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Are liberal arts colleges disappearing?

October 10, 2012
Are liberal arts colleges disappearing?

Liberal arts colleges continue redefining their historical missions or flat-out disappearing – a trend that threatens to diminish America’s renowned higher education system, argues a study co-authored by a College of Education scholar Roger Baldwin. Of the 212 liberal arts colleges identified in a landmark 1990 study, only 130 remain in their traditional form...
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In memoriam: Teacher educator Paul Slocum

October 4, 2012

Paul Slocum, associate professor emeritus and East Lansing resident, passed away on Sept.10 at 86 years old. Slocum’s early career as a teacher and principal led him to a fellowship to obtain his doctorate in education at Southern Illinois University. He joined the College of Education in 1964 in the Department of Teacher Education,...
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Upcoming application deadline for global fellowship program

October 2, 2012
Upcoming application deadline for global fellowship program

The College of Education is offering three overseas programs for doctoral students in Botswana, China and Indonesia during summer 2013. The application deadline is Friday, Oct. 5. The Fellowship to Enhance Global Understanding (FEGU) is open to all doctoral students in the College of Education during their first three years of study. The program...
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HALE students receive fellowships

September 25, 2012
HALE students receive fellowships

Pamela Roy and Alex Akulli, both HALE Ph.D students, have each received the Donald H. Wulff Diversity Travel Fellowship, sponsored by The Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD). The fellowship is named after the late Don Wulff, a distinguished scholar and practitioner at the University of Washington, who devoted his life’s...
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Smith inducted into National Academy of Kinesiology

September 20, 2012
Smith inducted into National Academy of Kinesiology

Alan L. Smith, chairperson of the Department of Kinesiology in Michigan State University’s College of Education, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Kinesiology. The election is a significant honor for scholars and leaders in the field, granted only to a select few professionals who are held in high esteem...
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Registration for TEDS-M data workshop now open

September 14, 2012

Registration is now open for the Teacher Education Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M) workshop, which will be held Oct. 5-7 in Erickson Hall, located on Michigan State University’s campus in East Lansing, Mich. Offered by the TEDS-M International Research Center, the workshop will show attendees how to use international data from the TEDS-M study of the...
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