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Meet a Grad Student: Mirco Stella

Meet a Grad Student: Mirco Stella

This month’s graduate student profile features international PhD Candidate, Mirco Stella. His research focuses on experiences of migration and displacement, and questions of pedagogy. "Crucial to my thinking about the […]

Virtual colloquium gathers education experts to discuss pandemic's impact on girls' education

Virtual colloquium gathers education experts to discuss pandemic's impact on girls' education

On Wednesday, Feb. 10, a panel of education experts from Kenya, Canada and the U.S. will gather virtually to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on girls’ education in Kenya and beyond at the next talk in the Reciprocal Learning in Times of Crisis monthly colloquium series.

PhD candidate Mohamed Duale awarded African and African Diaspora Studies Dissertation Fellowship at Boston College

PhD candidate Mohamed Duale awarded African and African Diaspora Studies Dissertation Fellowship at Boston College

Congratulations to Mohamed Duale, a PhD candidate at Faculty of Education, on being awarded the African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Dissertation Fellowship at Boston College for 2020-21. As one of the most competitive fellowships in the social sciences and humanities in the United States, the fellowship with a $30,000 stipend recognizes students who pursue innovative and interdisciplinary projects within the field of African and African Diaspora Studies.

York University grants master's degrees to first cohort of refugees in Kenya

York University grants master's degrees to first cohort of refugees in Kenya

Mark Okello Oyat and four of his fellow students at the Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya are waiting for the pandemic to wind down before celebrating their new master’s degrees in style, but the thrill is still present among the members of the first cohort of Dadaab students to earn York University graduate degrees, which were awarded this past June.