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Doctoral student receives research grant from the International Olympic Committee

January 15, 2021
Jinsu Byun will use the grant to help collect a wide range of data on three previous Winter Olympic hosts, including Salt Lake City, Vancouver and PyeongChang.

Three faculty accepted into UGA’s Rural Engagement Workshop

January 14, 2021
Through the program, faculty members will increase high quality, community-engaged research in rural Georgia communities.

Assistant professor receives OIBR Rising Star Award

January 8, 2021
Logan Fiorella, an assistant professor in the department of educational psychology, received the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research's Rising Star Award for his scholarly achievements.

Professor and colleagues offer educational recommendations for Biden administration

January 7, 2021
Professor Elizabeth DeBray provided six suggestions in a policy memo to help the new administration restore civil rights protections in schools.

Article by associate professor highlighted in Washington Post, New York Times

January 4, 2021
An article co-written by associate professor Thomas Baker explores the implications of resuming intercollegiate sports in the midst of a pandemic from a legal, medical and ethical perspective.

Fisher selected as a U.S. Department of Education Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance content expert

January 4, 2021
As a content expert for REMS TA Center, Sycarah Fisher, an assistant professor and graduate coordinator in the department of educational psychology, will provide content expertise for national trainings around school substance use interventions.

Five Bulldog 100 companies linked to the Mary Frances Early College of Education

December 21, 2020
Congratulations to Rachel Florence (BSED ’05), Kelly Chasteen (BSED ’00), Matthew Ades (AB ’94, MED ’96), Christy Shadday (BSED ’93) and Denise Emami (BSED ’97, MSW ’00).

Congratulations to our five First Honor Graduates!

December 18, 2020
Sixteen students will be recognized as First Honor Graduates during the virtual undergraduate Commencement ceremony. Of those 16, five are from the Mary Frances Early College of Education.

Meet UGA's Homecoming Queen: A future physical therapist

December 8, 2020
Jasmine Gresham, a third-year health and physical education major, is the University of Georgia’s 2020 homecoming queen.

Associate dean discusses changes to teacher training programs with the AJC

December 3, 2020
Stacey Neuharth-Pritchett, associate dean for academic programs and professor of educational psychology, shared some of the changes the College has implemented to limit physical placements for teacher candidates during the pandemic.

Professor quoted on women’s rights in Psychology Today

December 1, 2020
Laura Bierema, a professor in the department of lifelong education, administration and policy, discussed how women’s lives are shaped by “life’s hidden curriculum."

A time for self-discovery

November 30, 2020
Alumna DeLauren Olivia Davis (M.Ed. ’20) received her master’s degree and a student emergency scholarship during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to the scholarship, Davis could focus on graduating and completing her studies.

Innovative teaching: Assistant professor uses digital tools to create collaborative workspace

November 24, 2020
When classes resumed this fall, Andrew Jackson made it a priority to ensure all students—whether they were attending class in-person or remotely—remained engaged in collaborative discussions.

College of Education's Phaidra Buchanan named 2021 Rhodes Scholar

November 22, 2020
Phaidra Buchanan joined recipients from 64 countries around the world this weekend as she was named a 2021 Rhodes Scholar, bringing the total number of UGA Rhodes Scholars to 25.

Professor receives inaugural Karen D. King Excellence in Advocacy Award from AMTE

November 20, 2020
Dorothy Y. White received the inaugural award for her advocacy and contributions to mathematics teacher education.

Clinical assistant professor discusses tutoring program, combines service learning with hybrid teaching

November 19, 2020
David Chiesa recently discussed a new tutoring program that brings together undergraduate and graduate students in the College to help children improve aspects of communication.

Innovative teaching: Assistant professor keeps lessons simple

November 19, 2020
Logan Fiorella incorporates examples and visualizations into his lessons and presents information in a conversational style to engage students in creative activities.

Imagining new possibilities

November 19, 2020
Anna Abraham, the E. Paul Torrance Professor of Creativity and Gifted Education, brings nearly two decades of creativity research to the Torrance Center as its new director.

Word choice matters in weather communications

November 18, 2020
Research by professor Alan Stewart shows certain phrases can make people feel helpless when facing storms.

Innovative teaching: Associate professor creates a virtual safe space

November 16, 2020
Using a virtual hosting site and avatars, associate professor Jori N. Hall aims to create a safe meeting space.