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August 2019

Associate professor receives 2020 Excellence in Scholarship Award from AMTE

August 2, 2019
AnnaMarie Conner was recently recognized by the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators for her significant and lasting contributions to the field.

Alumna named dean of Augusta University’s College of Education

August 5, 2019
Judi Wilson (MEd ’93, EdS ’95) will provide a strategic vision for the College’s academic and professional development programs and work with faculty to establish new programs in support of interdisciplinary research.

Giving voice to unheard narratives

August 6, 2019
Two researchers with ties to the University of Georgia’s College of Education believe that amplifying the voices of underrepresented communities is the key to collective healing during times of disaster and traumatic stress.

Focus on Faculty: Katy O'Brien

August 12, 2019
O’Brien conducts research that helps people who have sustained concussions and other traumatic brain injuries maximize their learning potential.

Assistant professor named to UGA’s Diversity Advisory Council

August 19, 2019
Usree Bhattacharya was recently selected by the University of Georgia to increase inclusive excellence on campus.

Two alumnae receive Fulbright awards to teach abroad

August 20, 2019
Kelli Bivins (M.Ed. ’02, Ed.S. ’11) and Elaine Dasher (M.Ed. ’96) will build relationships with teachers in different countries and harness international perspectives in their classrooms.

Exercise alleviates ADHD symptoms, according to College study

August 21, 2019
Professor Patrick O’Connor found that young men with symptoms of ADHD could benefit psychologically from short workouts—similar to the benefits enjoyed by typical adults who work out.

English education professor receives Outstanding Public Educator award

August 23, 2019
Peter Smagorinsky, a distinguished research professor, was recently awarded the Horace Mann League’s 2020 Outstanding Public Educator award for his support of public education.

UGA researchers receive $1.4M to combat opioid crisis

August 28, 2019
Awarded by the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration, the grant will bring an interdisciplinary team of researchers together to grow the state’s opioid-related behavioral health workforce.

‘Flipped’ classroom experience gets students more involved

August 30, 2019
STEM faculty can assess how to improve student learning by adjusting their lessons to make better use of the space, benefiting potential K-12 STEM teachers.