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Clinical professor discusses sport safety in the summer heat

August 7, 2020
Although the fate of fall sports is up in the air due to the pandemic, workouts, practices and games are still taking place outside in the heat. Bud Cooper discussed how athletes can stay safe in the heat with The Weather Channel.

$1.2 million grant to prepare a diverse group of secondary mathematics and science teachers

August 6, 2020
Led by Julie Luft, Athletic Association Professor of Mathematics and Science Education, the GEMS project will recruit and prepare a diverse group of STEM educators to teach in high-need Georgia schools.

Professor creates racial equality education project

August 5, 2020
Bettina Love, the Athletic Association Professor in Education and founder of the Abolitionist Teaching Network, calls for more radical reforms to the country's educational system.

Educators must unplug their ideas about students’ tech abilities

August 5, 2020
Associate professor Tisha Lewis Ellison cautions teachers from assuming too much about a student’s digital abilities. Kids can figure it out, she says, whether or not they have access to a computer in their home.

Love named UGA Athletic Association Professor in Education

July 30, 2020
Bettina Love, a professor in the department of educational theory and practice, was named the Athletic Association Professor in Education by the UGA Athletic Association.

HIIT exercise programs for individuals with Down syndrome show benefits

July 29, 2020
Incorporating high-intensity interval training into exercise programs for individuals with Down syndrome may help achieve critical health outcomes in a more time-efficient manner.

Professor discusses unconventional learning settings in response to COVID-19

July 27, 2020
While universities across the globe prepare for online or face-to-face learning during COVID-19, Stephanie Jones says there is a lack of thought in the all-or-nothing approach to teaching.

Associate professor awarded a 2020 Sarah H. Moss Fellowship

July 24, 2020
Julianne Schmidt, associate professor of kinesiology and co-director of UGA's Concussion Research Lab, received a 2020 Sarah H. Moss Fellowship to support her research on concussions.

Alumna receives Leon Bradley Scholarship to continue work in anti-racist education

July 23, 2020
Elaine Liu (B.S.Ed. ’20) received a Leon Bradley Scholarship to continue her work in anti-racist education and promote well-being in elementary school classrooms.

Three College alumnae named to UGA’s 2020 40 Under 40 Class

July 22, 2020
Laine Bradshaw (B.S.Ed. ’07, M.Ed. ’07, Ph.D. ’11), Brittany Kisner (B.S.Ed. ’07), and Samantha Livingstone (B.S.Ed. ’05, M.Ed. ’08) were named to UGA's 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 for their personal, professional and philanthropic achievements.

Torrance Center director edits handbook that explores human imagination

July 22, 2020
A new handbook—edited by Anna Abraham, director of the Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development—focuses on how human imagination manifests in different forms.

Alumna awarded National Council of Teachers of English Fellowship

July 21, 2020
Stephanie Toliver (Ph.D. ’20) received a 2020 National Council of Teachers of English Cultivating New Voices Fellowship to support her research with Black girls and speculative fiction texts.

Through exercise, a doctoral candidate with autism thrives

July 14, 2020
Benjamin Boudreaux shared his journey of living with autism and how exercise plays an important role with the founder of Exercise Buddy, an autism-friendly exercise system that leads to better fitness and behavior.

The Black Family Homeschool Educators and Scholars' inaugural teach-in will provide information about homeschooling Black children

July 2, 2020
Cheryl Fields-Smith has seen a dramatic increase in homeschooling inquiries due to COVID-19. Because of these increases, she co-founded Black Family Homeschool Educators and Scholars.

Associate professor appointed to Economic Security Task Force in Atlanta

June 23, 2020
Bettina Love was recently appointed to serve on the Old Fourth Ward Economic Security Task Force in Atlanta. The Old Fourth Ward neighborhood is the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr. and home to Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Assistant professor awarded National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship

June 23, 2020
Logan Fiorella received a Fellowship to support his research on effective learning strategies. The fellowship begins Sept. 1 and lasts two years.

UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic offers curbside services; teletherapy

June 17, 2020
The clinic is supporting audiology patients through a new curbside service model, which reduces physical contact between patients and audiologists. Speech-language patients can engage with the clinic via telepractice.

NEA 'Big Read' grant brings graphic storytelling to life

June 16, 2020
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.

Professor named president of global organization

June 9, 2020
Laura Bierema, a professor in the department of lifelong education, administration and policy, will serve as the incoming president of the Academy of Human Resource Development.

Textbook by professor emeritus reaches No. 1 on Book Authority

June 3, 2020
With more than 250,000 copies sold since 1985, "SuperVision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach" by Carl Glickman remains the field's bestseller after 35 years.