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Communication Disorders Grad Student Awarded State Scholarship
Maryanne Atchley-Babb, a second year graduate student in speech-language pathology, was awarded the Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association's 2018 Betty Bass Scholarship.
Considering Community in Teacher Development
Christian Goering, professor of English education, and a colleague studied the role of "community" in professional development for teachers.
Research Survey: Infertility, Fertility and Parenthood
As part of a class assignment, a graduate student is asking undergraduate students to take a survey about their knowledge of fertility and infertility as well as attitudes about parenthood.
Research Suggests College Visits Inspire Eighth-Graders to Pursue Higher Education
Doctoral students Elise Swanson and Katherine Kopotic have worked with schools to expose students to various aspects of campus life to see if those visits affect their likelihood of attending college.
EMPOWER Program Helps Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Thrive
The four-year, non-degree program teaches life skills and functional academics though an on-campus experience with student mentors.
Program for Young Adults with Autism Shows Promise, New Professor Finds
Jeanne Eicher, assistant professor in the new Department of Occupational Therapym continues groundbreaking work for young adults with autism and their future co-workers.
Office for Education Policy Hires Research Assistant Professor
The Office for Education Policy has hired Josh McGee as a research assistant professor. He will offer capacity to help policy makers and educational leaders make evidence-informed decisions.
Using Genetics in Exercise Physiology Topic of Public Lecture
J. Timothy Lightfoot of Texas A&M University will discuss genetics in exercise physiology from 11:40 a.m. to 12:55 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Willard J. Walker Hall auditorium.
State Athletic Trainers' Association Sponsors U of A Student for Conference
Mitchell G. Skiller, a graduate student in the university's athletic training program, was awarded a grant to cover the expenses of attending a national conference in late January.
U of A Student Attends D.C. Conference on Neurofibromatosis
Nick Lange, a student in the EMPOWER program, visited with U.S. Rep. Steve Womack about research that could help people who have neurofibromatosis and other tumor-based diseases.