Gevirtz School in the News

  • Monday, November 13, 2017 • The Straits Times

    Emerita professor Rebecca Zwick quoted in an article about what it takes to get admitted into colleges.

  • Thursday, November 2, 2017 • THE Journal

    An article about a study by Gottfried and Plasman that indicate that CTE course taking, particularly when later in high school, is linked to student persistence and success.

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017 • Houston Chronicle

    An article about the research by the Department of Education's Michael Gottfried and Jay Plasman that argues that taking career and technical education classes in high school increases students' odds of graduating on time, but doesn't improve their chances of enrolling in college.

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017 • The New York Times

    Emerita professor Rebecca Zwick quoted in an article about what it takes to get admitted into colleges.

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017 • UCSB GradPost

    A profile of Daina Tagavi, Ph.D. candidate in Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology, who was recently named a professional development peer advisor for UCSB's Graduate Division.

  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 • Education Week

    An editorial based on the research by the Department of Education's Michael Gottfried and Jay Plasman argues that taking career and technical education classes in high school increases students' odds of graduating on time, but doesn't improve their chances of enrolling in college.

  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

    An article based on the research by the Department of Education's Michael Gottfried and Jay Plasman argues that taking career and technical education classes in high school increases students' odds of graduating on time, but doesn't improve their chances of enrolling in college.

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017 • Huffington Post

    An article about high school graduation rates in California quotes Emeritus Professor Russell Rumberger as a source; Rumberger claims poverty is too big an obstacle for some students to overcome.

  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017 • UCSB GradPost

    An article about CCSP doctoral candidate Danny Meza, who is now a diversity and outreach peer advisor for UCSB's Graduate Division.

  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017 • Education Week

    In this essay Hunter Gehlbach proposes that teachers focus primarily on students' social connectedness, motivation, and self-regulation.

  • Monday, October 23, 2017 • EdSource

    An article about high school graduation rates in California quotes Emeritus Professor Russell Rumberger as a source; Rumberger claims poverty is too big an obstacle for some students to overcome.

  • Friday, October 20, 2017 • Paso Robles Daily News

    A profile of alumna Susana A. Lopez (Ph.D., CCSP '14) and her psychological work on the Central Coast.

  • Friday, October 20, 2017 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An interview with Kelly Keene, Teacher Education Program alumna, who has been selected as a 2018 Distinguished New Educator by the Santa Barbara County Education Office.

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017 • UCSB GradPost

    An article about UC Santa Barbara welcoming two graduate transfer athletes to the Gaucho basketball team: Marcus Jackson and Leland King II. Jackson and King are students in the Department of Education.

  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017 • UCSB Current

    An article about a university program called Diversity Matters, encompassing a range of programming, highlights Dean Milem's upcoming lecture “How Can We Fulfill Higher Education’s Promise to Prepare Its Citizens for an Increasingly Diverse Democracy?” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, in the MultiCultural Center.

  • Monday, October 2, 2017 • Public.Now

    A story about the UC Santa Barbara program the ONDAS Student Center (Opening New Doors to Academic Success), which helps ease the transition to college for first-generation students. The director of ONDAS is Malaphone Phommasa, director of academic success initiatives for the College of Letters & Science, Division of Undergraduate Education, and Gevirtz School alumna (Ph.D., Department of Education '16).

  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017 • UCSB GradPost

    An article about new Ph.D. in Education student Krista Lucas.

  • Saturday, September 16, 2017 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about the upcoming Dean's Lecture on Education, Diversity and Democracy.

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017 • University of Hawai'i News

    An article about the publication of Drop that Chalk! A Guide ot Better Teaching at Universities and Colleges (Rowman 2017), published by GGSE alumna Marie Iding and emeritus dean R. Murray Thomas (his last book--it is published posthumously).

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017 • The Balance Sheet

    An article about the Storyteller Children's Center in Santa Barbara, which helps homeless and at-risk toddlers achieve kindergarten readiness. The project was recently evaluated by Michael Furlong and other CCSP researchers and found highly effective.

  • Sunday, September 3, 2017 • New York Times

    An article about helping teachers develop empathy (versus handing out more suspensions) cites the work of Dr. Hunter Gehlbach at length.

  • Friday, September 1, 2017 • UC Santa Barbara Engineering

    An article about TEP alumnus Levi Miller as he begins teaching at the prestigious Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy.

  • Friday, August 25, 2017 • The National Memo

    An article about an Arizona federal judge striking down a state law banning ethnic studies programs as being racially discriminatory quotes Gevirtz School Dean Jeffrey Milem, who was a co-author of a study cited in the decision. That study showed how effective ethnic studies programs were in Arizona.

  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017 • Alternet

    An article about an Arizona federal judge striking down a state law banning ethnic studies programs as being racially discriminatory quotes Gevirtz School Dean Jeffrey Milem, who was a co-author of a study cited in the decision. That study showed how effective ethnic studies programs were in Arizona.

  • Monday, August 14, 2017 • PostSCWriP

    A direct link to the latest edition of the publication of the South Coast Writing Project, featuring work by Diane Siegal, Cynthia Carbone Ward, Tim Dewar, Anne Elrod Whitney, Jessica Mezzetta & Karen Polinsky, Aline Shapiro, Gaylene McPherson, Phil Levien, Nicole Wald, Ian Foutz, Veronica Gallardo, Lucia Lemieux, Beth Lindley, Monique Navarro, Shelly Savren, and Lou Spaventa.

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