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March 2021

Doctoral student selected to serve on National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education task force

March 8, 2021
Marques Dexter, a fifth-year doctoral student in the department of kinesiology, has been invited to serve as a student representative on NADOHE’s Creating a Framework for Advancing Anti-Racism Strategy on Campus task force.

Alumna selected by U.S. Department of State to complete specialist project in Iraq

March 15, 2021
Kathleen McGovern, an alumna of the College’s department of language and literacy education, was selected by the U.S. Department of State for a six-week English Language Specialist project.

Exercise is key to strength and function in older women

March 17, 2021
According to a new research study by associate dean and professor Ellen Evans, higher protein diets prove less important for weight loss and maintaining physical function in older women.

Three kinesiology students receive NATA Research and Education Foundation scholarships

March 19, 2021
Three students in the College’s department of kinesiology were awarded scholarships by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Research and Education Foundation to support their educational endeavors.

NEA 'Big Read' grant brings graphic storytelling to life

March 22, 2021
Thanks to a recent "Big Read" grant award, Melisa "Misha" Cahnmann-Taylor will launch a series of readings, lectures and events focused on the works of famed American cartoonist Roz Chast.

Georgia Children's Book Awards names 2021 winners

March 26, 2021
Stories about the depth of a father-daughter relationship and recollections of a childhood spent in American internment camps during World War II topped the list of children's favorites for the 2021 Georgia Children's Book Awards.

Social media addiction linked to cyberbullying

March 30, 2021
According to a study by associate professor Amanda Giordano, higher social media addiction scores, more hours spent online, and identifying as male significantly predicted cyberbullying perpetration in adolescents.

Graduate student builds community for students

March 31, 2021
Ricky Belizaire, a master’s student in the department of counseling and human development services, advises the LGBT student ambassadors and PRISM, a discussion group for queer and trans people of color.