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Faculty, Students, Local Teachers Participate in Lesson Study at Homer Jr. High School

Students and teachers from Burton Street Elementary School (Cazenovia) and Marcellus High School participated in an “It’s Go Time: Science For All” lesson study conference at Homer Jr. High School in Cortland. The conference was led by Sharon Dotger, associate professor of science education in the Department of Teaching and Leadership, and Jessica Whisher-Hehland, Coordinator...
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School of Education Included in Inaugural SOURCE Grant Program

103 student projects were selected for the first cohort of awardees funded by Syracuse University’s new Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement, known as The SOURCE, the University announced Tuesday. Several students from the School of Education received SOURCE grants, including: Brandon Fascia, Health and Exercise Science: “Effect of Beetroot Juice Consumption on Cerebral...
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Exercise Science Professor Gwendolyn Thomas Secures NIH Grant to Study Exercise and Cannabis Use

Gwendolyn Thomas, assistant professor of exercise science in the School of Education, has received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study the effects of resistance exercise on people with severe cannabis use disorders (CUDs). It’s the first such study, Thomas says. Thomas, director of the Exercise Prescription Laboratory (ExRx Lab), will perform this...
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Professor Kal Alston Named President Elect by the Philosophy of Education Society

Kal Alston, professor of cultural foundations of education and associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Education, will serve as president elect for the Philosophy of Education Society for 2019-20 year before becoming president of the organization in 2020-21. Alston has been active with Philosophy of Education Society (PES) for over 30 years, having...
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Special Education Alumni Win AERA Dissertation Awards

Two graduates of the Special Education Ph.D. program received awards for their dissertations from American Educational Research Association special interest groups (SIGs). Chelsea Tracy-Bronson G’18, Ph.D., received two Outstanding Dissertation Awards for her dissertation entitled “Inclusive Education in Practice: District-Level Special Education Administrators’ Leadership.” She received awards from both the Districts in Research and Reform...
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The School of Education at AERA 2019

The Syracuse University School of Education is well represented by our faculty, students, and alumni at the American Educational Research Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario April 5-9. Presentation titles, locations, and times are listed below. The full program including abstracts is available on the AERA website. Reception for Faculty, Students, Alumni, Colleagues, and...
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Thomas Talks to Cancer Network on Exercise Research

Gwendolyn Thomas, assistant professor in the Department of Exercise Science and director of the Exercise Prescription Lab, and Maggie Bedillion, graduate student in the lab, spoke with Cancer Network about their research on exercise and its effect on depression and anxiety in cancer patients. Previous research has shown that there is a link between cognitive...
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Tiago Barreira Discussed Global Childhood Obesity on CNN Health

“There are still more children that are underweight in the world than there are obese, but that’s likely to change pretty soon” Tiago Barreira, assistant professor in the Department of Exercise, spoke with Jacqueline Howard of CNN Health on the global issue of childhood obesity. The World Health Organization calls childhood obesity “one of the most serious...
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Qiu Wang and Nicole Fonger Contribute to New Book on Contemplative Practice

Several Syracuse University professors, representing a number of different disciplines, have contributed to a new book, Empirical Studies of Contemplative Practices (Nova Publishers, 2018) that explores the question of how to research contemplative practice to better illustrate its value. Qiu Wang, associate professor in the Department of Higher Education, co-edited the book along with Diane...
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Cultural Foundations of Education Among Departments Receiving REDF Fellowships

Peter Vanable, dean of the Graduate School, announced the distribution of $750,000 in new funds to expand doctoral program degree conferrals and strengthen the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students. These funds, through the Research Excellence Doctoral Funding (REDF) program, include partial funding support for a fellowship in the Department of Cultural Foundations of Education. The...
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