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

Rehabilitation Counseling Program Moves up to No. 13 on U.S. News List

Several graduate programs at the University of Arkansas rated well in the 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools with the rehabilitation counseling program in the College of Education and Health Professions moving up three places to rank No. 13 on the list. Continue reading

Candidates for Dean's Post Visting Campus in March

Three candidates will visit the University of Arkansas campus in March to interview for the position of dean of the College of Education and Health Professions. Continue reading

Spring Sports Medicine Workshop to Focus on Soft Tissue Injury

The University of Arkansas athletic training education program, along with Physicians' Specialty Hospital, will feature the Graston Technique at the fifth annual Razorback Spring Sports Medicine Workshop on Friday and Saturday, March 7-8. Continue reading

First Candidate for College of Education and Health Professions Dean to Visit Campus

Michael McLendon, associate dean of the Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University, will visit the University of Arkansas campus this week to speak with faculty, staff and students as a candidate for the position of dean of the College of Education and Health Professions. Continue reading

Doctoral Student Presents Research on Social Media and Consent to Sexual Activity

A U of A doctoral student’s research concluded that a majority of college students think they can decide if someone will consent to sexual activity based off their social media profiles. Continue reading

U of A Nursing Graduate Invents Device to Lessen Needle Sticks

Going to the hospital is already a less than stellar experience for most people, especially when you are constantly being poked and prodded with needles. Fortunately, Spencer Jones, a registered nurse at CHI St. Vincent in Little Rock, is working to eliminate this issue. Jones invented a device that will eliminate the use for more than one needle. Continue reading

U of A Dean Smith Founding Member of National Group Aiming to Improve Teacher Preparation

Tom Smith, dean of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, has joined with 17 education school deans from across the country to establish “Deans for Impact,” a group dedicated to producing better teachers. Continue reading

Public Notice Given of Initial Accreditation Review of U of A Nursing Doctoral Degree

The University of Arkansas Eleanor Mann School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program is scheduled for an evaluation visit by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education on March 16-18. Continue reading

Health Disparities Conference Set for April 10

Registration is now open for the 2015 Arkansas Health Disparities Conference to be held April 10 at the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development on the University of Arkansas campus. Continue reading

Athletic Training Students Present Research at Annual U of A Symposium

University of Arkansas students in the master's degree program in athletic training presented their research at a poster session Jan. 17 during the ninth annual Razorback Winter Sports Medicine Symposium co-sponsored by the program. Continue reading

Office for Education Policy Names McKenzie as Executive Director

University of Arkansas Office for Education Policy announced that Sarah McKenzie has been named to a newly formed executive director position. McKenzie will spearhead the Office of Education Policy’s support to policymakers and education leaders in encouraging evidence-based decision-making. Continue reading

Arkansas PROMISE on Target to Provide Paid Work Experiences for Teens With Disabilities

The Arkansas PROMISE project based at the University of Arkansas is off to a good start on its goal of providing job training and paid work experiences for Arkansas teenagers with disabilities. Continue reading

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