Content Tagged with: School of Education

Highlander celebrates 10-year anniversary of DACA with FLOTUS

Ariana Aparicio Aguilar, a doctoral student in UCR's School of Education and a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, was recently invited with Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox to attend a 10-year DACA anniversary at the White House.

By Malinn Loeung |

Education student wins Rutgers internship

Alexis Weatherspoon, a graduate student at UC Riverside’s School of Education, has been accepted as one of three 2022 John Smartt Summer Scholars at the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions. Weatherspoon is working on a master’s degree in diversity and equity and is a TRIO Scholars graduate mentor who participated in the Chancellor’s...

By Imran Ghori |

American Council on Education awards fellowship to school psychology professor

Austin Johnson will join the 2022-23 class of ACE Fellows.

By Holly Ober |

School of Education launches Black Community Education Promise Program

The program supports incoming School of Education freshman or transfer students who are dedicated to serving the Black community via education upon graduation from UCR

By Holly Ober |

Reading intervention strategy shows promise for students with autism

A pilot study found statistically significant vocabulary gains for students with mild to moderate autism symptom severity.

By Holly Ober |

Racial justice group names award for education professor

A national organization dedicated to racial justice has named an award for UC Riverside education professor Tara J. Yosso. Color of Change, an online nonprofit, cited the power of Yosso’s research-based counter narratives, which shed critical historical light on the educational experiences of students of color. Color of Change held its inaugural...

By Imran Ghori |

Civic engagement project receives UC systemwide award

A UC Riverside effort to get more students involved with university boards of trustees has received a VOICE Award

By Holly Ober |

‘Autism Goes to College’ wins Anthem Award

The film follows five Southern California college students on the autism spectrum as they navigate college

By Holly Ober |

School of Education dissertation wins prestigious award

Arturo Nevárez received an award from the American Educational Research Association

By Holly Ober |

School of Education behavior analysis program ranked among top 10 in the state

The applied behavior analysis program at UC Riverside’s School of Education was ranked No. 9 in California by an online resource for those pursuing a career in the profession. The Applied Behavior Analysis Programs Guide considered student-to-faculty ratios, tuition, and Board Certified Behavior Analysis exam pass rates in determining the best...

By Imran Ghori |

Education professor’s paper receives highest rating from What Works Clearinghouse

Asha Jitendra’s work on schema-based instruction is designed to improve mathematics learning in a wide range of learners

By Holly Ober |

Educating lawmakers about ways to diversify California’s teacher workforce

Education professor Thomas Smith helped present a policy brief to legislature staffers

By Holly Ober |

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 |