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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.

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.

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.

STEM Center Launches Minority Scholar Series

Feb. 1, 2019

Don't miss the STEM Center's first visiting scholar, ReAnna Roby's presentation "The Afterlife of Black Girls and Women in STEM: Narrative Reimaginings of STEM and Making," part of their Minority STEM Education Series.

Liesl Nydegger Discusses STI Research in Austin Monthly's A to Z Guide to Health

Jan. 2, 2019

Kinesiology and Health Education Assistant Professor Liesl Nydegger discusses her research on African-American and Latina mothers at risk for STIs in Austin.

ELP Student Wins TACHE Higher Education Graduate Fellowship Award

Jan. 29, 2019

Congratulations to Jorge Burmicky on receiving a $2,000 fellowship award from the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education.

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.