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Professor ‘Taken Aback’ by Findings Linking PTSD Treatment With Lower Diabetes Risk

Peter Tuerk’s new paper on the association between post-traumatic stress disorder and Type 2 diabetes has the scientific community excited.

 

The Science of Athletic Training

Kinesiology faculty and alumni shared the latest research and techniques integrating technology into enhancing the performance of student athletes and in preventing or reducing injuries.

 

Video: Tips for Students on How to Get Involved at the Curry School

As we settle into a new school year, student affairs staff share details on upcoming events plus four tips for how students, online or on-Grounds, can stay connected throughout the semester.

 

Quan Jones, a master’s student at UVA studying to become a teacher, assists local English learners with building a marshmallow catapult

Summer Camp for English Learners Launches Teaching, Learning – and Marshmallows

A summer camp collaboration between UVA and Charlottesville City Schools helps English learners adjust to life in Charlottesville while giving teachers-in-training valuable hands-on experience.

 

3 Ways to Become a Better Mentor

Michael Lyons, a school psychologist at UVA’s Curry School of Education and Human Development who has been researching mentoring for years, shares important advice.

 

Back-To-School Tools for Those Who Support Students

Students and educators, from kindergartners through college seniors, are headed back to school this month, and UVA’s Curry School of Education and Human Development offers abundant resources to promote educational success.

 

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Improving Dialogue Across the Political Divide

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.

 

Summer Internship Program Brings Diversity to Education Research

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.

 

Adam Painter stands with one arm around his mom, Fay, looking in her direction.

Navigating Autism, Together

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.

 

Q&A: Why Rural Youth Deserve Our Investment in Mental Health Supports

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.

 

Q&A: How to Get Your Kids to Eat Their Veggies

When it comes to kids developing healthy eating habits, parents play a “tremendously important role,” according to Sibylle Kranz.

 

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White House Honors Castleman for Early Career Accomplishments

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.

 

Curry School Undergraduates Gain Hands-on Research Experience

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.

 

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Boosting Kindergarten Readiness Through Professional Development

UVA partners with VASCD to improve children’s school readiness through professional development for educators across Virginia.

 

Q&A: Alumna Instrumental in Promoting Physical Activity for Children With Disabilities

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.

 

Curry School Launches Three Undergraduate Teacher Education Majors

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.

 

Q&A: ‘The Hate U Give’ Offers Valuable Lessons in Media Stereotypes

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.

 

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