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Not a guilt trip: New study looks at couples' path to staying in shape

February 23, 2018
Graduate student's project looks at how exercising with friends, with a partner and with an electronic tracker come together to keep older adults active.

When small movements make a big difference

February 13, 2018
New study looks at how vibration can help children with cerebral palsy.

Graduate student helps middle-schoolers embrace sense of self

January 31, 2018
The dissertation project P.O.I.S.E. has become a grounding point for African-American young women.

$1.9 million grant aims to increase Georgia’s behavioral health workforce

January 18, 2018
A new federally funded project supports the training of counselors and psychologists.

Third annual 'Big Read' event in Athens turns focus to Lunar New Year

January 18, 2018
The community-wide reading celebration, which kicks off in February to coincide with the Lunar New Year, focuses on "To Live," a novel by Chinese author Yu Hua.

College of Education student-athletes inducted into leadership academy

December 20, 2017
Three student-athletes were recently inducted into Georgia’s Student-Athlete Leadership Academy for their academic and athletic success, leadership, and campus and community service involvement.

Robots help change learning in Honduras

December 19, 2017
Partnership between the College of Education and the country's government makes way for new technology lessons in rural parts of the country.

New partnership opens up opportunities at community center

December 19, 2017
The University of Georgia is working with the Athens Housing Authority to connect with residents and offer new programming.

Alumnus receives national award from federal agency

December 8, 2017
Ryan Akers (PhD '07), an associate extension professor in the School of Human Sciences at Mississippi State University, recently received the 2017 Federal Emergency Management Agency's national award for Outstanding Achievement in Youth Preparedness.

Hurricane supply drive connects students across campus

November 15, 2017
Students, including members of the College of Education's BIEN research team, collect 25,000 pounds of hurricane supplies for Puerto Rico.

College staffer supports Girl Scouts as troop leader

November 14, 2017
Barbara Galvond has seen her involvement with the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, one of the state's two councils, come full circle.

Workshop trains dozens of mentor teachers

November 10, 2017
Offered each summer, the workshop trains mentor teachers in co-teaching strategies to best support their teacher candidates.

New leaders, new energy in PDSD for 2017-18 school year

November 10, 2017
The Professional Development School District partnership experienced significant leadership changes at both the university and district levels for the 2017-18 school year.

Fifth annual workshop helps build new partnerships

November 10, 2017
The Professional Development Schools Workshop took place Oct. 24 with an energetic group representing eight universities and P-12 school districts from the Southeast.

Clarke Middle School principal elected to national position

November 10, 2017
MacMillan will serve a three-year term on the board of the the National Association for Professional Development Schools as one of the P-12 leadership representatives.

Have solutions, will travel

November 8, 2017
Students in the College's special education program are branching out to assist with children and families across the state.

Giving a population its voice

November 8, 2017
Faculty and graduate students in the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services are reaching out to local immigrant and Spanish-speaking populations to help them get the counseling services they need.

Blending research with civic engagement to teach literacy

November 8, 2017
By connecting children with the community, faculty inspire a new generation of researchers.

Program helps new principals gain an edge

November 8, 2017
The College of Education’s Early Career Principal Readiness Program exists to help navigate the waters of leading a school.

Counseling psychology professor focuses on giving back to community

October 31, 2017
As a bilingual Latino, a first-generation college student and a son of immigrants, Edward Delgado-Romero's earlier life experiences led him down a road of discovery; service; and, eventually, a world of change.