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  • 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.

    More info:

  • Master's Degree in Education Programs Ranked #24 Nationally by TFE Times

    The College of Education at Illinois' Master's degree in Education programs was recently named #24 in the TFE Times 2019 Best Master's of Education Rankings.

    TFE Times is an online platform that offers news on business, culture, and tech to its users. Additionally it provides rankings on colleges, accounting, business analytics, computer engineering, economics, education, finance, law, management, marketing, and medicine.

  • 2018-19 Hardie Faculty Fellow Talk: Dr. Rachel Roegman

    May 7, 2019 / 1:00-2:00 PM / 22 Education Bldg.

    As the recipient of the 2018-19 Hardie Faculty Fellow Award, Dr. Rachel Roegman will present her research and findings in a talk entitled "Equity Visits: Integrating Equity and Instruction in Educational Leadership Practice". Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Seeking Editorial Assistant(s) for Educational Theory for the 2019–2020 Academic Year

    Educational Theory, published here at the University of Illinois, is seeking to hire a quarter-time research assistant for the coming academic year to perform various research functions and provide editorial, office, and website and social media support. Our office produces six issues of the journal each year.

    This is an annual nine-month position; however, continuation for additional years of support may be possible. The attached file includes the full job description. 

    If you are interested, please submit a one-page letter of application to Nicholas Burbules by Monday, April 22, along with a resume and three references. In your letter, please describe any relevant work experiences you might have had (editorial experience, work with similar publications, experience with web or social media projects, etc.). Please note especially your skill level with programs such as MS Word, MS Excel, and Adobe Acrobat, and if you have any experience with programs such as Adobe InDesign, Dreamweaver, and/or Photoshop.

  • Two Education Faculty Members Honored with 2019 Campus Awards

    Two members of the College of Education are among the 23 faculty and staff members and graduate teaching assistants honored for excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising through the 2019 Campus Awards. 

  • Database Trial: APA's PsycEXTRA

    The Library is offering a trial of a database that includes “grey literature” resources in the social and behavioral sciences. PsycEXTRA is an APA database that compiles what is known as grey literature, materials that go beyond traditional peer-reviewed research material. It includes resources such as conference materials, factsheets, reports, standards/guidelines, and other hard-to-find content.

    The trial is available until April 24. If it gets a lot of use and we receive positive feedback, we will consider subscribing to it. Please spread the word about the trial if you are interested, and feedback is welcome. Thank you!

    Here is the trial link for PsycExtra:

    Please note the trial is good until April 24 and we are looking forward to your feedback.

    Yali Feng

    Visiting Behavioral Sciences Research & Data Services Librarian

  • Special Education Professor Emeritus Bob Henderson Passes Away

    It is with much sadness that we report the recent passing of our dear friend and colleague, Dr. Bob Henderson. He died peacefully in his sleep at age 94. As one of the true pioneers in the field of Special Education, he will be missed greatly. More information to come in the near future as plans are made to honor and remember Dr. Henderson.

  • Sarah Zehr Honored with CAPE Award

    Congratulations to Education Policy, Organization & Leadership alumna and adjunct assistant professor Sarah Zehr, who has been named a 2019 Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence (CAPE) awardee. The CAPE award was established to recognize academic professionals for their work, personal and professional contributions. Individuals are nominated, reviewed by a committee, and approved by Chancellor Robert Jones.

  • Chancellor Michael Aiken to be Awarded at 2019 Convocation

    Michael T. Aiken, who served as the sixth chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 1993-2001, will be awarded an honorary PhD this spring. Chancellor Aiken’s visionary leadership laid a foundation for transparent strategic planning, robust philanthropic support, experiential learning for students, and support for translational research as an engine of economic development.

  • Idalia Nunez Receives Three Awards for Dissertation

    Curriculum & Instruction Assistant Professor Idalia Nunez has been recognized with three awards in 2019 for her outstanding dissertation.