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November 2016

Breaking the mold

November 1, 2016
Triple Dawg researches new ways to diversify classroom experiences and support academic success in young students.

UGA Graduate School honors 2 College alumni

November 7, 2016
R. Steve McCallum (PhD '79) and Alvetta P. Thomas (EdD '04) were among eight honored with the school's 2016 Alumni of Distinction Award.

Alumna receives New Teacher Assistance Grant

November 7, 2016
Tita Lovell was recently awarded the New Teacher Assistance Grant from Georgia Power to purchase materials and supplies for her high school classroom.

Learning the ropes while learning the language

November 9, 2016
Students experience real-world teaching through new dual-language immersion program

Alumna Tonya Harris Cornileus to give fall commencement address for UGA Graduate School

November 10, 2016
She joins undergraduate commencement speaker Jon Meacham, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist.

Alumnus pens new book on teacher accountability movement

November 11, 2016
In it, Tim Mullen (PhD '06) explores the consequences of the teacher accountability movement and offers alternatives.

Doctoral student wins Teaching Excellence award

November 11, 2016
Linda Purvis, a doctoral student in the department of mathematics and science education, is a lecturer at the University of North Georgia.

Graduate students help high schoolers learn beyond the written word

November 18, 2016
English Education students pair with ninth-graders to explore storytelling.

New project takes gifted education at Department of Defense schools to next level

November 18, 2016
UGA researchers will now work on implementing results of recent project.

College wins big during annual gifted children conference

November 21, 2016
Eleven receive accolades for their research and service within the gifted community.

Former associate dean to serve as interim schools chief

November 22, 2016
Jack Parish, the College's former associate dean of outreach and engagement, starts in January as interim school superintendent for Clarke County.

Study finds movement in treating epilepsy

November 28, 2016
A kinesiology student launches a study in an area not often addressed: How exercise affects chronic seizures.

Professor named Sachs Distinguished Lecturer in residence at Columbia University

November 29, 2016
Mary M. Atwater has been named the Sachs Distinguished Lecturer in residence at Teachers College, Columbia University for the spring semester.

Graduate student named a Javits-Frasier Scholar

November 30, 2016
Jerilyn Williams was recently named a 2016 Javits-Frasier Scholar by the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC).