Skip to page content

July 2020

The Black Family Homeschool Educators and Scholars' inaugural teach-in will provide information about homeschooling Black children

July 2, 2020
Cheryl Fields-Smith has seen a dramatic increase in homeschooling inquiries due to COVID-19. Because of these increases, she co-founded Black Family Homeschool Educators and Scholars.

Through exercise, a doctoral candidate with autism thrives

July 14, 2020
Benjamin Boudreaux shared his journey of living with autism and how exercise plays an important role with the founder of Exercise Buddy, an autism-friendly exercise system that leads to better fitness and behavior.

Alumna awarded National Council of Teachers of English Fellowship

July 21, 2020
Stephanie Toliver (Ph.D. ’20) received a 2020 National Council of Teachers of English Cultivating New Voices Fellowship to support her research with Black girls and speculative fiction texts.

Torrance Center director edits handbook that explores human imagination

July 22, 2020
A new handbook—edited by Anna Abraham, director of the Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development—focuses on how human imagination manifests in different forms.

Three College alumnae named to UGA’s 2020 40 Under 40 Class

July 22, 2020
Laine Bradshaw (B.S.Ed. ’07, M.Ed. ’07, Ph.D. ’11), Brittany Kisner (B.S.Ed. ’07), and Samantha Livingstone (B.S.Ed. ’05, M.Ed. ’08) were named to UGA's 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 for their personal, professional and philanthropic achievements.

Alumna receives Leon Bradley Scholarship to continue work in anti-racist education

July 23, 2020
Elaine Liu (B.S.Ed. ’20) received a Leon Bradley Scholarship to continue her work in anti-racist education and promote well-being in elementary school classrooms.

Two faculty awarded 2020 Sarah H. Moss Fellowships

July 24, 2020
Julianne Schmidt, associate professor of kinesiology and co-director of UGA's Concussion Research Lab, and Usree Bhattacharya, an assistant professor in the department of language and literacy education, received a 2020 Sarah H. Moss Fellowship.

Professor discusses unconventional learning settings in response to COVID-19

July 27, 2020
While universities across the globe prepare for online or face-to-face learning during COVID-19, Stephanie Jones says there is a lack of thought in the all-or-nothing approach to teaching.

HIIT exercise programs for individuals with Down syndrome show benefits

July 29, 2020
Incorporating high-intensity interval training into exercise programs for individuals with Down syndrome may help achieve critical health outcomes in a more time-efficient manner.

Love named UGA Athletic Association Professor in Education

July 30, 2020
Bettina Love, a professor in the department of educational theory and practice, was named the Athletic Association Professor in Education by the UGA Athletic Association.