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January 2021

Article by associate professor highlighted in Washington Post, New York Times

January 4, 2021
An article co-written by associate professor Thomas Baker explores the implications of resuming intercollegiate sports in the midst of a pandemic from a legal, medical and ethical perspective.

Fisher selected as a U.S. Department of Education Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance content expert

January 4, 2021
As a content expert for REMS TA Center, Sycarah Fisher, an assistant professor and graduate coordinator in the department of educational psychology, will provide content expertise for national trainings around school substance use interventions.

Professor and colleagues offer educational recommendations for Biden administration

January 7, 2021
Professor Elizabeth DeBray provided six suggestions in a policy memo to help the new administration restore civil rights protections in schools.

Assistant professor receives OIBR Rising Star Award

January 8, 2021
Logan Fiorella, an assistant professor in the department of educational psychology, received the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research's Rising Star Award for his scholarly achievements.

Three faculty accepted into UGA’s Rural Engagement Workshop

January 14, 2021
Through the program, faculty members will increase high quality, community-engaged research in rural Georgia communities.

Doctoral student receives research grant from the International Olympic Committee

January 15, 2021
Jinsu Byun will use the grant to help collect a wide range of data on three previous Winter Olympic hosts, including Salt Lake City, Vancouver and PyeongChang.

College’s online master's programs ranked fourth overall by U.S. News and World Report

January 26, 2021
The Mary Frances Early College of Education also ranked in the top 10 for three online programs.

Cahnmann-Taylor sets the stage for Athens’ first Poet Laureate

January 28, 2021
Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, a professor in the department of language and literacy education, will chair a selection committee that will nominate Athens-Clarke County’s first Poet Laureate.