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Jan BlacherThe New York Academy of Medicine Awards Dr. Jan Blacher For Work with Families and Autism

Dr. Jan Blacher has been invited to accept the Millie and Richard Brock Award at the New York Academy of Medicine on May 7th, 2015. She will be giving a lecture on "The Collateral Effects of Autism on Families: Why Professionals Should Care" in New York City. This award recognizes excellence in the field of Pediatrics and has an impressive roster of past distinguished recipients.
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Past Recipients

Gregory PalardyDr. Gregory Palardy Selected to Receive Fellowship

Dr. Gregory Palardy has been selected for a 2015 Haynes Foundation Fellowship. The title of his project is “The Consequences of Ignoring Neighborhood Context When Estimating School Performance and Achievement Gaps.”

Rita KohliDr. Rita Kohli's Article in Diversity: School Culture Matters

Assistant Professor Dr. Rita Kohli's article titled "School Culture Matters: How to Imporove Teacher Retention" has been featured in the newest issue of Diversity Magazine. In the article, she gives insight to the questions that "social justice-oriented teachers of color" should ask themselves when considering schools.
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Rollanda O'ConnorDr. Rollanda O'Connor Selected to Receive 2015 Jeanette E. Fleischner Career Leadership Award

Dr. Rollanda O’Connor (Special Education, GSOE) has been selected to receive the 2015 Jeanette E. Fleischner Career Leadership Award from the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) of the Council for Exceptional Children to recognize her lifelong contributions to the field of learning disabilities.
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Institute For Teachers of Color Committed to Racial Justice5th Annual Institute for Teachers of Color Committed to Racial Justice

The GSOE is proud to sponsor the 5th Annual Institute for Teachers of Color Committed to Racial Justice. The institute will be held June 24-26, 2015 in Los Angeles. Applications are due April 1st, 2015. For more information or to apply, visit


In the Spotlight

Bob Ream
Bob Ream Discusses Distinction and Diversity in Undergraduate Science Education

In the Headlines

U.K. Health Policy Researcher to Speak April 9

(March 25, 2015)

Mike Saks, a health policy researcher in the U.K., will discuss the changing medical profession in Britain and the United States on April 9.

Battles Over Higher Education Create Sticker Shock for Families

(March 23, 2015)

Decreases in state appropriations makes college less affordable for low- and middle-income students, as public universities seek to make up for lost revenue by admitting out-of-state, higher-income and higher-achieving students. Not only does this help the university’s bottom line in the context of reduced state support, it also helps universities in the competition for prestige and higher rankings.

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