Sept. 15

Curriculum and Instruction

Curriculum and Instruction

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Emeritus Professor Provides Topic of Research Project Examining Antidote to Attrition

University of Arkansas students working on a Master of Arts in Teaching are required to complete a research project for their degree. Two years ago, a group of these students wanted to examine the topic of attrition in the teaching profession.

Online Education Information Website Ranks U of A Special Education Degree No. 3 in Nation

The University of Arkansas master's degree in special education, which is delivered online, is ranked No. 3 on a listing of best online master's degree programs in special education by a company called Early Childhood Education Degrees.

Faculty Receive $8.1 Million in Grants to Improve ESL Education in Arkansas

Two University of Arkansas faculty members recently received three federal grants totaling more than $8 million to fund programs to increase the number of educators prepared to teach English language learners in Arkansas schools.

College News

College News

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Carnine Tells Students About Need to Give Back

Every year, benefactors who create scholarships for University of Arkansas students in the College of Education and Health Professions have the opportunity to meet some of the recipients. Every year, the students hear why these benefactors feel the...

U of A Interdisciplinary Team Receives Grant to Fund Transition Education

A new $1 million grant to University of Arkansas faculty from the U.S. Department of Education will be used to prepare 36 U of A graduate students in special education and communication disorders to improve transition services for high school students...

U of A, LSU Faculty to Collaborate on Study Abroad Research

Two University of Arkansas faculty members will work with a U of A alumna who received a Southeastern Conference Faculty Travel Program grant to fund a study-abroad research project.

Education Reform

Education Reform

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U of A Education Reform Researchers to Make Large Showing at Conference

A contingent of faculty, staff, students and alumni of the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas will participate in the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management meeting Thursday through Saturday in Chicago.

U of A Professor Co-Authors Piece on Political Correctness for Chronicle of Higher Education

Bob Maranto, a University of Arkansas professor in the Department of Education Reform, argues in a piece published in the Chronicle of Higher Education that conservatives' concern about university students being swayed toward liberal viewpoints is...

Study of Character Skills Intrigues Engineer-Turned-Education-Researcher

Malachi Nichols originally wanted to be an engineer. He came to the University of Arkansas from Midland, Texas, on a scholarship designed to recruit students underrepresented in the field of engineering, and he earned his bachelor's degree in 2015.

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

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U of A Students Bring Home Multiple Awards From Professional Association Meeting

University of Arkansas students won the doctoral student research grant competition and swept the student research awards at the annual meeting last month of the Central States American College of Sports Medicine Regional Chapter.

Trip to Ireland Broadens Students' Education Knowledge, Comfort with Travel

University of Arkansas students studying in Ireland last summer learned about the education system there but also saw the country and its people from a different perspective than if they had been tourists.

Research Validates Fluid Diary to Measure Daily Water Intake

Members of the Hydration Science Laboratory at the University of Arkansas showed that the illustrated seven-day fluid diary tested in a research project at the U of A is a valid and reliable method to estimate daily water intake. The Journal of Nutrition...

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

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Nursing Students Put Training, Passion to Work in Houston

Two University of Arkansas nursing students took off for Hurricane Harvey-ravaged Houston without knowing what to expect. What they learned is they are sure of their career choices.

U of A Graduate on List of Top Nurse Leaders in State

The Arkansas Center for Nursing recently named University of Arkansas nursing graduate Eryn Zimmerebner to its 2017 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40.

U of A Nursing Students Learn from Mental Health Awareness Event

University of Arkansas nursing students volunteered at the annual mental health vigil Oct. 1 in Fayetteville, lighting candles, ushering guests and distributing material.

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

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New Short Talks From the Hill: Doctoral Student Discusses Student Activism

In the latest edition of Short Talks from the Hill, a podcast from the University of Arkansas, David Tolliver, doctoral student in public policy at the University of Arkansas, discusses his recently published book, Student Activism As A Vehicle For...

Bentonville Teen with Cerebral Palsy Excels at First Summer Job Through PROMISE

Talking with him and his parents for only a few minutes makes clear 17-year-old Luke Kitterman has a loving, supportive family that has taught him well. But, there is at least one thing he can't get from them - the sense of independence and accomplishment...

Research Finds Communication Therapy Effective But More Studies Needed

More research on the effectiveness of augmentative and alternative communication is necessary to guide people who work with adolescents and adults with autism, according to a review a new University of Arkansas faculty member conducted with her colleagues...

University Recreation

University Recreation

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UREC Outdoors Recycling Efforts Provide 10 People With Clean Water for Year

University Recreation Outdoors successfully recycled enough snack wrappers during the spring 2017 semester to supply 10 people with one year of water through the TerraCycle recycling program.

University Recreation Offers New UREC Sports Injury Clinic

This fall, University Recreation is once again expanding its services with the introduction of the UREC Sports Injury Clinic. Featuring a certified athletic trainer, the new service will offer open clinic hours to University Recreation members, as...

Wellness Initiative to Be Launched at the University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas is committed to the well-being of its students, faculty, and staff. A Wellness Initiative, created through a partnership between the Pat Walker Health Center and University Recreation, identified eight dimensions of wellness...

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