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Category: Students and Faculty

Kinesiology student heads to her second Olympics

Jul 26, 2016 Filed under: kudos, students and faculty
Sport management major Brittany MacLean leaves for Rio de Janeiro feeling excited and even more confident than she did four years ago.

Alumna selected as an inaugural Mellon Faculty Fellow

Jul 14, 2016 Filed under: alumni, kudos, spotlight, students and faculty
Alumna and assistant professor Stephanie Jones was selected as a new Mellon Faculty Fellow for applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship and service.

Daigle elected to editorial review board of flagship counseling journal

Jul 13, 2016 Filed under: kudos, research, students and faculty
Jolie Daigle was elected as an editorial review board member of the American Counseling Association's Journal of Counseling and Development.

Amazing Student: Abbe Van Gorder

Jun 27, 2016 Filed under: kudos, spotlight, students and faculty, service and community
Abbe Van Gorder is making the most of her time at UGA by pursuing a double major, taking on a role as a student ambassador and earning scholarships.

Amazing Student: Lenie George

Jun 21, 2016 Filed under: kudos, research, service and community, spotlight, students and faculty
Doctoral student Lenie George gets to offer professional development on how to integrate technology within the classroom in meaningful ways.

Understanding literacies through chalk art

Jun 20, 2016 Filed under: service and community, spotlight, students and faculty
English education graduate students participate in College's first Madonnari to illustrate different understandings of literacies and discourse.

Smagorinsky: Should schools designate unisex restrooms?

Jun 9, 2016 Filed under: kudos, schools and administrators, service and community, students and faculty
Peter Smagorinsky explains why schools should embrace the White House's inclusion efforts towards transgender students.

Professor receives Trueba Award from AERA

Jun 8, 2016 Filed under: kudos, spotlight, students and faculty, service and community
Cynthia Dillard received the Henry T. Trueba Award for her distinguished contributions leading to the transformation of the social contexts of education.

Yli-Piipari quoted in Washington Post on validity of conducting research studies with mobile phones

Jun 7, 2016 Filed under: media mention, research, students and faculty
According to Yli-Piipari, researchers can do very little to prevent participants from entering fake data with mobile apps, such as Apple's ResearchKit.

Mission complete! Robotics competition lands successfully for 2nd year

Jun 6, 2016 Filed under: schools and administrators, service and community, spotlight, students and faculty, kudos
RAIL Robotics Competition sends 28 Barrow County students on a 'mission' to Mars.