Online-Only Medical Appointments Create Disparities During Pandemic

People with disabilities already experienced disparities in medical care, but the rapid shift to online-only medical appointments during the COVID-19 pandemic created additional barriers for many, according to a paper published by University of Kentucky College of Education faculty in the ACTA Scientific Medical Sciences journal. “Using technology to connect … Read More

Beyond Play: A New Perspective on Gaming

Can gaming make kids smarter? A new undergraduate class planned for Fall 2021 will explore how gaming – from digital to board games – can be applied in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. SEM 343 – Gaming in STEM Education is for a wide range of students, whether … Read More

Supporting Our Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander Communities

The University of Kentucky College of Education stands with those who have been targeted by racist, xenophobic actions directed towards Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities across the nation. As our UK College of Education community processes the ongoing violence, bigotry, and discrimination perpetrated on those of Asian, Asian … Read More

Helping Students Process Racial Trauma

As anniversaries of the tragedies that sparked nation-wide protests against systemic racism approach, faculty members with the Education and Civil Rights Initiative in collaboration with the NAACP, based in the University of Kentucky College of Education, are sharing information to aid school personnel in helping students process racial trauma and … Read More

UK Faculty, Students Contribute to National Cancer Prevention Workshop

An educational session airing Thursday, Feb. 4 during the National Cancer Prevention Workshop will feature expert information from University of Kentucky faculty and students. The workshop is typically an event on Capitol Hill that educates students and legislators and provides continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, and public health professionals. The … Read More

Rankings Place Dean Among Top Education Policy Influencers

An annual ranking of the U.S. scholars most influential in shaping education practice and policy once again includes University of Kentucky College of Education Dean Julian Vasquez Heilig. Vasquez Heilig has consistently been ranked among the top public influencers in the Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings. The 2021 edition was released … Read More

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