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Department News

3/8/18

An Associated Press article about the strike by West Virginia teacher unions interviews UB researcher Tom Ramming, who attributed much of West Virginia’s impact to its statewide scope.

4/19/17

UB's Raechele L. Pope has received the Contribution to Knowledge Award presented by the ACPA - College Student Educators International, one of the organization’s highest honors.

1/25/17

The grant also funds research centers in geographic information and in education innovation at UB.

2/25/16

Sam Wineburg, an education professor at Stanford University, will discuss “The Role of a School of Education in a Public Research University” during a talk on Feb. 29 at UB.

School News

4/16/19
Twenty-seven students from Enterprise Charter’s Junior Frontiers of the Mohawk Valley program visited the UB North Campus to learn about diversity, intercultural experiences and the importance of going to college. Part of the tour was organized and sponsored by multiple faculty in the Graduate School of Education.
4/9/19
Chris Banas, a GSE alumnus (EdM ’12, Spanish Education), brought 27 Amherst High School students on a mission trip to Costa Rica to engage his students interculturally, as well as improve their Spanish proficiency. Banas has been a Spanish teacher in Amherst High School since 2016. Previously, he worked at Health Sciences Charter School for four years where he did two service learning trips to Puerto Rico.  
4/2/19
Randy Yerrick, professor from the Department of Learning and Instruction, and Andrew Olewnik, an adjunct assistant professor from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, have received a two-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help engineering students become better problem solvers. The grant also helps students connect their coursework and their professional preparation, and GSE will measure whether the project has lasting effects.
3/26/19
Science Exploration Day welcomed hundreds of Western New York’s most promising STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) high school students to UB on March 20, 2019.  Rodney Doran, professor emeritus from the Department of Learning and Instruction, has served on the event’s planning committee for 33 years.