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Greetings from Dean Wasley
It’s no secret that the current economic situation has borne an impact on higher education. You may have read about our shared economic crisis in the headlines. The reality is that this will be a challenging time for all of us, but we are working together to weather this storm. More.
In the Spotlight
Four Rising Stars
We all know the importance of supporting underrepresented students into a teaching career. Meet four young women who might not have become teachers without a pipeline from Seattle Central Community College to the UW. More.
Haring Center Makes Its Debut
What began as the Experimental Education Unit 44 years ago is now a research center that will fund 15 graduate fellowships for students committed to special education. Learn more about the Norris and Dorothy Haring Center.
Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Baseball for a Good Cause
On June 6, catch the Mariners at a discounted price and help support student scholarships through the Martinez Foundation. Learn more.
Awards and Honors
Jenkins Scores 2 Career Awards
Faculty member Joe Jenkins is on a roll this year, having received the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Special Education Research Award and the Jeannette E. Fleischner Award For Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Learning Disabilities. Find out why Jenkins rocks the field of special education.
Audra Gray Wins Prestigious Huckabay
Doctoral candidate Audra Gray was named one of 10 UW Huckabay Fellows. Her course, Teaching for Change: Equitable Strategies for Teaching in the 21st Century, will be taught as part of the new undergrad minor in Education, Learning and Society. Learn more.
What's Hot in Current Research
Dr. Bell Goes to Washington
When Philip Bell testified before the House Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, he offered us a look into the complexities of learning science, a developing field in the nation. Learn more.
Honig Highlights 'No Small' School Initiative Challenges
Assistant Professor Meredith Honig discussed challenges for urban school district leaders facing new, small autonomous school initiatives at January's Policymakers Exchange Forum. Learn more.
Jenny Quynn Brings World View to Her Research
Though doctoral student Jenny Quynn has taught math in Botswana, Singapore and Baltimore, her research has caused her to question the process of learning. "My work in classrooms left me with a lot of questions that I didn’t have the time to answer while teaching over 100 middle school students daily.” Learn more.
May 30: Experimental Education Unit Auction
Attend one of Seattle’s favorite philanthropic events! This year’s event, themed "Mission Possible," includes a silent and a live auction, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, complimentary full bar and entertainment.
June 6: Mariners Game
On June 6, catch the Mariners at a discounted price, exclusive to you through this online offer. The game will benefit the Martinez Foundation, which has already contributed 15 scholarships to the UW College of Education.
June 13: COE Graduation 2009
Join the College of Education community on June 13, 2009 for commencement and a reception honoring 2008-2009 degree recipients.
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