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Grad Student Takes Research to D.C. As Intern for New White House Initiative

07/29/15

Lauren Mims, Ph.D student in EP-ADS, spent the summer working on the new White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans.

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Ed Policy Grad Student Wins NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship to Study Teacher Retention

07/27/15

Veronica Katz, a 5th year student in the Educational Policy Ph.D Program, lands prestigious dissertation fellowship from the National Academy of Education (NAEd) / Spencer Foundati

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EdPolicyWorks Faculty Profile: 5 Questions with Prof. Miller

07/27/15

Luke Miller, a research assistant professor, discusses his route to EdPolicyWorks and answers five questions about his teaching and research.

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Study: Diagnosing Sports Concussions Immediately Protects Youth Athletes

07/17/15

Accurately diagnosing concussions on the field of play helps protect young athletes, but most games are played without the presence of someone qualified to do so.

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Mentorship and Mentoring Research is Key for Two SURP Interns

07/15/15

Two SURP interns value mentorship at Curry while working on a project with Nancy Deutsch and Valerie Futch.

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Two SURP Interns Discuss How They Found a Community at Curry

07/07/15

Two SURP interns share how they found a community at Curry while working on a project with Michael Kennedy

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Prof. Cornell Honored by Sandy Hook Promise

07/06/15

Alongside two U.S. Senators, Professor Dewey Cornell was recognized at the Sandy Hook Promise Inaugural Gala for his work in gun violence prevention.

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Local Curry Alumni Educators Get In On the Maker Movement

07/01/15

Four Curry alumni were among the local educators celebrating the National Week of Making in Washington DC

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Two SURP Interns Describe How They are Preparing for Grad School at U.Va.

06/24/15

Two SURP interns share their experiences with preparing for graduate school while working on a project with Patrick Tolan and Joanna Lee Williams

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Prof. Gibbs Named National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow

06/23/15

Chloe Gibbs, an assistant professor and faculty at EdPolicyWorks, receives prestigious award from NAEd and Spencer Foundation to support her research on full-day kindergarten.

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Two SURP Interns Discuss Why They Chose U.Va. for Research and More

06/18/15

Two SURP interns share their reasons for engaging in research at U.Va. while working on a project with Nancy Deutsch and Valerie Futch.

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Undergrad Researching Diet & Exercise As Part of NIH Summer Internship Program

06/17/15

Max Gaitan is spending his summer conducting research on the impact of diet and exercise on youth and college students as part of the STEP-UP program.

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Student Spotlight: Katherine Ross Creates a Social Emotional and Mindfulness Research Agenda

06/15/15

Katherine Ross, a Ph.D student in the Education Psychology-Applied Developmental Science (EP-ADS) Program, discusses her research agenda studying social and emotional development a

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Tips to Beat the Heat and Keep Kids Active This Summer

06/15/15

Summer’s hot and humid days have officially arrived. Summer is also a great time to keep children active. How do we safely combine active play with hot days?

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Curry Student Youngest Player on US Women’s World Cup Team

06/10/15

At 22 years old, Curry School of Education student Morgan Brian is the youngest player on the U.S. Women’s National Team currently playing in the 2015 World Cup.

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Va. Legislature Awards Researchers $1M to Assess Kindergarten Readiness

06/08/15

Researchers' suite of assessments to gauge children’s readiness for kindergarten and guide teachers in their lesson plans will now be scaled statewide.

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Alumna and Board Member Named Dean at University of Richmond

05/28/15

Jamelle Wilson (M.T. ’91, English Ed; Ed.D. ’02 Admin & Supv) was named dean of the University of Richmond's School of Professional and Continuing Studies.

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Nepal’s Heartache Not So Far Away for Curry School Alum Trevor Patzer

05/22/15

Nepal may seem a long way from Virginia, but for Trevor Patzer (M.Ed. ’04 Admin & Supv), the Asian country is very close in heart – and it was especially so after the devastating e

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CASTL Plays Vital Role in ‘Bold and Innovative’ VPI Plus

05/18/15

The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) at the University of Virginia, will play a vital role in transforming Virginia’s existing State Preschool Program int

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Ed Policy Student Wins AERA-MET Dissertation Fellowship to Study Changes in Teaching Practice

05/15/15

Mindy Adnot will study changes in teachers' practices after being awarded a $20,000 Dissertation Award from AERA-MET Fellowship Program.

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