EPSY News

September 28, 2016
Research has proven time and time again that children’s friends can directly impact their academic performance. But, what about a connection between extracurricular activities, friends and academic performance?
September 21, 2016
Being a single mom is difficult, but throw in a full-time research position at a tier one research university and the difficulty level increases significantly. Just ask Dr. Jamilia Blake, associate professor of school psychology.
September 08, 2016
Camp Kesem is a nonprofit organization with chapters at colleges across the country. It reaches out to kids whose parents have had cancer.
August 23, 2016
With recent changes to teacher certification exams in Texas, faculty and staff in the College of Education and Human Development developed a program to help pre-service teachers succeed.
August 16, 2016
The Center on Disability and Development (CDD) was recently awarded two grants from the Division of Academic Quality and Workforce to fund research projects involving students with autism spectrum disorders.
August 11, 2016
It’s one of Dr. Robert Woodward’s greatest accomplishments – seeing students from the Youth Adventure Program (YAP) continuing their education on the Texas A&M campus.
August 08, 2016
Depression, anger, bullying, not fitting in. Adolescents around the world deal with these problems on a daily basis. Monster Café – The Musical helps show teens they can survive the struggles with the love and support of their friends.
June 30, 2016
Switching her focus from graduate students to research faculty, Dr. Sue Bloomfield knows she has a challenging road ahead in her new role as associate dean for research. She hopes the key to success is finding a balance.
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.

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