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January 2019

Graduate student wins applied behavior analysis poster contest

January 2, 2019
Kavya Kandarpa, a master's student in the department of educational psychology, won a poster contest hosted by the Georgia Association for Applied Behavior Analysis.

New graduate's overseas teaching puts an unexpected twist in her career path

January 4, 2019
Alicia Burgum wanted to experience teaching in New Zealand because of the new ideas she'd learn—but she didn't realize it would turn into a full-time job abroad.

Not a guilt trip: Study looks at couples' path to staying in shape

January 7, 2019
Now recruiting new participants, the study looks at how exercising with friends or a partner and with an electronic tracker helps keep older adults active.

Science education grad student honored for pioneering poultry work

January 7, 2019
Linda Purvis received an award from the UGA College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences for her dedication to building the poultry science program at the University of North Georgia.

Kinesiology researcher receives UGA's 1st Churchill Scholarship

January 14, 2019
The award funds American students as they pursue a one-year master's program in science, mathematics and engineering at the University of Cambridge in England.

College of Education's online degrees ranked among country's top 5

January 14, 2019
The annual list of best online graduate education programs puts the College tied at No. 5 with Michigan State University and the University of Iowa.

A friendship with principle

January 14, 2019
Athens women bond over four decades of memories and a shared love of education.

Assistant professor reconsiders Pre-K 'fade-out' effect

January 17, 2019
Walker Swain discusses whether high-quality early grade teachers can help the Pre-K effect, or the benefits children receive from attending Pre-K, last longer.

Sister scholars: Supporting black women in academia and life

January 18, 2019
What started out as an academic writing group evolved into something so much more for three alumnae navigating and exploring their professional and personal identities in higher education.

Longtime faculty member receives President's Medal

January 24, 2019
Even in retirement, Sylvia Hutchinson, one of the two recipients of this year's President's Medal, continues to give of her time and talents to the University of Georgia.

Students gain career skills through Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta

January 28, 2019
Weeklong preview event for fans offers opportunities for UGA sport management students.

Professor, student honored by sports medicine organization

January 28, 2019
They are the recipients of the Local Achievement Award for Athletic Trainers and the Promising Career Award.

Event series uses art to explore our differences

January 31, 2019
Programs culminate in powerful retelling of award-winning book, 'Citizen.'