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Mary Kay Stein and Collaborators Receive $2.5 Million Grant to Study Teacher Learning

Published on 12/14/2017 9:20:00 AM

Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) Associate Director for Educational Research and Practice Mary Kay Stein has been awarded a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the James S. McDonnell Foundation. The grant is part of the McDonnell Foundation’s newly formed Teachers as Learners (TAL) in... Read More...

Nominations Being Accepted for SOE Alumni Awards

Published on 11/21/2017 3:58:00 PM

The University of Pittsburgh's School of Education honors the outstanding accomplishments of its graduates through the Distinguished Alumni Awards program. Criteria for these awards include a recognition of professional achievement, commitment to the continued success of the School of Education and... Read More...

David Beck Named Educator of the Year by Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants

Published on 11/14/2017 2:24:00 PM

David Beck , a current EdD student in the University of Pittsburgh School of Education and an assistant professor in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences , was recently recognized as Pennsylvania Educator of the Year by the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants. Candidates for th... Read More...

SCAE Graduate Receives National Folk Art Honor

Published on 11/9/2017 1:29:00 PM

Linda Deafenbaugh, a doctoral graduate of the social and comparative analysis in education program and the team leader on the Yoga and Folk Tales project, received the nationally-recognized Dorothy Howard Folklore and Education Prize. This prize is awarded annually by the Folklore in Education Sect... Read More...

SOE Helps Lead Cross-disciplinary Conference on Family and Healthy U

Published on 11/9/2017 10:40:00 AM

CALL FOR PAPER (DUE 01/25/2018, 11:00 PM) Cross-disciplinary Conference on Family and Healthy U University of Pittsburgh | March 28th, 2018 | University Club 123 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 REGISTRATION: COMING SOON PDF Guidelines CONFERENCE OVERVIEW, GOALS, AND BROADER IMPACT Health and... Read More...

Instruction and Learning Receives $1.1 Million Grant for Expanded Vision Studies Education

Published on 10/26/2017 5:13:00 PM

Tessa McCarthy and Doug Kostewicz, faculty members in the University of Pittsburgh School of Education department of Instruction and Learning, will be co-principal investigators on Project Certifying Orientation and Mobility/Behavior Specialists (COMBS), a professional training grant funded by the ... Read More...

Carol and Gene McGrevin to Receive Pitt Distinguished Alumni Fellow Award

Published on 10/12/2017 2:58:00 PM

Carol McGrevin, a 1964 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Education, and her husband, Gene McGrevin, are each recipients of the Pitt Distinguished Alumni Fellow Award, to be presented Thursday night at Alumni Hall. The award—Pitt’s premier alumni honor—recognizes graduates with extr... Read More...

SOE Enrollment Managers on the Road

Published on 10/4/2017 4:17:00 PM

Representatives from the University of Pittsburgh School of Education will travel to locations across Pennsylvania and the region during the fall to provide information and meet with prospective graduate and doctoral candidates. Take advantage of these opportunities to meet with admissions represen... Read More...

Urban Special Education Scholars Candidate Information

Published on 9/29/2017 4:28:00 PM

University of Pittsburgh School of Education Special Education and the Center for Urban Education The Urban Special Education Scholars (USES) doctoral project is designed to prepare doctoral students for university faculty positions dedicated to improving academic and behavioral support for student... Read More...

Barone Gibbs Receives $3.4 Million NIH Grant

Published on 9/22/2017 9:35:00 AM

Bethany Barone Gibbs, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Physical Activity, and Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Pittsburgh, has received a $3.4 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institutes (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health ... Read More...
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