Laura Valdiviezo presented Práctica y discurso en la justicia, la equidad y la inclusión en la educación peruana: Análisis comparativo as part of the panel Education policy and social justice in Latin America. 

The final banquet for the Harold Grinspoon Foundation's Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Awards was held on May 15 to recognize Hampshire & Franklin Counties award winners.

Assistant Professor in Math, Science, & Learning Technologies, Torrey Trust, and Maggie Krone, doctoral candidate in Children, Families, & Schools, have both been awarded 2019 Open Education Initiative Grants from UMass Amherst Libraries.

Stephanie Purington, doctoral candidate in Teacher Education and School Improvement and Jordan Abbott, doctoral candidate in Special Education, have both been awarded Dissertation Research Grants from the Graduate School.

Kudos to doctoral candidate in Social Justice Education, Aurora Santiago-Ortiz, who has been named a 2019-2020 Boscov Fellow!

Congrats to doctoral candidate in Higher Education, Ashley Carpenter, who won the inaugural Commitment to Diversity Award from the UMass Amherst Graduate School!

Thanks to the 146 donors to UMassGives this year who contributed $10,566 in gifts and helped us to surpass our total donations from last year and to win second place in our Power Hour.

Dr. Ivon Arroyo has accepted a Joint Pathways position in the College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) and the College of Education (EDUC).

Korina Jocson, Ezekiel Dixon-Román, Alisha Smith Jean-Denis, Joel Ariel Arce, and Andrew Torres have published an editorial in Equity & Excellence in Education.

Maria José Botelho, Associate Professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture, gave the talk, "Teaching Ethnographically: Qualitative Inquiry as Contemplative Pedagogy in Higher Education," with Ellen J. Pader, Associate Professor of Regional Planning in the Department of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning on April 26 at UMass Amherst.