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  • REMINDER for Faculty: Update Your Research Summary by July 12

    Sharing the impact of your work inspires prospective students, potential research partners, granting organizations, and donors. Please update our Communications Office with your latest research and achievements. This includes anything you can update in Activity Insight within your research summary, any co-authoring or authoring of books, book chapters, papers, and journal articles.

  • ICYMI: Photos from 2019 Convocation Now Available

    Photos from Grad Images are available for viewing, download, and purchase.

  • Free Summer Groups for Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Hedda Meadan-Kaplansky Receives Provost's Campus Distinguished Promotion Award

    Eleven faculty members on campus, including Special Education's Hedda Meadan-Kaplansky, have been honored with the Provost’s Campus Distinguished Promotion Award for 2019.

  • Alum Matt Linick Featured in Institute of Education Sciences Video

    Former graduate Matt Linick is highlighted in a What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) post about how Cleveland Public Schools uses the WWC to inform policy and practice.

  • Education Alumna Tatyana McFadden Talks About Fighting for the Rights of Athletes with Disabilities

    One Ed.M. in Curriculum & Instruction. Seventeen Paralympic medals. Twenty World Championships medals. Twenty-four World Major Marathon titles. At the age of 30, pro wheelchair-racer Tatyana McFadden has quite the hardware collection—and owns some serious real estate in the record books.

  • Illinois Public Media/WILL Hosts Inaugural Early Childhood Champions Dinner

    Illinois Public Media/WILL's Education Team will honor early childhood educators and volunteers from central Illinois at the inaugural Early Childhood Champions Dinner on May 23 at the CityView Banquet and Meeting Center in downtown Champaign.

  • Alumna Karen Graves receives Brickman Teaching Award from Denison University

    Denison University honored an outstanding professor with the prestigious Charles A. Brickman Teaching Excellence Award at the college’s Academic Awards Convocation held on Friday, April 12, in Swasey Chapel. Karen Graves, professor of educational studies, was honored with the 2019 Brickman award, which is given to members of the faculty who are master craftsmen in the profession and models of dedication to students and to student learning. The recipient has demonstrated a vibrant interest in the learning process, as well as an understanding of teaching as a continuously evolving art form.

    Graves joined Denison in 1993. She holds a B.S., M.Ed., and Ph.D., from the University of llinois, Urbana-Champaign. Graves is a professor and chair of the Department of Education. 

  • Adler University Recognizes Rebecca Ginsburg as “Social Justice Visionary”

    Adler University has announced Rebecca Ginsburg, co-founder and director of the Education Justice Project, will be recognized with its “Social Justice Visionary” Award during an event on May 16, marking the public launch of the University’s “The Campaign for Social Justice.” This will be the university’s first public campaign to fund scholarships, groundbreaking research, strategic partnerships, and capital projects.

  • C & I Student Charlotte Hathaway Wins P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship for 2019-2020

    Charlotte Hathaway, first-year doctoral student in Curriculum & Instruction, has been awarded a prestigious and competitive International Peace Scholarship from the Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.), based in Des Moines, Iowa. 

  • Prudential Financial Commits $10M to Rutgers University-Newark Program, Headed by Alum Timothy Eaton

    Newark, NJ (May 7, 2019)—Rutgers University-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor announced today that Prudential Financial has committed $10 million to the Honors Living-Learning Community (HLLC) at Rutgers-Newark – the largest donation ever to Rutgers-Newark – to create the Prudential Scholars Program for Newark residents. The gift will create cohorts of Newark residents in the HLLC known as Prudential Scholars and provide them with scholarships to cover tuition and fees, as well as room and board, during their full-time study at Rutgers–Newark. The Prudential Scholars will have access to resources to help them build their entrepreneurial skills and the social networks to empower them to become agents of positive change in the city. Tim Eatman, inaugural Dean of the HLLC, sees investments like Prudential’s as significantly advancing efforts to realize the vision to develop and activate the HLLC as a national model.

  • 2018-2019 Outstanding Student Medal Recipients Announced

    Each year the Education Alumni Association (EAA) selects a bachelor's, master's/advanced certificate, and doctoral student to receive the Outstanding Student Medal, which is presented annually at the College of Education Convocation. EAA and the Office of Advancement in the College of Education are pleased to announce the three 2018-2019 deserving recipients of this prestigious award.

  • DELTA/AppLeS Capstone Project Presentations

    Learning & Education Studies (LES)
    DELTA/AppLeS Capstone Symposium
    Monday, May 6
    2:00 – 4:00 pm
    Education 22

    A reminder that the DELTA/AppLeS joint Capstone Symposium is being held on Monday. Please join us as we hear from our graduating seniors in both the DELTA & AppLeS concentrations of the LES major for a symposium to celebrate and share their capstone research projects.

    DELTA = Digital Environments for Learning, Teaching, and Agency
    AppLeS = Applied Learning Science

  • Phi Kappa Phi Inductees for 2018-19

    Phi Kappa Phi was born in 1897, when 10 senior students, two faculty members and the University of Maine President created a new kind of honor society, one that recognized excellence in all academic disciplines. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign chapter began in 1933.

    Today, Phi Kappa Phi recognizes and promotes academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engages the community of scholars in service to others. We recognize and congratulate these 2018-2019 inductees from the College of Education.

  • Global Accessibility Awareness Day | May 16 Events

    Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day @ Illinois

    Date: Thursday, May 16
    Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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