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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.

Full story at giving.uoregon.edu.

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

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

Sensation seeking promotes initiation, impulsivity promotes escalation of substance use

(from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, May 16, 2016)

UOTeachOUT events call attention to issues of gender, equity

LGBT issues have come to the fore in a big way recently.

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