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February 2017

A concussion may affect your driving even after symptoms disappear, study finds

February 6, 2017
Even though participants felt like they had recovered from their concussion, they were still likely to drive erratically while using a driving simulator.

Research project helps graduate student dive into community's needs

February 6, 2017
First-ever needs assessment of Latina/o community helps Ruben Atilano gain perspective on the people he may serve as a counselor.

Alumna, Israeli scholar consults with faculty on joint research project

February 8, 2017
Fadia Nasser-Abu Alhija, the first Israeli Arab woman to be appointed an associate professor at an Israeli research university, evaluates student achievement and the structural validity of measures and tests.

Schools hosting College's exercise research get visit from Danish performance team

February 9, 2017
The National Danish Performance Team will perform in Athens as part of a 10-month world tour, stopping at 2 local schools along the way.

Sport management faculty member named Research Fellow

February 10, 2017
A kinesiology researcher has been named a Fellow by the Sport and Recreation Law Association.

Professor honored with 2017 Outstanding Alumna Award from alma mater

February 13, 2017
Linda Campbell was recently recognized as West Virginia University's 2017 Outstanding Alumna for her contributions to the field of counseling psychology.

Assistant professor selected as ACPA Emerging Scholar Designee

February 15, 2017
Darris Means was recently selected as an Emerging Scholar Designee by the American College Personnel Association to pursue research initiatives that align with the mission, interests and strategic goals of the organization.

English education professor to serve on new research advisory panel

February 16, 2017
Peter Smagorinsky was recently invited to serve on the James S. McDonnell Foundation (JSMF) Advisory Panel for a new education research program.

A closer look: Immigration and education

February 17, 2017
Professor Pedro R. Portes from the University of Georgia College of Education argues that immigration has shaped U.S. education in profound ways.

Connecting the psychology of pain, fatigue and exercise

February 17, 2017
Alumnus returns to give next Lewis Lecture this month.

Mativo among faculty honored for 'heartfelt commitment'

February 21, 2017
He is one of 3 UGA professors to receive Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

Sport management faculty member named Research Fellow

February 21, 2017
A kinesiology researcher has been named a Fellow by the Sport and Recreation Law Association.

Three graduate students receive awards from international conference

February 21, 2017
Sophia Jeong, Eun Jeong (EJ) Kim and David Steele received travel awards from the National Association for Research in Science Teaching to attend the organization's upcoming conference.

Atwater leads colloquium at Barnard College

February 28, 2017
A College of Education faculty member challenges how science teachers approach their teaching at a special colloquium in New York this month.

Exercise program helps seniors make connections

February 28, 2017
UGA-based study aims to educate while testing what motivates some to exercise

Recent graduates win Fulbright assistantships

February 28, 2017
Two recent College of Education graduates recently received Fulbright grants to teach English overseas.