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November 2015

Study links standing with lower obesity

November 6, 2015
A College of Education researcher contributed to a recent study linking standing for at least six hours a day with a lower rate of obesity. The study, published in this month's Mayo Clinic Proceedings, showed striking results for both genders. Among men, standing for a quarter of their day was linked with a 32 percent reduction in obesity; standing for half their time was linked with a 59 percent reduced likelihood of obesity while standing for three-quarters of the time didn't appear to be ass

COE launches new autism, behavioral analysis research center

November 9, 2015
The University of Georgia College of Education has pooled its expertise to form a new research center focused on autism and behavioral analysis.

College has long history with Veteran's Day poppies

November 10, 2015
After a satisfying career in education, Moina Michael found another passion in which she could excel: Poppies.

Former student honored for work in educational measurement

November 13, 2015
A recent graduate student at the College of Education has been recognized for her work in the field of educational measurement.

CHDS professor receives 2015 Ted K. Miller Award for Excellence from SACSA

November 13, 2015
Laura Dean recently received the Ted K. Miller Award for Excellence from SACSA for her outstanding accomplishments in advancing standards of practice in educational programs and services in higher education.

Stewart applauds trooper's actions in New York Times story

November 19, 2015
A Georgia State Patrol trooper who entertained four newly orphaned children on Halloween night did the right thing, according to Counseling and Human Development Services associate professor Alan Stewart.

CLASE researcher's article noted for its popularity

November 19, 2015
An article by a CLASE researcher has been named among Taylor & Francis Publishing's most popular, according to Altmetrics scoring.

Professor's weather expertise highlighted on TV segment

November 20, 2015
Fear of lightening, snow and the moon are legitimate, and they are all topics studied by one College of Education faculty member.

Third annual workshop highlights collaboration with schools, principals' perspectives

November 20, 2015
Teachers, administrators and faculty came together recently to get an in-depth look at an award-winning collaboration—and also got a lesson in "inquiry" in their own lives. The College of Education's Office of School Engagement, in conjunction with the Clarke County School District, hosted its third annual Professional Development Schools Workshop on Oct. 26-27. The event included teacher educators and school district personnel from across Georgia, as well as a guest from China who came v

Give yourself the gift of exercise

November 23, 2015
This holiday season, combat stress (and high-calorie dishes) by getting active.

Evans named to inaugural class of Women's Leadership Fellows

November 23, 2015
Kinesiology faculty member is among nine who will hone leadership skills and gain a deeper understanding of research university challenges.

Professor named associate editor for new 'translational' journal

November 25, 2015
A professor of kinesiology in the University of Georgia College of Education has been named to a two-year term as associate editor of a new research journal.