January 13, 2018

The College's Center for Urban Education Leadership was featured in the launch video kicking off the UIC IGNITE capital campaign. Alumna Patricia Brekke and Janice Jackson are featured.Read more

January 5, 2018

Professor Federico Waitoller wrote a recent blog post highlighting the irony of calls for rigor and discipline, when both are used as reasons to move Black and Latino children out of school environmentsRead more

December 21, 2017

Student Victoria Alvarez's after-school project, My Comics My Story serves as a space for students to engage with and create dialogue around social issues through comics.Read more

December 14, 2017

EdD Urban Education Leadership student Folasade Adekunle says challenges with student behavior are more of a school culture issue than a problem with kids themselves.Read more

November 28, 2017

The College's Rebecca Woodard argues that leveraging student cultural capital in literacy, like valuing speaking equally with reading, boosts literacy outcomes across subjects.Read more

November 20, 2017

Alumna Gina Caneva wrote an op-ed in The Education Post, on "The Story You Haven’t Heard About Why They’re Banning 'To Kill a Mockingbird'" in Mississippi schools.Read more

November 9, 2017

Alumna and current doctoral student Hannah Natividad is using embodied performance, using body movement and the arts, to make science learning both fun and meaningful to students.Read more

October 26, 2017

PhD Policy Studies in Urban Education student Laura Ramírez is researching how mothers of immigrant families in the United States are politically advocating for their children.Read more

October 19, 2017

Through a grant from the UIC Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement, professor Dalal Katsiaficas and students are exploring civic engagement on for immigrant-origin students at UIC.Read more

October 12, 2017

Principal Joe Shoffner, EdD Urban Education Leadership '16, describes strategies for crafting a school environment that cares for the whole student, beyond academic needs.Read more