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Curriculum and Instruction

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Survey Shows Leadership Effect on Common Core; Project One of Denny's Last

A team of University of Arkansas researchers found in a national survey that, when their school leaders were open and active in implementing Common Core State Standards, teachers felt more positive about those standards.

Statewide Conference Highlights Arts Integration, Power of Play

Last month, over 90 educators from across Arkansas came together on scenic Petit Jean Mountain to think hard about play. The result was a richer understanding of art, creativity and student learning -- all part of the University of Arkansas' fifth...

Summer Literacy Camp Available for NWA Elementary Students

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - The University of Arkansas Global Campus and College of Education and Health Professions have partnered to offer a summer literacy camp for local elementary students July 25 through Aug. 5. Participants must register online by...

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College of Education and Health Professions Building Strong Research Foundation

When the University of Arkansas honored its "Top 15 in 2015" class of faculty and staff research award recipients in a ceremony in April, more than half of the 15 were from the College of Education and Health Professions.

College of Education and Health Professions Honor Alumni

The College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas will honor three of its alumni at commencement exercises May 14 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Donald Simpson

Donald D. Simpson, Ph.D., M.P.H. is dean of the College of Health Professions and professor of clinical laboratory sciences at the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University, where he also serves as director of the Institute for...

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

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Northwest Arkansas Students Outperform Natural State Peers

The 2015 Northwest Arkansas Report Card published by the Office for Education Policy at the University of Arkansas shows Northwest Arkansas students outperform their peers in other regions of the state.

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...

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

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Nursing Students Help Homeless With Information About Health, Safety

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing students organized a health fair at 7hills Homeless Day Center in Fayetteville on May 28, bringing in professionals to provide information about women's health services, affordable health insurance, transit services,...

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.

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

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Emeritus University Professor Passes Torch to Rehabilitation Program Graduate

Rick Roessler has won national awards in the field of rehabilitation education and research. He has been awarded grant funding to research workplace challenges faced by people with disabilities. He has taught and advised numerous graduate students...

Pakistani Doctoral Student Builds Long List of Research Publications

Sajid Ali Yousuf Zai will return to his home country of Pakistan this month with a doctorate from the University of Arkansas and a long list of publications about his research that will assist other education scholars.

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.

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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