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Department of Education is accepting applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty appointment

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The Department of Education at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty appointment in Education at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenured) to begin in the fall semester of 2020.

Education launches new Graduate Certificate Program in Higher Education

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The Graduate Certificate Program in Higher Education (GCPHE) is designed to provide an overview of historical and contemporary issues in higher education for doctoral students who wish to gain a greater understanding of higher education research, policy, assessment and/or administrative practices.

Dr. Cindy Brantmeier has been selected to serve as the first Faculty Fellow in International Research for the School of Medicine and Danforth Campus

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The Faculty Fellow in International Research will advise faculty on conducting international research and achieving effective collaborations with international partners that are compliant with university policies and the regulatory requirements and procedures that exist in the international setting.

Dan Chai, ’20, Uses Opportunity Fund to Support Immigrant Students, Build Relationships

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The Community Engagement Opportunity Fund, which is in its inaugural year, supports students with high financial need who face burdensome expenses associated with their participation in community service, civic engagement initiatives, and Community Engaged Courses in the St. Louis area.

Durrell and Leon chosen as undergraduate representatives to the board of trustees

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The Washington University board of trustees selected juniors Ruth Durrell (Education and Sociology) and David Leon (Marketing and Organization and Strategic Management) to serve as the undergraduate student representatives to the board for the 2019-2020 school year.

Purdy wins AERA new scholar history book award

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Michelle Purdy, assistant professor of education in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, received the 2019 new scholar book award from the history and historiography division of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) for her book “Transforming The Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools” (University of North Carolina Press, 2018).

Childhood Asthma Rates Are Highest In North St. Louis, Wash U Study Finds

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Alumnus Kelly Harris interviewed about a study that has shown that more than a dozen north St. Louis neighborhoods have high rates of childhood asthma.

PhD Student Huan Liu Selected for 2019 Research Grant

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Congratulations Huan Liu, PhD student in Applied Linguistics in Education, for being selected by the National Council in the Teaching of Less Commonly Taught Languages for the 2019 research grant

Johnson awarded Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award 2019

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Congratulations Professor Odis Johnson, Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award 2019

Odis Johnson Awarded Grant by the Spencer Foundation

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Congratulations Professor Odis Johnson on obtaining a grant by the Spencer Foundation for "Suburban Schools, Urban Realities?: A Conference on Suburban Diversity and Opportunity"

Brantmeier Selected 2019-20 Merle E Simmons Distinguished Alumna, Indiana University

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Congratulations to Professor Cindy Brantmeier, 2019-20 Merle E Simmons Distinguished Alumna, Indiana University

Professor Carol Camp Yeakey in Book explores cancer prevention among low-income women of color

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Faculty research a product of ‘Bring Your Own Idea’ interdisciplinary grant program