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College will host Kinesiology Research Day

AUGUSTA, GA – The Augusta University College of Education will host Kinesiology Research Day from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20, in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The day will highlight research from undergraduate and graduate kinesiology students. Dr. Claudio Battaglini, professor of kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at …

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Kinesiology student and professor study impact of ketones on golf

AUGUSTA, GA – Additional benefits to the trending ketogenic diet may soon be clearer, thanks to research being conducted by Dr. Maleah Holland, professor of kinesiology in the Augusta University College of Education, and Grant Blume, junior kinesiology student. Blume has been awarded the Southern Regional Honors Council Student Scholars …

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Due to demand, college adds second show to May 9 performance

AUGUSTA, GA – Due to overwhelming demand, the College of Education has added a second showing of the May 9 children’s literacy play, “Chicken Little.” Admission is free and registration is open. Dr. Paulette Harris, founder and director of the Augusta University Literacy Center that organizes the play series, said …

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Kinesiology student presents research at honors conference

Augusta, GA— Amanda Dojack, a senior kinesiology major in the College of Education, presented new research on the relationship between cognitive performance and cardiovascular health in older versus younger people at the 19th annual Phi Kappa Phi Student Research and Fine Arts Conference at Augusta University on March 18. Dojack’s …

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Kids University: STEAM’in Up This Summer

AUGUSTA, Ga. — This summer, Augusta University will again host Kids University, its annual summer camp. This enriching and entertaining camp specializes in STEAM education, which create classrooms that integrate science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics concepts across disciplines into all lessons. Dennis Dotterer, director of the Center for Innovation …

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Kinesiology launches new lab for teaching and research

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr.  Steven Page, chair of Kinesiology, recently launched the department’s new dry lab in Christenberry Fieldhouse, kicking off the life of the new space with a tour for Provost Gretchen Caughman, an overview of faculty areas of research and an array of healthy snacks. The new teaching …

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Award-winning author visits AU students, local 5th graders

AUGUSTA, GA – Deborah Wiles, renowned author of “Love, Ruby Lavender,” “Aurora County All-Stars” and “Each Little Bird That Sings,” visited Augusta University teacher education students embedded at Lake Forest Elementary School on March 12 to talk about using children’s literature to teach reading. The visit was part of the …

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College releases app to help adapt sports for special needs

AUGUSTA, GA – Students with special needs can sometimes be excluded from extracurricular activities and sports because teachers and caretakers may not know how to adapt to their needs. To combat this, students in Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo’s Family and Community Engagement for Exceptional Children class, along with the department of …

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New education club wins best new student organization award

AUGUSTA, GA. – She’s the First, a student organization sponsored by the College of Education, was recently named best new student organization by the Office of Student Life & Engagement at Augusta University. The organization is a student-run chapter of a global not-for-profit that sponsors girls’ education in low-income countries. …

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