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$1.9 million grant to grow Georgia’s behavioral health workforce

September 17, 2021
Professor Bernadette Heckman and the UGA School of Social Work will train students to deliver mental and integrated behavioral health services in high-need areas of the state.

Six Edudawgs to compete at 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

July 22, 2021
Edudawgs competing this summer include hammer thrower Denzel Comenentia; swimmer Chase Kalisz; triple jumper Keturah Orji; tennis player Ellen Perez; long jumper Chanice Porter; and golfer Sepp Straka.

New grant expands speech therapy services for those with Parkinson’s disease

May 27, 2021
Nina Santus and T.J. Ragan, faculty members in the College’s department of communication sciences and special education, and their graduate students, will receive voice therapy training as part of a grant from the Parkinson Voice Project.

College clinic and center offer collaborative telehealth services

May 26, 2021
The UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic and the Center for Autism and Behavioral Education Research collaborated to conduct online autism, speech and language evaluations for patients simultaneously.

New research may explain shortages in STEM careers

May 12, 2021
A new study by the University of Georgia revealed that more college students change majors within the STEM pipeline than leave the career path of science, technology, engineering and mathematics altogether.

Congratulations to our nine First Honor Graduates!

May 12, 2021
To be a First Honor Graduate, a student must maintain a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade point average throughout their undergraduate studies, as well as in all college-level transfer work before or after enrolling at UGA.

Creative Scholars Program fuels imagination, knowledge

May 4, 2021
The Mary Frances Early College of Education Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development will accept applications for the Creative Scholars Program through June 6.

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.

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.

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.