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News articles categorized as: Service and Community

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.

Interdisciplinary students work together to serve children with complex needs

October 24, 2019
Over the course of two days, graduate students in the PIPs program, as well as students from affiliated universities, worked together to support young children with high-intensity needs.

‘You are my other me:' Mental health clinic provides free services to Latinx community

October 10, 2019
Edward Anthony Delgado-Romero, associate dean and professor of counseling psychology, created a free counseling clinic to fill a need in the Latinx community.

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.

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.

An 'encouraging' award: Doctoral student receives Lee Roy B. Giles honor

June 12, 2019
Marques Dexter, a doctoral student in the College's department of kinesiology, is this year's graduate student recipient of the Lee Roy B. Giles Encouragement Award.

Living, and giving, with purpose: Alumna's teaching career turns to technology

June 4, 2019
Jamie Rife (MED '08) connects unmet student needs with community members who want to help.

Assistant professor named 2019-2020 Public Service and Outreach Faculty Fellow

May 22, 2019
As a 2019-2020 Public Service and Outreach Faculty Fellow, assistant professor Darris Means will study the tools, skills and resources that rural high school students need to prepare for college.

Media mention: Welsh's research sheds light on disparities in school discipline

May 17, 2019
It's a complex issue, said Richard Welsh, who recently presented his research to the Clarke County Board of Education.