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UTeach Institute Receives $1 Million NSF Grant to Expand and Improve CS Education for Underrepresented Urban Youth

Oct. 2, 2018

The UTeach Institute has received a $1 million National Science Foundation grant to improve underrepresented urban students' engagement in computer science through implementation of the UTeach CS Principles course.

Kristin Neff Discusses the Power of Self-Compassion in the Harvard Business Review

Oct. 2, 2018

Associate Professor Kristin Neff discusses how self-compassion can help cultivate and enhance motivation and feelings of authenticity.

Kristin Neff Discusses the Yin and Yang of Self-Compassion in The New York Times

Sept. 28, 2018

Educational Psychology Associate Professor Kristin Neff shares ways that survivors of assault can practice self-compassion in light of the Kavanaugh-Blasey testimonies.

David DeMatthews: Why public school funding isn't working in Texas

Sept. 27, 2018

Educational Leadership and Policy Associate Professor David DeMatthews explains how Texas public schools are suffering due to inadequate funding

Two Educational Psychology Professors Finalists for President’s Award for Global Learning

Sept. 27, 2018

Ricardo Ainslie and Kevin Cokley are both part of finalist teams for the inaugural year of the President's Award for Global Learning.

EPP Doctoral Student Awarded Ginny Looney Servant Leader Award

Sept. 27, 2018

Educational Policy and Planning doctoral student Chloe Latham Sikes was awarded the Ginny Looney Servant Leader Award.

Educational Psychology Alumni Co-Author Book to Help Parents Manage Their Children’s Digital World

Sept. 27, 2018

Educational Psychology alumni Mike Brooks, Ph.D '99, and Jon Lasser, Ph.D. '99 have co-authored a book that helps parents find a balance between technology and families.

Skerrett Interviewed About Scotland’s Elimination of Early Grade Standardized Testing

Sept. 27, 2018

Associate Professor Allison Skerrett was recently interviewed about the Deputy and First Minister of Education's decision to end early grade standardized testing in Scotland.

ELP’s Liliana Garces Co-Authors Article Reviewing the Office of Civil Rights’ Role in Education

Sept. 19, 2018

Liliana Garces examines the critical role of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights' in addressing educational inequities.

NISOD Partners with Universities and Colleges in Belize to Offer Professional Development

Sept. 26, 2018

NISOD has partnered with 15 colleges and universities in Belize to provide them with professional development opportunities.