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February 2019

College alumnus receives honor from national organization

February 1, 2019
Dr. Larry Gerstein (M.A. '76, Ph.D. '83) received the American Psychological Association's 2019 Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology.

Fellowship allows graduate student to pursue picturebook research

February 4, 2019
Doctoral student Eun Young Yeom is a recipient of a national fellowship to support research into children's literature.

Doctoral student wins UGA's 2018 Capturing Science Contest

February 4, 2019
Tong Li, a fourth-year doctoral student in the department of career and information studies, won first place in the graduate category of the University of Georgia's 2018 Capturing Science Contest.

College of Education staff member keeps learning at work and in life

February 13, 2019
Laura Kelley, a program coordinator in the department of educational theory and practice, was recently featured in Columns for her policy work as a UGA Staff Council member.

Study: Teacher retention bonuses result in lower turnover rates, higher test scores

February 13, 2019
Offering teachers a retention bonus to stay at low-performing schools may increase test score gains among students in both reading and mathematics, according to a new study by assistant professor Walker Swain.

New study on learning by teaching highlighted by EAB.com

February 14, 2019
Assistant professor Logan Fiorella and Richard Mayer, an educational psychologist, found in a recent study that exposing K-12 students to learning by teaching strategies can significantly improve grades.

Annual forum puts spotlight on women in sport and leadership

February 21, 2019
National and international experts share perspectives on challenges, successes.

Kinesiology lab assists student researcher on his path to medical school

February 21, 2019
Terry McHugh's path at UGA has taken him from a neuroscience lab to Walter Reed Medical Center, all leading to his goal of serving others as a doctor.

Robotics-based lessons find new audience in Honduras

February 21, 2019
RAIL research team expands to Central America, where students learn problem-solving with a local context.

Sport management student combines passions for sport, analytics

February 26, 2019
Foundation Fellow Ben Starks has a laser focus on his goal of combining his passion for analytics and basketball for a career in professional sports. If that doesn't work out, there's always secretary of state.