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In memoriam: Donald Meaders

January 16, 2013
In memoriam: Donald Meaders

Former faculty member O. Donald Meaders, a leader in agricultural education and former chair of the Department of Secondary Education and Curriculum (a unit which later became Teacher Education), passed away on December 10, 2012 at 89. Meaders earned his EdD in agricultural education with a minor in educational administration from Michigan State University...
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Online education programs in nation’s top-25

January 15, 2013
Online education programs in nation’s top-25

According to U.S. News & World Report, Michigan State University ranks 23rd in the nation on the list of best online master’s degree programs in education. This is the second time U.S. News has ranked online degree programs based on a variety of data provided by participating institutions. Four disciplines at the master’s degree...
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MSU scholars named to Public Presence ranking in education

January 9, 2013
MSU scholars named to Public Presence ranking in education

Education Week blogger Rick Hess has named four Michigan State University faculty members to the Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, an annual listing of scholars known for making significant contributions to national debates in education. College of Education Dean Donald Heller was ranked No. 76 on the list (up from No. 83 last year). Rebecca...
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Alumna receives national biology teacher award

January 4, 2013
Alumna receives national biology teacher award

Mentor teacher and College of Education alumna Heather Peterson has received the 2012 National Outstanding Biology Teacher Award. Peterson was presented the award on Nov. 3 by the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT). The award was given to her by NABT President Donald French and President-Elect Mark Little at the association’s recent professional...
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Heller joins DePaul University Board of Trustees

January 2, 2013
Heller joins DePaul University Board of Trustees

Donald E. Heller, dean of the College of Education at Michigan State University, has been named to the Board of Trustees of DePaul University in Chicago. His term on the board, which serves as the governing body for the private university, started this fall and lasts three years. The board includes 46 members. “I’ve long...
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MSU professor provides “social class for dummies”

December 27, 2012

America’s current economic climate has brought more attention to the role of social class and how differences in income and education can influence people’s lives. Social class has been linked to health, college attainment and other important outcomes, but the best ways to define and measure social class are still unclear to many, a...
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