Post date: Friday, February 28, 2014 - 5:10am

What happens when three kinesiology students participate in a quiz bowl? They win!
The Texas A&M Quiz Bowl team won last night's competition at Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and have qualified to go to the national conference/competition in Orlando next May. Congratulations to Megan Cole '14, Lily Ogden '14 and Katie Elmer '14.
Best part? They beat our friends from the state capitol. WHOOP!!...

Post date: Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 4:04pm

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has released a research synthesis report focusing on improving reading outcomes for students with or at risk for reading disabilities.

This state-of-the-art in reading research report features the work of Department of Educational Psychology faculty Dr. Shanna Hagan-Burke, associate professor, Dr. Oi-Man Kwok, associate professor, and Dr. Deborah Simmons, professor. Their research is...

Post date: Friday, February 21, 2014 - 11:05am

Women’s history month is an annual worldwide event to celebrate and highlight the contributions of women in history and contemporary society. The public celebration of women’s history began in the 1970s as a weeklong celebration and expanded to a month, observed every March in the U.S.

In honor of women’s history month, the College of Education and Human Development Office of Organization Development and Diversity Initiatives, the...

Post date: Friday, February 21, 2014 - 3:11am

The Department of Health & Kinesiology at Texas A&M University is excited to announce that super-agent Leigh Steinberg will be speaking on campus Friday, February 28.
Forbes has called Steinberg “the greatest sports agent in history.” He has negotiated contracts in excess of $2 billion during his career. He has represented many of the most successful professional athletes and coaches in football, basketball, baseball, hockey,...

Post date: Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 4:16pm

Dr. Cynthia Boettcher has led the Lohman Learning Community since its inception in 2002. Formerly known as the “Lohman Ladies,” it has become the model for other learning communities across the college.

Former Texas A&M president Robert Gates initially conceived of the idea. Gates sought to build on the success of other programs, such as the Regents Scholars, to...

Post date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 2:53pm

The State of Texas Education Research Center at Texas A&M University has received a $150,000 sub-award to conduct a three-year external evaluation of the National Science Foundation-funded project, Elementary Teachers Engaged in Authentic Math and Science (ETEAMS) Partnership. The study’s co-principal investigators are Jackie Stillisano and Hersh Waxman. ERC researchers Anna Boriack and Kim...

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