From the dean: A coming attraction: The new Minor in Education
Dean Bill McDiarmid

Developed in a campus culture of service, our new Minor in Education will provide an opportunity to Carolina students who want to give education a "test drive," as well as those who have a deep interest in educational issues. ... [Read more]

School of Education launches new minor
Teacher pointing at student with raised hand

The School of Education is taking applications for the new Minor in Education. The minor will give undergraduates opportunities to explore educational issues, problems, and dilemmas and to expose them to careers in education. ... [Read more]

Video: Student Nina Brashears talks about the new minor
Nina Brashears

Nina Brashears, a senior majoring in public policy, served on the committee that developed the proposal for the new Minor in Education. In this video she describes why the minor is important to Carolina students. ... [View the video]


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Understanding the aspirations of rural high school students

Judith Meece, professor of educational psychology, talks about what she has learned leading the Rural High School Aspirations Study. ... [Read more]

Immigrants in the 21st century

Xue Lan Rong, professor of social studies education and sociology of education, has co-written a book to help educators cope with rising numbers of immigrant children in our schools. ... [Read more]