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Q&A: What Parents Need to Know About Sports-Related Concussions

Jacob Resch, an assistant professor of kinesiology, is working with the schools of Engineering and Medicine on a cell phone application that may be able to detect concussions.

 

UVA Launches New Resource Site to Serve Autism Community

UVA’s one-of-a-kind database, Autism DRIVE, combines information on current research and evidence-based resources available across the state.

 

EP-ADS Graduate Student Lands NCAA Research Grant to Study Black Women Student-Athletes

Miray Seward, a doctoral student studying educational psychology-applied developmental science, will study the lived experiences of Black women student-athletes with a newly awarded NCAA research grant.

 

Study: DC Public School’s Teacher Evaluation System Continues to Improve Teacher Workforce

As IMPACT enters its second decade, two new studies provide evidence that IMPACT continues to support meaningful improvement in the effectiveness of DCPS teachers.

 

Bianka Charity-Parker

For This Aspiring Psychologist, Life Experience Became an Academic Passion

Doctoral student Bianka Charity-Parker draws on her unusual life experiences, both the good and the challenging, to inform her research.

 

With a Kindergarten Teacher’s Perspective, Professor Pushes Early Childhood Education

Daphna Bassok has seen firsthand the benefits of quality early childhood education. Now she’s working to make sure more children receive those opportunities.

 

Curry School Launches Website Detailing Lives of School, Building Namesakes

The new website is part of the school’s effort to explore the lives of its namesake and that of the associated Ruffner Hall, and will inform ongoing discussion around the future of the honorific namings.

 

Amy Gravino

UVA Hosts Inaugural Autism Hope Summit

The conference, hosted by UVA’s Supporting Transformative Autism Research team, welcomed more than 400 attendees from throughout the Commonwealth and beyond for a day of learning and connection.

 

Jay Hertel

Sports Medicine Professor Wants UVA to Be at Forefront of Wearable Sensor Revolution

Jay Hertel, a kinesiology professor in the Curry School of Education and Human Development, believes data from wearable sensors can help athletes immensely from an injury prevention and recovery standpoint.

 

Q&A: Understanding Adolescence in 2019

As Youth-Nex celebrates its 10th anniversary, two leading researchers on youth development break down how our understanding of adolescence has evolved over the past decade and what today’s teens need most from the adults in their lives.

 

Jessica Livingston and Bernadette Poerio

Video: Know Yourself November

Jessica and Bernadette are back to discuss events, programming and resources coming up during "Know Yourself November."

 

Johari Harris

Q&A: How Developing Moral Reasoning in Youth Helps Create a Better Democracy

As we approach the Youth-Nex 7th Conference, co-chair Johari Harris shares more about her work on equity, civil engagement and social justice.

 

Chad Prather

Love Thy Neighbor: Alumnus Making Mark as High School Teacher in Nashville

Chad Prather, who partnered with the Charlottesville High School choir on a moving anthem after “Unite the Right” violence, has earned high praise and numerous awards as a high school teacher in Nashville.

 

EP-ADS Grad Student Joins Network of Doctoral Scholars, a Program to Increase Faculty Diversity

Edward Scott, Jr., an Educational Psychology-Applied Developmental Science Ph.D student, joins an elite group of doctoral scholars in a fellowship program to increase faculty diversity.

 

UVA’s Youth-Nex to Host Annual Conference on Dialogue and Democracy Nov. 12-13

On November 12-13th, 2019, Youth-Nex will host its 7th annual conference, “Dialoging for Democracy: Youth Moral Reasoning and Social Justice” (#YouthAct19).

 

Virginia Education Leaders Convene to Discuss Statewide Issues in Early Childhood Education

The policy summit is the third to be hosted as a collaborative effort between the Curry School, the UVA K-12 Advisory Council, the Virginia Department of Education, and the Office of the Secretary of Education.

 

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