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Soyoung Park: How special education is a prime example of our unhealthy ‘obsession with conformity’

Feb. 18, 2019

Assistant Professor Soyoung Park discusses why the special education field is a prime example of our obsession with conformity in an op-ed for The Washington Post.

Audrey Stone awarded $2.4 million NIH Grant

Feb. 19, 2019

Over the next four years, Kinesiology and Health Education Assistant Professor Audrey Stone will research the role of diabetes-related inflammation on cardiovascular responses.

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.

Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Student Interviewed by KUT

Feb. 13, 2019

In an interview with KUT, Curriculum and Instruction doctoral student Lakeya Omogun discusses the legitimacy of Austin's Liberal label.

Tracie Lowe: Including foster care and homeless students in higher education

Feb. 13, 2019

Educational Leadership and Policy alumna Tracie Lowe, Ph.D. '18 explains why Texas higher education institutions need be inclusive of homeless and foster care students.

Jennifer Jellison Holme: Getting to the root of our public education crisis

Feb. 8, 2019

Associate Professor Jennifer Holme explains that "It’s time to break free from narrow solutions with little evidence of success...and toward cross-sector solutions," in an op-ed for Democrat and Chronicle.

Richard Reddick: When Men Shy Away from Mentoring Women

Feb. 7, 2019

Associate Professor Richard Reddick discusses why cross-gender mentoring is important for the future of women in the workplace.

Christopher Brown Interviewed by Texas Standard

Jan. 22, 2019

Christopher Brown, professor of Curriculum and Instruction, discusses the need for a holistic approach to accountability for schools when it comes to student success.

ELP Graduate Student Creates Online Database for Higher Education Researchers

Feb. 1, 2019

PHEL doctoral student ZW Taylor has created an online database that automatically removes dead or broken links as a tool for researchers.