Features

October 22, 2015
Technology in the classroom has long been a controversial topic, but studies show more parents are welcoming it and the majority of Americans believe all K-12 classrooms will be plugged in in the next 10 years. Faculty in the College of Education and Human Development are dedicated to ensuring Texas A&M graduates are ready for the technology-driven classroom.
October 12, 2015
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina changed everything for Dr. Laura Stough, associate professor and coordinator of the Learning Sciences Program at Texas A&M.
October 06, 2015
The Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program performed wellness screenings on undergraduate dance science students.
September 28, 2015
Dr. Fred Nafukho, professor of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, has spent years researching emotional intelligence (EI) and the effect it has on people in various settings.
September 22, 2015
Dr. Smith, professor and former department head of Teaching, Learning and Culture, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2015 and is remembered for his work with the college.
September 18, 2015
Dr. Idethia Harvey is an associate professor in health education where her experience in health promotion and disease prevention within minority communities has allowed her to teach her students about the importance of health education.
Two students pose outside Harrington Tower.
September 15, 2015
The Bilingual Education Program at Texas A&M was recognized as a Bright Spot in Hispanic Education by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.
September 10, 2015
Dr. Kay Wijekumar, professor of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC), received a $3.5 million grant from U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences for her project that seeks to improve content area reading comprehension.
Students hold up artwork in a Houston elementary classroom.
August 25, 2015
The Education Research Center (ERC) at Texas A&M University is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $300,000 grant by United Way of Greater Houston (UWGH) to conduct the Year 4 evaluation of the agency’s urban education initiative.
Dr. Joyce Alexander poses outside Harrington Tower.
August 17, 2015
Dr. Joyce Alexander assumed her new position as dean of the College of Education & Human Development on June 1, 2015.
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.
June 29, 2015
From June 22- 23, participants from Chinese universities and the National Academy of Education Administration in China took part in a two-day training session at Texas A&M for higher education leadership.
June 09, 2015
The Texas A&M University Coaching Academy provides valuable resources for current and aspiring coaches to make a difference on and off the sidelines.
June 09, 2015
Texas House Bill 767 – which would have made Texas the first state to require electrocardiogram (ECG) screening for high school athletes – sparked widespread debate during the spring 2015 legislative session, but what is ECG testing, really? Texas A&M University students have options available if they wish to get one.
June 03, 2015
The College of Education & Human Development at Texas A&M is offering a variety of educational programs to keep children engaged in various fields this summer.
May 18, 2015
At the spring 2015 HLKN Graduate & Student Awards Reception, Julianne Newman, sport management senior, received the inaugural Kevin Sumlin Diversity Award, whose namesake is the first African-American head coach in the history of the Texas A&M football program.
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 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 08, 2015
For his commitment to the university and to educational philanthropy, the College of Education & Human Development at Texas A&M will present Jon Hagler, ’58, with an honorary doctorate degree at its 2015 spring commencement.
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 13, 2015
Evelyn Saldivar embodies exactly what it means to be a motivated student and a fearless Aggie as she approaches graduation in May 2015.
April 03, 2015
During his undergraduate studies, Kevin Shimkus gained a strong interest in the study of skeletal muscle and wet lab research. Kevin decided to couple that with his fascination of spaceflight and came to pursue his doctorate at the College of Education & Human Development, where he studies in Dr. James Fluckey’s Muscle Biology Laboratory.
March 23, 2015
Researchers find that sport-related organizations that adopt diversity management strategies are more likely to attract and hire talented, creative employees and generate goodwill among customers who are concerned with diversity-related issues.
March 11, 2015
The College of Education & Human Development at Texas A&M University is pleased to welcome Joyce M. Alexander, Ph.D., as the incoming dean beginning June 1, 2015.

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