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State-funded pre-K may enhance students’ mathematical achievement

February 3, 2021
New research conducted by associate dean for academic programs and professor Stacey Neuharth-Pritchett shows the program has an impact on classroom success.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Five Bulldog 100 companies linked to the Mary Frances Early College of Education

December 21, 2020
Congratulations to Rachel Florence (BSED ’05), Kelly Chasteen (BSED ’00), Matthew Ades (AB ’94, MED ’96), Christy Shadday (BSED ’93) and Denise Emami (BSED ’97, MSW ’00).

College of Education's Phaidra Buchanan named 2021 Rhodes Scholar

November 22, 2020
Phaidra Buchanan joined recipients from 64 countries around the world this weekend as she was named a 2021 Rhodes Scholar, bringing the total number of UGA Rhodes Scholars to 25.

Word choice matters in weather communications

November 18, 2020
Research by professor Alan Stewart shows certain phrases can make people feel helpless when facing storms.

Weight loss shouldn’t be the goal of PE

November 10, 2020
A new study lead by Sami Yli-Piipari, an associate professor in the department of kinesiology, shows kids’ physical fitness is more important than BMI.

Antigravity treadmill training improves muscle function in people with multiple sclerosis

October 12, 2020
According to a new study by researchers at UGA and the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, antigravity treadmill training can improve muscle endurance in people with multiple sclerosis, even in the presence of moderate-to-severe disability.