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August 2020

Professor creates racial equality education project

August 5, 2020
Bettina Love, the Athletic Association Professor in Education and founder of the Abolitionist Teaching Network, calls for more radical reforms to the country's educational system.

Educators must unplug their ideas about students’ tech abilities

August 5, 2020
Associate professor Tisha Lewis Ellison cautions teachers from assuming too much about a student’s digital abilities. Kids can figure it out, she says, whether or not they have access to a computer in their home.

$1.2 million grant to prepare a diverse group of secondary mathematics and science teachers

August 6, 2020
Led by Julie Luft, Athletic Association Professor of Mathematics and Science Education, the GEMS project will recruit and prepare a diverse group of STEM educators to teach in high-need Georgia schools.

Clinical professor discusses sport safety in the summer heat

August 7, 2020
Although the fate of fall sports is up in the air due to the pandemic, workouts, practices and games are still taking place outside in the heat. Bud Cooper discussed how athletes can stay safe in the heat with The Weather Channel.

College welcomes 14 new faculty members for 2020-2021 academic year

August 18, 2020
These faculty will use their expertise and knowledge to enhance the research and teaching of neuroscience, school counseling, educational policy, and more in the College.

Assistant professor quoted on college football financial losses

August 20, 2020
With football season fast approaching, the financial impact of a cut-back season could be staggering. However, it’s still too early to know exactly how much money could disappear, said Steven Salaga.

UGA’s Russian Flagship Program renewed for additional four years

August 24, 2020
The program secured a four-year, $1.3 million grant from the National Security Education Program in the U.S. Department of Defense to continue helping students from all fields achieve intercultural competency and professional-level proficiency in Russian.

Study: Increased workloads lead to productivity loss

August 25, 2020
According to a new study by assistant professor Steven Salaga, National Football League running backs with heavier workloads tend to have higher productivity loss over time.