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Professor named Fulbright U.S. Scholar Alumni Ambassador, helps send scholars abroad

September 10, 2020
Melisa "Misha" Cahnmann-Taylor, a professor in the department of language and literacy education, has been named a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Alumni Ambassador by the Fulbright Scholar Program.

Associate professor discusses new concussion research, driving with a concussion

September 1, 2020
Julianne Schmidt, an associate professor in the department of kinesiology, found that drivers with concussions had slower reaction times than those without a head injury by an average of nearly one second.

Study: Increased workloads lead to productivity loss

August 25, 2020
According to a new study by assistant professor Steven Salaga, National Football League running backs with heavier workloads tend to have higher productivity loss over time.

UGA’s Russian Flagship Program renewed for additional four years

August 24, 2020
The program secured a four-year, $1.3 million grant from the National Security Education Program in the U.S. Department of Defense to continue helping students from all fields achieve intercultural competency and professional-level proficiency in Russian.

$1.2 million grant to prepare a diverse group of secondary mathematics and science teachers

August 6, 2020
Led by Julie Luft, Athletic Association Professor of Mathematics and Science Education, the GEMS project will recruit and prepare a diverse group of STEM educators to teach in high-need Georgia schools.

Love named UGA Athletic Association Professor in Education

July 30, 2020
Bettina Love, a professor in the department of educational theory and practice, was named the Athletic Association Professor in Education by the UGA Athletic Association.

HIIT exercise programs for individuals with Down syndrome show benefits

July 29, 2020
Incorporating high-intensity interval training into exercise programs for individuals with Down syndrome may help achieve critical health outcomes in a more time-efficient manner.

Professor discusses unconventional learning settings in response to COVID-19

July 27, 2020
While universities across the globe prepare for online or face-to-face learning during COVID-19, Stephanie Jones says there is a lack of thought in the all-or-nothing approach to teaching.

Alumna receives Leon Bradley Scholarship to continue work in anti-racist education

July 23, 2020
Elaine Liu (B.S.Ed. ’20) received a Leon Bradley Scholarship to continue her work in anti-racist education and promote well-being in elementary school classrooms.

Three College alumnae named to UGA’s 2020 40 Under 40 Class

July 22, 2020
Laine Bradshaw (B.S.Ed. ’07, M.Ed. ’07, Ph.D. ’11), Brittany Kisner (B.S.Ed. ’07), and Samantha Livingstone (B.S.Ed. ’05, M.Ed. ’08) were named to UGA's 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 for their personal, professional and philanthropic achievements.