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April 2021

Children’s problem solving extends beyond the brain

April 1, 2021
New research by associate professor Theodore Kopcha suggests that computational thinking in young children extends beyond the brain to include bodily movements and interactions with people and the environment.

Assistant professor selected as AERA outstanding reviewer

April 5, 2021
Shiyu Wang, an assistant professor in the College’s department of educational psychology, has been selected as the 2020 Outstanding Reviewer for the Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics.

Professor receives 2021 William E. Dugger Exemplary Collaboration Award

April 8, 2021
Roger B. Hill, a professor in the department of career and information studies and head of the department of mathematics and science education, received the award for his work with CTETE’s Twenty-First Century Leadership Academy.

Associate professor’s study on name, image and likeness (NIL) cited by ESPN

April 9, 2021
A new study co-authored by associate professor Thomas Baker found that the potential for NIL revenue, on average, was greater for female college athletes than males.

Web-based tool seeks to fill health care workforce gaps

April 12, 2021
Janette Hill, a professor in the department of career and information studies, helped create C2-Health, a web-based tool that aims to increase the number of qualified health care providers during the pandemic.

Clinical associate professor receives UGA’s 2021 First-Year Odyssey Teaching Award

April 16, 2021
Elizabeth E. Saylor, a clinical associate professor in the College’s department of educational theory and practice, received a 2021 First-Year Odyssey Teaching Award for her continued success of the First-Year Odyssey Seminar program.

Associate dean receives UGA Public Service & Outreach Engaged Scholar Award

April 19, 2021
Edward Anthony Delgado-Romero, associate dean and professor in the department of counseling and human development services, received the award for his significant engaged scholarship endeavors.

McCully receives Honors Program’s 2021 Lothar Tresp Outstanding Honors Professor Award

April 21, 2021
Kevin McCully, a professor in the department of kinesiology and director of UGA’s Exercise Muscle Physiology Lab, received UGA’s Honors Program’s 2021 Lothar Tresp Outstanding Honors Professor Award for superior teaching and dedication to Honors students.

Assistant professor receives UGA NAACP’s 2021 Mary McLeod Bethune Educator Award

April 26, 2021
Walker Swain, an assistant professor in the department of lifelong education, administration and policy, was recognized for his efforts to advance social justice in the classroom and beyond on Thursday, April 15.

Assistant professor receives AERA Early Career Award

April 27, 2021
Xiaoming Zhai, an assistant professor in the department of mathematics, science and social studies education, was recognized for his scholarly contributions to the use of technology as an agent of change in teaching and learning.