As the country gears up for another contentious presidential election, UVA assistant professor Rachel Wahl is working to find out how dialogue can help college students navigate political disagreements – and where it falls short.
For more than a decade, the Curry School’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) has been fostering diversity and inclusion throughout the field of education research.
By collaborating with experts, advocates and families in the Charlottesville community, autism researchers at UVA are growing the local support network while advancing cutting-edge research.
Too often the challenges facing rural adolescents are overlooked. The Curry School is changing that by launching a series of new initiatives to address issues related to mental and behavioral health in rural schools.
When it comes to kids developing healthy eating habits, parents play a “tremendously important role,” according to Sibylle Kranz.
The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers is the highest honor given by the U.S. government to scientists and engineers at the beginning of their research careers.
By working together on a recent research project studying emotion talk in preschool classrooms, a group of Curry School undergrads learned valuable skills for their future careers.
UVA partners with VASCD to improve children’s school readiness through professional development for educators across Virginia.
As president of the European Federation of Adapted Physical Activity, Aija Klavina is leading efforts across the continent to increase access to daily physical activities for children with disabilities. She returns to Grounds this week for an international conference.
In a major restructuring of its Teacher Education program for the first time since the 1980s, the Curry School of Education and Human Development is launching three new majors that will lead to teacher licensure without requiring a master’s degree.
We sat down with assistant professor Valerie Adams-Bass, who researches negative media stereotypes of African American youth, to discuss how “The Hate U Give” provides a unique teaching opportunity for students.
In June, the University of Virginia will host the International Symposium on Adapted Physical Activity, the first time since 1991 the conference has been hosted in the United States.
The importance of science education is growing, but students’ interest in science declines as they get older. With a $1.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation, UVA professor Robert Tai wants to help figure out why.
Kenan Scholars will examine the impact of the University of Virginia’s history on black Lawn residents’ experience and the evolution of the pavilion gardens from workplaces to showplaces.
Curry School alumni Bo and Megan Greenwood are teaching swimming and water safety in Charlottesville through a new business called SWIM S’COOL.
The report finds that adolescence is a time of major brain development for humans, offering opportunities that are as yet untapped.
Lauren Mims was so moved by Michelle Obama’s memoir, “Becoming,” that she has created a curriculum around the book.