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Office of Student Affairs

And thank you for your interest in the University of Michigan School of Education.

This new monthly newsletter will provide a sampling of the exciting work at the School of Education, introduce you to some of our students, and inform you of important application steps and deadlines. Improving education—for everybody—is our mission. This requires dedication, intelligence, and creativity. If you’ve got what it takes, we’d love for you to join us.

  • Dean Deborah Ball featured in Education Week article on studying teachers' classroom performance.
  • Higher Education Professor Michael Bastedo and School of Education doctoral students find that rising admissions standards perpetuate racial disparities at elite schools. Download the article »
  • Director of Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education Steve DesJardins selected for Distinguished Alumni Award from Northern Michigan University.
Katherine Valle
Dual Degree: Master of Arts in Higher Education and Master of Public Policy

Before a 27-month adventure working with schools and education as a Peace Corps worker in the Dominican Republic, Katherine worked in a student affairs office at a university. Now, she’s working on social justice issues and working to improve access to higher education.Read more »

Diana Sherman
Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Studies with a Concentration in Mathematics Education

How much mathematics should an elementary teacher know? What kind of mathematics should a teacher know? After five years of teaching elementary school, finding answers to these questions is what brought Diana to one of our doctoral programs. Read more »


December 2010

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Office of Student Affairs
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Suite 1228
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259

Telephone: 734.764.7563
Fax: 734.763.1495

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