Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Research

Student with special needs on a tablet computer
Creating structure at home for children with disabilities

How to provide routine during stay-at-home orders

Two hands. One painted in a rainbow fashion with a heart in the middle and the other unpainted. Both pinky fingers are touching.
LGBTQ+ teaching mentorships need growth in diversity in education

Study published on needs for support for future teachers identifying as LGBTQ+

Group of diverse children holding hands
How to discuss racism topics in the classroom

Recognizing the intersections of race, class, gender and more in education

Teacher wearing a mask while looking at a cell phone.
Finding 50 ways for behavior analysis student trainees to get fieldwork experience during COVID-19

College of Education’s Brighid Fronapfel and MaryAnn Demchak create badly needed guidelines

Young women pointing to a cape facing away from the camera
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities receives award for bike camp program

iCan Bike Camp gives kids with disabilities a way to become more independent, exercise and have fun with their families

Walker Lindsay at the student fitness center
Path to Independence introduces job shadowing for students with disabilities

Students shadowed on-campus positions to discover and learn about careers after graduation.

Group of students in a library reading books and interacting with each other.
Literacy professor returns to teaching in the high school classroom to support and assess the reading comprehension of multilingual students

Associate Professor Dianna Townsend took a sabbatical from the College of Education to conduct research and improve her approach to preparing university students for their future careers in education.

Chevonne Sutter in a snow covered landscape
College of Education Graduate Student invited to join Division for Research Doctoral Student Scholars (DRDSS)

Chevonne Sutter, graduate student in Special Education, has been invited by the Council for Exceptional Children to join the 12th cohort of DRDSS

Ten Dean's Future Scholars mentors at Wooster High School in Reno.
Dean’s Future Scholars program provides community outreach beyond its regular mentoring program

University students encourage Wooster High School students to think about life after high school

Donald Easton-Brooks Portrait
Dean Easton-Brooks: my voice, my citizenship

Black History Month and the right to vote

Two Eddy House Youth Advocates carry a TV box up stairs
University joins Redfield Foundation, Eddy House to serve homeless youth

Initiative to involve students, faculty and community partners; first 24-hour facility for at-risk youth in Reno

Easton-Brooks new book
Ethnic matching in education topic of new book by College of Education Dean Easton-Brooks

Book receives award from the National Association for Multicultural Education

Jennifer Segura
First-generation student with a passion for educating in Title 1 schools

Jen Segura’s passion for education has captivated the attention of her instructors and the minds of her students

Libby Rianda, Mackenzie Kent, and Julia Matossitting on Quad
Undergraduate research group examines homelessness in LGBTQ+ emerging adults

Human Development and Family Sciences students in College of Education included cities around the west for data collection

A young girl solves a math problem on a classroom's whiteboard
My children of color are in a predominantly white school. How can I be an effective advocate for them?

The College of Education Dean, Dr. Donald Easton-Brooks talks about opportunities of engagement between parents and teachers.

A couple posing romantically from behind
‘Sexual health education for individuals with disabilities: A call to action’

University researchers examine sexual health education resources for individuals with disabilities, discover barriers to education and lack of resources increase vulnerability.

Jack Rovetti leaning against a table while holding two bags of popcorn.
A Path to Independence: University student thrives with family business

How a popcorn business changed the life of one student and his family

Liberatus with many others at a meeting with different community leaders
Doctoral student Liberatus J. Rwebugisa is ready to spark change

“The education I’m obtaining is not about me; it’s about others.”

Four students celebrate at Commencement. One student's graduation cap says, "Como Prometido BSN"
New grant to attract bilingual Spanish-English high school students for careers in healthcare

$1.25 million Science Education Partnership Award received by the Raggio Research Center for work aiming to bring linguistic diversity to STEM-focused fields in Nevada

Deans Future Scholars mentors hold the large check from ATT. The check is made out to Deans Future Scholars for $10,000
AT&T supports Dean’s Future Scholars program at the University

$10,000 AT&T contribution will help provide long-term mentoring to low-income, first-generation high school students in support of ongoing educational success