Curriculum and Instruction

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Professor, Graduate Team Up to Edit Book on Self-Efficacy in Education

Freddie Bowles has been involved with both the national and state organizations of the Association of Teacher Educators for several years. Now, she is president of the state organization. Several years ago, the president of the national organization...

Doctoral Student Has Reading to Do Before Summer Institute

University of Arkansas graduate student Qian Zhang has an important homework assignment due before she goes to summer camp in New York.

'The Language of Science Education: An Expanded Glossary' Now in English and Arabic

William McComas' first doctoral students at the University of Arkansas and at the University of Southern California where he formerly taught were both from Saudi Arabia. So, it's perhaps no surprise that the idea for one of his recent books was suggested...

College News

College News

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Receives Grant; Dean Makes Matching Gift Challenge

The Bernard Osher Foundation in California recently awarded $25,000 to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Arkansas to increase activity in fundraising and membership.

College of Education and Health Professions Honors Faculty for Teaching, Research, Service

The College of Education and Health Professions honored its faculty award winners at an end-of-semester meeting May 5.

Show and Tell Helps Workshop Participants Learn about ADA Accessible Design Standards

Mark Derry did not just tell workshop participants about accessible design for people with disabilities; he took them to a parking area, a picnic area and a restroom and put them to work so they could see for themselves the issues involved.

From the Dean

From the Dean

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Miller Brings Lifetime of Experience to Dean's Position

Michael T. Miller grew up on college campuses. When he was a little kid, he went to work on Saturdays with his father at Southern Illinois University.

Smith Reflects on Research Emphasis During His Tenure

When asked recently about the most significant accomplishments during his time as dean of the College of Education and Health Professions, Tom Smith didn't mention new, innovative programs such as Arkansas Teacher Corps and the Office for Innovation...

College of Education and Health Professions Honors Top Students

The College of Education and Health Professions honored its top students in a ceremony April 20 in the Verizon Ballroom in the Arkansas Union. The college enrolled 4,089 undergraduate students and 1,321 graduate students for the 2015-16 academic...

Education Reform

Education Reform

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Study Finds Large Funding Gap Between Charter Schools, Traditional Schools

The average disparity in per-pupil funding between traditional public schools and their public charter school counterparts in metropolitan areas is $5,721, a gap of 29 percent, according to a new report issued today by a team of researchers in the...

U of A Alumnus Wins Research Award from University of Missouri-St. Louis

James Shuls, a 2013 graduate of the University of Arkansas, received the 2017 Junior Investigator of the Year award from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, where Shuls teaches and conducts research.

C-SPAN Asks Two U of A Faculty Members to Rank U.S. Presidents

C-SPAN recently asked presidential historians, including two at the University of Arkansas, to rank U.S. presidents for a survey released in advance of the federal Presidents Day holiday.

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

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U of A Undergraduate Receives Internship for Close Look at Public Health Issues

Working 10 years as a certified medical assistant after high school gave Kristin Donadeo a first-hand look at how lifestyle affects health. The experience helped her decide to go to college for a bachelor's degree in public health, and she plans...

Hydration Science Lab Focuses on Providing Evidence of Water's Importance

When Stavros Kavouras looks at nutritional guidelines published over the past 70 years, he sees what isn't there - water.

Students Receive Scholarships From National Athletic Trainers' Association Foundation

Four University of Arkansas graduate students recently received $2,300 scholarships from the National Athletic Trainers' Association Foundation.

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

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U of A Nursing Student Wins National Essay Contest

Bethany Adams, a University of Arkansas nursing student, won the grand prize in the National Student Nurses Association/ essay contest and her essay will be published in Imprint, the association's publication for student nurses.

UAMS Nursing Professor to Discuss Using Cardiovascular Research in Practice

Nursing educator Leeann Lefler will give the keynote address Monday on putting cardiovascular research into practice at the annual nursing research conference at the University of Arkansas.

U of A Students Introduced to Hospice Nursing

Students in the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing visited Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale on March 13 as part of a class on palliative and end-of-life care.

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

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National Organization Presents Koch Researcher of Year Award

Lynn Koch, University of Arkansas professor of rehabilitation education and research, has been named top researcher in her field by a national organization.

Former Chancellor Gearhart Enjoys New Teaching Role at U of A

Dave Gearhart has come full circle, you could say. He started adult life as a college student, and, following an immensely successful career as a university fundraiser and chancellor, he is back in the classroom, but now as the professor.

Rehabilitation Research Symposium

The Rehabilitation Counseling Student Association at the University of Arkansas is sponsoring a rehabilitation research symposium on Saturday, May 6 in the Graduate Education Building auditorium. Stephanie Lusk, U of A assistant professor of rehabilitation...

University Recreation

University Recreation

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Wellness Initiative to Be Launched at the University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas is committed to the well-being of its students, faculty, and staff. A Wellness Initiative, created through a partnership between the Pat Walker Health Center and University Recreation, identified eight dimensions of wellness...

Helms Named 2017 University Recreation Outstanding Alumnus

During the NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation annual conference, Katie Helms was honored with the 2017 University Recreation Outstanding Alumnus Award.

UREC Offering Small Group Training this Fall

University Recreation has opened a fully equipped small group training and personal training studio that will now allow a private studio space for training sessions with accredited personal trainers. The new UREC Training studio, located on the first...

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