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How Sports and the Military Helped Nate Boyer Bridge Cultural Divides

July 6, 2018

Kinesiology and Health Education alumnus Nate Boyer discusses how his experiences as a U.S. Special Forces Green Beret, University of Texas Longhorn and NFL player led him towards activism

Charles Martinez Appointed Dean of UT Austin’s College of Education

July 10, 2018

Charles Martinez will start January 1st, 2019 as the new Dean of the College of Education

Breaking the Cycle with Counseling

July 7, 2018

Educational Psychology alumna Elizabeth Minne has transformed access to mental health care in Austin public schools through on-campus counseling centers

Renowned Scholars to Discuss Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race Research at APA Conference at UT Austin

July 9, 2018

Educational Psychology Associate Professor Germine Awad and Professor Kevin Cokley have coordinated the 5th biennial APA conference to be held this month at The University of Texas at Austin.

IPSI Project Director Appointed to National GEAR UP Advisory Commission

June 29, 2018

Pratik Mhatre, IPSI project director, has accepted an invitation to serve on the GEAR UP Advisory Commission.

Toni Falbo Provides Research Insights on Only Children in BBC Podcast

July 5, 2018

Educational Psychology Professor Toni Falbo's research on only children was featured in a BBC podcast breaking down the only child stereotype.

Joshua Childs Discusses the Benefits and Drawbacks of Charter Schools in Texas

July 1, 2018

Joshua Childs, assistant professor of educational policy and planning, and a panel of experts explain charter schools' effect on education throughout the state on Texas Public Radio.

David DeMatthews: Now Is the Time for Superintendents to Get Political

June 22, 2018

Educational Leadership and Policy Associate Professor David DeMatthews discusses superintendent's responsibility to advocate for children in today's political climate.

Educational Psychology Alumnus Research Leads to Meaningful Career

June 25, 2018

Alumna Lynn Mellor is changing the lives of students across Texas through her work as the principal researcher at the American Institutes for Research.

HISD Names University of Texas Alumna Secondary Teacher of the Year

June 22, 2018

College of Education and 40 Acres Scholar Alejandra Ortega was named the 2017-18 Secondary Teacher of the Year for the Houston Independents School District.