March 2016 Newsletter
Richard Arum Named New Dean of School of Education
Professor Richard Arum

Richard Arum, Professor and Chair of New York University's Department of Sociology, will be the new dean of the School of Education, effective July 1. Professor Arum is an expert on the legal and institutional environments of schools, social stratification, and digital education. 
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UCI Chancellor, Provost/EVC Visit SoE for Winter 2016 "Meet and Greet"
EVC, Interim Dean, Chancellor

During his annual Meet and Greet in the School of Education, Chancellor Howard Gillman (pictured right) and Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor Enrique Lavernia (pictured left) reaffirmed UCI's commitment to excellence in inquiry, discovery, community-engaged research, equity, and access. (Pictured center: Interim Dean Mark Warschauer)
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Faculty & Doctoral Students Present at 2016 SREE

Faculty and doctoral students presented at the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE) Spring Conference in Washington, DC, March 2-5. This year's theme was "Lost in Translation: Building Pathways from Knowledge to Action".

Science Gap Research Featured in The Atlantic
Professor George Farkas

Professor George Farkas' research with Penn State Colleagues Morgan, Hillimeier, and Maczuga, is featured in The Atlantic: "The Consequences of Poor Science Education in Kindergarten".
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 "We Salute You" Memory Book Chronicles School's Growth
Early Campus

SoE's Memory Book features experiences shared during the School's reception and dinner honoring faculty and administrators who contributed to the growth of the School from an Office of Teacher Education in 1965 to the School's current status as the 31st-ranked School of Education in US News & World Report's 2016 assessment. 
Memory Book (size: ). 

CalTeach Program Videos Available on YouTube 
CalTeach Physics

CalTeach Science & Math Program undergraduates have produced a series of promotional videos showcasing UCI's 4-year STEM degree + Teacher Credential in Chemistry, Physics, Math, Earth Science, & Biology. UCI's CalTeach has been ranked in the top 10 teacher education programs in the U.S.
CalTeach YouTube Videos | CalTeach Program Website

DECADE Launches Website to Promote Diversity & Inclusivity
DECADE Officers

SoE DECADE (Diverse Educational Community and Doctoral Experience) announces launching of the organization's website. The website introduces current officers and provides information about DECADE's Peer Mentor program. Decade Faculty Mentor, Associate Professor Susanne Jaeggi, is featured as the site's first spotlight.
SoE DECADE Website.

School Hosts Recruitment Weekend for Fall 2016 Admission
Recruitment Weekend Orientation

SoE hosted recruitment weekend for 28 applicants offered 2016 admission to the Ph.D. in Education program. Activities included individual meetings with faculty, research presentations, lab demonstrations, funding and housing information, and networking time with enrolled students. The weekend concluded with a picnic at Corona del Mar Beach.


The School of Education seeks to promote educational success and achievement of ethnically and economically diverse learners of all ages through our collective research, teaching, and service activities that foster learning and development in and out of school.