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Bush Institute Selects Eight Schools for Middle School Matters Program
The George W. Bush Institute has announced the eight middle schools that will be participating in the Middle School Matters Institute. MSMI in partnership with The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk aims to translate proven research into practical applications, improve school outcomes in the middle grades and leverage the best available research and practices to support student improvement.
Julie Drake and Laura Kelly Honored As Outstanding Staff
UT's Outstanding Staff Award is the highest honor the university bestows on staff, signifying a truly exceptional level of competence, dedication and talent. This year, honorees from the College of Education are Laura Kelly, a project manager with the Institute for Public School Initiatives, and Julie Drake, operations director at the Fitness Institute of Texas.
TCSC Receives Funding for Psychology Internships Accreditation Initiative
The College of Education’s Texas Child Study Center is one of three sites chosen by The University of Texas at Austin’s Hogg Foundation for Mental Health to receive a portion of grants totaling $770,765.
Lambdin Elected President of Top Physical Ed. & Fitness Organization
Dolly Lambdin, a clinical professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, was elected president of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at the organization's annual conference last week in Charlotte, N.C.
Redefining Success for Texas Students
A recent report from the College of Education suggests that Texas students are falling behind academically in ways not measured by standardized testing.
Exercise Science Major Breaks World Powerlifting Record
Preston Turner currently is one of the best powerlifters in the world. He's also a University of Texas at Austin student who's in his third year of study in the College of Education.
Moving for a Better Mind: Physical activity boosts children's cognitive health
There’s substantial scientific proof that physical activity improves children’s physical health and offers health benefits that continue through adulthood according to researcher Darla Castelli.
College of Education Faculty Featured in "The Voice" Videos
In 2008 Teachers College Record and Columbia University's EdLab partnered to create "The Voice," a weekly video series that shares the latest scholarly research in a fresh, compelling, layperson-friendly format. Several College of Education faculty have been featured in Voice videos
College of Education Debuts New Website
The College of Education is pleased to announce the launch of its redesigned website, which includes new features like an online newsroom and video mini-lecture from a faculty member.
College of Education Retains Number One Spot in US News & World Report
For the third year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education number one nationally among public university graduate education programs. Also, this is the sixth year in a row that the college has been ranked number one overall in research funding, with research expenditures last year totaling around $61 million.