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'Fake News' to Be Topic of Science Café on April 17

Thursday, April 12, 2018

University of Arkansas professors Pearl Dowe, Larry Foley and Chris Goering will discuss "Fake News: How Do We Know What's What?" at the next U of A Science Café.

College of Education and Health Professions J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity & Multiculturalism Education Events Lectures Curriculum and Instruction Journalism Political Science

Early-Career Teachers Present Research about Teacher Retention

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Three early-career teachers and Vicki Collet, assistant professor of childhood education, presented their research on teacher retention at the National Writing Project meeting in Washington.

College of Education and Health Professions Economic Development Education Events Research & Innovation Curriculum and Instruction

Future Math Teacher Adds Managing Basketball Team to Equation

Friday, March 16, 2018

Blake Rudolph juggles numbers along with finishing a master's degree, learning to teach and coach, and serving the Razorback basketball team as a manager.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Education Intercollegiate Athletics Curriculum and Instruction

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.

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

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Awards Education Curriculum and Instruction English

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Lectures Curriculum and Instruction

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Education International Curriculum and Instruction

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.

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

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Diversity & Multiculturalism Education Curriculum and Instruction
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