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College of Education embraces new Detroit building

May 20, 2009

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Alicia Alonzo wins science teaching research fellowship

May 18, 2009

The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) has awarded a 2009 Research Fellowship to Alicia Alonzo, who will join MSU’s College of Education as an assistant professor of science education starting in fall 2009. Alonzo is one of two scholars to receive the foundation’s two-year, $110,000 post-doctoral fellowship, intended to support research with high school teachers… Read More »

On charter schools: Shakrani in The Flint Journal

May 18, 2009

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Diemer wins National Academy of Education fellowship

May 15, 2009
Diemer wins National Academy of Education fellowship

Matthew Diemer Matthew Diemer, an assistant professor of counseling, has been selected as a National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2009-10 academic year. The program is intended to support scholars who are working on critical areas of education research early in their careers. Diemer will use the two-year $55,000 grant to continue… Read More »

Kinesiology student honored at research forum

May 14, 2009
Kinesiology student honored at research forum

Laura Vielbig Kinesiology junior Laura Vielbig of Gurnee, Ill. earned a First Place Award in the 2009 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF), held April 16 at the MSU Union. The annual event is an opportunity for students to share scholarship and creative work with the university community, and to submit their research projects… Read More »

Education Week: Amelia Gotwals is co-PI of BioKIDS science program

May 13, 2009

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