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Visiting students from Finland teach kinesiology classes, cheer on the Dawgs
October 18, 2019
Though an international visiting program, 16 sports education students and two professors traveled to UGA from the University of Jyväskylä (JYU).
College of Education to be named in honor of Mary Frances Early
October 16, 2019
The University of Georgia’s College of Education will be named, effective February 2020, to honor one of the state’s pioneering educators—Mary Frances Early, UGA’s first African American graduate.
Associate professor discusses American entertainment versus Chinese censors on NPR podcast
October 14, 2019
NPR’s Marketplace podcast spoke with UGA’s College of Education associate professor of sports management Thomas Baker, who weighed in on the topic.
‘You are my other me:' Mental health clinic provides free services to Latinx community
October 10, 2019
Edward Anthony Delgado-Romero, associate dean and professor of counseling psychology, created a free counseling clinic to fill a need in the Latinx community.
Assistant professor aims to create alliance for Parkinson’s research
October 9, 2019
Tarkesh Singh is investigating whether non-contact boxing can alleviate the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease with the help of local businesses, clinics and the Athens community.
A ‘thoughtful’ workout goes beyond physical benefits
October 4, 2019
Professor Philip Tomporowski found that certain physical activities may have an effect on the brain’s response to aging and even help improve cognitive function.
Associate professor receives SAE Outstanding Faculty Advisor award
October 3, 2019
John Mativo was recognized as the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Outstanding Faculty Advisor at the International Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress Experience in Detriot, Michigan, earlier this year.
Virtual reality reduces leg muscle pain during high intensity cycling
September 25, 2019
High intensity cycling is less painful when combined with virtual reality, according to a new study by University of Georgia researchers.
Professor quoted in AJC on youth encounters
September 19, 2019
Teenage colloquialisms usually come and go, but one phrase has Stephanie Jones concerned about the culture of relationships today.
Distance runner and kinesiology student juggles commitments
September 13, 2019
Seventeen hours of classes and playing a collegiate sport may be too much for some people, but not for College of Education student Nicolas Yanek.
Associate professor quoted in AJC on benefits of smaller tests
September 12, 2019
According to Laine Bradshaw, smaller tests could result in less stress for students and more useful information for teachers.
Associate professor speaks at back-to-school event
September 4, 2019
Bettina Love highlighted the district’s goal to ensure all mixed-race and African American students succeed in the classroom.
Doctoral student wins national award
September 3, 2019
Jessa Goudelock was awarded the Carolyn Callahan Doctoral Student Award from the National Association for Gifted Children for her exemplary work in research, publications and educational service.
‘Flipped’ classroom experience gets students more involved
August 30, 2019
STEM faculty can assess how to improve student learning by adjusting their lessons to make better use of the space, benefiting potential K-12 STEM teachers.
UGA researchers receive $1.4M to combat opioid crisis
August 28, 2019
Awarded by the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration, the grant will bring an interdisciplinary team of researchers together to grow the state’s opioid-related behavioral health workforce.
English education professor receives Outstanding Public Educator award
August 23, 2019
Peter Smagorinsky, a distinguished research professor, was recently awarded the Horace Mann League’s 2020 Outstanding Public Educator award for his support of public education.
Exercise alleviates ADHD symptoms, according to College study
August 21, 2019
Professor Patrick O’Connor found that young men with symptoms of ADHD could benefit psychologically from short workouts—similar to the benefits enjoyed by typical adults who work out.
Two alumnae receive Fulbright awards to teach abroad
August 20, 2019
Kelli Bivins (M.Ed. ’02, Ed.S. ’11) and Elaine Dasher (M.Ed. ’96) will build relationships with teachers in different countries and harness international perspectives in their classrooms.
Assistant professor named to UGA’s Diversity Advisory Council
August 19, 2019
Usree Bhattacharya was recently selected by the University of Georgia to increase inclusive excellence on campus.
Focus on Faculty: Katy O'Brien
August 12, 2019
O’Brien conducts research that helps people who have sustained concussions and other traumatic brain injuries maximize their learning potential.