2021

2021

Emma Everson, a Ph.D. student in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, has won the Lieber Memorial Teaching Associate Award from Indiana University, which recognizes graduate students with distinguished achievements in teaching.

Cindy Hmelo-Silver, Barbara B. Jacobs Chair in Education and Technology and professor of learning sciences, has been awarded the highest academic title given to IU's most outstanding and renowned scholars and researchers.

HOPE (Helping Offenders Prosper through Employment) provides weekly one-on-one mentoring to incarcerated youth that focuses on developing employment skills. They also focus on reaching youth that have faced racial prejudice and other challenges.

Four programs at the IU School of Education received top rankings from the latest (2021) U.S. News and World Report Best Online Master’s in Education program rankings, one of several schools receiving recognition across Indiana University.

A recent donation made to the IU School of Education from alumni Kate and John Ranshaw will be used to purchase materials such as puppets, felt figures and instruments to enhance the storytelling collection maintained by the IU Libraries Education Library.

The award, named after former staff member Jane Kaho in honor of her legacy of service to the School of Education, is the highest honor given out annually to staff members who demonstrate dedication above and beyond their job requirements.

Valarie Akerson has received the NARST 2021 Distinguished Contributions to Science Education through Research Award. This is the highest award that NARST, a global organization for improving science education through research, bestows upon its members.

For K-12 students that needed one-on-one help with school work, the pandemic has proved particularly challenging. Thankfully, students from the School of Education stepped up last semester to provide virtual tutoring to area students.

For the past several years, Professor Joel Wong has researched the psychology of encouragement. With a new study, he hopes to understand the power of encouragement for Black college students as a means of social support – and a tool to disrupt the negative effects of racism.

Emma Everson, a Ph.D. student in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, has won the Lieber Memorial Teaching Associate Award from Indiana University, which recognizes graduate students with distinguished achievements in teaching.

A new scholarship at the IU School of Education will honor Elder Watson Diggs, the first African American to graduate from the school in 1916. The scholarship is a partnership with the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., an organization Diggs co-founded.

Cindy Hmelo-Silver, Barbara B. Jacobs Chair in Education and Technology and professor of learning sciences, has been awarded the highest academic title given to IU's most outstanding and renowned scholars and researchers.

Throughout his time in academia, Ph.D. student Nelson Zounlome experienced several forms of gendered racism. But he also experienced the transformative power of culturally responsive practices that foster comprehensive wellness among groups with marginalized identities. In that spirit, Zounlome created a workbook as a resource of support for students of color.

HOPE (Helping Offenders Prosper through Employment) provides weekly one-on-one mentoring to incarcerated youth that focuses on developing employment skills. They also focus on reaching youth that have faced racial prejudice and other challenges.

Four programs at the IU School of Education received top rankings from the latest (2021) U.S. News and World Report Best Online Master’s in Education program rankings, one of several schools receiving recognition across Indiana University.

A recent donation made to the IU School of Education from alumni Kate and John Ranshaw will be used to purchase materials such as puppets, felt figures and instruments to enhance the storytelling collection maintained by the IU Libraries Education Library.

The award, named after former staff member Jane Kaho in honor of her legacy of service to the School of Education, is the highest honor given out annually to staff members who demonstrate dedication above and beyond their job requirements.

Valarie Akerson has received the NARST 2021 Distinguished Contributions to Science Education through Research Award. This is the highest award that NARST, a global organization for improving science education through research, bestows upon its members.

For K-12 students that needed one-on-one help with school work, the pandemic has proved particularly challenging. Thankfully, students from the School of Education stepped up last semester to provide virtual tutoring to area students.

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