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Ben Castleman gained attention with a text-message-based approach to encouraging first-generation students to enroll in college. He’s now seeking to help them finish degrees.
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.
A mentoring program started and led by fourth-year Youth and Social Innovation student Bryan Christ pairs UVA students with local high-schoolers, many of them working to be the first in their families to attend college.
At the 2018 Mindset Summit, the University of Virginia’s Motivate Lab and the University System of Georgia teamed up to develop learning mindset programs that support academic achievement rates in Georgia.
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.
The Curry School of Education and Human Development has launched a program to offer increased funding packages to attract top doctoral applicants
Jenny Provo Quarles, the Curry School’s new Manager of Online Operations, debunks common misconceptions about distance learning and shares five ideas for how to build community-focused programs.
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.
Ambitious initiative, incubated by Jefferson Education Accelerator, will offer stipends to educators to document their experiences implementing education technology
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.
Virginia was the first state to require the use of threat assessment teams in every public school. Researchers examined the prevalence and nature of threats made in Virginia schools and how successful schools were in identifying serious threats of violence.