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Articles for: Department of Mathematics and Science Education

Passion and promise

May 23, 2018
Doctoral candidate receives 2018 Mary Frances Early Scholarship to support research in mathematics education.

Alumna receives 2018 Science Academy Award for Young Researchers

April 25, 2018
Zelha Tunç-Pekkan recently received the 2018 Science Academy Award for Young Researchers to enhance her studies on children's construction of fractions and its relationship to algebra.

Mixing health care and engineering for new careers

April 20, 2018
Professor helps turn students on to emerging careers in the field of bio-engineering.

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.

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.

The science of teaching

November 8, 2017
Julie Luft wants science teaching to be fun and engaging, and as a result she also was tapped to help faculty at UGA make the most out of the gleaming new space.

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.

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.

Luft's research noted in Education Week

September 15, 2017
What happens when, as a new science teacher, you enter a classroom and are expected to teach in a subject area that's not your specialty? T

Students enjoy their moment in the sun

August 23, 2017
Science education and early childhood majors help kids with a 'once-in-a-lifetime' experience.