On Wednesday 10/18, we will be hosting our second Continuing Legal Education (CLE) lunch of the academic year. This month’s topic is Muslim Ban 3.0 and will feature two panelists, Zulaikha Aziz JD (Human Rights Attorney and Assistant Professor of the Practice, School of International Relations at USC) and Marwa Rifahie JD (Council on American-Islamic Relations, Los Angeles). The event will be in WPH 403 from 12:15-1:30pm and we encourage attendees to being their own lunch. Thank you to the PhD office for providing refreshments! For more information, see the attached flyer, visit our CLE website page or check out our Facebook event page. OctRead More →

The First Generation College Student Summit Committee is excited to announce that our call for program proposals is now OPEN for the 3rd Annual First Generation College Student Summit: Building CommUNITY. The summit will take place Friday, February 2nd, 2018 from 10:30am to 6:00pm at USC, Ronald Tutor Campus Center. We are looking for looking for first generation college students, staff and faculty to submit program proposals that highlight this year’s goals for the summit to: • Build community for first-year first generation undergraduate and graduate college students. • Educate around issues, practices, and research on first generation college students. • Bring visibility to theRead More →

USC Gould School of Law is hosting an on-campus information session on Wednesday, October 11th and a webinar on Thursday, November 9th to share more about the Master of Studies in Law (MSL), a degree intended for seasoned and early-career non-lawyer professionals who would like to build their expertise in legal responsibilities and issues related to their work.  The flexibility and convenience of this master’s degree allows students to complete their coursework in as few as three semesters.  Both our on-campus information session and webinar will provide an overview of USC Gould, curriculum, application process and the online learning experience.   On-Campus Information Session Wednesday,Read More →

USC Rossier unveils 2017-18 lecture series speakers October 4, 2017 The USC Rossier School of Education returns its annual research lecture series beginning this November, hosting six scholars who specialize in diversity and equity in education. For the second year in a row, all speakers are scholars of color, bringing expertise on social-emotional learning, socializing and curricular reform, among many others topics. All lectures take place on the University Park Campus at noon, and will be livestreamed through the USC Rossier Facebook page. Tressie McMillan Cottom Virginia Commonwealth University Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017Tressie McMillan Cottom is an assistant professor of sociology. Her book, Lower Ed: The TroublingRead More →

NEW PUBLICATIONS   Ahmadi, S., Cole, D., Castellanos, M., Manson, S., & Zhou, J. (2017). Hate Speech and Hate Crimes on Campus: Anti-Muslim Speech and Cyberbullying. The Applied Scholarship of Melvin C. Terrell. Information Age Publishing Incorporated. Bensimon, E. M. “Bridging the Artificial Gap Between Activism and Scholarship to Form Tools for Knowledge.” (forthcoming) in Advancing equity, inclusiveness, and social change in higher education: How academics connect research, advocacy, and policy, edited by Perna, L.W. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. Malcom-Piqueux, L., Bensimon, E. “Taking Equity-Minded Action to Close Equity Gaps,” AAC&U’s Peer Review: 2017.  *Fisher, O., *O’Donnell, S. C. & Oyserman, D. (2017) Identity-based motivation andRead More →

You are invited to the upcoming Using NVivo as a Research Tool webinar.  This free webinar will provide an overview demonstration of key functionality of NVivo software for qualitative research.  Topics to be covered in the webinar include: Visualizations (coding stripes, charts, word trees, word clouds, mind maps, hierarchical charts, sociograms) Queries (text search, word frequency, matrix coding, coding comparison, automated insights) Data types (surveys, images, audio, video, text, social media) Social Network Analysis Automated Insights to identify themes and sentiment Please join this webinar to learn how NVivo software can help you take your research to the next level. Date:  Thursday, September 28, 2017 Time:  3:00 PM EDT Please useRead More →

Call for Papers (For full conference details, visit our website at: http://www.hiceducation.org ) Submission/Proposal Deadline EXTENDED to: September 18th, 2017 The 16th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education will be held from January 4th (Thursday) to January 7th (Sunday), 2018 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii. Honolulu is located on the island of Oahu. Oahu is often nicknamed “the gathering place”. The 2018 Hawaii International Conference on Education will once again be the gathering place for academicians and professionals from Education and related fields from all over the world. Topic Areas (All Areas of Education are Invited) ·         Academic AdvisingRead More →

The AERA GSC is happy to announce that the “Behind the curtain: Inside insights in writing a high-quality AERA proposal” webinar that took place on June 28th is now available for streaming. In addition, we have included the resources that were shared during the webinar. See here for the recording of the webinar. The GSC encourages you to submit a proposal to the 2018 AERA convention and allow this recorded webinar to assist you in that process. Also, should you wish to collaborate to compose a proposal for the 2018 AERA convention, please add your name and contact information here. This is a self-managed list,Read More →

Summer2017-GSGUpdate-Policies GSG provides a number of opportunities including travel grants, discounted U-pass, childcare subsidies, emergency funding for undocumented and international students, and other programs and events. Check out their flyer above.Read More →