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Study to explore impact of COVID-19 on pre-K children’s school readiness skills, recovery rates

September 17, 2020
To assess the long-term impact of COVID-19 on young students, researchers in the College are investigating the rate at which pre-K children return to pre-pandemic levels of school readiness.

$1.2 million grant to prepare a diverse group of secondary mathematics and science teachers

August 6, 2020
Led by Julie Luft, Athletic Association Professor of Mathematics and Science Education, the GEMS project will recruit and prepare a diverse group of STEM educators to teach in high-need Georgia schools.

HIIT exercise programs for individuals with Down syndrome show benefits

July 29, 2020
Incorporating high-intensity interval training into exercise programs for individuals with Down syndrome may help achieve critical health outcomes in a more time-efficient manner.

Associate professor appointed to Economic Security Task Force in Atlanta

June 23, 2020
Bettina Love was recently appointed to serve on the Old Fourth Ward Economic Security Task Force in Atlanta. The Old Fourth Ward neighborhood is the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr. and home to Ebenezer Baptist Church.

UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic offers curbside services; teletherapy

June 17, 2020
The clinic is supporting audiology patients through a new curbside service model, which reduces physical contact between patients and audiologists. Speech-language patients can engage with the clinic via telepractice.

NEA 'Big Read' grant brings graphic storytelling to life

June 16, 2020
Thanks to a recent "Big Read" grant award, Melisa "Misha" Cahnmann-Taylor will launch a series of readings, lectures and events focused on the works of famed American cartoonist Roz Chast.

OIT provides personal assistance during COVID-19

May 12, 2020
The College's Office of Information Technology is helping faculty and staff who are teleworking from home transition to online formats with emerging learning tools and pedagogy.

Coordinating efforts to protect medical professionals

May 5, 2020
UGA Mary Frances Early College of Education alumni and staff are working together to produce face shields for local medical professionals.

Anneliese A. Singh named Tulane University's first chief diversity officer

April 24, 2020
Singh, professor and associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion, was recently named Tulane University's first associate provost for diversity and faculty development, effective July 20.

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.