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Graduate student Niyanthini Kadirgamara had an Op-ed published in The HinduIndia’s leading English daily newspaper. 

Aurora Santiago-Ortiz, a Ph.D. student in Social Justice Education, appeared on the program “Loud & Clear” discussing recent protests in Puerto Rico demanding the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rossello.

LCC doctoral students, Marsha Liaw, Maria Geueke and Hatice Celebi, along with Dawn LaRochelle (M.Ed., 2016) and Dr. Theresa Austin presented their papers.  

Associate Professor of Language, Literacy, & Culture, Dr. K.C. Nat Turner, delivered a powerful talk on dynamic mindfulness during TEDx Amherst in April.

The Graduate Student Committee (GSC) of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) has named Assistant Professor of School Psychology, Dr. Sarah Fefer, as the 2019 Faculty Sponsor Champion and doctoral candidate in School Psychology, Lauren Erickson, was named the 2019 Student Leader Champion. 

Senior Lecturer II of Teacher Education & School Improvement, Bob Maloy, and Assistant Professor of Math, Science, & Learning Technologies, Torrey Trust, have been awarded a Public Service Endowment Grant from UMass Amherst.

The latest newsletter from National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) includes a podcast and address by NCME President and Distinguished University Professor Dr. Steve Sireci.

Scott Monroe, Assistant Professor of Research, Educational Measurement, & Psychometrics, has been awarded a Spencer Small Grant to improve teacher and school ratings by using multiple imputation.

Ally Hunter, a postdoctoral fellow with Project RAISE, was interviewed by the American Society for Microbiology about what it's like being a hybrid biologist and educational researcher.

Language, Literacy and Culture doctoral candidate, Isabel Castellanos, presented her paper, “Making and moving towards democracy: Insights from an afterschool Makerspace.”

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