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COE students build basketball court in Dominican Republic

College of Education students recently returned from a trip to the Dominican Republic as part of a class, "Global Citizenship- Dominican Republic Seminar," taught by Counseling Psychology GTF Kelsey South. For more about their trip, see the full story at Courts for Kids.

Friendship, partnership and scholarship: COE doc students aim to help tribal communities

College has a way of bringing people together in interesting and unexpected ways, often resulting in new opportunities. Recognizing and seizing those opportunities when they arrive is a matter of experience, luck and a general openness to saying yes. "Opportunity" is a word that Jill Dolata and Allison Wilson use often when describing their work on two scholarly endeavors related to tribal communities, both of which resulted from being in the right place at the right time.

Two COE students awarded at Grad Student Research Forum

From Around the O

Six University of Oregon graduate students were each awarded a $1,000 prize Friday for their winning efforts in the Poster Session of the 5th annual Graduate Student Research Forum, among whom were two students from the College of Education.

COE students drawn to 'Rehearsals for Life'

New Practicum for Spring 2014: Fundraising!

Crow '52 used UO education degree to unlock the world

Getting ready for Common Core

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are not entirely new. Educational standards have been molded, debated, rethought and rolled out for the past two decades. The controversy around CCSS isn't new either, as anyone who paid attention to No Child Left Behind knows. We've had standards pretty much since we realized that American students were falling behind other developed nations, so improving our status, along with preparing students for college and careers, is CCSS' ostensible purpose. CCSS-oriented curriculums began rolling out in Oregon this year, though the assessments, a.k.a.

Service-Learning Program to host panel about the ‘gift economy’

The Service-Learning Program and the College of Education at the University of Oregon will host a panel discussion, “The Gift Economy: A Model for Collaborative Community,” from noon-2:30 p.m. Friday, March 7 in room 220 of the HEDCO education building, 17th and Alder streets in Eugene. The public is welcome to attend this free event.

Remembering Outstanding Alumnus Dan Sage

Beloved "triple Duck" Dan Sage, who was honored by the College of Education with the 2011 Outstanding Alumni Award, passed away January 12, 2014 in Syracuse, NY at the age of 86.

At his award ceremony, COE alumna Deb Egan provided a short biography that read, in part:

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