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Dissertation award helps doctoral student focus on Russian verbal research

March 20, 2018
Thanks to a dissertation research award, Albina Khabibulina can dedicate her efforts to researching conceptually complex topics for those learning Russian.

New study examines link between school choice policies and gentrification

March 19, 2018
Households are far more likely to gentrify communities of color when school choice options expand, according to assistant professor Walker Swain.

Assistant professor co-authors study on misophonia; featured in top publications

March 8, 2018
In a new study, Logan Fiorella found that people who said they were sensitive to sounds had a harder time mastering and retaining information when they could hear a person chewing gum.

Alumna named to state director position

March 6, 2018
Dr. Eliza Belle (Ph.D. ’09) was recently named director of psychology and behavior science for Alabama's Department of Mental Health.

Alumnus honored by national organization for physical education

March 6, 2018
Brian Culp (B.S.Ed. ’99, Ph.D. ’05), a professor at Kennesaw State University, will receive the E.B. Henderson Award at the 2018 SHAPE National Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

College's interim dean to speak at graduate Commencement

March 6, 2018
Denise Spangler will deliver the address during the graduate ceremony, which takes place at 9:30 a.m. May 4 at Stegeman Coliseum.

Graduate student shares expertise on NCAA panel

March 6, 2018
Marques Dexter is one of three students on at the annual event who are conducting research within intercollegiate athletics that relates to diversity and inclusion.

Higher education can help remove barriers to access, says Means

March 6, 2018
An article in the winter 2018 edition of the Journal of College Admission cites assistant professor Darris Means for his knowledge of college access among rural and black high school students.

Professor emphasizes human relationships, not data points

February 27, 2018
Peter Smagorinsky highlights the importance of teacher-student relationships, rather than data points, in a blog post for the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Not a guilt trip: New study looks at couples' path to staying in shape

February 23, 2018
Graduate student's project looks at how exercising with friends, with a partner and with an electronic tracker come together to keep older adults active.

Media Mentions: Lynall on concussions, Burke on books

February 22, 2018
A new blood test for concussions draws concerns, and faculty acknowledge the awkwardness of assigning their own books to a class.

When small movements make a big difference

February 13, 2018
New study looks at how vibration can help children with cerebral palsy.

Instructional technology professor recognized for teaching excellence

February 12, 2018
Rob Branch was inducted into the UGA Teaching Academy as a member of the Class of 2017 for his leadership in teaching and learning.

There’s no shame in sweat, says kinesiology department head

February 8, 2018
Janet Buckworth’s comments in Women’s Health Magazine support larger idea of sweat as something to be embraced.

Professor leads next revision of association's ethics code

February 8, 2018
Linda Campbell will chair the committee charged with the first major update to the American Psychological Association's ethics code in 15 years.

Faculty member wins Fulbright to research, refine teaching in Italy

February 8, 2018
Based in Padua, the months-long project also involves collaborations among Italian and American universities.

Professor says student engagement is a sign of 'flourishing'

February 7, 2018
Amy L. Reschly, a professor in the department of educational psychology, was recently cited in the Harvard Business Review for her expertise in student engagement.

Professor emeritus, 85, investigated productive rehabilitation procedures

February 6, 2018
Former psychology professor Jerold Bozarth, who integrated research activities with contributions to practitioners and community organizations, passed away on January 25, 2018. He was 85.

Associate professor works to refine school assessments for students

February 5, 2018
Laine Bradshaw was recently featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for her work on a pilot program that will help refine school assessments for Putnam County School District.

$3.3 million grant to help children stay active with virtual reality

February 1, 2018
Thanks to a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health, an interdisciplinary team of UGA researchers will introduce a new virtual reality system to help promote physical activity among children ages 6 to 10 year olds.