CEHD News

U of M to rename Aquatic Center after Jean K. Freeman (’72)

The University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development will honor the late Jean K. Freeman, alumna of the then Department of Physical Education (now School of Kinesiology), by renaming the University Aquatic Center the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center. The legendary Freeman, who passed away in 2010, was a student-athlete for the Gophers […]

ICI collaborates with educators in India to improve elementary education

Faculty and students from Avinashilingam University for Women in Coimbatore, India, have arrived at the Institute on Community Integration (ICI) to work with ICI staff on strategies for helping students of all abilities and backgrounds in India to reach a level of education that will make them competitive in the job market and in everyday life. […]

Vavrus keynote speaker at Midwest Comparative and International Society Conference

Dr. Frances Vavrus, professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development (OLPD), was the keynote speaker at the Midwestern Comparative and International Education Society Regional Conference held on October 10-11 at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN.  Her speech, entitled Critical Internationalization: Moving from Theory to Practice, addressed the […]