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education

Graduation days

Newly minted Anteater alumni ready to take on the world

Meet Keith Murphy, UCI’s professor of the year

‘Celebration of Teaching’ highlights campus commitment to excellence in the classroom and a superior student experience

Solving problems

UCI program fosters math skills and college dreams in underprivileged middle schoolers

Closing academia’s gender gap

Study finds UCI making greatest strides, with ADVANCE program key in hiring female faculty

Richard Arum

Sociologist Richard Arum named dean of UCI’s School of Education

New York University professor will take on new role this summer

The future of higher education

UCI leaders share insights in advance of Feb. 26 symposium

Tackling poverty to fight terrorism

Alumnus uses skills learned at UCI in overseeing nonprofit’s education efforts in rural Africa

Education professor tapped for preschool research

A UCI education professor has been drafted to help investigate why the usual benefits of preschool don’t always carry over to elementary school, especially for students from low-income families. Chancellor’s Professor Carol Connor will receive a $2 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences as part of a five-year national research effort to improve early childhood education. The […]

School of Education gets top marks for prepping teachers

In a newly released study of 800 colleges, UCI’s School of Education was one of only 35 programs recognized for ensuring that future high school teachers effectively master their chosen specialty. The National Council on Teacher Quality analysis was accompanied by a survey that found 32 percent of high school students doubted their teachers’ knowledge of classroom subject matter. A teacher’s topic mastery is “directly correlated with […]

Playing 3-D video games can boost memory formation, UCI study finds

Results suggest novel approaches to maintaining cognition as we age