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In the News

On these pages, you will find UGA College of Education faculty commentary on education issues as cited in local, state and national media.


June 11th, 2014, 04:06

UGA ranks 5th in Best Colleges for Online Degrees

The University of Georgia, led by the College of Education, ranks fifth best for four-year schools on BestColleges.com’s 2014 list of 100 Best Colleges for Online Degrees.

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June 10th, 2014, 01:06

Baker among experts featured in Wallet Hub on World Cup impact

Thomas Baker III, an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology’s sport management program, was among the experts featured in a June 9 feature in Wallet Hub on the impact of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Championship in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.

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June 10th, 2014, 12:06

Local teachers get naturalist training at Botanical Garden

Athens-area teachers take part in Garden Earth Naturalist training at the State Botanical Garden in a program taught by University of Georgia faculty members including the College of Education’s Deborah Tippins, reports a story in the June 9 edition of the Athens Banner-Herald.

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June 9th, 2014, 05:06

Smagorinsky in AJC: Is the cost of college a burden worth sharing?

College of Education Distinguished Research Professor Peter Smagorinsky writes a followup piece to last week’s column in the Atlanta Journal Constitutionon whether colleges prepared students to be work-ready. This June 9 article focuses on the cost and the value of a college education.

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June 9th, 2014, 02:06

ABC News story on exercise, energy cites COE study

A June 8 ABC News report titled, “14 bad habits that drain your energy,” cited a 2013 UGA College of Education study by researchers in the department of kinesiology.

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June 4th, 2014, 09:06

Smagorinsky: College is more than just job training

Peter Smagorinsky, UGA Distinguished Research Professor, writes about whether college courses can equip graduates to arrive a new job ready to go in the June 4 Atlanta Journal Constitution.

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June 3rd, 2014, 12:06

Hawkins quoted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story on athletes clustering around a major

Billy Hawkins, an associate professor in the department of kinesiology, is quoted in a May 31 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story on “clustering,” a term that describes situations in which 25 percent or more of an athletic team are in the same major.

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May 19th, 2014, 10:05

COE researchers use electric stimulation to reduce diabetes risk

College of Education researchers are examining how electrical stimulation can improve glucose tolerance and reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes for individuals with spinal cord injuries, reports a story in the May 19 issue of Columns. The researchers are led by Kevin McCully, a professor in the department of kinesiology.

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May 19th, 2014, 09:05

AJC profiles COE alumnus running for state school chief

The Atlanta Journal Constitution profiles Rome native and Triple Dawg Mike Buck as he runs for state school superintendent. Beck earned bachelor, master’s and Ph.D degrees in education from the University of Georgia.

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May 19th, 2014, 09:05

Williams on CNN: Schools still struggling with integration

COE faculty member Sheneka Williams says public schools are slipping back toward segregation in a May 18 segment of CNN’s “New Day Weekend.”

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