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Education Reform Professor and Alumnus Write Book About Religion and School Choice

Friday, April 24, 2020

Professor Robert Maranto co-edited a book on religion and school choice with alumnus M. Danish "Dany" Shakeel, who is in a research post at Harvard's Program on Education Policy and Governance.

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Takisha Moncrief to Speak Friday About Developing a Leader Identity

Monday, March 09, 2020

Takisha Moncrief, professional development partner at Moncrief One Team, will speak about increasing teacher efficacy and adolescent literacy at noon Friday, March 13, in Graduate Education 343.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Lectures Virtual Events Department of Education Reform

Associate Director of U of A's Office for Education Policy Named Arkansas' Chief Data Officer

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

McGee, the associate director of the university's Office for Education Policy, will lead the state's effort to bring disparate data together to improve the efficiency and effectiveness state government.

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Umut Özek to Speak Friday About 'Case of Hurricane Maria'

Monday, February 24, 2020

Umut Özek, a senior researcher at the American Institutes for Research, will speak at noon Friday, Feb. 28, in GRAD 343 about the effects that migrants had on host communities after Hurricane Maria.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Lectures Virtual Events Department of Education Reform

West Point Economics Professor to Speak at the U of A on Feb. 21

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Michael Kofoed, an assistant professor of economics at West Point, will speak at noon Friday, Feb. 21, in Graduate Education 343.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Lectures Virtual Events Department of Education Reform

Free Screening of 'Miss Virginia' on Feb. 19 at Arkansas Union

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

A screening of Miss Virginia, a movie inspired by Little Rock native Virginia Walden Ford, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Union Theatre.

College of Education and Health Professions Diversity & Inclusion Education Entertainment Virtual Events Arkansas Alumni Association Department of Education Reform

College Choice Affects More Than Just Job Prospects, Study Finds

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Albert Cheng, an assistant professor in the Department of Education Reform, co-authored a report on how the type of university or college influences students thoughts about life post-graduation.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research and Innovation Department of Education Reform

Education Reform Graduate Student Awarded Humane Studies Fellowship

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Matthew Lee, a Distinguished Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Education Reform, has been awarded a Humane Studies Fellowship by the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University.

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Binghamton University Professor Amber Simpson to Speak at U of A on Friday, Jan. 31

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Amber Simpson of Binghamton University State University of New York will give a lecture on "Rethinking Education through Making and Tinkering" at noon Friday, Jan. 31, in Graduate Education 309.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Lectures Virtual Events Department of Education Reform

Texas A&M Professor Kalena Cortes to Speak at U of A on Friday, Dec. 6

Monday, December 02, 2019

Kalena Cortes of Texas A&M University will speak at noon Friday, Dec. 6, in GRAD 343 about "When Behavioral Barriers Are Too High or Low: How Timing Matters for Parenting Interventions."

College of Education and Health Professions Education Lectures Virtual Events Department of Education Reform
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