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Communication Disorders Grad Student Awarded State Scholarship

Friday, February 15, 2019

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Education Communication Disorders

Considering Community in Teacher Development

Friday, February 15, 2019

Christian Goering, professor of English education, and a colleague studied the role of "community" in professional development for teachers.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation Curriculum and Instruction

Research Survey: Infertility, Fertility and Parenthood

Thursday, February 14, 2019

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Studies Community Health Promotion

Research Suggests College Visits Inspire Eighth-Graders to Pursue Higher Education

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation Education Reform Higher Education

EMPOWER Program Helps Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Thrive

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The four-year, non-degree program teaches life skills and functional academics though an on-campus experience with student mentors.

College of Education and Health Professions Diversity and Inclusion Education Engineering Outreach Points of Pride

Program for Young Adults with Autism Shows Promise, New Professor Finds

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Jeanne Eicher, assistant professor in the new Department of Occupational Therapym continues groundbreaking work for young adults with autism and their future co-workers.

College of Education and Health Professions Health Research & Innovation Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Office for Education Policy Hires Research Assistant Professor

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education Education Policy

Using Genetics in Exercise Physiology Topic of Public Lecture

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Events Health Lectures Science Health, Human Performance and Recreation

State Athletic Trainers' Association Sponsors U of A Student for Conference

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Education Athletic Training

U of A Student Attends D.C. Conference on Neurofibromatosis

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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.

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