Category Archives: Announcements

The Inevitability of Racial Bias and Exclusion

Many people may not know that my research career began because of the mentorship of Dr. Sylvia Hurtado at the University of Michigan. I was paired with Dr. Hurtado via the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program. I remember interviewing for her research team, and she told me I could join as long as I didn’t fall asleep in the research team

Read more

Growing the Education Profession by Telling the Right Story

Julian Vasquez Heilig (AB ’97, AM ’99) reflects on his journey, inspired by SOE faculty, from U-M undergraduate to Dean of the University of Kentucky College of Education. See the original story on the University of Michigan website here. Julian Vasquez Heilig was not quite sure what career prospects a master’s degree in higher education would afford him, but he

Read more

Community-Based Organizations Make Their Picks for Secretary of Education to Replace Betsy DeVos

Yesterday national community-based, grassroots education organizations made their short list for US Secretary of Education public. Here is their open letter to President-elect Biden. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:November 23, 2020Contact Jitu Brown (773) 317-6343 Letter to President-elect Joe Biden President-elect Joseph Biden1401 Constitution Ave., NWWashington, DC 20230 Dear President-elect Biden, On behalf of the parents, students and community organizations that make up the

Read more
« Older Entries