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Leadership award named in doctoral student’s honor

January 29, 2020
The Georgia First Generation Foundation recently named their leadership award in honor of Bobby Gueh, a Ph.D. candidate in the department of counseling and human development services.

UGA College of Education ranked 5th in country for online degrees

January 14, 2020
The College continues to rank among the nation’s top online graduate degree programs, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Two College of Education students receive the 2020 President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award

January 13, 2020
Marques R. Dexter, Ph.D. expected ‘20, and Caleb Kelly, a third-year sports management student, will be honored at the 17th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast on Jan. 17.

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.