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book on child's desk
September 05, 2018
Illiteracy is considered a national public health issue. One-third of fourth grade students cannot comprehend their grade-level materials.
three workers talking in a warehouse
September 03, 2018
Dr. Jia Wang, professor of human resource development, partnered with Texas A&M’s industrial distribution program to develop best HR practices for wholesale distributors.
houses flooded during hurricane harvey
August 28, 2018
Dr. Laura Stough watched as news reports highlighted the tens of thousands losing their homes to the storm. Because of her research on the impact of disasters on those with disabilities, she jumped into action.
Female teacher with two female students
August 26, 2018
Dr. Chayla Haynes Davison says we are far from the finish line for women’s equality from the standpoint of intersectionality.
Sophia Zekkour at graduation
August 23, 2018
Sophia Zekkour ’19 and Ashley Melgar ‘18 were chosen to speak at the Texas A&M University Summer 2018 Commencement on August 10, 2018.
Two women exercising outdoors
August 21, 2018
America is aging, with about 15 percent of the population over the age of 65. As Americans age, susceptibility to chronic conditions increases and level of overall health can decline.
August 20, 2018
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture and the College of Engineering are collaborating on a new degree program option to train a completely new generation of STEM teachers and leaders from Texas A&M.
technology lab
July 26, 2018
The College of Education and Human Development would like to welcome three new faculty members in the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development.
researcher working in lab
July 13, 2018
Many cancer patients suffer from a loss of body mass known as cachexia. Approximately 20 percent of cancer related deaths are attributed to the syndrome of cachexia, which in cancer patients is often characterized by a rapid or severe loss of fat and skeletal muscle.
children playing games on a tablet
July 12, 2018
It is an $18 billion industry. At least one person in more than 60 percent of households is considered a frequent gamer. For Dr. Sam von Gillern, that is reason enough to focus on the use of video games in education.
African-American man reflective disposition
June 13, 2018
In 2017, 13 percent of all individuals diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in the United States were African-American. This is the second highest diagnosis rate for a demographic in the country.
Dr. Paula Miller headshot
June 01, 2018
For Dr. Paula Miller, teaching a computer technology course in the Department of Health and Kinesiology was more than just showing students how to use software.
older adults exercising
May 30, 2018
Dr. Nicolaas Deutz says it is important for older adults to continue exercise to maintain muscle mass and appetite - the keys to increased longevity.
scholarship logo
May 23, 2018
The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation today announced ten students attending or planning to attend Texas A&M University are among 100 recipients of the Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers.
Group working during iTP3 training
May 23, 2018
May is teen pregnancy prevention month. It is also one of the last months of funding for the Innovative Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (iTP3).
May 08, 2018
With final exams and more STAAR testing happening over the next few weeks, anxiety among students at every level is extremely high.
group doing activities at STEM camp
May 03, 2018
This summer, hundreds of students and teachers will be on the Texas A&M campus getting real-world experiences in STEM education.
photo of dean from 2017 roundtable event
May 01, 2018
The College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University will honor 21 transformational leaders at the 2018 Dean’s Roundtable.
Dr. Dirani at Voices of Impact 2017
April 24, 2018
If you want employees to learn and retain information in workplace trainings, focus less on the training itself and more on the needs of the employee.
AAA conference logo
April 18, 2018
Sidewalks are created with enough room for one person using a wheelchair to move comfortably alongside an individual without disabilities. However, what happens when two people using wheelchairs want to travel side by side on a sidewalk?
STAAR test logo
April 10, 2018
This week, many of the more than one million students impacted by Hurricane Harvey will be taking the state’s standardized tests. Meanwhile, school superintendents are still waiting for answers about how those tests will impact school ratings.
Mother and son painting
April 04, 2018
One in 68 children born in the United States are diagnosed with autism. Many of these children have complex communication needs, a challenge of particular interest to Dr. Jeni Ganz.
girl practicing soccer
March 27, 2018
Girls that are raised running on the field might grow up to run companies as adults.
graduating students
March 26, 2018
or the first time, researchers in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University have provided the strongest evidence to date that grade retention in the elementary grades hurts students' chances of graduating high school.
harrington tower
March 21, 2018
The College of Education and Human Development has raised $30 million, which is 92 percent of a $33 million goal set for the college in the Texas A&M University Lead by Example campaign.

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