Seed Award Spotlight: Dr. Sebastian Cherng

Through support from the IHDSC Seed Award program, Drs. Sumie Okazaki, Stella Flores, and Sebastian Cherng examine college access and persistence among urban Asian American students. Working closely with a community partner, the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF), the team has conducted interviews with New York City-based high school and college students to better understand the […]

Making Research ‘EQUAL’ to Address the Global Learning Crisis

women and men of different backgrounds sitting at a table

The world faces a learning crisis. The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) indicates that 230 million adolescents – 61% of the world’s youth – will not reach minimum proficiency levels in lower secondary schooling. This is a colossal tragedy for the world’s sustainability. Without a next generation with the capability to participate […]