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January 2018

Professor receives lifetime achievement award from creativity association

January 4, 2018
Bonnie Cramond was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Creativity Association for her extraordinary accomplishments and contributions to the betterment of society.

How one educator revived her enthusiasm for the classroom

January 5, 2018
In the AJC's Get Schooled blog, professor Peter Smagorinsky has been following one Georgia teacher's journey since she was a student at UGA.

Third annual 'Big Read' event in Athens turns focus to Lunar New Year

January 18, 2018
The community-wide reading celebration, which kicks off in February to coincide with the Lunar New Year, focuses on "To Live," a novel by Chinese author Yu Hua.

$1.9 million grant aims to increase Georgia's behavioral health workforce

January 18, 2018
A new federally funded project supports the training of counselors and psychologists.

New grant project enhances teachers' toolbox

January 18, 2018
Using a psychometric method she developed, Laine Bradshaw now has a grant to apply her research in classrooms.

$1.1 million grant to promote collaboration among service professionals

January 22, 2018
A new five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs will help graduate students gain collaborative clinical experience serving young children and earn an advanced degree.

Doctoral student honored for his mentorship

January 25, 2018
During a breakfast on Wednesday, David Stanley was named Mentor of the Year for Clarke Central High School.

Graduate student helps middle-schoolers embrace sense of self

January 31, 2018
The dissertation project P.O.I.S.E. has become a grounding point for African-American young women.