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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.
December 09, 2015
Texas A&M professor and associate dean for academic affairs and research, Dr. George Cunningham, is part of the first known book discussing the process of developing theory in sport management.
December 08, 2015
Led under the direction of assistant professor Dr. Steven Woltering, the lab presentation is aimed to give viewers an in-depth look into the biometric work for future students.
November 23, 2015
Eight of the world’s leading speakers in sports medicine and human performance took the stage at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center Friday to discuss their cutting edge research in Texas A&M’s Huffines Discussion 5 (HD5).
November 19, 2015
Dr. Jamilia Blake, associate professor of school psychology, has studied the cause and effects of bullying at school and its impact on victims.
November 13, 2015
By the time its built in 2016, the Human Clinical Research Facility will be the proverbial hub for human research collaboration at Texas A&M University. Envisioned by the Department of Health & Kinesiology, it will house both the Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity (CTRAL), headed by Dr. Nicolaas Deutz, and the Exercise & Sport Nutrition Lab (ESNL), headed by Dr. Richard Kreider.
Disability and Disaster
August 25, 2015
The Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University is honored to announce the release of the scholarly work, Disability and Disaster which includes disaster research to the expanding area of disability studies.
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.
April 08, 2015
Their research work, “Exploring the Diversity and Enrollment Trends of Texas A&M University Through Music,” took Texas A&M enrollment statistics from 1999 and 2014 and set that data to computer generated music where gender influenced melody/bass, and ethnic diversity contributed to musical effect. Additionally, age difference (getting younger), contributed to the change in tempo.
January 21, 2015
The college engages in translational research that drives new practices and effective policy across the fields of education, health and human development.
January 20, 2015
Researchers at the Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity are studying what happens to adults that spend extended in bed, usually after surgery.

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