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Dr. Simona Murph named Distinguished Alum and Presidential Alum

AUGUSTA, GA –As Principal Scientist at Savannah River National Laboratories, Dr. Simona Hunyadi Murph specializes in nanomaterials research, and travels the world to share her findings and technological advances with others. She is a former science educator who transitioned her career to STEM exploration. She could wallpaper her living room with the …

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Four Education alumni named to Jag20 awards

AUGUSTA, GA. – They are educators, they are administrators, they are coaches, they are faculty, they are staff, and they are Jaguars. Among the four College of Education alumni honored with a Jag 20 Award this year, no two are alike. But all have upheld the values of Augusta University, …

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Harper delivers keynote address on literacy techniques

AUGUSTA, GA – Dr. Rebecca Harper, Professor of Education at Augusta University, was recently invited to give the keynote address at the 4th Annual Literacy Leaders Conference at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va. Harper has been passionate about literacy for years, starting with her time as a classroom teacher. “I taught …

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Wilson named national scorer for student teacher assessments

AUGUSTA, GA – For the past four years, Dr. Judi Wilson worked to ensure that Augusta University’s teacher candidates were ready when Georgia implemented edTPA education majors in Fall of 2015. EdTPA is the new pre-service teacher performance assessment developed by the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity. Wilson and the …

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Professor focuses on sport psychology, LGBTQ issues in sport

AUGUSTA, GA – As the makeup of the United States grows and changes over time, so will diversity in our sports programs grow and change. Dr. Hannah Bennett’s research is on the forefront of those changes, enhancing inclusivity and knocking down barriers. “Initially my research focused on the psychology of …

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