Science Circus Inspires and Connects

In September Dr. Brett Criswell (Department of STEM Education), Dr. Margaret Rintamaa (Department of Curriculum & Instruction), and Patrick Goff (Beaumont Middle School science teacher) hosted the first UK College of Education Science Circus. The event brought together College of Education students from an elementary science methods course and students … Read More

Thelin Authors Book on History of Philanthropy in Higher Education

John Thelin, professor of higher education and public policy in the University of Kentucky College of Education, and Richard Trollinger, vice president of Centre College have co-authored a book on the history of philanthropy and its role in the evolution of American higher education.   “Philanthropy and American Higher Education” is the third … Read More

Swan Teaches Smithsonian Course

  A new, free online course offered by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will be co-taught by Dr. Kathy Swan, associated professor at the University of Kentucky College of Education. “Teaching Historical Inquiry with Objects” will offer teachers accessible strategies and tactics for incorporating inquiry-based learning methods into … Read More

Aligning Assessment and Accountability Under Common Core

  Gene Wilhoit and Linda Pittenger, of the National Center for Innovation in Education (based at the University of Kentucky College of Education), and Linda Darling-Hammond, of the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education, have recently published an article, Accountability for College and Career Readiness: Developing a New Paradigm, … Read More

UK College of Education Partners on PTA 5K

    The UK College of Education Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion is partnering with the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) in Fayette County to provide health and fitness expertise for its annual 5K program. “This is the third year the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP) will be … Read More

Doc Student Receives Paul Kevin Burberry Award

  The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute (HDI) has named Allie Rhodes as the winner of the 2014 Paul Kevin Burberry Award. Rhodes is a a doctoral student in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation in the UK College of Education and the HDI Evaluation Unit research assistant. … Read More

Alumnus Profile: Wilma Klein

  Story by Emily Damron, UK College of Education Office of Student Success Wilma Howard Klein’s career as an educator began in 1953, when she graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Education with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. Klein also received her Master’s from the UK College of … Read More

Alumnus Profile: Ben Riley

  UK College of Education faculty members were touring Eminence Independent Schools last spring when one of them – Mary Ann Vimont – was struck with an idea. She had just finished supervising a student teacher whom she knew belonged in Eminence. As soon as she left, Vimont placed a call … Read More

Remer Comments on 2014’s Best and Worst States for Women’s Equity

Dr. Pam Remer, associate professor of counseling psychology, was featured in WalletHub’s recent study examining 2014’s Best and Worst States for Women’s Equality. The story can be found at http://wallethub.com/edu/best-and-worst-states-for-women-equality/5835/#Pamela-Remer. Scroll down for Remer’s comments.

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