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January 20th, 2022

A banner year for faculty hires at USC Rossier

USC Rossier welcomes new faculty with both invaluable leadership experience and voices prominent in the national discourse on education issues.

January 19th, 2022
Christopher Emdin

Christopher Emdin joins USC Rossier faculty

Innovative educator and combiner of science and hip-hop culture named Robert A. Naslund Chair in Curriculum Theory

Posted in People
October 18th, 2021
California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond stands behind a podium during a public address
California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond

Noguera to Co-Chair State Task Force on Black Student Achievement

Organized by the California Department of Education, Dean Noguera joins experts in addressing disparities experienced by Black students.

Posted in People
August 26th, 2021
Tracy Poon Tambascia
Tracy Poon Tambascia

Tracy Poon Tambascia elected president of USC Academic Senate

An expert in higher education administration, Tambascia will represent nearly 5,000 faculty members

Posted in People
June 10th, 2021
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona

Noguera tapped for U.S. Department of Education summit

New series will ask school leaders not to return to ‘normal’

Posted in Rossier News
May 12th, 2021
Shanéa Thomas

What do we leave behind? A therapist talks death, legacy and burnout

Shanéa Thomas on her quest for impact, and what she’s learned from Game of Thrones.

Posted in People
May 11th, 2021
Jessica Pereira at Kāhala Beach in Honolulu. (Photo/Eugene Kam)

USC Rossier grad Jessica Pereira is helping students find their rhythm

Through ballet, this Trojan and dance director discovered a love for education

Posted in People
March 30th, 2021
Photo by Rebecca Aranda

USC Rossier named a top graduate school in 2021 U.S. News rankings

USC Rossier has consistently finished as one of the top graduate schools of education in the annual rankings.

Posted in Awards
March 19th, 2021

Schools spend millions on professional learning. How do we know it’s working?

A new study of math teacher professional development urges caution around defining effectiveness.

Posted in Research
March 17th, 2021
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Can higher education fix its social mobility issues?

A new grant-funded program envisions colleges putting more skin in the game to fix social mobility issues.