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Barth-CohenNew NSF Grant

Dr. Lauren Barth-Cohen is the PI for a joint project between the College of Education and the College of Science. Titled Building Coherence in STEM Learning Opportunities for Pre-Service Elementary Teachers across Disciplinary Boundaries, the goal of the grant is to create coherent STEM learning opportunities for pre-service elementary teachers.


daca article alonso briandaDreamers celebrate 5 years of DACA program as its fate looms

ELP graduate, Alonso Reyna Rivarola, and ELP Masters Student, Brianda De Leon, were featured in the Salt Lake Tribune’s article titled, “Dreamers celebrate five years of DACA as its fate looms”. Reyna Rivarola is the director of the newly founded Dream Center at the U and De Leon is the first graduate assistant attributed to the center.


Zac ImelDr. Zac Imel selected as 2017 Presidential Scholar

Congratulations to Zac, Associate Professor in Educational Psychology. This award recognizes extraordinary scholarship of associate professors.




National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity


Did you know that you have access to a wonderful online mentoring program to support you in your scholarship at no cost?

The College of Education has sponsored the University of Utah’s Institutional Membership for the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD). The NCFDD is a nationally-recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring. Our faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars now have access to a large variety of services and resources including webinars, multi-week courses, guest lectures, accountability writing buddy matches, discussion forums, and much more. The normal cost for individual NCFDD memberships would be $240/year for doctoral and post-doctoral scholars, and $480/year for faculty.

 To register for your free NCFDD membership, click here!


Alumni, Emeriti, and Friends

Richard Kendell Richard Kendell received his bachelor's degree in English from Weber State University and completed his M.S. and Ph.D. in Educational Administration at the University of Utah. He has worked as a high school English teacher and as a faculty member and associate dean in both the College of Education and the Graduate School at the University of Utah. He served as Superintendent of Davis School District in Farmington, Utah and as Utah Associate Superintendent of Public Instruction. Richard has also worked in private industry as research and development director for WICAT Educational Systems and as a project manager for hospital and health care facilities for the Boyer Company.

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Last Updated: 9/18/17