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Kristen Morales

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Nov. 13 2017

College of Education study to determine how to turn political emotions into classroom assets

A political discussion can easily turn emotional. But when these emotions erupt among middle and high school students, they can become powerful teaching tools to keep kids engaged and learning, according to a University of Georgia researcher.

Oct. 30 2017

State-of-the-art laboratory opens for athletic training students, faculty

Athletic training students and faculty at the University of Georgia have a new way to learn about sports injuries and treatments thanks to a recent gift.

Aug. 28 2017

Doctoral candidate’s tool helps middle schoolers improve writing

Kalianne Neumann, a doctoral candidate in UGA's College of Education, created Revision Assistant, an add-on proofreading tool for Gooogle Documents.

Jul. 17 2017

Couple’s gift to help first-generation UGA students become educators

A planned gift from a University of Georgia alumni couple will help first-generation college students become educators.

Feb. 20 2017

Study: Concussion may affect driving even after symptoms disappear

The effects a concussion has on driving a vehicle may continue to linger even after the symptoms disappear, according to a new study by UGA researchers.

Jan. 17 2017

COE graduate students fill need for bilingual counselors in local Latino community

A team of counseling psychology graduate students led by a UGA professor is improving the availability of mental health care for the Athens-area Latino population.

Oct. 31 2016

College of Education offers new dual-language immersion program

The College of Education's new dual-language immersion program gives students real-world teaching experience.

Oct. 3 2016

Study: Rural location, race influence college access

Students from rural communities who want to attend college face challenges on their pathways to higher education, according to a new study from a UGA researcher.

Sep. 19 2016

Camp DIVE helps children rethink how they see a classroom

Eleven-year-old Talia Henderson's summer plans did not involve spending time at Clarke Middle School, where she began sixth grade this fall.

Sep. 6 2016

First two weeks of football practice most dangerous for heat-related illness, incidents

As the college football season starts, a new UGA study finds players are more likely to suffer from heat-related illness during the first two weeks of practice, especially those in the Southeast.

Aug. 29 2016

Study: Ultrasound reliable in measuring health

To explore the relationship between the percentage of fat in muscle and overall health, UGA graduate student Hui-Ju Young began looking into ways to use ultrasound to measure muscle health. She had no idea her research would be based on cattle—and cuts of beef.

Aug. 15 2016

College of Education study: Single bout of exercise can help adults better cope with ADHD symptoms

Exercise, even a small amount, can help alleviate symptoms of ADHD in adults, according to a new study by UGA researchers.

Aug. 8 2016

Hard knocks: COE study finds player-on-player hits cause more serious head impacts

In football, player-on-player hits will likely cause more severe head impacts than other impacts, according to a new study by a UGA researcher.

Jul. 25 2016

Riding for a cure

Some hard-core cyclists shave their hair for that sliver of an edge—less wind resistance, faster speed.

May. 2 2016

Study: Exercise can help enhance diabetes medication

Exercise can help enhance the effects of blood glucose-lowering medication, according to an award-winning study by a UGA graduate student.

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