A Holiday Greeting from Dean McDiarmid
This has been a good year for Carolina’s School of Education. Despite challenging times for education, Peabody Hall is charged with the energy that arises from the combination of a committed faculty working with creative, hard-driving students.
UNC, Ancestry.com collaborate to create new history teaching guide
LEARN NC and Ancestry.com have collaborated in a project to create a resource for educators who want to incorporate family history in their teaching.
Knotek’s Fulbright experience in Croatia sparks learning moments
Steve Knotek showed teachers the power of formative assessments during his stint as a Fulbright Specialist in Croatia.
SOE doctoral student’s project wins $3 million grant
Carolina’s Office of Undergraduate Education in the College of Arts and Sciences will receive $3 million over four years to fund The Finish Line Project - a program for first-generation, rural, transfer and historically underserved students - based on Cynthia Demetriou's dissertation work.
Jumping into the madness-creativity debate
Michelangelo, Cobain, Van Gogh...Does a troubled life spark creativity? It’s a question getting much attention, but Professor Keith Sawyer says no.
Suzanne Gulledge chosen for Academic Leadership Program
Gulledge was one of eight faculty members from across campus chosen for the 2014-15 cohort of the program, which is designed to help prepare and support current and emerging Carolina academic leaders.
Alumna Profile: Mallory Nickel ’12 teaches on the move
Mallory Nickel tells us how she runs her classes at Lee Early College High School in Sanford, N.C. The first rule: you can't sit still.
Student Profile: William Jackson making a dream come true
When William Jackson graduated from Norfolk State University in 2006 with a degree in chemistry, he was alone in one way: he was the only African American man to graduate from the chemistry program that year. Since then, Jackson has worked to fix that problem.
Doctoral student Dede Addy wins AERA dissertation award
Dede Addy, a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Education, has won an AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship to support her research in literacy among middle class black families.
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