2010 News Articles (click title for full article)

Gluten- and Casein-free Diet Not Effective Autism Treatment
The use of gluten-free and/or casein-free diets in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders is not supported by current research, says a team of scientists with The University of Texas at Austin’s Meadows Center Autism Spectrum Disorders Institute.

Educational Psychology Students Receive Awards From Hogg Foundation
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health has honored Department of Educational Psychology doctoral students Adryon Burton Denmark and Johnathan Fowler with awards that will help them complete their academic research.

Wish You Were Here - Sport Tourism Can Transform a City & Bring Major Economic Gains
Dr. Laurence Chalip studies what motivates people to travel to a destination in order to view, participate in or appreciate some aspect of sport.

Guggenheim Fellowship to Support Ainslie’s Drug War Studies
Dr. Ricardo Ainslie, Professor and Fellow in the Charles H. Spence Centennial Professorship in Education at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. He will be using the fellowship to study Ciudad Juarez as the epicenter of the Mexican drug war.

Heilig First Winner of Warfield Center Faculty Teaching Award
Dr. Julian Heilig, assistant professor in educational administration at The University of Texas at Austin, has received the first ever Warfield Center for African and African American Studies Faculty Teaching Award.

New Home Named for Institute for Public School Initiatives
The Institute for Public School Initiatives, an innovative center created in 2004 by The University of Texas System Administration aimed at improving the quality of academic outcomes for public education in Texas from preschool through high school, is getting a new home.

Antoinette Hart Wins Murff Award for Contributions to Career Services
Antoinette Hart, academic advising coordinator in The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education, has won the 2010 Robert Murff Excellence Award for outstanding support of career services at the university.

Distinguished Scholars and College Scholars Honored April 10th
The College of Education congratulates its Distinguished Scholars and College Scholars, who will be recognized for academic excellence on Honors Day, April 10th, 2010.

"Our Body: The Universe Within" to Open at Stark Center April 24th
"Our Body: The Universe Within," an acclaimed educational exhibition of human anatomy, is scheduled to open in The University of Texas at Austin's spacious, recently completed H. J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture & Sports on April 24.

Glickman Gifts Create Endowed Fellowships in Learning Disabilities, Early Childhood Special Education
University of Texas at Austin supporters and alumni Suzan and Julius Glickman have donated $100,000 to the College of Education to establish the Suzan Clark Glickman Endowed Fellowship in Learning Disabilities and the Suzan Clark Glickman Endowed Fellowship in Early Childhood Special Education.

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