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UOTeach student Pod Cast

UOTeach master's student Ryan Brockey was one of four people interviewed on Oregon Public Broadcasting's "Think Out Loud" program.

Time to teach: Aimee Jones-Suematsu

by Julia Comnes '16 (journalism)

People often think that Aimee Jones-Suematsu wants to be a teacher because her mother is one. However, she says that’s not really the case.

“I think when I was a kid I always knew I wanted to teach,” she said. Her mother taught at Yujin Gakuen, a Japanese immersion school in Eugene, all of Jones-Suematsu’s life. She always encouraged her daughter to look into different career paths, like counseling or child services.

The first Dan Close scholar is ...

Josie Johnson is petite, gracious, and polite. She’s a good student—good enough to have received a Pathway Oregon scholarship and now the inaugural Dan Close Scholarship from the College of Education. It was not always this way.

Better together: Leah Barrera and Jackie Ochoa

by Erica Borowski '16 (journalism)

'Getting out' and getting invested with Service-Learning students

by Erica Borowski '16 (journalism)

Four Participant Spaces Still Open for Courts for Kids!!

It's Not Too Late!  

Now hear this: Project AMP aims to increase access for students with hearing loss

One in five college students are not getting all the information they need from their classrooms. It’s not teaching that is lacking—it’s merely a lack of amplification barring them from hearing everything said by their instructors.

Stage actors are instructed early on to imagine that their voice must reach someone at the back of the theater. This helps them project when they’re facing downstage and reminds them to really belt it out when they’re not.

Dan Close to receive Beckman award

ATLANTA, GA—On Saturday, November 14, ten distinguished professors from around the US will be honored with a $25,000 cash tribute from the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust for motivating a former student to make a difference in his or her community. Dan Close, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Eduation's Family and Human Services program, is among the awardees.

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