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$1.1 million grant to promote collaboration among service professionals

January 22, 2018
A new five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs will help graduate students gain collaborative clinical experience serving young children and earn an advanced degree.

$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.

New grant project enhances teachers’ toolbox

January 18, 2018
Using a psychometric method she developed, Laine Bradshaw now has a grant to apply her research in classrooms.

How one educator revived her enthusiasm for the classroom

January 5, 2018
In the AJC's Get Schooled blog, professor Peter Smagorinsky has been following one Georgia teacher's journey since she was a student at UGA.

Doctoral student explores vocational counseling in online article

December 19, 2017
The need in the HIV/AIDS community is huge, writes graduate student Michael B. Drew, but it has the potential to change many lives for the better.

Professors, alumnus contribute to journal's special leadership issue

December 11, 2017
Faculty and an alumnus of the College of Education were recently featured in a special issue of The Counseling Psychologist, a flagship journal among counseling psychology professionals.

Want that second piece of pie? Take a quick stroll to help handle the carbs

November 27, 2017
College of Education studies find even a 15-minute walk will help with blood-sugar levels.

Turning political emotions into classroom assets

November 10, 2017
New study aims to reveal how students encounter and process their beliefs and reality.

Five myths about campus sexual violence

November 9, 2017
Often, perception is very different from reality, argues associate professor. Race, gender and other stereotypes play into many misconceptions and distort how we approach solutions.

Blending research with civic engagement to teach literacy

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

Erasing the line between learning and play

November 8, 2017
What if a child's energy release can also help reinforce what’s being learned in the classroom? An ongoing project explores this effect.

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.

A way to perk up your day with a jolt of exercise

November 8, 2017
The next time you head to the vending machine for a can of caffeinated soda, just keep on walking—that exercise will likely wake you up more than the drink.

Accentuate the positive

November 8, 2017
Katherine Raczynski draws from her extensive research in bullying prevention to work with schools and educational organizations across Georgia to improve school climates.

Professor emeritus, 74, shaped and defined field of student affairs

November 8, 2017
Roger B. Winston Jr., professor emeritus in the department of counseling and human development services, who contributed over more than 20 years in the field of student affairs, died on November 4, 2017, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 74.

The gifts you can't touch

November 8, 2017
By tailoring assessments to what’s being taught in the classroom, teachers better understand student needs.

Research helps children reach their potential

November 8, 2017
Research is helping children learn new ways to express themselves—and teaching them a preferred way to communicate that they are more likely to retain.

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.

Doctoral student receives BFSO Founders’ Award from UGA

October 30, 2017
Brittany Williams received UGA's 2017 Black Faculty and Staff Organization Founders’ Award in recognition of her achievements as a graduate student.

Lab's projects find sustainable solutions to real-world educational puzzles

October 23, 2017
In the College of Education's RAIL lab, researchers already know what they want to achieve—they instead spend their time trying to get there.