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Richard Reddick: When Men Shy Away from Mentoring Women

Feb. 7, 2019
Associate Professor Richard Reddick discusses why cross-gender mentoring is important for the future of women in the workplace.

Richard Reddick: In Defense of Diversity Statements

Jan. 11, 2019
Associate Professor Richard Reddick defends the inclusion of diversity statements in hiring, promotion, and review materials for university faculty.

David DeMatthews: Testing, funding shortfalls are failing Texas’ public schools

Jan. 5, 2019
"To move forward, state lawmakers ought to tap the $12 billion rainy day fund to provide additional funding to public education," says Associate Professor David DeMatthews in his latest op-ed on school funding in Texas.

Fikile Nxumalo: How climate change education is hurting the environment

Dec. 24, 2018
In an op-ed for The Hill, Fikile Nxumalo explains why its necessary to educate children on climate change by teaching them that they are part of nature.

Stephanie Cawthon: Deaf-friendly Starbucks — more stores should follow in their steps

Nov. 3, 2018
Educational Psychology Professor Stephanie Cawthon explains that "deaf people have unique experiences and perspectives that can benefit and be of value to an inclusive, hearing-dominant society" in an op-ed for The Hill.

Terrance Green: Why Texas school districts should rethink shutdowns

Dec. 18, 2018
Assistant Professor Terrance Green explains how school closures can negatively impact student academics in an op-ed for the Houston Chronicle.

Christopher Brown: We Need to Make Kindergarten Engaging Again

Nov. 27, 2018
Professor Christopher Brown discusses how highly regimented kindergarten is diminishing children's sense of wonder in an op-ed for Psychology Today.

Soyoung Park: Betsy DeVos Attempts to Restore Racial Bias in Special Education

Nov. 16, 2018
In an op-ed for Garnet News, Assistant Professor Soyoung Park discusses the negative ramifications of Betsy DeVos' freeze on Equity in IDEA.

Charles Martinez: The Struggles and Strengths of Being a First-Generation College Student

Nov. 8, 2018
You are not an exception to a rule. You have earned this opportunity through your own hard work," says Dean-designate Charles Martinez.