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News articles categorized as: Students and Faculty

Assistantship helps research on African-American male success

September 21, 2017
A graduate assistantship awarded to a College of Education doctoral student will help investigate how institutions recruit, retain and support African-American men.

English education professor receives NCTE Distinguished Service Award

September 21, 2017
Peter Smagorinsky, Distinguished Research Professor of English Education in the department of language and literacy education, was recognized by the National Council of Teachers of English for his service to the profession and distinctive use of language.

Associate professor quoted on religion in schools

September 18, 2017
Kevin Burke was recently quoted on how teachers are prepared to teach religion in schools.

3 faculty members recognized for teaching excellence

September 15, 2017
This year, out of 24 Fellows selected across the University of Georgia, three were recognized in the College of Education, including Morgan Faison, Amanda Ferster and Liz Saylor.

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.

Professor honored with Excellence in Education Award from alma mater

August 28, 2017
Kathleen deMarrais received the 2017 Excellence in Education Award from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania for her superior teaching ability and commitment to students at the college level.

Professor named president-elect of school psychology society

August 24, 2017
Scott Ardoin was recently named president-elect of the Society for the Study of School Psychology, a nonprofit organization focused on recognizing and supporting scholarship and research.

Educational psychology professor Marty Carr helped children excel in mathematics

August 1, 2017
Marty Carr, a professor in the department of educational psychology, who dedicated her career to researching the development of mathematics literacy in young children, died on July 30, 2017. She was 59.

First artist-in-residence blends sustainability with education

July 28, 2017
Kira Hegeman, a Ph.D. student in art education, is helping UGA and students think creatively about waste.

Family's love of education pays off

July 27, 2017
Now a master's student, Coca-Cola First Generation Scholar Enid Truong discovered her passion for learning, design and technology in the College of Education.

CNN visits College for report on dyslexia

July 26, 2017
Associate professor Jennifer Lindstrom is featured in a segment examining assistive technologies for dyslexia.

Assistant professor quoted on estimated value of Houston Rockets

July 20, 2017
Steven Salaga explains why the team's ability to create positive buzz with ticket sales and TV ratings is essential for creating stability.

Learning on the job

July 19, 2017
COST program participant Sophie McKenzie gains eye-opening experience in Australia.

Clinical assistant professor honored by international board

June 6, 2017
Petros Panaou recently received an award from the International Board on Books for Young People for a Greek science fiction manuscript he wrote last year.

Doctoral student receives 2017 NAACP Image Award

June 1, 2017
Jasmine Jenkins was recently honored by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People for her commitment to social justice, diversity and equality in the Athens-Clark County community.

New grant uses abstraction as a guiding principle for learning

May 31, 2017
Science education assistant professor Daniel Capps receives $449,849 NSF grant to enhance how students and teachers can learn about the nature of scientific models.

Graduate student wins Boren Fellowship, plans study in Haiti

May 17, 2017
Heading into her fourth year of a five-year doctoral program in counseling psychology, Elizabeth Louis recently learned she is the winner of the prestigious Boren Fellowship.

Russell Yeany, dean emeritus of the College of Education, 1941-2017

May 8, 2017
Russell Yeany, professor emeritus and former dean of the University of Georgia College of Education, died May 5 from kidney complications. He was 76.

Passion for education helps student sew new skills

May 4, 2017
Doctoral student Ashley Nylin enhances student teacher learning and community partnerships.

Graduate profile: 'This country has offered us so much'

May 3, 2017
Experiences as a newcomer to the United States help connect this future TESOL teacher to her students.