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Lead Story: GSE scholar receives funding to help teachers educate multilingual students in engineering

June Highlights: Mary McVee. Commencement. Sarah A. Robert. Teaching Black History Conference.


Lead Story: Law to leadership: The journey of an aspiring lawyer who found their place in educational leadership instead

May Highlights: Jules Orcutt. Where to take Commencement photos. Amanda Nickerson. ISLS Conference. 


Lead Story: UB researcher receives grant to study oral histories of Black world language teachers

April Highlights:  Tasha Austin. AERA Conference. Noemi Waight. Bobinski Lecture. 


Lead Story: Homeland security grant supports bystander intervention training

March Highlights:  Bystander training. We're GSE students. Wil Green on WBFO. Student Research Symposium.


Lead Story: GSE scholar examines hardships of student-mothers during COVID

February Highlights:  Student mothers. AI consortium. Brittany Jones in Education Week. Johnstone Lecture Series.



Lead Story: GSE faculty featured in the media for expertise, events and research

December Highlights:  Faculty in the media. Feeling thankful. Brittany Jones in Education Week. “Beyond February.”


Lead Story: GSE researcher's new book empowers scholar-practitioners

October Highlights: GSE researcher’s new book. Teach-In. Paris Wicker in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Dean's Lecture.


Lead Story: GSE scholar tapped by UN Women to review report on gender equality, climate justice

September Highlights: UN Women review. Ice Cream Social. Stephen Santa-Ramirez on KCBS Radio: On-Demand. Alberti Conference.


Lead Story: Two GSE students awarded Western New York Prosperity Fellowships

August Highlights: Prosperity Fellowships. LaGarrett King in the Guardian. Julie Gorlewski in USA Today. Addressing Teaching Shortages Webinar. 


Lead Story: GSE’s STEMcyclists camp transforms STEM learning

July Highlights: Transformative STEM learning. Africa Hands in Library Journal. Xiufeng Liu, SUNY Distinguished Professor. Teaching Black History Conference. 


Lead Story: GSE Student Research Symposium celebrates 30 years of innovative student scholarship

June Highlights: Innovative student research. Teaching Black History Conference. Commencement wishes. Fulbright scholars.   


Lead Story: From theory to practice: GSE doctoral student affirms Black women through research, mentorship

May Highlights: Graduating PhD student Dina Skeffrey. Celebrating excellence in doctoral research. Highlighting the best commencement photo ops.


Lead Story: A tireless commitment to research: GSE scholar leads, provides expertise on seven UB grants

April Highlights: Racial literacy and mental health lecture. Dissertation celebration. Historic UB hiring push.


Lead Story: GSE alumna Heather Jenkins secures $10 million gift for nonprofit from Mackenzie Scott.

March Highlights: Impactful literacy instruction. Bobinski Lecture Series. Geese on campus. Black history for kindergarteners.


Lead Story: GSE researcher X. Christine Wang to lead community engagement, workforce development efforts on $20 million NSF grant awarded to UB.

February Highlights: Celebrating school counselors. Welcoming new faculty. Teaching Black history. Cultivating school safety.