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Class of 2018: Jesus Gomez

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

 

Class of 2018: Mark Yu

Originally from Guam, Mark is graduating from the Ph.D. in Educational Psychology: Applied Developmental Science (EP-ADS) program.

 

Class of 2018: Cameron Fleming

Cameron is from Midlothian, VA, and is graduating with her master's degree in Elementary Education.

 

Five Ways to Foster Community in Distance Education

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.

 

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.

 

Curry Faculty Respond to Events in Parkland, FL

In February another sadly familiar school shooting took place, this time at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Three Curry School faculty members, whose research points to effective ways to make schools safe environments where students can thrive, have spoken up about what we can do moving forward.

 

Class of 2018: Ahmet Yildirim

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

 

Cornell and Bradshaw Join Coalition Issuing Call to Action to Prevent Gun Violence

Growing coalition of national education organizations sign onto eight-point violence prevention plan.

 

At The Intersection of Teachers, Stress and Guns

In the wake of the mass murder at a Florida high school, some suggest training and arming teachers with firearms will deter attacks. UVA associate professor Patricia Jennings, an expert in teacher stress, shares her views.

 

Accelerating Autism Research

New funding paves the way for the Curry School of Education and its partners to create a unified center for autism research and training at the University of Virginia.

 

New Nonprofit Will Crowdsource Educator Insights to Improve EdTech Procurement, Implementation

Ambitious initiative, incubated by Jefferson Education Accelerator, will offer stipends to educators to document their experiences implementing education technology

 

Dewey Cornell: Will the next shooting be in Virginia?

In the wake of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Dewey Cornell, a forensic clinical psychologist, Bunker Professor of Education and director of the UVA Youth Violence Project, shares how Virginia is working to prevent school violence. This column was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on February 17, 2018.

 

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