Citizens in the classroom

Roozbeh Shirazi studies the experience of belonging

winner of University Communicators’ Maroon Award, 2018

Photo by Susan Andre

“Schools are important political venues,” he says. “They’re places where we learn about what the nation is, what counts as politically acceptable, our history, our collective memory.”

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Read to me!

Volunteers make a difference 

winner of University Communicators’ Gold Award, 2016

Connect magazine November 2015, photo by Greg Helgeson

“When you read to the dog, there’s no judgment,” says Botko. “What it does is give the students practice and confidence in their oral reading fluency. Fury listens while they read.”

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