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Instructional technology professor recognized for teaching excellence

February 12, 2018
Rob Branch was inducted into the UGA Teaching Academy as a member of the Class of 2017 for his leadership in teaching and learning.

Professor leads next revision of association's ethics code

February 8, 2018
Linda Campbell will chair the committee charged with the first major update to the American Psychological Association's ethics code in 15 years.

Professor says student engagement is a sign of 'flourishing'

February 7, 2018
Amy L. Reschly, a professor in the department of educational psychology, was recently cited in the Harvard Business Review for her expertise in student engagement.

Professor emeritus, 85, investigated productive rehabilitation procedures

February 6, 2018
Former psychology professor Jerold Bozarth, who integrated research activities with contributions to practitioners and community organizations, passed away on January 25, 2018. He was 85.

Associate professor works to refine school assessments for students

February 5, 2018
Laine Bradshaw was recently featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for her work on a pilot program that will help refine school assessments for Putnam County School District.

$3.3 million grant to help children stay active with virtual reality

February 1, 2018
Thanks to a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health, an interdisciplinary team of UGA researchers will introduce a new virtual reality system to help promote physical activity among children ages 6 to 10 year olds.

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.

Doctoral student honored for his mentorship

January 25, 2018
During a breakfast on Wednesday, David Stanley was named Mentor of the Year for Clarke Central High School.

$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.

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.

Professor receives lifetime achievement award from creativity association

January 4, 2018
Bonnie Cramond was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Creativity Association for her extraordinary accomplishments and contributions to the betterment of society.

Scholarships help doctoral student focus on barriers kids face

December 21, 2017
Matthew Moulton is able to research middle-schoolers who are experiencing homelessness thanks in part to donor support.

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.

Student speaker's path follows circuitous route

December 13, 2017
Sammie Napierala approaches her speech to fall graduates similarly to how she has approached other challenges in her educational journey: Just roll with it.

Five College of Education students elected to join prestigious honor society

December 13, 2017
This year, five students in the University of Georgia College of Education were initiated into UGA’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honor society. Election to membership is a distinguished academic honor.

Gov. Deal appoints 3 with College ties to state board

December 1, 2017
Three professionals connected with the University of Georgia College of Education were recently appointed or reappointed to the state's board overseeing licensure and regulation of speech-language pathologists and audiologists.

Assistant professor quoted on test-based accountability

November 13, 2017
Richard Welsh was recently quoted by the AJC on Georgia's new scoring system proposal.

Professor and retired associate professor receive 2017 AECT Special Service Award

November 9, 2017
Rob Branch and Mike Orey were awarded the 2017 Special Service Award from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology for their significant contributions to the association.

Sport management takes hold in an emerging market

November 8, 2017
A new partnership he formed with China’s Southwest University of Finance and Economics is well timed, offering a unique opportunity for both University of Georgia students as well as Chinese scholars.

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.