Faculty Researchers

April 3rd, 2017

New gift to fund long-term study of college retention

Mary and Daniel James want to help researchers find out what helps first-generation college students persist

March 7th, 2017
Photo credit: Image by USC Photo/Gus Ruelas

Ranking colleges by academic value could face many obstacles, new study finds

Selection bias is real, and powerful

Posted in Higher Education
February 17th, 2017

Provost Postdoctoral Scholar Aguilar finds groove at Rossier

Stephen Aguilar has had a banner year for grants

Posted in Latest News
December 19th, 2016

Center launches project to improve equity models

The initiative from the Center for Urban Education will be funded through two major new grants

Posted in Higher Education
December 6th, 2016

New grant to allow study of African-American participation in physics, astronomy

Cole, Slaughter have received a $100,000 grant to lead workshop

Posted in Higher Education
October 21st, 2016

New research center envisions the Internet of Things applied to personalized learning

A joint center between USC Rossier and USC Viterbi might make the ‘Internet of Things’ a staple of K-12 classrooms.

May 19th, 2016
Morgan Polikoff
Dr. Morgan Polikoff

New research: Opposition to Common Core Standards tied to views on President Obama

Political affiliation, misconceptions among voters offer clues about support of state standards

April 27th, 2016
Dr. Estela Mara Bensimon
Dr. Estela Mara Bensimon

Bensimon: Race needs to be an explicit focus in higher education

CUE director discusses how institutions can improve equity

Posted in Latest News
March 8th, 2016
Dr. Estela Mara Bensimon
Dr. Estela Mara Bensimon

Bensimon to receive AERA Division J 2016 Outstanding Publication Award

CUE co-director also leading hands-on academic pathway implementation in “real-time”

Posted in Higher Education
February 23rd, 2016
Adrianna Kezar
Adrianna Kezar

Pullias report identifies communities of transformation in STEM education

Kezar and Gehrke PhD ’15 author NSF-funded report on STEM reform

Posted in Higher Education