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October 16th, 2018
Members of the CSU Dominguez Hills non-tenure-track faculty task force and implementation task force. From left to right: John Davis, dean of the College of Education; Ken O' Donnell, associate vice president of academic affairs; Pamela Robinson, faculty member of graduate education; Kirti Sawhney Celly, faculty member of the College of Business Administration & Public Policy and CSU statewide senator; Begona Velasco, faculty member of the College of Natural & Behavioral Sciences (Photo/Miguel A. Terán López for CSU Dominguez Hills)

Pullias Center announces winners of inaugural Delphi Award

The winners were selected for innovative approaches in supporting adjunct faculty

Posted in Rossier News
October 5th, 2018
Assistant Professor of Education Yasemin Copur-Gencturk teaches how to teach fractions at a class at USC Center. Copur-Gencturk has received nearly $5 million in federal grants to improve how math teachers learn. (Photo/Ross Brenneman)

To improve math education, professor starts with teacher prep

Backed by major grants, Yasemin Copur-Gencturk envisions better approaches to how math teachers learn

Posted in People
October 3rd, 2018
Prof. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang (left) speaks alongside Linda Darling-Hammond at the 2018 IMBES Conference. The two scholars, along with PhD student Christina Krone, recently published a report through the Aspen Institute on integrating science into the education field. (Photo/Ross Brenneman)

At neuroscience convening, education impact is top of mind

Conference presses need for classrooms and science to connect

Posted in Research
October 3rd, 2018
The California state capitol, where soon-to-be-elected lawmakers will have their work cut out for them on K-12 school issues. (Image via Flickr user <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/respres/21917192496">Jeff Turner</a>/Licensed under <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode">Flickr Creative Commons</a>)

California’s next leaders have work to do on K-12, report says

An update to a landmark 2008 report reveals pressing needs

September 25th, 2018
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Report: Public colleges are hindering black student success

A new report from the USC Race and Equity Center examines how public higher education treats black students, and finds states lacking

Posted in Research
September 12th, 2018
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New grant funds augmented-reality work with La Brea Tar Pits

Discoveries from the iconic excavation site will be the linchpin in an effort to understand how to most effectively use AR technology.

Posted in People
September 10th, 2018
Provost Michael Quick and USC Rossier Dean Karen Symms Gallagher installed Lawrence O. Picus and Gale Sinatra into endowed positions. (Photo/Josh Krause)

Chair installations evoke personal reflections for faculty

For Lawrence O. Picus and Gale M. Sinatra, chaired positions reflect long journeys

Posted in People
September 6th, 2018
Photo courtesy of USC Viterbi (Photo/Valentina Suarez)

Network forms to bolster equity in STEM graduate education

The initiative brings together USC Rossier and more than two dozen other organizations.

Posted in Rossier News
September 5th, 2018

Equity work at forefront of 2018-19 research lecture series

This year’s visiting faculty include experts on race, math teaching and tapletop gaming

Posted in Rossier News
September 4th, 2018

Eight faculty members added to USC Rossier Faculty for 2018-19

Two enter into new positions, while six are new members of the Trojan Family

Posted in Rossier News