Gevirtz School in the News

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019 • Chalkbeat

    An article about the pressures felt by students applying for NYC high school admissions cites the work of Associate Professor Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj, which suggests the city should consider the experiences of counselors to make the process smoother and improve outcomes.

  • Monday, October 28, 2019 • School Library Journal

    An article about how to engage non-talkative students features the research of Department of Education Assistant Professor Rachel Lambert. In particular Lambert has focused her work in math education on improving experiences for students on the margins—particularly those with disabilities—by focusing on equitable talking time.

  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019 • KCRW

    A radio news piece about the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy features its director Amir Abo-Shaeer, TEP alumnus.

  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019 • Santa Barbara Independent

    An article about TEP alumna Kim Johnson (SST Mathematics, M.Ed. '99) and her work with her husband Jack funding the Explore Ecology initiative, which is hosting the Santa Barbara Edible Education Symposium on October 11 and 12.

  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019 • Philadelphia Inquirer

    The Department of Education's Michael Gottfried is quoted in a story about the perils of truancy.

  • Thursday, September 19, 2019 • Santa Barbara Independent

    An article about the Santa Barbara program Notes for Notes references a study by CCSP doctoral student Joshua Sheltzer that found that the continued exposure to music in the studio setting helped young people develop critical social and performance skills, and perhaps more important, a greater sense of self-confidence and identity.

  • Wednesday, September 18, 2019 • HeyTutor

    UC Santa Barbara was named the 4th most diverse large public university according to a HeyTutor analysis of National Center for Education Statistics Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).

  • Wednesday, September 18, 2019 • East Bay Express

    An article about The Pushouts--which features Dr. Victor Rios of Sociology and Dr. Rebeca Mireles-Rios of Education--as the film is about to air on PBS.

  • Wednesday, September 4, 2019 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about four Santa Barbara Unified School district alumni, all recent local college graduates, are inaugurating an innovative program that funds teacher training at UCSB for positions in Santa Barbara-area classrooms.

  • Tuesday, September 3, 2019 • Telemundo 52

    A video news item that features TEP alum Henry Galdámez (M.Ed., SST Mathematics '11) explaining the power of robotics, computing, and coding in junior high education.

  • Tuesday, September 3, 2019 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about students in the Santa Barbara Unified School District showing improvement in their emotional and behavioral health over the past year as a result of mental health services provided by the Family Service Agency and the Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse states that CCSP's Erika Felix performed the external evaluation of the services.

  • Tuesday, August 27, 2019 • East Oregonian

    A story about students riding a school bus early to school cites the research of Michael Gottfried that shows that when kindergarteners ride the bus to school, they miss fewer days and reduce their chances of being chronically absent, and have a higher chance at success in later grade levels.

  • Friday, August 23, 2019 • UCSB Current

    An article about PIPELINES (Problem-based Initiatives for Powerful Engagement and Learning In Naval Engineering and Science) discusses how its founding group included Professors Judith Green and Diana Arya, from the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, who studied the program design and learning experience with the ultimate goal of understanding how programs like PIPELINES support the development of student participants.

  • Wednesday, August 7, 2019 • Spectrum News 1

    A video segment featuring CCSP's Erika Felix, who joined The Beat on Spectrum News 1 with advice on how to talk with children and how to cope with our own emotions after mass shootings.

  • Friday, July 19, 2019 • CNBC Make It

    UC Santa Barbara chosen as one of the U.S. colleges that pay off the most in a ranking that spotlights 50 schools that provide students the highest average salaries for their tuition dollars. The UCSB write up says, "UCSB is known for its engineering, education and environmental studies programs."

  • Friday, July 19, 2019 • KCLU

    A radio news story about the South Coast Writing Project's Young Writers Camp.

  • Monday, July 8, 2019 • Stuff Mom Never Told You (Podcast)

    Dr. Tania Israel is one of the expert guests on a podcast that discusses what it means to be bisexual, the issues facing the community, and what we can do about them.

  • Monday, July 8, 2019 • Stuff Mom Never Told You (Podcast)

    Dr. Tania Israel is one of the expert guests on a podcast that discusses what it means to be bisexual, the issues facing the community, and what we can do about them.

  • Monday, July 8, 2019 • EdSource

    Emeritus professor Russell Rumberger was quoted in an aritcle discussing California considering creating a fifth year high school graduation rate; he expressed concern about the proposed move for mixing cohort numbers by including graduates from both 2017 and 2018.

  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019 • UCSB Current

    An article about how Nicolasa Sandoval, GGSE alumna and Graduate Division commencement keynote speaker, used her own journey to inspire and uplift others.

  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 • Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity Newsletter

    An article by CCSP student Emmie Matsuno that attempts to increase awareness of the challenges that trans and gender diverse (TGD) graduate students face in psychology and provide concrete steps that professors, supervisors, students and colleagues can employ to support TGD students.

  • Thursday, May 9, 2019 • The Bottom Line

    An article about the Curie-osity Project, a collaborative effort between the McEnroe Reading Clinic and Girls, Inc. Under new leadership of Stephanie Arguera, a fourth year PhD student in the Gevirtz School, the project is extending membership to high school students in addition to elementary students.

  • Monday, May 6, 2019 • UCSB Current

    An article about UCSB's week celebrating undergraduate research initiatives discusses work performed under the guidance of assistant professor Rebeca Mireles-Rios and quotes affiliated faculty member Anne Charity Hudley.

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019 • UCSB Current

    An article about the 2018-19 Academic Senate teaching awards featuring Dr. Karen Nylund-Gibson (Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award) and Heather Macias (Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awad).

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019 • UCSB Current

    An article about UC Santa Barbara’s Class of 1969 includes a quote from Nicolás Pascal, a doctoral student in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education with specialties in humanitarian and human rights work.