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October 12th, 2020
Pedro Noguera

Pedro Noguera shares leadership insight during ‘100 Days as Dean’ event

Noguera joined Dean Geoff Garrett from the USC Marshall School of Business in an online conversation about their new roles

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October 1st, 2020
Dean Pedro Noguera

Pedro Noguera installed as dean of USC Rossier

Noguera lays out vision for reimagining education and increasing school’s impact

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July 1st, 2020
Pedro Noguera is the dean of the USC Rossier School of Education

Noguera: A strong democracy requires teaching history, race

Pedro Noguera, the new dean of USC Rossier, discusses race, history and the COVID-19 pandemic

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May 21st, 2020
Morgan Polikoff (left) challenges trivia gurus on Game Show Network's "Master Minds." (Image courtesy of Melissa Carr/Game Show Network)

Bolstered by experience, education expert pursues game show glory

USC Rossier professor Morgan Polikoff was primed for this moment

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May 18th, 2020
(Photo/Courtesy of Christiana Cobb-Dozier)

A passion for the power of story

Christiana Cobb-Dozier channels her love for human narratives into a career as a school counselor

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May 15th, 2020
Cynthia Diana Villarreal, with her daughter Diana. Villarreal, a scholar researching college access, was named this year's PhD flagbearer. (Photo/Adrian Trinidad)

College access scholar learns to succeed her own way

Cynthia Diana Villarreal has moved beyond how life is “supposed” to go

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January 17th, 2020
Adrianna Kezar has been named the next Wilbur-Kieffer Professor of Higher Education.

Adrianna Kezar to receive chair in higher education

Kezar will be installed as the Wilbur-Kieffer Professor of Higher Education

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December 4th, 2019
Ednovate

USC creates full-need scholarship focused on Ednovate students

Graduates of the school system founded by USC will get a boost

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August 22nd, 2019

Alum helps open toy industry by removing language barriers

A diverse field of students aspires to make toys, but knowing English opens doors

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May 23rd, 2019

Making space for children of color in children’s literature

A Rossier alum is joining his passions of teaching and writing

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