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October 18, 2017
Over the last 70 years, the number of Black teachers in America’s schools has dramatically decreased. Bringing awareness to that trend is now a top priority for Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson.
October 10, 2017
Workplace incivility is taking over our organizations, professional relationships and everyday interactions. According to Dr. Jia Wang, associate professor of human resource development, understanding why incivility happens and how to address it starts with awareness.
October 09, 2017
Brenham ISD is the latest school district to partner with the College of Education and Human Development for the Project Literacy-Infused Science Using Technology Innovation Opportunities (LISTO).
October 04, 2017
Because of a teacher shortage, there is only one bilingual or ESL teacher for every 46 students struggling with English.
September 28, 2017
Drs. Susan Bloomfield and Richard Kreider were recently inducted as Fellows into the National Academy of Kinesiology.
September 22, 2017
Faculty in the college have more than doubled the amount of grant money received in the past three years, with new grants totaling more than $30 million.
September 20, 2017
Dr. Luis Ponjuan talked about the potentially negative consequences that the DACA repeal could have —primarily in Texas.
September 12, 2017
Dr. Laura Stough and her team have spent countless hours responding to the needs of the disability community in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
September 07, 2017
With over 325,000 displaced residents in the greater-Houston area alone, students and faculty in CEHD have jumped in to help lead the relief efforts.
September 05, 2017
It has been a debate for decades. Children are unhappy about doing homework and teachers insist that homework is key to helping students learn.
September 01, 2017
Hundreds of faculty and staff attended the CEHD Fall 2017 Kick-Off Luncheon on August 23. The annual kick-off was held in the Bethancourt Ballroom and helped to set the pace for the upcoming academic year.
August 30, 2017
Literacy is the foundation for everything that we do. When we think about academic success, it is no surprise that literacy is on the forefront.
August 24, 2017
Dr. Richard Kreider and the Exercise & Sport Nutrition Lab (ESNL) have been awarded Best for Health & Research Education – Texas by Global Health & Pharma (GHP) Magazine.
August 15, 2017
For Dr. Robert Capraro, co-project director of Aggie STEM, increasing the number of STEM teachers in Texas schools is a top priority. But he is not just focused on students at Texas A&M, he is also focused on those already in the teaching profession through a new certificate program.
August 09, 2017
Dr. Kelly Wilson explained some of the complexities regarding maternal mortality following the passing of a number of Texas bills.
August 01, 2017
Senate Bill 3, which faces opposition in the House, has become one of the most contentious issues state government has battled with in recent years.
July 27, 2017
The Department of Health and Kinesiology welcomes Dr. Melinda Sheffield-Moore ‘87 who will succeed Dr. Richard Kreider on Aug. 1.
July 18, 2017
With the start of the Texas Special Session, many agenda items showcase the challenges Texas schools face.
July 13, 2017
With the support of a federal grant, Dr. Kuo and her team offer a four-week summer program that introduces Chinese and Korean languages and cultures to elementary school children. The mission of the federal grant is to increase the number of Americans learning, speaking and teaching critical-need foreign languages.
June 28, 2017
Dr. Daniel Bowen was awarded a $90,000 grant from the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) that furthers the efforts in measuring arts enrichment-related programs.
June 27, 2017
The report, Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood, focuses on adult perceptions of black girls and finds adults view black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers.
June 19, 2017
As part of the advisory board for the ISSN, Dr. Kreider and a team of researchers conducted a review of over 200 published studies regarding creatine.
May 30, 2017
When it comes to helping young students become confident readers, our four-legged friends may be the key. That is the theory behind PAWS (Physical Activity With Shelters) for Reading.
May 24, 2017
She was the first African-American female to complete the entire tenure process - from the rank of lecturer all the way to full professor – at Texas A&M University and the College of Education and Human Development. Now, after 32 years with the college, Dr. Patricia Larke is taking time for herself and retiring.
May 09, 2017
When Dr. Mario Torres becomes interim department head in the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, his top priority is moving forward his predecessor’s agenda, while also expanding on it.

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