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Curriculum and Instruction

Curriculum and Instruction

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Rethinking Schools Editor to Speak About How Reform Affects Communities of Color

Wayne Au, an editorial board member of Rethinking Schools and associate professor of education at the University of Washington Bothell, will speak at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at the University of Arkansas about the impact of reform on communities of color....

University of Arkansas to Lead STEM Training for College Educators in Iraq

The University of Arkansas is leading an initiative to provide faculty at Iraqi colleges and universities professional development training in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics - known collectively as STEM.

U of A Doctoral Student Receives Funding Award for Research

Mohammed Abdalhadi, a University of Arkansas doctoral student, has been awarded funding for the second time from the Open Society Foundations based in New York to support his research on the impact of teaching and learning human rights concepts.

College News

College News

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Former University Dean Describes Need for Scholarship Support

When Jerry Robbins was pursuing his master's degree in educational administration at the University of Arkansas, he hungered for more than knowledge.

OLLI Presents Native American History Museum Tour Led by Curator

Museum curator David Bogle will give a personal tour of the Museum of Native American History in Bentonville on Oct. 25 in an event sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Arkansas.

Raney Takes on Permanent Role at Helm of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Josh Raney has been named director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute based in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas. He has been serving as director in an interim capacity since April.

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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Penn Professor to Lecture on Discipline Policy Reform

Matthew Steinberg, assistant professor of education at the University of Pennsylvania, will give a lecture titled "Rolling Back Zero Tolerance: Evidence on the Scope and Impact of Discipline Policy Reform" at noon Friday, Oct. 21 on the University...

Education Commissioner to Describe Vision for Excellence in Education

Johnny Key, commissioner of the Arkansas Department of Education, will give a lecture titled "Arkansas Vision for Excellence in Education" at noon Friday, Oct. 7, on the University of Arkansas campus.

Lecture Friday to Focus on School Finance Reform

Diane Schanzenbach, associate professor of human development and social policy at Northwestern University, will give a lecture titled "School Finance Reform and the Distribution of Student Achievement" at noon Friday, Sept. 23 on the University of...

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

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Athletic Training Student Wins Scholarship From National Organization

Evelyn Tandy, a University of Arkansas master's student in athletic training, recently won the Ben Hogan Sports Medicine Scholarship from the National Athletic Trainers Association Research and Education Foundation.

New Assistant Professor Studying How Much Exercise Helps Students Learn

Research shows that children do better academically when they have a chance to move around during the school day. Erin Howie is taking that research a step further, looking at how long the physical activity needs to last to be the most effective.

Nutrition Study Seeks Parent-Child Pairs Just for a Weekend

Finding people to participate in research is tricky enough when just a few participants are needed and it's a short-term study. The experiment is announced, and candidates contact the coordinating staff to see if they fit the qualifications. The...

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

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Hospital Completes Gift to Epley Center for Health Professions at U of A

Steve Percival, vice president of human resources for Washington Regional Medical Center, presented the final installment Sept. 1 of a gift from the hospital to help fund the construction of the Epley Center for Health Professions at the University...

Public Notice of Accreditation Review Given for U of A Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

The University of Arkansas Eleanor Mann School of Nursing's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is scheduled for an on-site accreditation review by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education on Sept. 26-28.

U of A Nursing Student Among Winners of Regional Scholarship

Casey Word, a senior in the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing at the University of Arkansas, was one of three students to receive a scholarship from the Northwest Arkansas Nursing Education Consortium.

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

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Doctoral Student Hopes to Help Others Navigate Life Without Sight

For the first few months after Sandra Bullins lost her eyesight at the age of 22, she stayed home in her pajamas, sunk into depression and despair.

Higher Education Graduate Receives Fulbright Scholar Award to Study in Ghana

Marquita Smith, a University of Arkansas graduate of the higher education program, is spending this school year in Ghana after receiving a 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign...

Hughes Puts Focus on Diversity Intelligence in Latest Book

University of Arkansas professor Claretha Hughes continues to combine her expertise in teaching organizational leaders how to value people in the workplace, developing human resources, and building leadership strategy and competency in a new book,...

University Recreation

University Recreation

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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...

Accredited Fitness Certifications Now Available Through University Recreation

University Recreation is always looking for certified personal trainers and group fitness instructors to assist in offering a variety of fitness programs to the University of Arkansas community.During the fall 2016 semester, UREC will be hosting...

Simple Safety Tips Enhance Outdoor Experiences

Whether heading out on a UREC trip or with a group of friends, individuals should remain mindful of a few safety tips provided by UREC Outdoors in order to best enjoy their recreation experience.

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