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December 2015

Professor co-authors new book; examines how teachers act, think, talk

December 1, 2015
Joseph Tobin's new book looks beyond lesson planning and examines how teaching is shaped by ways of communicating.

Faculty take part in national conversation on school counseling

December 4, 2015
Three College of Education faculty members joined a team of 10 from across Georgia for a national White House-sponsored event focusing on school counseling.

Savannah's Deep Center honored by White House; influenced by Red Clay Writing Project

December 7, 2015
Savannah's Deep Center was recently awarded the 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award for its Young Author Project.

Educational psychology professors start new blog for Psychology Today

December 9, 2015
Nancy Knapp and Paula Schwanenflugel will discuss the psychology and teaching of reading in a new blog series for Psychology Today.

Kinesiology study aims to change chemotherapy recovery process

December 10, 2015
Kevin McCully makes a case for exercise as part of the healing process

Launch party highlights grant to help Georgia families

December 11, 2015
Stakeholders, partners gather for a kickoff reception at the UGA Special Collections Library

Professor's research on summer reading cited in the Huffington Post

December 11, 2015
Jennifer Graff was recently cited for her research on summer reading setback among economically disadvantaged elementary students in the Huffington Post.

LEAP professor selected to join first cohort of LEEAD scholars

December 14, 2015
Jori Hall was recently selected to join the first cohort of Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity (LEEAD) by the Anne E. Casey Foundation.

Professor receives early career award from American Psychological Association

December 15, 2015
Anneliese Singh has been awarded the 2016 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest (Early Career).

'Transparent' is clear in its message, appeal

December 15, 2015
The TV show's second season continues to normalize transgender issues, says professor.

Smagorinsky quoted in the Washington Post on Trump's anti-PC stance

December 16, 2015
| "I think with political correctness, in the world of Donald Trump, it's used to bully people out."

Join the gym to feel energized, lose weight

December 16, 2015
U.S. News story cites professor's study in article on weight loss

College to partner with Harvard's Center on the Developing Child

December 17, 2015
COE is partnering with Harvard to develop innovative practices that support the healthy development of children ages 0 to 3 with toxic high stress.

Along with your morning, coffee may also boost your exercise routine

December 18, 2015
The caffeine in your morning cup of coffee could help improve athletic endurance, according to a new University of Georgia review study.

For kinesiology student, medical school is next on agenda. Sleep? Not so much.

December 18, 2015
Not only is Marjorie Butler a starter for the University of Georgia's women's basketball team, but she's balancing her studies with another rigorous process—applying to medical school.

Professor selected as an inaugural UGA Special Collections Libraries Faculty Fellow

December 22, 2015
Kathleen deMarrais is one of 11 faculty members to participate in new library program.

Professor's new book examines policies affecting rural education

December 24, 2015
A new book co-edited by a University of Georgia College of Education faculty member takes an in-depth look at rural education—and the opportunities it presents.

Booklet helps guide STEM instructors in new UGA center

December 28, 2015
When faculty begin using the classrooms and labs in the University of Georgia's new Science Learning Center next fall, they will have a handy booklet to help them in designing their STEM-related courses.

Graduate student receives scholarship from national organization

December 29, 2015
A COE doctoral student was recently awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation.