in a paid...

By Imran Ghori |

Fellowships awarded to two GSOE doctoral students

Two doctoral students in the UC Riverside Graduate School of Education are the recipients of the California Teacher Education Research and Improvement Network, or CTERIN, Fellowship. Patriccia Ordonez-Kim, whose work involves history and social studies curriculum, has earned the title of CTERIN Educating Teacher Educators (ETE) Fellow for her...

By Michaela Miller |

UCR’s School of Medicine ranked No. 6 for diversity

UC Riverside’s School of Medicine is ranked No. 6 for diversity in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Grad School rankings released Tuesday, March 30. It was among several UCR programs that did well in the rankings , which are separated by discipline into different lists. Education, engineering, and social sciences moved up in their rankings or...

By Imran Ghori |

Two GSOE professors honored by national education group

Two UC Riverside professors in the Graduate School of Education are being honored by the American Educational Research Association for their research work. Rita Kohli, an associate professor in the Education, Society, and Culture program, has been selected as the AERA Division K Teaching and Teacher Education 2021 Mid-Career Scholar. Uma Jayakumar...

By Imran Ghori |

School psychology program again achieves 100% internship match

For the fourth straight year, UC Riverside’s Graduate School of Education can boast a 100% internship match rate for students in its school psychology program. Students seeking a doctorate in psychology from an American Psychological Association-accredited program must complete an internship as part of their training. The Association of Psychology...

By Imran Ghori |

GSOE now offers pathway for future ethnic studies teachers

UC Riverside’s Graduate School of Education is offering a new ethnic studies pathway as part of its teacher education program. The pathway is in its first year with the first group of students completing the process at the end of the spring quarter. The school launched the program to offer a structured curriculum for students seeking to teach...

By Imran Ghori |

Professor receives grant to study computer science education access

Cassandra Guarino, a professor of education and public policy at UC Riverside’s Graduate School of Education, has received a nearly $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study access to computer science education. The three-year grant, announced in August, provides Guarino with $498,086 from December through November 2023...

By Imran Ghori |

Education researchers create anti-racism guide

Racism is not an easy topic for teachers to tackle, especially when it comes to younger children. But it is important to begin that conversation at an early age, according to education researchers at UC Riverside. A new anti-racism teaching guide titled “Addressing Race and Racism in the Early School Years,” released in September, provides teachers...

By Imran Ghori |

Restorative justice shows promise in K-12 schools

Ten-study literature review led by two UCR doctoral students demonstrates restorative justice’s effectiveness in school settings

By Tess Eyrich |

Professor writes song about pandemic in native Basque

Begoña Echeverria wrote "Coronavirus Biru" in memory of her late aunt, Mari Carmen Echeverria Itcea

By Tess Eyrich |

School psychology doctoral student wins Dissertation Award

Ashley Pfenning is part of the UCR Graduate School of Education’s school psychology program

By Tess Eyrich |

Researchers win state funding to improve STEM education

An interdisciplinary team led by UC Riverside’s Kinnari Atit has received $100,000 from the California Education Learning Lab

By Tess Eyrich |

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 |