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What If We Could Remake Middle School?

UVA’s Youth-Nex research center is taking the lead in a multi-year effort to wholly reimagine and remake what middle school can be.

 

Video: Library Resources at the Curry School

Online Student Support Specialist Bernadette Poerio and Education and Social Science Research Librarian Ashley Hosbach discuss library services and resources for students, faculty, staff and alumni.

 

National Education Community Convenes on February 12-13 to Develop a Vision for Remaking Middle School

UVA’s Youth-Nex Center and Curry School of Education & Human Development, the Association for Middle Level Education, New York Life Foundation, and Altria Partner to Host a Summit that Realizes the Promise of the Middle School Years

 

Video: Five Simple Tips for Better Health

Kinesiology faculty Sibylle Kranz and Steve Malin share their best advice for building better exercise and nutrition habits in 2019.

 

Do Security Cameras in Public Schools Make Students Feel Safer?

New research from the Curry School of Education and Human Development says “yes and no.”

 

Is Interval Training Really a Superior Exercise?

High-intensity interval training is beloved by many for its calorie-burning efficiency. But for cardiovascular and metabolic health, new research from the Curry School of Education and Human Development suggests it may not be as superior as we think.

 

Curry School’s Online Grad Programs Soar in New U.S. News Ranking

Demand for the school’s growing online graduate programs – much of it from UVA alumni – led to the jump of 61 places, to No. 9 in the nation.

 

Nine UVA Scholars Ranked in 2019 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

Nine members of the UVA faculty have been named to the Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, which recognizes the 200 faculty members at U.S. universities who "contribute most substantially to public debates about education."

 

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Study Finds Link Between Voter Preference for Trump and Bullying in Middle Schools

New study finds bullying rates among middle school students in the spring of 2017 were 18 percent higher in localities where voters had favored Donald Trump than in those that had supported Hillary Clinton.

 

Hunter Holt

Ph.D. Candidate Profile: Hunter Holt

As a Dean's Fellow and Ph.D. candidate in Social Foundations, Hunter Holt wants to become a historian of education and help ensure that all students have equal access to a quality education.

 

From Teacher to Education Leader: Meet Alumna Tamara Wilkerson

In her current position as executive director of African American Teaching Fellows, Tamara Wilkerson Dias is motivated to improve the educational experiences of local schoolchildren.

 

Kelly Edwards

Ph.D. Candidate Profile: Kelly Edwards

Dean's Fellow and first-year Research, Statistics and Evaluation Ph.D. student Kelly Edwards shares how research methodology can translate data into meaningful impact.

 

Q&A: How Data and Technology are Transforming Educational Services

The Sheila C. Johnson Center provides multidisciplinary clinical training for students and services to the community. Its new director shares how data and technology are transforming the field – and improving experiences for students and clients.

 

Sarah Lilly

Ph.D. Candidate Profile: Sarah Lilly

Ph.D. candidate and Dean's Fellow Sarah Lilly shares how an interest in interdisciplinary, project-based teaching methods led her to pursue a doctorate at the Curry School.

 

UVA Researchers Pilot New Early Childhood Education Curriculum in Virginia

The University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education and Human Development will pilot a new curriculum in 100 early childhood classrooms, half private and faith-based and half state or federally funded, over the next two years.

 

Video: Opportunities for Professional Learners in Virginia

At the Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church, the Curry School offers non-degree and off-grounds courses, tuition discounts, and other options for professional and non-traditional learners.

 

Growing Your Intelligence: Professor Shares the Power of ‘Growth Mindset’

The Curry School’s Stephanie Wormington shares how learners of all ages can get past “I’m just not good at that” and unleash their potential.

 

Advice from the 2015-2018 National School Counselors of the Year

Award-winning school counselors present at annual UVA School Counseling Summit

 

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