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September 2017

Kinesiology professor helps researchers go digital to increase kids' physical activity

September 6, 2017
Children ages 6 to 10 will wear a personal fitness tracker and set physical fitness goals.

New patent perfects muscle mitochondria test for diseased populations

September 7, 2017
Professor Kevin McCully's device makes it easier to diagnose and treat problems such as fatigue, muscle weakness, peripheral vascular disease and heart failure.

Alumnus helps students embrace robotics

September 14, 2017
A College of Education graduate has turned his love of robotics and technology into an advantage for all of Forsyth County.

3 faculty members recognized for teaching excellence

September 15, 2017
This year, out of 24 Fellows selected across the University of Georgia, three were recognized in the College of Education, including Morgan Faison, Amanda Ferster and Liz Saylor.

Luft's research noted in Education Week

September 15, 2017
What happens when, as a new science teacher, you enter a classroom and are expected to teach in a subject area that's not your specialty? T

Associate professor quoted on religion in schools

September 18, 2017
Kevin Burke was recently quoted on how teachers are prepared to teach religion in schools.

Cultures connect over gender diversity, social justice

September 20, 2017
African delegation visits the College of Education to learn and share ideas on community building.

English education professor receives NCTE Distinguished Service Award

September 21, 2017
Peter Smagorinsky, Distinguished Research Professor of English Education in the department of language and literacy education, was recognized by the National Council of Teachers of English for his service to the profession and distinctive use of language.

Assistantship helps research on African-American male success

September 21, 2017
A graduate assistantship awarded to a College of Education doctoral student will help investigate how institutions recruit, retain and support African-American men.

Professor honored for work in areas of gender diversity

September 22, 2017
The American Psychological Association has honored a College of Education professor for her collaborative work on education and advocacy among transgender and gender nonconforming populations.

Modlesky appointed as Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Kinesiology

September 26, 2017
Christopher Modlesky, a professor in the department of kinesiology, was recently named the Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Kinesiology by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.

UGA researchers to to improve STEM instruction in elementary classrooms

September 26, 2017
Thanks to a $2.1 million study funded by the National Science Foundation, the UGA College of Engineering and the UGA College of Education will develop a model course that prepares elementary school teachers to more efficiently teach mathematics, science and coding using interdisciplinary approaches.