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Creative Scholars Program fuels imagination, knowledge

May 4, 2021
The Mary Frances Early College of Education Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development will accept applications for the Creative Scholars Program through June 6.

Assistant professor receives AERA Early Career Award

April 27, 2021
Xiaoming Zhai, an assistant professor in the department of mathematics, science and social studies education, was recognized for his scholarly contributions to the use of technology as an agent of change in teaching and learning.

Assistant professor receives UGA NAACP’s 2021 Mary McLeod Bethune Educator Award

April 26, 2021
Walker Swain, an assistant professor in the department of lifelong education, administration and policy, was recognized for his efforts to advance social justice in the classroom and beyond on Thursday, April 15.

McCully receives Honors Program’s 2021 Lothar Tresp Outstanding Honors Professor Award

April 21, 2021
Kevin McCully, a professor in the department of kinesiology and director of UGA’s Exercise Muscle Physiology Lab, received UGA’s Honors Program’s 2021 Lothar Tresp Outstanding Honors Professor Award for superior teaching and dedication to Honors students.

Associate dean receives UGA Public Service & Outreach Engaged Scholar Award

April 19, 2021
Edward Anthony Delgado-Romero, associate dean and professor in the department of counseling and human development services, received the award for his significant engaged scholarship endeavors.

Clinical associate professor receives UGA’s 2021 First-Year Odyssey Teaching Award

April 16, 2021
Elizabeth E. Saylor, a clinical associate professor in the College’s department of educational theory and practice, received a 2021 First-Year Odyssey Teaching Award for her continued success of the First-Year Odyssey Seminar program.

Web-based tool seeks to fill health care workforce gaps

April 12, 2021
Janette Hill, a professor in the department of career and information studies, helped create C2-Health, a web-based tool that aims to increase the number of qualified health care providers during the pandemic.

Associate professor’s study on name, image and likeness (NIL) cited by ESPN

April 9, 2021
A new study co-authored by associate professor Thomas Baker found that the potential for NIL revenue, on average, was greater for female college athletes than males.

Professor receives 2021 William E. Dugger Exemplary Collaboration Award

April 8, 2021
Roger B. Hill, a professor in the department of career and information studies and head of the department of mathematics and science education, received the award for his work with CTETE’s Twenty-First Century Leadership Academy.

Assistant professor selected as AERA outstanding reviewer

April 5, 2021
Shiyu Wang, an assistant professor in the College’s department of educational psychology, has been selected as the 2020 Outstanding Reviewer for the Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics.

Children’s problem solving extends beyond the brain

April 1, 2021
New research by associate professor Theodore Kopcha suggests that computational thinking in young children extends beyond the brain to include bodily movements and interactions with people and the environment.

Graduate student builds community for students

March 31, 2021
Ricky Belizaire, a master’s student in the department of counseling and human development services, advises the LGBT student ambassadors and PRISM, a discussion group for queer and trans people of color.

Social media addiction linked to cyberbullying

March 30, 2021
According to a study by associate professor Amanda Giordano, higher social media addiction scores, more hours spent online, and identifying as male significantly predicted cyberbullying perpetration in adolescents.

Georgia Children's Book Awards names 2021 winners

March 26, 2021
Stories about the depth of a father-daughter relationship and recollections of a childhood spent in American internment camps during World War II topped the list of children's favorites for the 2021 Georgia Children's Book Awards.

NEA 'Big Read' grant brings graphic storytelling to life

March 22, 2021
Thanks to a recent "Big Read" grant award, Melisa "Misha" Cahnmann-Taylor will launch a series of readings, lectures and events focused on the works of famed American cartoonist Roz Chast.

Three kinesiology students receive NATA Research and Education Foundation scholarships

March 19, 2021
Three students in the College’s department of kinesiology were awarded scholarships by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Research and Education Foundation to support their educational endeavors.

Exercise is key to strength and function in older women

March 17, 2021
According to a new research study by associate dean and professor Ellen Evans, higher protein diets prove less important for weight loss and maintaining physical function in older women.

Alumna selected by U.S. Department of State to complete specialist project in Iraq

March 15, 2021
Kathleen McGovern, an alumna of the College’s department of language and literacy education, was selected by the U.S. Department of State for a six-week English Language Specialist project.

Doctoral student selected to serve on National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education task force

March 8, 2021
Marques Dexter, a fifth-year doctoral student in the department of kinesiology, has been invited to serve as a student representative on NADOHE’s Creating a Framework for Advancing Anti-Racism Strategy on Campus task force.

Three assistant professors receive Provost’s Affordable Courses grant

February 26, 2021
Three assistant professors in the Mary Frances Early College of Education received the Provost’s Affordable Courses grant to financially support students’ educational resources.