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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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