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Class of 2019: Melanie Turner

Originally from Darien, CT, Melanie is graduating with a bachelor's degree in Speech Communication Disorders and a double-major in Spanish.

 

Q&A: Hoos Running the Boston Marathon

Many UVA and Charlottesville runners will be taking on the prestigious, grueling Boston Marathon on Monday, including UVA President Jim Ryan. Art Weltman, chair of the Department of Kinesiology, explains how to prepare for the challenge.

 

Video: Five Simple Tips for Better Health

Kinesiology faculty Sibylle Kranz and Steve Malin share their best advice for building better exercise and nutrition habits in 2019.

 

Do Security Cameras in Public Schools Make Students Feel Safer?

New research from the Curry School of Education and Human Development says “yes and no.”

 

Is Interval Training Really a Superior Exercise?

High-intensity interval training is beloved by many for its calorie-burning efficiency. But for cardiovascular and metabolic health, new research from the Curry School of Education and Human Development suggests it may not be as superior as we think.

 

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Study Finds Link Between Voter Preference for Trump and Bullying in Middle Schools

New study finds bullying rates among middle school students in the spring of 2017 were 18 percent higher in localities where voters had favored Donald Trump than in those that had supported Hillary Clinton.

 

Q&A: How Data and Technology are Transforming Educational Services

The Sheila C. Johnson Center provides multidisciplinary clinical training for students and services to the community. Its new director shares how data and technology are transforming the field – and improving experiences for students and clients.

 

Advice from the 2015-2018 National School Counselors of the Year

Award-winning school counselors present at annual UVA School Counseling Summit

 

UVA is Taking Five New Approaches to Understanding Autism

UVA alumnus, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind shares five areas of rapid growth and innovation in autism research and treatment at UVA.

 

2018 IDEA Award Winner Q&A: Stephan Bodkin

Every year, the Curry School of Education awards grant funding to select students as part of the Curry Innovative, Developmental, Exploratory Awards (IDEA) Competition. Funded through Curry’s Research and Development Fund, this grant helps students advance both their careers and the field of education through the development of innovative research. This article is a part of a series that explores the winning 2018 IDEA projects and their potential impact on education.

 

Earlier Autism Diagnosis Means Better Outcomes for Rural Children

Across the country, families wait an average of three years between noticing signs of autism and receiving a diagnosis. Micah Mazurek and her colleagues are seeking to close that gap.

 

2018 IDEA Award Winner Q&A: Sam Walton

Every year, the Curry School of Education awards grant funding to select students as part of the Curry Innovative, Developmental, Exploratory Awards (IDEA) Competition. Funded through Curry’s Research and Development Fund, this grant helps students advance both their careers and the field of education through the development of innovative research. This article is a part of a series that explores the winning 2018 IDEA projects and their potential impact on education.

 

2018 IDEA Award Winner Q&A: Andrea Baellow

Every year, the Curry School of Education awards grant funding to select students as part of the Curry Innovative, Developmental, Exploratory Awards (IDEA) Competition. Funded through Curry’s Research and Development Fund, this grant helps students advance both their careers and the field of education through the development of innovative research. This article is a part of a series that explores the winning 2018 IDEA projects and their potential impact on education.

 

2018 IDEA Award Winner Q&A: Chad Nichols

Every year, the Curry School of Education awards grant funding to select students as part of the Curry Innovative, Developmental, Exploratory Awards (IDEA) Competition. Funded through Curry’s Research and Development Fund, this grant helps students advance both their careers and the field of education through the development of innovative research. This article is a part of a series that explores the winning 2018 IDEA projects and their potential impact on education.

 

2018 IDEA Award Winner Q&A: Jaclyn Russo

Every year, the Curry School of Education awards grant funding to select students as part of the Curry Innovative, Developmental, Exploratory Awards (IDEA) Competition. Funded through Curry’s Research and Development Fund, this grant helps students advance both their careers and the field of education through the development of innovative research. This article is a part of a series that explores the winning 2018 IDEA projects and their potential impact on education.

 

In Athletic Training at UVA, Ties Run Deep

Every program director since the program first began in 1975 returned to Grounds this weekend to celebrate the beginning of a new era for athletic training at UVA.

 

Curry School Professors Contribute to Legal Victory for Flint Students

Gail E. Lovette and Bill Therrien spent months assessing the Flint school system’s response to children whose ability to learn has been affected by high levels of lead in the municipal water system.

 

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