News Archive 2013
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The Holiday Heights Elementary School Choir returned to the University of Texas at Arlington on Tuesday, Dec. 3 to continue a 13-year tradition of holiday performances.
Monday, December 2, 2013
Heather Rush, Education student teacher at Dunn Elementary in Arlington, raised over $400 with her second grade class as part of a service learning project. The students presented the donation in the form of a check to the Arlington Animal Services' Center.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The College of Education and Health Professions collected donations from faculty and staff to "adopt" a family of three children from the Salvation Army Angel Tree.
Mind, Brain and Education student, professor studies the use of playwriting to support narrative language and emotional wellbeing in children
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Rebekah Carlile, a master’s student in the College of Education and Health Professions and Marc Schwartz, professor and director of the Southwest Center for Mind, Brain and Education, authored a piece for Advance for Speech and Hearing on an intervention that uses the narrative form of playwriting to attempt to improve narrative language skills and emotional wellbeing in children. Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth is partnering with UT Arlington to pilot the intervention.
Monday, November 11, 2013
Aaron Kuntz, associate professor of Educational Studies at the University of Alabama, is the next speaker in the College of Education and Health Professions' Mike Moses K-16 Leadership Speaker Series on Monday, Nov. 18, in the sixth floor atrium of the Central Library
Thursday, November 7, 2013
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has awarded a $200,000 grant to the College of Education and Health Professions to enhance its high school-based college readiness offices, also known as “GO Centers."
Monday, November 4, 2013
Priscila Caçola, assitant professor of kinesiology, hit her fundraising goal to further her research with children with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. Caçola had three months to raise 100 percent of her goal, $2,765, through Microryza, a crowd-funding platform for researchers.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
The Center for Healthy Living and Longevity is offering high-tech aerobic fitness and body composition assessments to the public and the campus community as part of a new program to encourage health and wellness and give students hands-on experiences.
Friday, August 30, 2013
KTVT/CBS 11 reported on concussion research by assistant professor of kinesiology Jacob Resch. He is two years into a long-term study on 2,600 student athletes at Pantego Christian Academy and DeSoto ISD. The study includes students who play all kinds of sports.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Peggy Semingson, assistant professor of education, is one of nine UT Arlington faculty members recognized this year by the University of Texas System Board of Regents for excellence in the classroom.
Monday, July 8, 2013
Cyberbullying in the college environment can pose serious effects for students' living and learning environments, including physical endangerment, according to newly published research by Jiyoon Yoon, associate professor of education.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Newly published research from an international team featuring Jacob Resch, assistant professor of kinesiology, has reaffirmed questions about portions of the popular computerized concussion assessment tool ImPACT.
Monday, May 20, 2013
The stage at UT Arlington's Texas Hall will be filled Thursday, May 23, with fifth grade students from Tarrant and Dallas counties competing in the Colors of the Rainbow dance competition.
Monday, May 13, 2013
More than 400 College of Education and Health Professions students crossed the stage at the College Park Center on May 11 to receive their diplomas in the spring 2013 Commencement ceremony.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Peggy Semingson, assistant professor in the College of Education and Health Professions, is one of two UT Arlington faculty members honored by the United States Distance Learning Association for their efforts to promote the development and application of distance education.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Mary Lynn Crow, professor of curriculum and instruction, is one of two UT Arlington faculty members to be inducted as inaugural members of the new University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers.
Friday, April 5, 2013
People in their 20s don't have much on their middle-aged counterparts when it comes to fine motor movements, kinesiology researchers have found.
Friday, February 8, 2013
The National Association for Sport and Physical Education honored Priscila Caçola with the Lolas E. Halverson Motor Development Young Investigator Award for significant contributions in the field of motor development.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Leisa Martin, assistant professor in the College of Education and Health Professions, is one of only two faculty members in the United States to be recognized as the 2012 Outstanding Professor of Middle Level Education from the National Association of Professors of Middle Level Education.