In the News: August 2018

Public scholarship at UCLA Ed & IS this month includes a look at the data infrastructure of global supply chains; the value of mentorships in the college experience; and how the digital world has changed the reading experience.

Miriam Posner: The Data Infrastructure of Global Supply Chains
Commentary in Logic Opinion

Mike Rose: A Powerfully Humane Element of Teaching
Commentary in The Washington Post, August 6, 2018

HERI: Seven in Ten College Freshmen Worried About How They’ll Pay for Their Education
Featured in Money, August 13, 2018

Jeannie Oakes: Specific Vocational Training Limits Students’ Versatility, Options to Change Careers
Quoted by The Wall Street Journal, August 13, 2018

Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles: School Choice is the Enemy of Justice
Featured in The New York Times, August 14, 2018

Patricia Gándara: Desegregated Schools Prepare Students for a More Successful Life
Interviewed on KCRW-FM’s “Press Play,” August 14, 2018

HERI: Majority of College Students are Politically Moderate
Featured in USA Today, August 14, 2018

Sarah T. Roberts: Is Facebook a Destabilizing Force?
Interviewed by BBC’s “Newsnight,” August 16, 2018


HERI: More Than a Third of College Freshmen Find First Year Difficult
Featured in The Washington Post, August 17, 2018

Alexander (Sandy) Astin: Mentorships Play Critical Role in Quality of College Experience
Featured in The Conversation, August 22, 2018

Sarah T. Roberts: Critical Thinking Skills in Era of Information Glut Needed More Than Ever
Quoted in The Verge, August 23, 2018

Sarah T. Roberts: Facebook’s Struggle to Moderate Two Billion Users
Quoted by, August 23, 2018

Maryanne Wolf: Skimming Diminishes the Literary Experience
Commentary by Maryanne Wolf in The Guardian, August 25, 2018

Maryanne Wolf: A Bi-literate Brain Differentiates Between Skimming and More Engaged Reading
Q&A in The Verge, August 27, 2018

Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles: US Ed Dept. Did Not Verify School Shooting Data
Featured in The Washington Post, August 29, 2018