EPSY News

December 21, 2010

Rafael Lara-Alecio, professor of bilingual education in the Department of Educational Psychology, was named Higher Education Honoree by the Texas Association of Bilingual Education at its annual conference in El Paso.

October 11, 2010

Counseling psychology faculty and graduate students from the Department of Educational Psychology attended the American Psychological Association Convention in San Diego, Calif.

September 20, 2010
With National Preparedness Month in full swing, a research paper co-authored by a Texas A&M University professor suggests that children -- particularly children with disabilities -- are especially vulnerable to the effects of disasters.
September 15, 2010

Seven school and counseling psychology doctoral students from the Department of Educational Psychology participated in the program's first study abroad trip to Queretaro, Mexico.

September 14, 2010

A little guidance given to students can make all the difference in their journey to a college education, and helping students reach that college degree is what a partnership between Texas A&M University and the Bryan school district is about.

August 24, 2010

Thanks to advanced battlefield medicine, more service members in Iraq and Afghanistan are surviving injuries that would have been lethal in previous wars.

August 24, 2010
Disaster Responses Should Address Needs of People with Disabilities
August 12, 2010
A $2.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will enable the Center on Disability and Development in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University to continue and expand its research and services for people with disabilities and their families.
July 29, 2010
Two Texas A&M University researchers are trying to understand factors that contribute to young children's emotional eating and later obesity or eating disorders.
July 08, 2010

Family pressure on African-American college students to maintain their cultural identity while attending a predominantly white university increases the amount of stress experienced by these students, recent research suggests.

June 24, 2010
Caring for a child with a disability can be challenging, but many of these challenges are due to a lack of necessary environmental supports, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Texas A&M University Center on Disability and Development.
June 01, 2010
Lizette Ojeda, assistant professor of educational psychology in the Department of Educational Psychology, has been selected as a Big 12 Faculty Fellow for the College of Education and Human Development.
May 27, 2010

Jeffrey Liew, assistant professor of learning sciences in the Department of Educational Psychology, received a mental health research grant from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.

May 25, 2010
Timothy Elliott, professor of counseling psychology in the Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University, is part of a task force formed by the American Psychological Association to help psychologists find ways of assessing and addressing the needs of caregivers.
May 20, 2010

Courtesy of the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs

May 13, 2010

Recently, school children in Navasota, Texas, learned from scientists halfway around the world, thanks to Kate Lambert.

April 28, 2010

Parenting is a natural skill, says parent coach Kristy Dixon '00, but good parenting is an acquired skill.

April 22, 2010
Jay, a lecturer in the Department of Educational Psychology, is the director of the Youth Adventure Program (YAP), a summer camp for gifted and talented children that emphasizes career exploration. Held on the Texas A&M University campus, it also teaches students about college life and Aggie traditions.
April 22, 2010
Jan will receive the 2010 University-Level Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for Research. This is one of the highest honors bestowed on a faculty or staff member at Texas A&M University.
January 15, 2010

Jamilia Blake and Jorge Gonzalez, both assistant professors in the Department of Educational Psychology, received the Pathways to the Doctorate Research Assistantship Award for the 2010-2011 academic year.

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