Awards

Lina Heaster-Ekholm awarded a Graduate School Dissertation Grant

Lina Heaster-Ekholm received a Graduate School Dissertation Grant for 2020-2021 to support her dissertation research that focuses on designing culturally responsive pedagogy for online learning of international students.

 

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Ambassador Cynthia Shepard Perry Awards for 2020-2021

Mishka Murad and Mariam Sheikh were both given an Ambassador Cynthia Shepard Perry (pIctured) Award for the 2020-2021 academic year.  The award was established to provide support for graduate students in international education or affiliated with the Center for International Education to help them pursue international field work.  

 

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College of Education Scholarships awarded

Each year the College of Education awards scholarships to students   For the 2020-2021 academic year several CIE/IE students have received awards.

 

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Pempho Chinkondenji selected as Research Associate for 2020-2021

Pempho Chinkondenji was selected as a Research Associate by the Five College Women's Studies Research Center. Her research focuses on issues related to school-girl pregnancy in Malawi.

 

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Graduate student Dissertation Grants 2019-2020

The Graduate School at UMass Amherst offers dissertation grants in a campus-wide, competitive process for doctoral students.

 

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Upstander’s film - Dawnland - wins Emmy Award - Mishy Lesser

The Upstander Project's film DAWNLAND won the Emmy® award for Outstanding Research at the 40th annual News and Documentary Awards in Fall 2019. Upstander Project learning Director Mishy Lesser shared the Emmy® award for Outstanding Research with co-directors Adam Mazo & Ben Pender-Cudlip, and editor Kristen Salerno.

 

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Pempho Chinkondenji Awarded AAUW International Fellowship

Pempho Chinkondenji, a Ph.D. candidate in Educational Policy and Leadership, has been awarded an American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowship. 

 

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Mariam Rashid receives the Ambassador Cynthia Shepard Perry Award

Mariam Rashid was awarded the Ambassador Cynthia Shepard Perry Award for the 2019-2020 academic year.  The award was established to provide support for graduate students in international education or affiliated with the Center for International Education to help them pursue international field work.  

 

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Ian Barron Joins Council of Scholars on Future of EMDR

Ian Barron, the Director of the Center for International Education at UMass, has recently been invited to join the Council of Scholars in the Future of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy Project.

 

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Tashi Zangmo Named to BBC 100 Women of 2018

Tashi Zangmo was named to the BBC 100 Women list of 2018 which celebrates the accomplishments of women from more than 60 countries who are using passion, indignation and anger to spark real change in the world around them.

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