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October 2019

Associate professor receives SAE Outstanding Faculty Advisor award

October 3, 2019
John Mativo was recognized as the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Outstanding Faculty Advisor at the International Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress Experience in Detriot, Michigan, earlier this year.

A ‘thoughtful’ workout goes beyond physical benefits

October 4, 2019
Professor Philip Tomporowski found that certain physical activities may have an effect on the brain’s response to aging and even help improve cognitive function.

Assistant professor aims to create alliance for Parkinson’s research

October 9, 2019
Tarkesh Singh is investigating whether non-contact boxing can alleviate the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease with the help of local businesses, clinics and the Athens community.

‘You are my other me:' Mental health clinic provides free services to Latinx community

October 10, 2019
Edward Anthony Delgado-Romero, associate dean and professor of counseling psychology, created a free counseling clinic to fill a need in the Latinx community.

Associate professor discusses American entertainment versus Chinese censors on NPR podcast

October 14, 2019
NPR’s Marketplace podcast spoke with UGA’s College of Education associate professor of sports management Thomas Baker, who weighed in on the topic.

College welcomes 23 new faculty members for 2019-2020 academic year

October 15, 2019
The College of Education welcomes 23 new faculty members for the 2019-2020 academic year.

College of Education to be named in honor of Mary Frances Early

October 16, 2019
The University of Georgia’s College of Education will be named, effective February 2020, to honor one of the state’s pioneering educators—Mary Frances Early, UGA’s first African American graduate.

Visiting students from Finland teach kinesiology classes, cheer on the Dawgs

October 18, 2019
Though an international visiting program, 16 sports education students and two professors traveled to UGA from the University of Jyväskylä (JYU).

Research through community service

October 24, 2019
Two kinesiology professors are the first to publish research on the comparison of youth tackle and flag football head impact biomechanics.

Interdisciplinary students work together to serve children with complex needs

October 24, 2019
Over the course of two days, graduate students in the PIPs program, as well as students from affiliated universities, worked together to support young children with high-intensity needs.

Finding strength in the ‘connection between mind and body’

October 25, 2019
This month’s amazing student is Megan Foltz, who is studying exercise and sport science and plans to become a physician’s assistant.

Professor receives 2019 AESA Lifetime Achievement Award

October 29, 2019
Cynthia Dillard was recently awarded the 2019 Taylor & Francis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Foundations of Education by the American Educational Studies Association.

Assistant professor named 2019 Psychonomic Society Fellow

October 31, 2019
Logan Fiorella, assistant professor in the department of educational psychology, was one of 22 outstanding scientists recently selected to join the 2019 Fall Class of Fellows of the Psychonomic Society.