College of Education and Health Professions Picks Outstanding Alumni

The College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas will honor three of its alumni at commencement exercises Friday, May 8 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Continue reading

Petty Named Chair of President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities

There’s a sense of poetic justice in the turn of events that led Julie Petty from bullied kid to presidential appointee. Continue reading

STEM Education Student Receives Award to Teach in Greece Next Year

Grace Gandy is a student in the four-year childhood education program at the University of Arkansas who has really separated herself from the rest of her classmates. Continue reading

U of A, Arkansas Tech Partner to Offer ESL Graduate Academy at Several Sites

Certified Arkansas teachers may qualify to attend an ESL Graduate Academy this summer funded by the Arkansas Department of Education through which they can earn endorsement in English as a Second Language. Continue reading

Education Policy Graduates Taking University Faculty Roles

The University of Arkansas education policy doctoral program is celebrating the success of several of its first graduates, including three who have been hired in faculty roles at other universities. Continue reading

U of A Sophomore Is State's Only Student Named to Common Core Review Panel

University of Arkansas student Jacob Smith is one of 16 Arkansans named by Gov. Asa Hutchinson to the Governor's Council on Common Core Review. Continue reading

Focus on Teaching Social Skills to People With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Many times, children with autism spectrum disorders struggle with social and behavioral interaction across settings, including the classroom, home and community. Continue reading

ARTeacher Fellowship Program Seeks Applicants

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

U of A Alumna Helps Revive Fallen Basketball Player

Entering into a new career is scary for anyone; you pray and hope your studying and training have paid off enough so you are prepared when problems arise. For one University of Arkansas graduate, this happened sooner rather than later and in the most dramatic fashion. Continue reading

Smith Asked to Continue at Helm of College of Education and Health Professions

Tom Smith, dean of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, will remain in the post for an additional year, announced Sharon Gaber, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. Continue reading

Doctoral Student Named to National Board Focusing on Sport and Recreation Law

John Malmo has been selected as the student representative for the Sport and Recreation Law Association for 2015-16. Continue reading

Teacher Education Students to Do Internships in Sweden, Peru

The College of Education and Health Professions began offering out-of-area field placements regularly two years ago. Continue reading

Mayes Wins Best University Dance Educator of the Year

Susan Mayes won the 2015 Dance Educator of the Year Award for SHAPE America's Southern District. Continue reading

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