New Master’s Degree in Research Methods in Education Approved

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The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved a new Master of Science in Research Methods in Education (RMinE) in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation in the UK College of Education. The program will provide students training for careers in academic institutions, school districts, state and federal … Read More

College of Education Graduate Named Fulbright Recipient

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University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that six UK students and alumni, including 2016 English and secondary English education gradute Malinda Massey, have been selected as recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships. The UK recipients are among more than 1,800 U.S. citizens who will travel … Read More

College of Education Undergraduate Research Fellows Present Work at National Conference

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The University of Kentucky College of Education’s STEM Education Department was recently a host site for the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Principal investigator associate professor and director of graduate studies Molly Fisher and co-PI professor and department chair Jennifer Wilhelm received funding for the project … Read More

Crowell selected as Cyber Mentor

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Dr. Candice Crowell, assistant professor in Counseling Psychology, was selected in December to participate in the American Psychological Association’s Cyber Mentors Program. The program is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and is designed to support behavioral and social scientists in the area of HIV/AIDS and health disparities.

Fedewa Works on GoNoodle Project

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Dr. Alicia Fedewa, associate professor in School Psychology, has been busy at work this fall collecting data on the impact of movement breaks in core curricular instruction in local elementary schools. Fedewa and her research team (including Drs. Heather Erwin and Elizabeth Fettrow in Kinesiology and Health Promotion) are making … Read More

Moseley Makes Magazine Cover

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Della Moseley, a counseling psychology doctoral student, is on the cover of a recent issue of GradPsych Magazine. Her work for racial justice is highlighted, as is the website she created as a supplement for the workshop, “Student Led Activism: Mobilizing for Justice Post-Ferguson.” Along with counseling psychology faculty members … Read More

Usher Keynotes Conference

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Dr. Ellen Usher was invited to serve as a keynote speaker at Korea University’s annual conference sponsored by the Brain and Motivation Research Institute (bMRI). The conference theme was “Identity, Self-Efficacy, and Goals in Adolescent Motivation.” Usher spoke about the sources and effects of students’ and teachers’ self-efficacy. She also took part … Read More

Angyal Selected for Psychological Leadership Conference

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As part of the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students Advocacy Coordinating Team, Blanka Angyal, a second-year doctoral student in Counseling Psychology, was selected to attend the 2016 American Psychological Association Annual State Leadership Conference March 13-17 in Washington, D.C., as a delegate of APAGS. This trip is all expenses … Read More

Harley Authors ‘Groundbreaking’ Handbook

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Dr. Debra Harley, Provost’s Distinguished Service Professor in the College of Education’s Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, and Dr. Pamela Teaster, professor in the UK College of Public Health, are editors of the new “Handbook of LGBT Elders: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Principles, Practices and Policies.” … Read More

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