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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:

Summer camp helps families, kids with special needs communicate

AAC Camp 2016

Each time Kian presses the big red button, a woman’s voice from inside the hot-plate-sized device intones “Go Ducks.”

New faculty help propel COE to external funding record

The history of research excellence at the UO College of Education goes back decades, but there’s never been a year like 2015-16.

CFT Alumna Emam published in Family Therapy Magazine

"Disability as a Cultural Experience"
by Parisa Emam '15 (Couples and Family Therapy)
reproduced with permission from Family Therapy Magazine, May/June 2016

Newly Knighted: Beth Stormshak awarded chair

Beth Stormshak, who became the UO’s newest Knight Chair this April, is director of the UO’s Prevention Science Institute and lead for the successful cluster hiring initiative for health and obesity prevention.

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Educational Foundations students and River Road 5th graders use poetry to explore "Where I’m From"


I am from the piano playing filled rooms in the morning when I wake up.

From the house with the red door for good luck

I am from the California sunshine creating warmth in my home.

From the coast of San Francisco with the sea and the foam


I am from a loving family without myself includes four


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