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Curriculum and Instruction

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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...

Childhood Education Students Represent State at NASA Institute

University of Arkansas students studying childhood education represented Arkansas at the NASA Pre-service STEM Teacher Institute at the Marshall Flight Space Center in Huntsville, Alabama, last month.

College News

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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.

Administrative Changes Announced by College of Education and Health Professions

The College of Education and Health Professions announces three administrative changes effective with the new fiscal year July 1.

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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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.

Louisiana Voucher Program Helps Desegregate Public Schools, Study Finds

University of Arkansas researchers took a deep look at data on the school voucher program in Louisiana and found that the voucher program had reduced racial stratification in public schools although it appeared to increase racial stratification in...

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

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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.

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.

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

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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.

Nursing Professor Meets with Preceptors

A high-quality graduate nursing program relies on health-care professionals known as preceptors to supervise students while they complete clinical rotations in health-care settings. Anna Jarrett, University of Arkansas assistant professor of nursing,...

U of A Nursing Faculty Named to List of '40 Nurse Leaders Under 40'

Lauren Haggard-Duff, Katey Peterson and Lindsey Sabatini, instructors at the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing at the University of Arkansas, were named to the Arkansas Action Coalition's second cohort of "40 Nurse Leaders Under 40" this spring.

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

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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...

PROMISE Recruiters, Connectors Focus on Family for Success of Teens

If you don't have water or sewer service at your house or it's difficult just getting in and out of your house, chances are not good that you'll be successful in what may be your first job.

Schmidtke Elected to Top Journal's Editorial Board

University of Arkansas professor Carsten Schmidtke has been elected editorial board chair of the journal Career and Technical Education Research, the leading U.S. journal in the field.

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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