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Mary Steinhardt Receives $3.3 Million Grant from the National Institutes of Health

Oct. 4, 2019

The project provides resources to African Americans to manage their daily demands of type 2 diabetes.

Kinesiology and Health Education Faculty Member Receives $1.2 Million Grant from NIAAA

Oct. 1, 2019

Miguel Pinedo's project will address gaps in our understanding of barriers that prevent people from seeking and receiving appropriate care for alcohol use disorders.

2019 New Faculty

Oct. 1, 2019

The College of Education welcomes new faculty that bring expertise and new areas of teaching to several of our departments.

Special Education New Faculty 2019

Sept. 4, 2019

This year, the Department of Special Education is joined by Peng Peng.

Kinesiology and Health Education New Faculty 2019

Sept. 4, 2019

This year, the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education is joined by Hao-Yuan Hsiao and Galia Tzvetkov.

Educational Psychology New Faculty 2019

Sept. 4, 2019

This year, the Department of Educational Psychology is joined by Emily Cheshire Brown, Sara Carpenter, and Karen Rayne.

Educational Leadership and Policy New Faculty 2019

Sept. 4, 2019

This year, the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy is joined by Ericka Roland

Curriculum and Instruction New Faculty 2019

Sept. 4, 2019

This year, the Department of Curriculum and Instruction is joined by Maria Fránquiz.

Introducing New Faculty for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Sept. 4, 2019

New faculty members in each department bring unique areas of expertise and research to the College of Education

E-Cigarette Ads Increase Likelihood of Teen and Young Adult Vaping

Aug. 27, 2019

Researchers found that those who remembered seeing in-store and TV e-cigarette marketing were significantly more likely to begin using e-cigarettes up to 2.5 years later.

Lauren Schudde on New Law Affecting Transfer Students

Aug. 26, 2019

In a look into Senate Bill 25, Assistant Professor Lauren Schudde explains how non-transferable credits are making it harder for community college students transferring to four-year institutions.

Matt Bowers: Do Kids Benefit from Recess?

Aug. 25, 2019

Does recess have long-term benefits for kids? Learn why Assistant Professor Matt Bowers says yes.

Charles R. Martinez, Jr.: Teachers are Routinely Devalued. We Have the Power to Change That.

Aug. 23, 2019

Dean Martinez discusses the immense value of teachers in an op-ed for the Austin-American Statesman saying, “There is truly no more important profession with the power to transform lives.”

Sport Management Creates Unique Partnership with Austin FC

Aug. 20, 2019

Students in the sport management program help to grow Austin FC's community presence in Austin through internships and in-class projects.

Allison Skerrett Wins Massey Award for Excellence as a ‘Teacher of Teachers’

Aug. 20, 2019

Professor Allison Skerrett has earned the Massey Award, recognizing her excellence as a "teacher of teachers," leading the charge towards a more culturally responsive teacher preparation program.

Two PHEL Doctoral Students Selected as 2019-21 UCEA Jackson Scholars

Aug. 13, 2019

Congratulations to Educational Leadership and Policy Ph.D. students Rachel Boggs and M. Yvonne Taylor on being selected as 2019-21 Barbara L. Jackson Scholars by the University Council for Educational Administration.

Kevin Cokley Interviewed by Austin-American Statesman About "Go Back" Comments

Aug. 13, 2019

Professor Kevin Cokley explains how racial micro-aggressions like the president's recent "go back" comments negatively impact minorities.