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girl covering face while being bullied
October 10, 2018
Dr. Jamilia Blake, associate professor of school psychology, studies the causes and effects of bullying at school and its impact on victims.
photo of student body president amy sharp
October 09, 2018
SBP Amy Sharp, who started her leadership role in April 2018, made physical and mental health one of the key focuses of her campaign. She says physical and mental health are issues most students can resonate with.
woman sitting at computer with a stressed look on her face
October 03, 2018
Dr. Castro-Olivo’s research kept pointing back to the lack of school belonging and perceived discrimination. She noticed different factors that contributed to a failure to graduate despite the motivations and aspirations to do so.
children eating grapes
October 01, 2018
The modern-day health education class is more than just the food pyramid and sex ed. Dr. Meagan Shipley, a clinical assistant professor at Texas A&M, said hot-button issues like bullying and mental health are vital to school health education today.
teen on scale
September 26, 2018
Dr. Steven Woltering and his graduate student Lucy Chen say obesity is not just a lifestyle problem. They say it is important to also look at how people are processing information and control their thoughts and emotions.
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September 19, 2018
Dr. Dianne Goldsby is retiring after 16 years with the College of Education and Human Development.
O'Neal at Howdy Week Workshop
September 18, 2018
Kelley O’Neal, director of the Marilyn Kent Byrne Student Success Center, went to college as a first-generation student. Inspired by this experience, he grew passionate about creating a program that could help students in the college.
man in library using computer
September 11, 2018
Dr. Christine Mark, clinical assistant professor of human resource development, is bringing a real-world feel to her virtual classroom through three online learning principles.
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.

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