- Former, Current Warner School Researchers Publish Book to Help Support the Educational Needs of Rochester’s Latina/o Students
A new book by former Warner School faculty members Donna Marie Harris and Judy Marquez Kiyama aims to address the immediate and persistent educational challenges confronted by Latina/o students in Rochester. Warner School Associate Professor Nancy Ares, alumni Sandra Quiñones '97 (BA), '98W (MS), '12W (PhD) and Amalia Dache-Gerbino '14W (PhD), current doctoral students Thomas Noel Jr. and Vicki T. Sapp, and RCSD Superintendent Bolgen Vargas have contributed chapters in The Plight of Invisibility.
- Genesee Valley Writing Project Seeks Teachers for 2015 Summer Institute
The Genesee Valley Writing Project is gearing up for its 2015 Invitational Summer Institute, running July 6 to 23 in LeChase Hall on the University of Rochester’s River Campus. This year’s Institute will include an in-depth focus on a Writing Project approach to the Common Core State Standards. Local educators must apply by April 15.
- Study of HIV Prevention Among Adolescent Black Males Gets Support from UR’s CFAR Program
Urban educational scholar Edward Brockenbrough, assistant professor at the Warner School, is a recipient of a pilot grant award from the University of Rochester’s Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) along with Mitchell Wharton, assistant professor of clinical nursing, for their collaborative research project entitled “Sexual Engagements with Networked Technologies by Young Black Men Who Have Sex with Men (YBMSM),” otherwise known as the SENT Project.
- Curry to Co-Edit New Book Series on Knowledge Production
Mary Jane Curry, associate professor of language education at the Warner School, has been appointed co-editor of a new book series, Studies in Knowledge Production and Participation, which will examine questions arising from the wide range of genres in which academic and scientific knowledge is being produced and communicated today.
- UR Warner School Professor, Alumnus Honored with Guest Editor Post for Environmental Education Journal
Warner School Professor David Hursh and alumnus Joseph Henderson ’14W (PhD), together with David Greenwood, Canada research chair in environmental education at Lakehead University, have served as guest editors of the current issue of Environmental Education Research, which published online this month. Leaders in the field of environmental and sustainability education, the guest editors focused the special issue on environmental education in a neoliberal climate.