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Curriculum and Instruction

Curriculum and Instruction

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Fall Literacy Camp Accepting Applications

The University of Arkansas College of Education and Health Professions is offering a Fall Literacy Camp for local elementary students Aug. 29 through Dec. 5.

Children with Autism and Peers Learn About Art in Crystal Bridges, U of A Partnership

You can usually tell when you've lost a child's attention when the gaze wanders away. Emily Rodriguez found that was rarely the case when she was discussing an artwork with children attending Camp Connect at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Goering Co-Edits Book About Using Music in English Class

University professors attend meetings of professional associations in their field to meet people doing the same work as them, to learn from them, and sometimes it leads to collaboration. That's what happened after Chris Goering from the University...

College News

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Alumni Profiles

Graduates of the College of Education and Health Professions tell their stories.

Arkansas Teacher Corps Bids Farewell to Program's First Class of Teaching Fellows

The end of the 2015-16 school year marked a momentous occasion for the Arkansas Teacher Corps at the University of Arkansas as the program's original 15 Fellows from the 2013 class finished their third and final year of service to students and school...

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Honors Volunteers, Staff

Volunteers play a large role in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Arkansas, and on June 23 the organization honored Ross Hooper as volunteer of the year.

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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Latest Research Breaks Down Impact on Proposed Changes to Louisiana Scholarship Program

The elimination of the Louisiana Scholarship Program would result in cost increases larger than funding increases for the vast majority of school districts in the state, according to the latest research published by the School Choice Demonstration...

U of A Professor Reflects on Obama's Education Agenda

President Barack Obama's education agenda is the focus of a new book co-written by University of Arkansas professor Robert Maranto, who has produced two other books about the Obama presidency.

U of A Professor's Research Project in Spain Asks if Character Traits Can Be Taught

University of Arkansas professor Gema Zamarro and a colleague in Spain will embark this fall on a research project to discover whether children can be taught character traits believed to help them do better at school now and at work later.

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

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Sport Management Graduate Discovers her Dream at U of A

Evelyn White comes from a fourth-generation farming family in Jonesboro. Her favorite childhood memories revolve around playing sports and going to Razorback games. Although her grandpa played football at Arkansas, he left school to enlist in the...

U of A Graduate Helping Expand Opportunities for Caribbean Youth

Simeon Hinsey learned to shoot hoops on a milk crate nailed to a coconut tree in the backyard of his home in the Bahamas.

Research by Alumnus Suggests Using Technology to Count Steps in P.E. Programs

Teaching is just part of what University of Arkansas alumnus Timothy Baghurst does in his job at Oklahoma State University. Baghurst also researches ways to improve the preparation of physical education teachers.

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

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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.

Nursing Graduate Student Receives National Award

Cheryl Perry, a University of Arkansas student in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, received the 2016 Award of Excellence for Advocacy from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

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Arkansas Support Network Offers Multiple Programs

With 800 employees spread over several locations in the state, the people of Arkansas Support Network, under the leadership of Vire, are engaged in work to achieve the goals captured by the mission and vison statements of the organization.

Vire Finds Passion, Purpose After Unexpected Turn

Sometimes in life the unexpected disruption turns out to be a blessing in disguise. A terrible thing happening at the worst possible time led to the course-direction change that put Keith Vire on the path to a career with purpose.

Counseling Students Write Letters to Summer Campers with Incarcerated Parents

Members of Rho Alpha Beta, the University of Arkansas chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, coordinated an event for counseling students to write upbeat letters to summer campers with an incarcerated parent. Chi Sigma Iota is the international counseling academic...

University Recreation

University Recreation

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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.

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.

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