2010 News Articles (click title for full article)

Athletic Training Education Students Invited to National Conference for Leaders
Dominic Maneen and Brad Endres, two outstanding students in the College of Education's Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP), have been invited to attend the National Athletic Trainers' Association's inaugural iLead conference in Washington, D.C.

Five Education Alum Honored on Graduate School's 100th Anniversary
The University of Texas at Austin's Graduate School is celebrating its 100th anniversary and in honor of the milestone, a commemorative anniversary book was created to spotlight some of the university's graduate alumni who have spent their lives making a difference.

Lowest Performing, Poorest Texas Schools Get Least Skilled Teachers
Students in low performing and high poverty Texas schools have far less access to the same level of teacher quality as students in high performing, low poverty and predominantly White Texas schools, according to a recent University of Texas at Austin study.

Sports Beverage With Half the Carbs, Fewer Calories Can Boost Endurance
Compared to a carbohydrate-only supplement, a low-carb beverage with added protein increases endurance times in cyclists, according to a study out of The University of Texas at Austin's Department of Kinesiology and Health Education.

National Mentoring Award Goes to Ovando
Martha Ovando, a professor in The University of Texas at Austin College of Education's Department of Educational Administration, was honored in October with the University Center for Educational Administration's (UCEA) 2010 Jay D. Scribner Mentoring Award.

Valencia Honored With University's Hamilton Book Award
Dr. Richard Valencia, a professor in The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education, was named winner of a University Co-Op Robert W. Hamilton Book Award, in the runner-up category for his book "Chicano Students and the Courts: The Mexican American Legal Struggle for Educational Equality."

Getting to the Heart of Student Success: New CCSSE Report Released
A new University of Texas at Austin report argues that the escalating national push for more college degrees will produce the desired impacts on America’s economy and society only if college completion reflects real and lasting learning.

Leaders at Most Challenging Schools to Get Improved Training With New Grant
Many low-income and diverse student learners soon will have principals and superintendents who are better prepared to address their specific learning needs, thanks to a $730,000 grant to The University of Texas at Austin's University Council for Educational Administration.

Roueche's 40th Anniversary Marked With Scholarship Contributions, Celebration
To celebrate Dr. John E. Roueche's 40th anniversary as director and professor in the Community College Leadership Program (CCLP), CCLP graduates, faculty and staff have contributed more than $50,000 to the John and Suanne Roueche Endowed Scholarship. The CCLP is part of the College of Education's Department of Educational Administration.

Unscrambling Depression: How You Reorder Sentences Can Predict Depression
University of Texas at Austin educational psychologist Stephanie Rude has done research that yields a solution to that problem in the guise of a deceptively simple-looking word exercise. To appreciate just how much her discovery means, though, you need to know a little bit about how the brain works and how depression can go into hiding but not disappear.

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