EPSY News

September 03, 2015
As a national expert in Latino educational outcomes, Dr. Castillo joins other national experts who provide guidance to school districts in the Southwest region.
September 02, 2015
Dr. Hagan-Burke was one of four faculty members honored with University Professorships for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence (UPUTE).
Disability and Disaster
August 25, 2015
The Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University is honored to announce the release of the scholarly work, Disability and Disaster which includes disaster research to the expanding area of disability studies.
August 18, 2015
The American Psychological Association honors two faculty members.
July 24, 2015
Research in teaching education does not usually involve high-tech equipment, virtual reality and scientists in lab coats. When it does, however, it can change education for the better, says Dr. Steven Woltering, assistant professor of learning sciences.
July 17, 2015
As she shepherds the next generation of bilingual educators, Dr. Miranda Walichowski, clinical assistant professor and coordinator of the undergraduate bilingual education program, cannot help but reflect on her own journey to the field. Indeed, her story is much like theirs.
July 17, 2015
As of the 2015-2016 academic year, Dr. Rispoli will be an associate professor of special education at Purdue University’s College of Education, where she will continue her research in the prevention of challenging behaviors of students with autism and other developmental disabilities.
May 14, 2015
Agustin Lara, a bilingual education doctoral student in the Department of Educational Psychology, was one of 14 educators nationwide who were selected to participate in the Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad in South Africa, a five-week study abroad experience that is hosted by the Africa Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
May 07, 2015
Stephanie Haechten '12 is the 2015 recipient of the Walter Kase Teacher Excellence Award, which the Anti-Defamation League annually presents to three educators for their outstanding efforts to create an atmosphere in our schools that rejects prejudice and regards diversity as a strength.
April 27, 2015
The 2015 Bush Excellence Award for International Teaching was presented to Dr. Paul J. Batista, associate professor in the Division of Sports Management for the Department of Health and Kinesiology on Thursday, April 23, at a dinner honoring international excellence hosted by Interim President Mark A. Hussey and the Texas A&M International Advisory Board.
March 05, 2015
The Division of Research at Texas A&M University awarded several faculty members more than $155K in grants to fund research.
March 02, 2015
Dr. Fuhui Tong was recently chosen to receive the 2015 Early Career Scholar Award from the Bilingual Education Research Special Interest Group (SIG) of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
February 11, 2015
The Texas A&M Center on Disability and Development (CDD), a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), recently selected Dr. Dan (Dalun) Zhang to serve as the new Director.
January 15, 2015
In an effort to further support innovative research that meaningfully impacts people in the state, nation, and world, The College of Education and Human Development awarded four faculty members the Transforming Lives Research Grant.
December 22, 2014
Dr. Mandy Rispoli, associate professor of special education in the Department of Educational Psychology was awarded the Dr. Deanna and Thomas Yates Faculty Fellowship in Educational Psychology.
Award recipients Anthony Antosh, Shannon Caldwell, Amy Sharp and Stephanie Webber
November 25, 2014
Dr. Amy Sharp was among four recipients of the 2014 AUCD Service to the Organization Award
Dagoberto Heredia Jr.
October 22, 2014
Counseling Psychology student Dagoberto Heredia Jr. discusses how his studies impact his community.
October 22, 2014
Camp LIFE, an inclusive camping opportunity for children with disabilities, celebrated its 10th anniversary during its fall 2014 session.
August 13, 2014
Dr. Bruce Thompson, distinguished professor in the department of Educational Psychology, and Dr. Cecil Reynolds, former professor in the department of Educational Psychology, have been chosen to receive Distinguished Contribution Awards this year on behalf of the American Psychological Association (APA).
Teacher in a classroom
July 15, 2014
In 2001, Dr. Jan Hughes, professor in the department of Educational Psychology, recruited 784 first grade students for an in-depth look at the complex issue of grade retention. The study, known as Project Achieve, sought to answer the “ultimate” question: Does repeating a year of schooling make a student less likely to graduate?

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