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PHEL Alumna Wins American Association of Blacks in Higher Education Dissertation of the Year

April 8, 2019

Tracie Lowe, Ph.D. ’18, alumna from the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy’s Higher Education Leadership program, is the AAABHE 2019 Dissertation of the Year winner.

E-cigarettes and Youth Discovery Minute

April 4, 2019

Join Professor Alexandra Loukas as she discusses the alarming jump in e-cigarette use within the past year among high school and middle school age students.

The Power of Prediction

March 29, 2019

The Health & Integrative Physiology (HIP) Lab focuses on identifying biomarkers that can predict those at increased risk for these diseases or those individuals more likely to progress to serious complications.

Dean Martinez Hosts Student, Faculty, and Staff Forums

March 30, 2019

Earlier this semester, College of Education Dean Charles Martinez, Jr. held a series of forums for students, faculty, and staff to discuss the vision and mission of the college

KHE Faculty and Student Interviewed About Easy Exercises to Feel Great

March 27, 2019

Learn some easy exercise moves that will help to eliminate aches and pains from Kinesiology and Health Education Associate Professor of Instruction Dixie Stanforth and graduate student Kelsey Graham.

College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin ranked 13th by U.S. News & World Report

March 12, 2019

The College of Education ranked 13th overall and 4th among public institutions.

The Truth That I Owe You: Understanding the Social Contexts of Race and Gender in Literacy Education

March 6, 2019

An ED Talk by David Kirkland, associate professor of English and Urban Education and executive director of the NYU Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools.

Get FIT: The 12-week On-campus Fitness and Nutrition Program That Will Change Your Life

Feb. 24, 2019

For 10 years, Get FIT has provided motivating workouts and nutritional guidance in a convenient location on campus.

More Than Just a Walk Around the Block

Feb. 28, 2019

Curriculum and Instruction Clinical Associate Professor Haydée Rodriguez takes a group of pre-service bilingual/bicultural education students on community walks to help the students learn about their students' lives.

A Problem Hidden in Plain Sight: Forum on Chronic Absenteeism

Feb. 28, 2019

Each year, nearly 7.5 million students are chronically absent – missing 10% or more of the school year. How should researchers, policymakers, and educators address chronic absenteeism and its effects on students? 

UT and Austin ISD Showcase Research to Benefit Pre-K-12 Education

Feb. 27, 2019

In early February, the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin and Austin Independent School District (AISD) hosted its first Collaborative Research Forum.

Urban (Education) Legends

Feb. 23, 2019

Urban farming. Urban outfitters. Urban music. What does “urban” look like, sound like, feel like? What is “urban” code for? Depends on who you ask, and what you’re talking about.

A Boisterous Classroom May be Better for Kids than You Think

Feb. 23, 2019

That’s what San Antonio Independent School District is betting on. And the bet is backed by research from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Student Highlighted as a 2019 Leader to Learn From by Education Week

Feb. 20, 2019

Education Weekly selected Curriculum and Instruction doctoral student Angela Ward as a 2019 leader to learn from for her leadership in cultural proficiency in her role as Supervisor of Race and Equity Programs at AISD.

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.