Celebrating Curry Couples

The Curry School attracts bright, talented students who have a passion for serving the public through education and other human service fields. Passion is not limited here to academic studies, however. You may not think of Curry as an especially romantic setting, but every spring brings news of new marriage proposals among student couples. Read More »

Two young women, one a teen and one a young adult

The Science of Mentoring

Who doesn’t think mentoring is a great idea for kids, especially youth at risk of delinquency? President Obama spoke for the common wisdom in a speech last January, when he proclaimed, “Mentors help children build confidence, gain knowledge, and develop the strength of character to succeed inside and outside of the classroom.” Although support for mentoring abounds, many of its touted benefits—which may indeed exist—are only anecdotally supported. Read More »

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Reducing Suspensions and Increasing School Safety

Across the nation black students are suspended and expelled at a rate three times greater than white students, according to new data just released by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights. On average, 5 percent of white students are suspended, compared to 16 percent of black students. Read More »

Claire Cantrell and mentor

Puzzling Over Student Teaching

Stepping into student teaching was like dropping a 1,000-piece puzzle on the floor and trying to put it together overnight. I had no idea where to start. And I felt completely … Read More »

Alumni News & Class Notes

this spring earned the rank of (full) Professor at Marymount University in Arlington, Va., ... [more]

The Adjunct Faculty Handbook (2nd ed.) by Lorri Cooper and Bryan A. Booth, Sage, 2010. Sin ... [more]

currently serves as Assistant Director of Donor Relations at The College Foundation of the ... [more]

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Alumni Books

  #Think Tweets: 100 transformative tweets for educators by L.C. Brown, D. Cabrera, and L. Cabrera (2013) ... [more]

  All the Scattered Pieces by Robert F. Jackson, Jr. This book  is Jackson’s third in his Western trilogy, Sunny of the Old Southwest, concerning refugees from the Long Walk of the Navajo and incarcer ... [more]

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Alumni Spotlight

“As I sit here on the deck, I bask in the beauty and peace that emanates from my back yard. The sound of the creek and the riders on bikes on the W&OD bike path are within sight and sound. The daffodils and flowering cherry trees are in their glory; the sweet smell of the […] ... [more]

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Curry Blog

Guest post by Akwasi Asante As a Third Year undergraduate kinesiology major in the Curry S ... [more]

Guest post by Peyten Williams (M.T. ’06 English Ed) Recently, nature has been on my mind. ... [more]

Guest Post by Maggie Thornton (M.Ed. ’11 English Ed)   I need two of me. My students reall ... [more]

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