Educational Psychology News

EDP Graduate Students Selected for Summer Program in Italy

May 15, 2019

Graduate students Ashley Kuchar, Oliver Davidson, Marissa Know, and Phoebe Long have been chosen to participate in Cortona – an exclusive, week-long workshop in Italy.

Educational Psychology Associate Professor Marie-Anne Suizzo Receives Spencer Grant

May 13, 2019

Associate Professor Marie-Anne Suizzo has received a $50,000 grant from the Spencer Foundation.

Beretvas Appointed Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

May 1, 2019

Executive Vice President and Provost Maurie McInnis has appointed Tasha Beretvas senior vice provost for faculty affairs. Her appointment begins June 1.

Ricardo Ainslie's Film "The Mark of War" Featured in Houston Chronicle

April 30, 2019

The Houston Chronicle discusses Educational Psychology Professor Ricardo Ainslie's film "The Mark of War."

Diane Schallert interviewed about new cursive curriculum

April 12, 2019

Educational Psychology Professor Diane Schallert explains how requiring students to learn cursive can help grow their comprehension skills in a recent interview with WCNC.

For Valentine’s Day, Try Being Nice to Yourself

Feb. 14, 2019

In an Interview with the New York Times, Educational Psychology Associate Professor Kristin Neff recommends being kind to ourselves this Valentine's Day.

Christopher McCarthy: Teacher strikes target salaries, but promoting wellness and fighting stress are the real issues

Feb. 14, 2019

Professor Chris McCarthy explains that "if we really want the best educational environment for our students, we need more investment in the occupational health of teachers," in a recent op-ed for The Hill.

Ricardo Ainslie Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from NMCS

Jan. 29, 2019

Educational Psychology Professor Ricardo Ainslie has been selected to receive the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award from NMCS for 25 years of service in Texas and Mexico communities.

Doctoral Student Named a Health Policy Research Scholar

Jan. 18, 2019

Counseling Psychology doctoral student Andrew Arriaga will work to build healthier and more equitable communities as a Health Policy Research Scholar.

College of Education Faculty Receive $150,000 in Grants from New Associate Professor Experimental

Jan. 4, 2019

Associate Professors Delida Sanchez and Sarah Powell have received a combined $150,000 in fundings for upcoming interdisciplinary research

Stephanie Cawthon: Deaf-friendly Starbucks — more stores should follow in their steps

Nov. 3, 2018

Educational Psychology Professor Stephanie Cawthon explains that "deaf people have unique experiences and perspectives that can benefit and be of value to an inclusive, hearing-dominant society" in an op-ed for The Hill.

Christopher Brown: We Need to Make Kindergarten Engaging Again

Nov. 27, 2018

Professor Christopher Brown discusses how highly regimented kindergarten is diminishing children's sense of wonder in an op-ed for Psychology Today.

College of Education Faculty and Student Projects Win President’s Awards for Global Learning

Nov. 13, 2018

College of Education faculty and student part of the winning teams for the Africa, East Asia, and Latin American regions of the President's Award for Global Learning.​

Vietnam War Veterans Share Their Stories with Professor Ricardo Ainslie in New Film

Nov. 12, 2018

For more than 10 years, Ricardo Ainslie has been interviewing seven Vietnam War veterans from Central Texas to better understand their lives before, during, and long after the war.

Three College Faculty Among Teams Selected for President’s Award for Global Learning

Oct. 18, 2018

Two faculty members from the College of Education, Kevin Cokley and Soyoung Park, are part of the winning teams for the Africa and East Asia regions of the President's Award for Global Learning.