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Professors Host 2018 NEH Summer Institute on Adapting Classic Literature for Today's Audiences

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

U of A professors Lissette Lopez Szwydky-Davis and Sean Connors were awarded a $173,000 NEH grant to co-direct a two-week summer institute for school teachers."

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U of A Astronomy Program Used in Greenland to be Published as Open Resource

Monday, December 04, 2017

University students in the STEM education programs get a chance to put educational theory into practice by developing hands-on activities for grade school students.

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Fayetteville Teacher Earns National Award With Curriculum From U of A Program

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Alumnus Nathan Strayhorn, a teacher in the Fayetteville School District, received the Jane Ortner Education Award for a study unit that he and professor Chris Goering developed.

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Chicago Teacher to Talk Dec. 4 About Finding Meaning in Teaching

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Greg Michie, a Chicago teacher, will give a talk at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4 on the University of Arkansas campus about finding meaning in the profession.

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Faculty Advance Education, Health Research, Service Through International Travel

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

International connections allow faculty to offer educational help overseas and make connections that allow their students to travel internationally.

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Faculty Receive $8.1 Million in Grants to Improve ESL Education in Arkansas

Friday, September 29, 2017

Janet Penner-Williams and Diana Gonzales Worthen received federal grants totaling more than $8 million to increase the number of Arkansas educators prepared to teach English language learners.

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Teacher of the Year Gives U of A Students Tips on Culturally Responsive Teaching

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Alumna Courtney Cochran, the Arkansas Teacher of the Year designated by the Arkansas Department of Education, spoke with students in the education class Understanding Culture in the Classroom.

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Interdisciplinary Team Awarded NSF Grant to Address Technology and Skills Gaps

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

An interdisciplinary team of researchers recently received an NSF grant to organize and host a workshop next fall about technology and skill gaps during adulthood transitions.

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High Schoolers' Field Trip Provides Valuable Experience for Graduate Students

Friday, May 19, 2017

Tina Howlett, assistant professor of teaching English to speakers of other languages, arranged a visit to give her students practical experience.

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University of Arkansas Student Chosen as James Madison Fellow

Friday, May 12, 2017

Fellowship for graduate study is awarded to current or future teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary level.

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