EPSY News

March 30, 2011
If children are at risk for reading difficulties, it's easy for them to fall behind given the pace and amount of learning required in school, says Texas A&M University professor Deborah Simmons.
March 25, 2011

Jeffrey Liew, assistant professor of learning sciences in the Department of Educational Psychology, will receive an Early Career Award from the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD).

March 24, 2011

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2012 survey of best graduate schools, with the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University placing 24th among public institutions.

March 23, 2011

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2012 survey of best graduate schools, with the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University placing 24th among public institutions.

March 23, 2011
Ben Milam Elementary School Principal, Tracy Spies, said, "Just like with the Milken Award, we don't remember a whole lot, after they called our name, we just of sat there, stunned for a little bit."
March 10, 2011

Dr. Jeff Liew will be receiving an Early Career Award from the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) at their 2011 Biennial Meeting, taking place in Montreal, Quebec, Canada , March 31st to April 2nd.

January 26, 2011
Two faculty members from the College of Education and Human Development received grants through Texas A&M University’s Program to Enhance Scholarly and Creative Activities, which provides funding awards for significant research projects, scholarly publications and artistic presentations.
January 06, 2011
Statesman A Texas A&M University researcher is mining a unique database in hopes of helping clinicians identify the symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder that increase the risk of suicide among combat veterans.
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
Disaster Responses Should Address Needs of People with Disabilities
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 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.

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