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April 2019

Student ambassador aims to inspire others to serve

April 2, 2019
Experiences on and off campus have helped Mary Terry push boundaries of academics, leadership, and service.

Media mention: Alumna Jones quoted in Education Week

April 9, 2019
From January 2018 until now, there have been at least 30 separate incidents of "curriculum violence" taking place in schools, according to a College of Education alumna.

Kudos: DeBray to speak at national symposium

April 9, 2019
Educational policy faculty member Elizabeth DeBray will be among the featured speakers at a national symposium next month marking the 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education.

Assistant professor receives early career award from AERA

April 11, 2019
Logan Fiorella, an assistant professor in the department of educational psychology, recently received the Division C Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association for his contributions to the field of educational psychology.

Students celebrate 'la familia' created in counseling program

April 11, 2019
Increase in Latinx doctoral students helps expand the scope and mission of the program.

College launches campaign for naming in honor of Mary Frances Early

April 12, 2019
President Morehead provides lead gift in initiative to name College after UGA's first African American graduate.

Why are concession prices at the Masters Tournament so cheap?

April 12, 2019
According to assistant professor Steven Salaga in the department of kinesiology, affordable food and beverages enhance consumer experience.

Books on display share stories—minus the text

April 15, 2019
They have pictures bound together in a particular order, but how they unfold is up to you, the reader, to translate.

Muscles struggle to ever fully recover after losing tissue, study finds

April 15, 2019
The overall effects of muscle damage could have implications on physical therapy strategies and long-term health.

Media mention: Concussion Lab's research featured in Ottawa Citizen

April 17, 2019
Research done by the UGA Concussion Lab has shed new light on the negative effects concussions and head injuries have on driving, and were recently highlighted in a story in the Ottawa Citizen.

Bullying prevention contest expands to elementary art

April 18, 2019
This fall the contest expanded to include elementary students' artwork that illustrated the concept of bullying prevention.

Fifth-graders among presenters at NAPDS conference

April 18, 2019
The year's conference location made it possible for both Clarke County School District and UGA College of Education representatives involved in the Professional Development School District partnership to attend and present.

Milner visit sparks critical consciousness discussion

April 18, 2019
His research examines practices and policies that support teacher effectiveness in urban schools and has influenced designs and practices of teacher education courses and programs across the country.

Social studies collaboration supports new teacher growth

April 18, 2019
An innovative secondary social studies collaboration is having a positive effect on local teachers and UGA teacher candidates.

Two College of Education student workers are among UGA's top 100

April 18, 2019
Amanda Jeter and Terri Rothfusz—both student workers in the College of Education's Office of Academic Programs—were recently recognized for their outstanding contributions to UGA and their community.

Meeting their match: Doctoral psychology students receive internship placements

April 22, 2019
Otherwise known as "Match Day," the placements represent the culmination of each student's training at UGA as they move on to positions in health centers, Veteran's Administration facilities, counseling centers and academic facilities.

What's that singing from the top of Hull Deck? A budding audiologist

April 24, 2019
Payton Lack's personal experiences with hearing loss influenced his career path in communication sciences and disorders.

Sport management faculty member receives award for international education

April 25, 2019
James Zhang, is being honored for his efforts to support international education with the 2019 Richard Reiff Internationalization Award.

Speaking together: Collaboration helps students tell their stories

April 25, 2019
A recent showcase of student projects at Cedar Shoals High School capped a yearlong project connecting literacy and language skills with leadership and arts development.

Media mention: Kinesiology professor quoted in Women's Health Magazine, MyFitnessPal website

April 28, 2019
Professor Patrick J. O'Connor lends expertise on the benefits of exercise to help you feel energized and happier.