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The Center for International Higher Education, directed by Monan University Professor Philip G. Altbach, cohosted a three-day seminar with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Cawthorne Professor of Teacher Education for Urban Schools Marilyn Cochran-Smith traveled to Scotland to receive an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of Glasgow. The degree was awarded in recognition of her contributions to the field of teacher education and development.

Professor Curt Dudley-Marling co-edited High-Expectation Curricula: Helping All Students Succeed with Powerful Learning (Teachers College Press), featuring the work of 16 contemporary researchers on everyday practice, including classroom strategies that aid students from low socioeconomic backgrounds and cultural and linguistic minority communities.

Professor Lisa Goodman was named Consulting Editor of the Year at Psychology of Violence journal.

Thomas More Brennan Chair Andy Hargreaves was interviewed for the Huffington Post’s ongoing series on education issues facing the nation. 

Professor M. Brinton Lykes was selected to receive the American Psychological Association’s (APA) 2013 International Humanitarian Award. The award, which recognizes sustained and enduring humanitarian services to underserved populations, will be presented during the APA’s summer convention.

Associate Dean of Faculty and Academics and Professor James Mahalik was named a representative to the American Psychological Association (APA) Interdivisional Coalition for Psychology in Schools and Education from the APA’s Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, also known as Division 51.

Associate Professor Ana M. Martínez Alemán’s observations on the cause-and-effect relationship between school funding and educational achievement were featured in an article in The Street, an online financial news and commentary service.

Professor Joseph O’Keefe, S.J., joined educational leaders from the Archdiocese of Hartford at a forum to discuss planning the future of archdiocesan schools.

Teachers College Press published Associate Professor Lisa (Leigh) Patel’s book, Youth Held at the Border: Immigration, Education, and the Politics of Inclusion, which explores the experiences and education of immigrant youth in American society.

Research by Lynch School Assistant Professor Paul Poteat was included in an American Psychological Association Monitor on Psychology article on how schools can be more welcoming to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth.