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September 28, 2016
The Texas A&M University Education Research Center (ERC) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $220,000 grant by United Way of Greater Houston (UWGH) to conduct the Year 5 evaluation of the agency’s urban education initiative
September 19, 2016
When it comes to being recognized as a top university in the sports world, NCAA and conference championship titles are often the main focus. However, researchers in the Laboratory for the Study of Intercollegiate Athletics (LSIA) have created another way for universities to win – win more championships while also spending less money.
September 13, 2016
The study was conducted by Major Nicholas Barringer, PhD under the direction of HLKN professor and department head Dr. Richard Kreider, in collaboration with members of the US Army, and colleagues at Texas A&M University.
September 06, 2016
When it comes to recruiting and retaining the best teachers in our school districts, the answer may be found by questioning teachers from the late 1960s and early 1970s.
August 16, 2016
The Center on Disability and Development (CDD) was recently awarded two grants from the Division of Academic Quality and Workforce to fund research projects involving students with autism spectrum disorders.
August 10, 2016
Dr. George Cunningham, director of the Laboratory for Diversity in Sport, has researched issues facing the LGBT community in professional sports and the changes facilitated by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
July 07, 2016
The book, written by Drs. Nancy Watson, Karan Watson, and Christine Stanley, focuses on different strategies to engage effectively in conflict within the higher education work place.
June 23, 2016
Collaborations across all four departments in the College of Education and Human Development are resulting in more than $125,000 in research thanks to a series of Catapult grants from the college.
June 01, 2016
Catherine Cole spent three years researching corruption and its associated variables, specifically the impact women in government had on corruption.
May 18, 2016
Educational Psychology professor Dr. Tim Elliott will be a panel speaker at the Broadband Prescriptions For Mental Health: A Policy Conference held at the University of Houston Law Center on Wednesday, May 18.
May 05, 2016
Dr. Emma Sherry is a leading scholar in sport management at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia, and spoke about her research to sport management staff and students.
April 25, 2016
Despite the fact that there are more than two million military-connected students in American schools, there is no reliable data on the academic health or educational outcomes of those students. Dr. Robert Muller, clinical associate professor of educational leadership, is working to change that.
April 14, 2016
Hoping to help combat a national shortage of teachers in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, researchers at the College of Education and Human Development’s Education Research Center (ERC) at Texas A&M University are collaborating with Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi thanks to funding from the National Science Foundation.
April 13, 2016
Dr. Beverly Irby discussed how policy development is put into practice through her research, entitled “Learning and Teaching in Educational Leadership SIG Business Meeting” in April at the American Educational Research Association in Washington D.C.
April 12, 2016
English Language Arts and Reading teachers across Texas were able to provide feedback for the latest revision to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), the state’s curricular standards, thanks to a partnership between the Texas Council for Teachers of English Language Arts (TCTELA) and the College of Education and Human Development’s Education Research Center (ERC) at Texas A&M University.
April 11, 2016
Hoping to break down barriers for English language learners and low socio-economic status students, professors in the Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University developed a literacy-integrated science intervention, funded by the National Science Foundation.
April 11, 2016
Drs. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Fuhui Tong, and Beverly Irby, led a research program, entitled “Evaluating Instructional Intervention in Promoting Students' English Development and Science Learning in an Urban District,” and presented results from a recent research study at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in Washington D.C.
March 29, 2016
Recent research published in The American Journal of Cardiology and led by Stephen Crouse, Ph.D., is shedding light on the healthy cardiac parameters and blood pressure levels of collegiate American-style football (ASF) athletes.
March 04, 2016
A recent clinical study showed that providing an oral nutritional supplement during and after hospital admission was associated with a 50 percent lower death rate in older malnourished patients with heart and lung disease.
February 18, 2016
Recent research by Professor Emeritus Dr. Jan Hughes could impact bullying prevention in schools across the country. The research focuses on whether the connection a child has with his or her teacher impacts how much that child is liked or disliked by his or her classmates.
February 08, 2016
More than a dozen faculty members across the College of Education and Human Development are collaborating on six research projects thanks to a series of Catapult grants from the College.
February 04, 2016
Leaders in the fields of health, kinesiology and sport management will present their research at the seventh annual Distinguished Lecture Series.
February 03, 2016
A collaboration between professors from four colleges, including the College of Education and Human Development, is hoping to make a difference in the future of the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
January 28, 2016
Dr. Ponjuan co-authored Ensuring the Success of Latino Males in Higher Education: A National Imperative. The book, a culmination of years of research from scholars across the country, is the first to specifically focus on Latino males in higher education. It includes 12 chapters detailing theories, research and practice.
January 12, 2016
New research from Dr. Adam Barry, Associate Professor in Health Education, contends that youth ,as young as 13, have unrestricted access to alcohol advertising on social media platforms.

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