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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.

 

Person-Centered and Community-Based: An Autism Awareness Month Conversation

Professor Bill Therrien and Ethan Long, executive director of the Virginia Institute of Autism, discuss community partnerships and strengths-based services for Autism Awareness Month.

 

Mazurek’s Autism Research Named One of 20 Most Important Advances in Autism

A study conducted by Micah Mazurek has been selected as one of the top 20 most important advances in autism research for 2017.

 

Dialogue With the Dalai Lama: A 15-Year Journey in Mindfulness and Education

Tish Jennings presented her research to the Dalai Lama earlier this month in India. (Photo by Jonathan Joy-Gaba)

 

A Legacy of Leadership: Athletic Training at UVA

UVA’s Athletic Training program has been an innovator in its field since day one. As the program debuts a new degree, its leaders are determined to maintain the program’s standard of excellence.

 

Class of 2018: Jesus Gomez

Originally from Lima, Peru, Jesus is graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Education in Speech Communication Disorders.

 

Q&A: What Can the Brain Teach Us About How Children Learn?

Tanya Evans, a neuroscientist who recently joined the faculty of the Curry School of Education, works at the intersection of education and neuroscience, studying brain data to understand how children learn.

 

Class of 2018: Ahmet Yildirim

Ahmet is graduating with a Master of Education in Kinesiology - Exercise Physiology.

 

Women More Likely to Suffer Sports-Related Concussions, Studies Suggest

A literature review from UVA faculty reveals that female athletes are actually more likely to experience sports-related concussions, but doctors should treat each case individually.

 

Brain Food: Exploring the Connections Between Nutrition and Learning

UVA researchers are examining from several angles the links between what kids eat and their performance in the classroom.

 

Getting a Jump On It: New Technology Accelerates Autism Diagnosis and Treatment

Diagnosing autism promptly can make a huge difference in a child’s development, but it may be challenging for some families to find a professional qualified to do so. A new approach being developed with the help of a UVA expert is helping broaden that pool.

 

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