Russel Bassarath, a University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education student studying history and social studies education in the UB Teach program, has received a Fulbright Scholar Award. The Fulbright Program is regarded as one of the world’s most prestigious scholarship and international exchange programs.
How can a school of education enact meaningful change in education systems and society at large? To explore this question, the University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education canceled all coursework and office work for students, faculty and staff on Sept. 22 to host a “Teach-In”— an event that builds on GSE's efforts to discuss and learn about the relationship between racial injustice and education. The school plans to offer a Teach-In every two years.
At a time marked by growing public concern about the number of school-aged children who have difficulties learning to read, GSE hosted the event, “Beyond the Hashtag: Ten Things to Know about the Science of Reading,” to explore and answer these questions.
Driven by a commitment to remove barriers for exceptional students, UB GSE will offer new funding opportunities of up to $38,000 for full-time, on-campus PhD students beginning in the 2023-24 academic year.
A program using bicycles as an innovative way to get kids interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) has received a nearly $2 million National Science Foundation grant to ensure the practice continues.
UB’s Visiting Future Faculty program returned for an encore as 35 outstanding doctoral students were on campus from Oct. 15-20 as part of an initiative to increase the number of faculty at UB from traditionally underrepresented populations in North America.