EPSY News

June 23, 2016
Collaborations across all four departments in the College of Education and Human Development are resulting in more than $125,000 in research thanks to a series of Catapult grants from the college.
June 16, 2016
For children in today’s society, technologies like smartphones and tablets are commonplace. In fact, children rely on technology for the majority of their play, spending up to eight hours each day with some sort of entertainment technology. The problem is, there is very little research on what impact those technologies have on children’s development.
June 09, 2016
Dr. Hagan-Burke, who’s worked in the department as an associate professor for 11 years, most recently served as associate department head under former head Dr. Vic Willson.
June 01, 2016
Drs. Beverly Irby, Radhika Viruru, Paul Keiper, and Oi-Man Kwok will each be recognized for providing transformational learning experiences for CEHD students.
May 25, 2016
Longstanding Educational Psychology professor and department head Dr. Vic Willson will retire from the College of Education and Human Development after 37 years of service.
May 18, 2016
Educational Psychology professor Dr. Tim Elliott will be a panel speaker at the Broadband Prescriptions For Mental Health: A Policy Conference held at the University of Houston Law Center on Wednesday, May 18.
May 12, 2016
After 26 years of mentoring graduate students at Texas A&M University, Dr. Bruce Thompson is ready to retire.
May 10, 2016
When it comes to solving problems in America’s schools, according to Dr. David Berliner, change starts with solving the poverty problem in America. Dr. Berliner, Regents’ professor of Education Emeritus at Arizona State University (ASU), has made that his mission.
May 09, 2016
Telehealth uses contemporary, long-distance technology to provide in-depth mental health treatment and response to patients at remote sites throughout the Brazos Valley.
May 04, 2016
The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at Texas A&M University will honor 21 educators who have made a positive impact on the lives of their students at the 2016 Dean’s Roundtable to be held on Friday, May 6th at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.
April 29, 2016
Douglas J. Palmer, formerly dean of the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University, has been named interim vice president of Texas A&M University and COO of Texas A&M University at Galveston, effective June 1.
April 26, 2016
When Lillian Townsend started competing in pageants in 2010, she never imagined her experience would lead her to change the lives of girls across Texas. Her dream, Miss Magnificent Pageantry, is doing just that, with the goal of impacting lives across the nation.
April 19, 2016
This award recognizes employees whose professional relationships with students are particularly helpful and inspiring. They go beyond the requirements of their appointments to give time and effort to student growth and service.
April 11, 2016
Hoping to break down barriers for English language learners and low socio-economic status students, professors in the Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University developed a literacy-integrated science intervention, funded by the National Science Foundation.
April 11, 2016
Drs. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Fuhui Tong, and Beverly Irby, led a research program, entitled “Evaluating Instructional Intervention in Promoting Students' English Development and Science Learning in an Urban District,” and presented results from a recent research study at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in Washington D.C.
February 18, 2016
Recent research by Professor Emeritus Dr. Jan Hughes could impact bullying prevention in schools across the country. The research focuses on whether the connection a child has with his or her teacher impacts how much that child is liked or disliked by his or her classmates.
February 11, 2016
Thirty-Eight students in the College of Education and Human Development are being recognized by the Office of the Commandant of the Corps of Cadets for achieving academic excellence.
February 10, 2016
A unique collaboration between a professor of school psychology, two non-profits and an area psychologist is changing the face of parent training in Brazos County.
February 09, 2016
When Jordan Polk first started her educational career at Texas A&M, she had a desire to teach in special education. During her senior year, her focus changed. She still had a passion for children with special needs, but she also learned about children with other needs.
February 08, 2016
More than a dozen faculty members across the College of Education and Human Development are collaborating on six research projects thanks to a series of Catapult grants from the College.

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