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Ken Coll named dean of College of Education
May 29, 2013 • By Jane Tors
Brings breadth of research, service, teaching and administrative experience to key University of Nevada, Reno role; looks forward to working with regional school districts.
University club has largest ever number of students reach presidential status
May 28, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
The National Society of Leadership and Success hosted its annual induction ceremony before the University of Nevada, Reno’s spring commencement.
College of Education researchers conduct study on impacts of school uniforms
April 23, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
Student opinions, discipline referrals and school police data studied.
Rust named February Employee of Month
February 15, 2013 • Staff Report
College of Ed's Chris Rust, cited for work ethic, organizational skills, honored as month's top employee.
Online programs make new U.S. News & World Report list
January 22, 2013 • By Claudene Wharton
The College of Education and College of Business online graduate programs are recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s “2013 Best Online Education Programs.”
A faculty mentor who's twice as sweet
December 12, 2012 • By John Trent
School of Journalism's Bob Felten honored not once, but twice, by Senior Scholars.
Young students show off research at ‘More Than a Playground’ symposium
November 20, 2012 • By Megan Akers
The University of Nevada, Reno's Child and Family Research Center recently hosted the "More Than a Playground" Early Childhood Symposium.
Engineering grad students bring energy research into K-12 classrooms
November 6, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Doctoral students gain valuable classroom experience in NSF sponsored GK-12 STEM program
Three online master’s programs named ‘Best Buys’
October 31, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
GetEducated.com has named three University online degree programs as “Best Buys”: the Executive MBA and two master’s degree programs in education.
Positive Behavior Support-Nevada program seeks to improve quality of life
October 30, 2012 • By Megan Akers
University's Positive Behavior Support-Nevada program offers ways to positively impact the quality of life for individuals and families struggling with disabilities.
Campus Profiles: Meet Hyun-Joo Jeon
October 19, 2012 • By Jason Ching
Hyun-Joo Jeon is an assistant professor of human development and family studies with an emphasis in early childhood education.
Campus Profiles: Meet Lydia DeFlorio
October 16, 2012 • By Jason Ching
Lydia DeFlorio is an assistant professor of human development and family studies with an emphasis in families and child development.
GEAR UP celebrates $21 million federal grant renewal
October 15, 2012 • By Stephany Kirby
GEAR UP program celebrates the renewal of the federal GEAR UP grant funded for $21 million at recognition celebration.
Nevada educator ‘writes the book’ on teaching math
September 24, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Teruni Lamberg has a passion for preparing current and future teachers to teach math more effectively. Now, she has written a book on the subject.
International teachers attend University of Nevada, Reno for in-class training
September 24, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
The College of Education and the Northern Nevada International Center have partnered to host 22 teaching fellows from 18 different countries.
Dean’s Future Scholars welcomes Garcia
August 13, 2012 • By Jaclyn McBride
High school students gain access to higher education through on-campus programs and college courses.
Nena Miller, education advocate, wills bronze statue to University
May 4, 2012 • By Megan Akers
Wife of former University of Nevada, Reno President N. Edd Miller honors College of Education in her will; dedication held May 9.
Satres announce $5 million gift to K-12 education, medicine and athletics
March 27, 2012 • By Roseann Keegan
Phil and Jennifer Satre have announced a $5 million gift to the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation from the Satre Family Fund at the Community Foundation of Western Nevada.
ROTC senior cadet ranks in top 20 of the nation
November 9, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
University of Nevada, Reno education major Zack Betts is ranked among the top ROTC cadets in country – number 13 out of 5,643 senior cadets.
Professor publishes study on public education finance systems
November 3, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
Deborah Verstegen, professor of education finance, policy and leadership, conducted a study of public education finance systems across the United States.
University debate team tackles issues of increasing tuition fees
October 24, 2011 • By Rachel Sa-Onoy
The University Debate Team will hold a public debate on Oct.25, 7 p.m.in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center Wells Fargo Auditorium.
International group in Reno to share research on psychology of teaching math
October 19, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
This week, more than 500 of the top international experts in teaching mathematics will convene in Reno to share their research on teaching mathematics.
University's Early Head Start Program top 10 in the country
October 17, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
The University's Early Head Start Program was named one of this year's 10 "Centers of Excellence" out of 1,591 Head Start programs in the country.
International teachers to attend University for in-class training
September 23, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
International teachers from 11 countries will be hosted by the University for professional development sessions through the Teaching Excellence Achievement program.
College of Education uses tough times to build quality
June 24, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
Education Dean Chris Cheney sees a revamped elementary education program as significant progress for the college.
University nurse recognized for immunization program for children
June 1, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
Doreen Begley recognized for her passion for community health.
Education professor receives national recognition for work
May 4, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
An education professor will join just nine other individuals in the country to receive recognition for her research in K-12 education finance.
University's College of Education cohosts 2011 Mega Conference
March 24, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
Nevada’s 2011 Mega Conference, held April 8-10 is the state’s largest educational conference and attracts more than 400 professionals every year.
Nevada’s teachers and students brushing up on George
March 7, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
On March 5, about 70 K-12 teachers spent their day off at Harrah’s Automobile Museum immersed in everything George Washington, Mount Vernon and the founding of our nation. Besides Casper, other presenters included Edward G. Lengel, editor-in-chief of The Papers of George Washington; Larry Earl, executive director of the Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum; and Carla McClafferty, author of The Many Faces of George Washington.
University welcomes newest Dean’s Future Scholars
February 16, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
This Friday, the University will host a welcome mixer for 68 high school students newly admitted to the Dean’s Future Scholars program.
Early Childhood Autism Program gets help from local foundation
December 10, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
The Early Childhood Autism Program is getting help from the Sierra Kids Foundation when the foundation sponsors the Wild West Shootout basketball tournament to fund scholarships.
Teachers and parents get help teaching deafblind
October 28, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
Nevada College of Education professor filling unique need
A Literacy Toolkit
September 27, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
College of Education professors providing literacy tools for nation’s teachers
Start Early, Go Far
June 23, 2010 • By Jane Tors
Dean’s Future Scholars Program is having a big impact
Professor earns national Play Therapy recognition
October 16, 2009 • Staff Report
Jill Packman recently helped the Nevada Association for Play Therapy earn national recognition by the Association for Play Therapy.
Child development experts help parents prep children for school
September 14, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
Preparing children for school isn’t just knowing the ABCs.
Girls math and technology program receives grant
April 9, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
The Nevada Public Education Foundation and Wells Fargo Bank have awarded a $3,000 grant to the University of Nevada.
Education professor recognized as Literary Arts Fellow
December 4, 2008 • By Alix Cirac
George Perreault honored this fall by the Nevada Arts Council as a Literary Arts Fellow for his poetry.
Sawyer takes smile, accomplishments to retirement
November 24, 2008 • By John Trent
Tom Sawyer’s time in education has been characterized by great professional accomplishment and memorable personal interactions with many on campus and throughout the state.
Emeritus faculty member 'pays it forward'
November 3, 2008 • By Jane Tors
Meggin McIntosh, emeritus professor in the College of Education, depended on scholarships and loans for her own education.
Education director receives Nevada National Guard award
July 11, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
The award is the organization’s highest honor bestowed on a military veteran.
Professor appointed to literacy board by President Bush
June 25, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
Noted national literacy expert, Diane Barone, will be the only board member from the west.
Off-road and off the charts: rural math project completed
May 29, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
Education professor Teruni Lamberg wrapped up an adventure she started three years ago called the Northeastern Nevada Math Project.
Instructor encourages students to bark, whistle and scream
February 25, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
Field-based instructors from College of Education play important role in teacher education program.