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Professor's Research Regarding COVID-19 Impact and Gender of Note to New York Times
Professor Gema Zamarro was recently interviewed by The New York Times regarding her research about how job losses, childcare duties and mental distress have disproportionately affected women.
Women Disproportionately Affected During Pandemic, U of A Professor Finds
Job losses, childcare duties and mental distress have disproportionately affected women since the coronavirus pandemic began, according to research by professor Gema Zamarro.
Education Reform Professor and Alumnus Write Book About Religion and School Choice
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.
Takisha Moncrief to Speak Friday About Developing a Leader Identity
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.
Associate Director of U of A's Office for Education Policy Named Arkansas' Chief Data Officer
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.
Umut Özek to Speak Friday About 'Case of Hurricane Maria'
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.
West Point Economics Professor to Speak at the U of A on Feb. 21
Michael Kofoed, an assistant professor of economics at West Point, will speak at noon Friday, Feb. 21, in Graduate Education 343.
Free Screening of 'Miss Virginia' on Feb. 19 at Arkansas Union
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 Choice Affects More Than Just Job Prospects, Study Finds
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.
Education Reform Graduate Student Awarded Humane Studies Fellowship
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.