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Renewed Sapsik'ʷałá grant supports tribal education

Michelle Jacob and current students in the Sapsik'wala programThanks to a newly renewed grant, and just in time for Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the Sapsik‘ʷałá program in the UO’s College of Education will be able to support 14 Native American students over the next four years.

Seeking connections and diversity with Rod Salgado

Second-year PhD student Rod Salgado is stepping into his role as graduate employee (GE) for the Student Diversity Affairs Committee (SDAC) with the goal of promoting and facilitating discussion of equity and diversity. Rod studies in the School Psychology program and came to the University of Oregon with experience addressing social disparity.

Nichole Kelly joins health cluster to improve eating behaviors

Nichole Kelly — one of four young scholars recruited into the UO's Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention Initiative — spent part of her summer getting to know local community leaders and the challenges they face when dealing with childhood obesity. She is a faculty member in the Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services.

UOEXCEL professional development series starts Oct. 28 in PDX

UOEXCEL concussion seminar

The UO College of Education’s (COE) new professional-development series, UOEXCEL, will kick off Friday, Oct. 28 at the White Stag Block in Portland with a seminar entitled, "Return to Learn: Success at School Following Concussion."

Not your parents' orientation? It is at IntroDUCKtion

Parent writing on white boardParents reading dry-erase boards

Rosiek wins O.L. Davis book award

UO has role in new national initiative on children's health

The UO's Leslie Leve will expand research she began in 2002 and have a key role in the planning phase of a $157 million, seven-year initiative announced by the National Institutes of Health to probe environmental influences on children's health from conception to early adulthood.

COE boasts three 'star' employees

Staff have long been the unsung heroes of higher education, but three College of Education employees are getting some overdue recognition, thanks to the OA and Classified Star Awards.

Two classified employees, Lillian Winkler-Rios and Denise Swanson, were among the five Classified Star awardees, while Deanna Chappell-Belcher nabbed one of the OA Star awards.

COE research legacy appears secure with new faculty hires

The College of Education's record $42.8 million in external funding for FY16 is extraordinary not just for its magnitude, but also for the extent of new-faculty contributions to that total. Five faculty members hired during the past year combined for some $3.25 million in grants. Their biographies follow, along with a snapshot of their research interests and the projects funded:

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