USF will celebrate the academic accomplishments of more than 2,000 graduating students at spring commencement on May 21-23.
Former USF President and USF Chancellor John Lo Schiavo, S.J., 90, passed away peacefully at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos on May 15.
Dr. Nathan Alexander, Assistant Professor in the Teacher Education Department, talks to the School of Education about what inspired him to become an educator, how he wants to change the world, his favorite teaching moment, and more.
What began as a class project for Dr. Susan Katz’s International and Multicultural Education (IME) graduate students is now a published book impacting public dialogue about human rights education. Editors Dr. Susan Katz and Dr. Andrea McEvoy Spero discuss the collaborative process that brought about the book and how they hope it will equip educators to teach with a human rights perspective.
A lesson in marine biology and food sustainability led Upward Bound high school students through a hands-on squid dissection culminating with a post-lab calamari lunch! USF Upward Bound provides free courses in science, technology, engineering and math to eligible high school students in San Francisco Unified School District.
Higher Education and Student Affairs students share their insight into the racist chant incident at Oklahoma University in early March. The students write op-eds to provide valuable commentary on this delicate topic.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has named USF doctoral student and high school English teacher Diana Neebe ’17 its outstanding young educator of the year, for her innovative classroom use of iPads and other technology.
A graduate student in USF’s Human Rights Education program co-directed a short documentary on the celebrated murals in San Francisco’s Mission District and helped paint one himself.
On October 4th, 2014 the School of Education theatre stage was adorned with vibrant colors by folklórico dance showcase, Danza Dreams, featuring performances from some of Northern California's premier folklórico dance troupes.
Elementary and middle school students in San Francisco work with USF credential candidates to write and publish accessible children’s books.
On December 20, 2014 high school students from San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) visited the University of San Francisco Hilltop campus to participate in a hands-on art project exploring the polarity of everyday materials.
The Seton Award “recognizes exceptional individuals for their support of education and youth in the United States, and of Catholic education in particular.”
Jazz singer Margie Baker EDD ’83 has incredible stories to tell from her 41-year career — how she was discovered by chance the first time she sang in public and how jazz legend Dizzy Gillespie became her good friend and mentor.
Several School of Education faculty have been recognized this fall for their significant contributions to the community and their disciplines.
In the spring of 1984, Ramona Pierson MA ’03 was more dead than alive. The then-U.S. Marine was out for a jog when a hit-and-run driver ran her over. She was left bleeding on the side of the road with more than 100 broken bones, a slashed aorta, and a catalogue of other injuries that made survival a miracle at best.