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News articles categorized as: Research

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Blending research with civic engagement to teach literacy

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Alumna’s achievements featured in alma mater’s impact report

October 17, 2017
Julia Clark (MEd '68) was featured in Rutgers University Graduate School of Education’s 2017 Impact Report for her contributions at the National Science Foundation.

Is there a better way to test reading comprehension?

October 9, 2017
A new grant will explore test-taking behavior and reading comprehension outcomes in elementary and middle-grades students.

UGA researchers to improve STEM instruction in elementary classrooms

September 26, 2017
Thanks to a $2.1 million study funded by the National Science Foundation, the UGA College of Engineering and the UGA College of Education will develop a model course that prepares elementary school teachers to more efficiently teach mathematics, science and coding using interdisciplinary approaches.

Modlesky appointed as Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Kinesiology

September 26, 2017
Christopher Modlesky, a professor in the department of kinesiology, was recently named the Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Kinesiology by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.

New patent perfects muscle mitochondria test for diseased populations

September 7, 2017
Professor Kevin McCully's device makes it easier to diagnose and treat problems such as fatigue, muscle weakness, peripheral vascular disease and heart failure.

Kinesiology professor helps researchers go digital to increase kids' physical activity

September 6, 2017
Children ages 6 to 10 will wear a personal fitness tracker and set physical fitness goals.

Georgia legislators, staff get update on concussion research

August 28, 2017
This year's federal legislative retreat featured a stop at the indoor football practice facility for a kinesiology presentation.