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Professor's Research Regarding COVID-19 Impact and Gender of Note to New York Times

Monday, July 13, 2020

Professor Gema Zamarro was recently interviewed by The New York Times regarding her research about how job losses, childcare duties and mental distress have disproportionately affected women.

College of Education and Health Professions Diversity & Inclusion Education Research and Innovation Department of Education Reform

U of A Partners' Toolkit Assists Faculty in Creating Accessible Online Courses

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Partners for Inclusive Communities developed a toolkit called Designing an Accessible Online Course to help with the transition.

College of Education and Health Professions Diversity & Inclusion Education Research and Innovation

Master's Counseling Students Get Hands-On Experience in Crisis Counseling Techniques

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

As a part of a partnership with Hope Academy in Bentonville, master's-level students in the Counselor Education and Supervision program conducted surveys this summer with the parents.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Outreach Counselor Education and Supervision Program

Classroom Teachers Can Now Earn a Lead Professional Educator License in Arkansas

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

The Teacher Leadership Institute has been approved by the Division of Elementary and Secondary as a pathway for K-12 educators to potentially add Teacher Leader endorsement to their current license.

College of Education and Health Professions Education

Women Disproportionately Affected During Pandemic, U of A Professor Finds

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Job losses, childcare duties and mental distress have disproportionately affected women since the coronavirus pandemic began, according to research by professor Gema Zamarro.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Health, Fitness & Wellness Research and Innovation Department of Education Reform

Partners for Inclusive Communities Receives $455,454 COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Partners for Inclusive Communities has been awarded a $455,454 Arkansas COVID-19 Rapid Response Project grant to help people with disabilities and older residents who have been impacted by COVID-19.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Health, Fitness & Wellness Outreach

U of A Researchers Develop Diversity Intelligence Scale for Organizations

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The tool will help employers improve diversity, inclusion and equity within their companies and reduce labor lawsuits and EEOC complaints.

College of Education and Health Professions Law and Justice Research and Innovation Social Sciences Department of Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

U of A Recognized by Exercise is Medicine for Efforts to Create Culture of Wellness on Campus

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The U of A is one of only 166 universities and colleges around the world to be honored by the American College of Sports Medicine Exercise is Medicine initiative for its efforts to create a culture of wellness.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Health, Fitness & Wellness Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation
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