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March 2015

Clinic's methods could get boost from proposed law

March 2, 2015
A proposed new Georgia law could have larger implications on the Board Certified Behavior Analysis program and clinic at the University of Georgia College of Education.

A road map to 'ready'

March 2, 2015
A perfect 4.0 GPA is just one highlight in senior's UGA career

Researchers' book honored by continuing education organization

March 2, 2015
A book that explores the theory and practice behind adult learning, co-authored by two researchers from the University of Georgia College of Education, has won an award from the University Professional & Continuing Education Association.

3 researchers honored for their expertise, guidance

March 4, 2015
Three researchers from the University of Georgia College of Education have been named "outstanding reviewers" for journals produced by the American Educational Research Association.

Means wins award for his work in diversity, equality

March 4, 2015
Darris R. Means, an assistant professor in the College of Education's Department of Counseling and Human Development Services, has received an award from the Multicultural/Multiethnic Education Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association

Embracing 'massive pi' day in 2015

March 5, 2015
March 14 takes on a whole new meaning when you can add decimal places

UGA-school district partnership wins national recognition

March 6, 2015
A partnership between the University of Georgia College of Education and the Clarke County School District that gives more than 500 teacher candidates classroom experience each year has been named one of the top programs in the country.

Doctoral graduate wins dissertation award

March 6, 2015
A recent graduate received an award from the Research in Teacher Induction Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association.

Summer camps appeal to a range of ages, interests

March 6, 2015
This summer, kids can tell stories or work with robots, athletic trainers or their voices thanks to several summer camps offered by the University of Georgia College of Education.

College remains 33rd best in country

March 11, 2015
The University of Georgia College of Education remained 33rd overall among graduate and professional schools, according to rankings released by U.S. News & World Report.

Georgia Children's Book Awards names winning authors

March 11, 2015
The Georgia Children's Book Awards has announced this year's winning picture book and chapter book as part of its annual awards and Conference on Children's Literature on the University of Georgia campus.

'Pi Day' – and wedding — grabs national media attention

March 13, 2015
Several news outlets note professors' roles in celebrating pi day

TEAMS event promotes mathematics and sciences

March 13, 2015
Middle and high school students from across Georgia recently gathered for a day of critical thinking, teamwork and problem solving during the annual TEAMS challenge.

Professor quoted in Red & Black story on poverty in schools

March 16, 2015
A statistic from the Southern Educational Foundation that found 51 percent of public school students come from low-income families

Bradshaw honored for work in student assessments​

March 19, 2015
Laine Bradshaw, who teaches in the quantitative methodology program in the college's Department of Educational Psychology, will be presented with the National Council on Measurement in Education's Jason Millman Measurement Scholar Award

'Automatic for Autism' raises awareness, money for BCBA Clinic

March 20, 2015
A resource fair and movie screening in April will raise awareness of autism while celebrating the successful end to a fundraiser for an autism treatment clinic on the University of Georgia campus.

TEDxUGA: Creativity is more than a state of mind

March 20, 2015
Quality vs. quantity shows geographical divide in the idea of 'art'

TEDxUGA: 'We just have to trust them'

March 20, 2015
Stephanie Jones explores the secret world of 'forbidden' teen lit — and why we shouldn't be afraid to let them read it

2 graduate students speak at TEDxUGA

March 20, 2015
Stephanie P. Jones and Leon Tsao are among the 17 speakers lined up for the 2015 TEDxUGA event

Program gives students chance to Experience UGA

March 22, 2015
More than 450 Clarke County high school students had the opportunity to take a look behind the curtain of university science in two recent STEM-focused trips to University of Georgia laboratories and research facilities.

2 graduate students receive E. Paul Torrance research awards

March 23, 2015
Two recent graduate students in the University of Georgia College of Education's educational psychology department, Selcuk Acar and Kristy Kowalske, have received E. Paul Torrance Graduate Student Research Awards for 2014. It's an honor to have two winners in one year from the same program and university. Acar and Kowalske are 2013 graduates of the educational psychology program. Selected by the American Creativity Association, this award honors Torrance's lifetime commitment to supporting

Study shows promise for treating pica

March 23, 2015
A College of Education graduate student recently had a major role in a study that finds behavioral therapy to be a successful treatment for children with pica. Christina Simmons, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Educational Psychology's school psychology program, worked with lead author Nathan Call, director of severe behavior programs at Marcus Autism Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and assistant professor of pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine, along with Joa

UGA science education researchers dominate new handbook

March 23, 2015
A new landmark research handbook on science education includes five sections written or edited by University of Georgia College of Education faculty — more than any other university.

Research on cystic fibrosis could help develop treatment

March 24, 2015
A new study finds people who suffer from cystic fibrosis have less ability to take in and use oxygen in their muscles, making it harder to exercise.

Singh quoted in new Counseling Today cover story

March 26, 2015
Anneliese Singh, an associate professor in the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services, was quoted in the cover story in the latest issue of Counseling Today

Experience UGA program highlighted on UGA homepage

March 26, 2015
Program, with help from the College of Education, brings students from Clarke County schools to the university once a year.

Summer workshop teaches kids about athletic training

March 27, 2015
High school students who are interested in a career in athletic training can get a taste this summer during the 17th annual Athletic Training Student Workshop offered by the University of Georgia College of Education's kinesiology department.

Event honors area's STAR student, teacher

March 30, 2015
The University of Georgia College of Education recently hosted Professional Association of Georgia Educators' Region Four event, honoring a student and teacher from Clarke Central High School.

Graduate student plans for summer with NASA

March 30, 2015
Melissa Kilby, a doctoral student in kinesiology, will spend her summer working at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston as part of the agency's summer apprenticeship program.

Professor selected as W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute fellow

March 30, 2015
Bettina Love, an assistant professor in the University of Georgia College of Education, has been awarded a fellowship to the W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute at Harvard University, the leading institute of African-American studies in the country.