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Research through community service

October 24, 2019
Two kinesiology professors are the first to publish research on the comparison of youth tackle and flag football head impact biomechanics.

College of Education to be named in honor of Mary Frances Early

October 16, 2019
The University of Georgia’s College of Education will be named, effective February 2020, to honor one of the state’s pioneering educators—Mary Frances Early, UGA’s first African American graduate.

Assistant professor aims to create alliance for Parkinson’s research

October 9, 2019
Tarkesh Singh is investigating whether non-contact boxing can alleviate the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease with the help of local businesses, clinics and the Athens community.

A ‘thoughtful’ workout goes beyond physical benefits

October 4, 2019
Professor Philip Tomporowski found that certain physical activities may have an effect on the brain’s response to aging and even help improve cognitive function.

Virtual reality reduces leg muscle pain during high intensity cycling

September 25, 2019
High intensity cycling is less painful when combined with virtual reality, according to a new study by University of Georgia researchers.

UGA researchers receive $1.4M to combat opioid crisis

August 28, 2019
Awarded by the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration, the grant will bring an interdisciplinary team of researchers together to grow the state’s opioid-related behavioral health workforce.

Three College of Education alumni named to 2019 UGA 40 Under 40 Class

July 12, 2019
Colin Muething (BSEd '07, MEd '09), Cindy Quinlan (BBA '02, MEd '03, EdS '09) and JaNaè Taylor (MEd '03, PhD '07) exemplify leadership in their industries and communities and uphold the Pillars of the Arch.

Summer poetry series enhances teachers' creative outlets

June 20, 2019
A Seat in the Shade puts poets on the stage at Hendershot's for three Tuesdays in July.

New law goes beyond helping children with dyslexia

May 10, 2019
UGA faculty lends expertise for SB48, which benefits young readers across Georgia.

Meeting their match: Doctoral psychology students receive internship placements

April 22, 2019
Otherwise known as "Match Day," the placements represent the culmination of each student's training at UGA as they move on to positions in health centers, Veteran's Administration facilities, counseling centers and academic facilities.