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March 2018

Higher education can help remove barriers to access, says Means

March 6, 2018
An article in the winter 2018 edition of the Journal of College Admission cites assistant professor Darris Means for his knowledge of college access among rural and black high school students.

Alumna named to state director position

March 6, 2018
Dr. Eliza Belle (Ph.D. '09) was recently named director of psychology and behavior science for Alabama's Department of Mental Health.

Alumnus honored by national organization for physical education

March 6, 2018
Brian Culp (B.S.Ed. '99, Ph.D. '05), a professor at Kennesaw State University, will receive the E.B. Henderson Award at the 2018 SHAPE National Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

College's interim dean to speak at graduate Commencement

March 6, 2018
Denise Spangler will deliver the address during the graduate ceremony, which takes place at 9:30 a.m. May 4 at Stegeman Coliseum.

Graduate student shares expertise on NCAA panel

March 6, 2018
Marques Dexter is one of three students on at the annual event who are conducting research within intercollegiate athletics that relates to diversity and inclusion.

Assistant professor co-authors study on misophonia; featured in top publications

March 8, 2018
In a new study, Logan Fiorella found that people who said they were sensitive to sounds had a harder time mastering and retaining information when they could hear a person chewing gum.

New study examines link between school choice policies and gentrification

March 19, 2018
Households are far more likely to gentrify communities of color when school choice options expand, according to assistant professor Walker Swain.

Dissertation award helps doctoral student focus on Russian verbal research

March 20, 2018
Thanks to a dissertation research award, Albina Khabibulina can dedicate her efforts to researching conceptually complex topics for those learning Russian.

2017-2018 College of Education Distinguished Alumni Awards honor six for their achievements

March 21, 2018
Six graduates of the University of Georgia's College of Education will be recognized for their career achievements and community leadership at the College's 13th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner on April 6.

College career program benefits high school students

March 23, 2018
Kiara Plummer is one of nine Clarke County high school students who are benefiting from programs that provide part-time jobs and internships.

Georgia Children's Book Awards names 2018 winners

March 23, 2018
More than 30,000 children across the state took part in this year's vote.

College is home to year's top UGA advisors

March 27, 2018
The annual award represents the top advisors across all of UGA—and both of the winners for 2017-2018 work with College of Education students.

Professor challenges 'Lean In' in wake of #MeToo movement

March 27, 2018
Laura Bierema was quoted by CNN Money on the book's message of women's workplace empowerment.