March 21, 2019
LGBTQIA Latinx: Helping Comunidad Live and Thrive in Today's "Latinidad"
Lead Presenter:
Xajés Martinez, they/them/theirs pronouns
Xajés is the Executive Director of Survivors Organizing for Liberation, a statewide organization that works towards the safety and justice of LGBTQIA survivors of violence. Prior to working with SOL, Xajés worked in higher education on the Auraria campus and Colorado State University in student affairs positions.
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Best Practices in the News
How Can We Convince Students that Easier Doesn’t Always Mean Better?

By James M. Lang
March 11, 2019

Apps are training all of us to expect ease in life. But cognitive research shows that the hardest study habits are the most effective.

James M. Lang is a professor of English and director of the D’Amour Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College, in Worcester, Mass. He is the author of Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons From the Science of Learning.
Follow him on Twitter at @LangOnCourse

Beyond The Scandals: How College Admissions Privilege Keeps Low-Income Students Out

March 13, 2019
by Nancy Lee Sánchez

America’s attention to recent scandals on cheating parents illegally finding ways to get their children admitted to elite universities reiterates an important truth, “college admissions decisions have always been deeply affected by privilege.

Nancy Lee Sánchez is Executive Director of the Kaplan Educational Foundation and author of the Your Guide to College Transfer series.

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