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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.

Giving voice to unheard narratives

August 6, 2019
Two researchers with ties to the University of Georgia’s College of Education believe that amplifying the voices of underrepresented communities is the key to collective healing during times of disaster and traumatic stress.

Alumna named dean of Augusta University’s College of Education

August 5, 2019
Judi Wilson (MEd ’93, EdS ’95) will provide a strategic vision for the College’s academic and professional development programs and work with faculty to establish new programs in support of interdisciplinary research.

Associate professor receives 2020 Excellence in Scholarship Award from AMTE

August 2, 2019
AnnaMarie Conner was recently recognized by the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators for her significant and lasting contributions to the field.

Associate professor discusses school desegregation in the South

July 12, 2019
Sheneka Williams was quoted by ABC News on school integration efforts in the South. Communities may support desegregation, but oftentimes, they don't want to shuffle their kids around for racial balance, she said.

Three College of Education alumni named to 2019 UGA 40 Under 40 Class

July 12, 2019
Colin Muething (BSEd ’07, MEd ’09), Cindy Quinlan (BBA ’02, MEd ’03, EdS ’09) and JaNaè Taylor (MEd ’03, PhD ’07) exemplify leadership in their industries and communities and uphold the Pillars of the Arch.

Assistant professor receives award for research on computerized adaptive testing

July 1, 2019
Shiyu Wang received the 2019 Early Career Researcher Award from the International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing. Her research aims to improve and enhance personalized assessment and learning in education.

Alumnus named College of Education dean at Winona State

June 24, 2019
Daniel Kirk (PhD '08) previously served as dean and professor of education at American University of Ras al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates, as well as associate dean and professor at the National Defense College in Abu Dhabi.

College's clinics provide valuable cross-training experiences for students

June 21, 2019
Graduate students learn terminology and more when working across departments to diagnose learning difficulties.

Tanzanian trip plants seed for robotics and future technology

June 21, 2019
By connecting math and science concepts with real-world experiences, UGA faculty member hopes lessons impact country's overall economy.

Associate professor named editor of behavior analysis journal

June 21, 2019
Joel Ringdahl was named editor of a multidisciplinary journal committed to increasing communication between behavior analysis and psychology and providing up-to-date information on current developments in the field.

Graduate student receives Spencer Foundation fellowship

June 20, 2019
The award will allow Stephanie Renee Toliver to pursue her research into Afrofuturism, a cultural aesthetic used by black authors to reclaim and recover the past, counter negatives and elevate positive realities and new possibilities.

Summer poetry series enhances teachers' creative outlets

June 20, 2019
A Seat in the Shade puts poets on the stage at Hendershot's for three Tuesdays in July.

Faculty member receives national fellowship to help develop new measurement tool

June 19, 2019
Shiyu Wang, an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, is among 30 selected for the 2019 National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellows program.

David Stanley: 'I know I love working with people'

June 17, 2019
From mentoring local high school students to developing a diversity workshop series, David Stanley is passionate about helping others and has a clear career path to pass on his knowledge and experience.

An 'encouraging' award: Doctoral student receives Lee Roy B. Giles honor

June 12, 2019
Marques Dexter, a doctoral student in the College's department of kinesiology, is this year's graduate student recipient of the Lee Roy B. Giles Encouragement Award.