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Curriculum and Instruction

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Teacher-Education Program, Students Pay Tribute to Mentors

Angie Browning of Ramay Junior High School in Fayetteville and Cindy Davison of Bayyari Elementary School in Springdale were named mentor teachers of the year by the University of Arkansas during a reception Tuesday.

Swedish Student Doing U of A Internship Is Named an Arkansas Traveler

Jesper Vackmyr of Sweden was apprehensive when he learned that the subject he would be teaching during a four-week internship at Woodland Junior High in Fayetteville was Arkansas history.

ARTeacher Fellowship Program Seeks Applicants; Deadline May 6

The Center for Children and Youth at the University of Arkansas is seeking 10 secondary-level teachers to apply for participation in the fifth year of the ARTeacher Fellowship program, a collaboration between the center, Crystal Bridges Museum of...

College News

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Miller Named Dean of College of Education and Health Professions

Michael T. Miller has been named dean of the College of Education and Health Professions for a two-year term, beginning July 1, announced Ashok Saxena, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs of the University of Arkansas.

Interim Director Named for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Josh Raney has been named interim director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute based in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas. Raney will serve in the interim position until the end of the year, when...

First Students in Autism Support Program to Graduate

The University of Arkansas Autism Support Program will graduate its first students this year, four years after the program was established in the College of Education and Health Professions.

From the Dean

From the Dean

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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...

Ziegler Gifts Inspired by Family's Experiences With Student Nurses

When Ann Marie Ziegler's husband, Joe, became disabled in a bicycle accident in 2008, the couple found themselves surrounded by new health-care challenges. Thanks to the excellent medical care from three University of Arkansas nursing students, Joe...

Education Reform

Education Reform

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Study Finds Connection Between School Voucher Use, Lower Crime Rates

An evaluation by University of Arkansas researchers of a Milwaukee school voucher program found that students who used the vouchers to attend a private high school were less likely to commit crimes than comparable students who attended Milwaukee...

University of California Professor to Discuss Improving Teacher-Student Relationships

Hunter Gehlbach, an associate professor of education at the University of California, will speak at noon Friday, Feb. 26, on the University of Arkansas campus. His lecture is titled "Creating Birds of Similar Feathers: Leveraging Similarity to Improve...

New Reports Show Positive, Negative Effects of Louisiana School Vouchers

The Louisiana Scholarship Program has widely varying effects on students, according to a series of studies released jointly by the School Choice Demonstration Project at the University of Arkansas and the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans...

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

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Jozkowski Honored With Early Career Award From Alma Mater

University of Arkansas professor Kristen Jozkowski received a distinguished alumni award earlier this month from the School of Public Health at Indiana University-Bloomington.

Bonacci Speaks to Cubs Medical Staff at Spring Training Symposium

The Chicago Cubs invited University of Arkansas professor Jeff Bonacci to speak at the team's annual sports medicine and athletic training staff spring training symposium in Phoenix recently.

Harvard Professor to Give Talk: What Comes First - Overeating or Obesity?

David Ludwig, a leader in the field of childhood obesity research and treatment, will speak at the University of Arkansas at noon Friday, April 15 in the Graduate Education Building auditorium.

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

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Online Nursing Students in Doctoral Program Trek to Fayetteville for Hands-On Lessons in Health Assessment

Online nursing students from as far away as California gathered at the University of Arkansas in February to get hands-on health assessment training and to demonstrate critical care procedures performed by nurse practitioners in the acute care setting,...

Nursing Students Help Homeless Center Clients Care for Feet

The weather outside was cold and blustery but University of Arkansas nursing students welcomed clients of 7hills Homeless Day Center into their foot care clinic to soak their feet in a plastic basin of warm, sudsy water.

Nursing Doctoral Degree Receives Accreditation; Grant Project Addresses Needs

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing at the University of Arkansas is working to transform health care through nursing education and research in Arkansas and beyond.

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

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Counselor Education Honor Society Inducts New Members

The Rho Alpha Beta chapter of Chi Sigma Iota at the University of Arkansas inducted new members a ceremony April 8 in the Graduate Education Building.

PROMISE Project Enrolls Teen No. 2,000, Praised for Collaborative Efforts

The Arkansas PROMISE project met its goal of enrolling 2,000 teens with disabilities this week, more than two weeks ahead of the deadline set for the federally funded project. Enrollment began in September 2014.

Alumna Publishes Two Books With Help from Jordanian Princess

University of Arkansas graduate Teresa Bevis recently published two new books about the history and impact of education exchange between the United States and the Middle East.

University Recreation

University Recreation

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University Recreation to Offer Free Hands-Only CPR classes on Feb. 12

If a loved one suddenly collapsed and became unconscious, would you know what to do? According to the American Heart Association, as many as four out of five cardiac arrests happen at home. While effective bystander CPR can double or triple a victim's...

University Recreation Challenges UA Community to Commit to Fit

University Recreation challenges the U of A community to 'Commit to Fit'. This incentive program for University of Arkansas students and UREC members is a perfect way to stay committed to your health and wellness goals in 2016.

University Recreation to Host Stand-Up Paddleboard, Self Defense, Ballet Classes and More

The spring 2016 semester brings a variety of non-credit and continued learning opportunities in aquatics, dance, and health & safety topics for students, UREC members, faculty/staff, and Arkansas Alumni Association members. Ballet Dance, beginning...

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