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DuckFunder projects target school supplies, child-abuse prevention

Two College of Education projects are among those trying to raise both awareness and support through DuckFunder, a University of Oregon fund-raising platform similar to Kickstarter, and are already making progress toward their goals. Click the headline links or images below to learn more about, or contribute to these worthy endeavors.

Preventing child abuse

UO lands four scholars for obesity prevention cluster (Around the O)

Four early career scholars whose work focuses on the science of obesity prevention will join the UO's Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention Initiative in the fall. They were hired as part of the Clusters of Excellence Faculty Hiring Initiative announced in 2014.

New Rosiek book examines 'Resegregation as Curriculum'

Jerry Rosiek, associate professor of education studies, recently published a new book with co-author, Kathy Kinslow.

From CEO to COE: Former Oregon education chief now a UO professor of practice

Nancy Golden, former chief education officer for the State of Oregon, has joined the University of Oregon College of Education (COE) as its first professor of practice for the Department of Educational Methodology, Policy, and Leadership. Her appointment began January 1, 2016.

Relationship Check-In 2016 is coming Feb. 6

Students at the Couples and Family Therapy (CFT) Program at the University of Oregon College of Education (COE) will host the annual “Relationship Check-In” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 at the Center for Healthy Relationships (CHR), formally the Center for Family Therapy, at the HEDCO Clinic on the UO campus.

Center for Family Therapy changes name

COE professors strike three-year agreement to improve child literacy in the US Virgin Islands

Two professors in the UO College of Education (COE) have spearheaded a three-year agreement with the US Virgin Islands (USVI) to improve reading performance among elementary-aged students across the St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John islands.

From student to collaborator: HyeonJin Yoon

by Julia Comnes '16 (journalism)

When HyeonJin Yoon was a teacher for struggling students in her native South Korea, she was faced with a problem: how could her school’s one-size-fits-all curriculum, designed for a single style of learning, possibly accommodate all of her student’s unique learning needs? She wanted to know how to figure out what a student’s particular needs were and the best way to teach for each of those needs.

Love brings us home (Oregon Quarterly)

The current issue of Oregon Quarterly features Jennifer Meyer from communication disorders and sciences, and the work of Early Childhood CARES, one of the COE's outreach units. For kids who are victims of abuse or come from families struggling with drug abuse, the work never stops.

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