Research & Engagement

The College of Education and Human Development is ranked among the top 10 in research expenditures among colleges in the Western United States. We have more than $53.9 million in current and ongoing grants and contracts. Pushing the boundaries of education, counseling, and human development research, our College has provided the community with world-class research since its inception.

College News

A group of students sitting at tables during celebration.

Celebrating Lemelson STEM Masters of Science in Elementary Education graduates

College of Education and Human Development prepares elementary educators in STEM disciplines

Connor Fogal smiles for the camera while he wears an adaptive headset with a paintbrush attached to it at the middle of his face. Behind him is a cart with paints and a mural on a wall, which pictures Emerald Bay at sunset.

Faces of the Pack: Meet artist and advocate Connor Fogal

Painting with a brush attached to an adaptive headset, University faculty member creates a 35-foot-wide mural for the campus community

Shauna Bake at Pershing County outdoor sign.

Improving students’ mental health and behavior through Multi-Tiered System of Supports

'We've seen kids and families get healthier, and it's incredibly rewarding,' said Shauna Bake, MTSS coordinator with Pershing County School District


66 Active awards in FY-22
A P2I student and faculty member
$508,000 Average award in FY-22
STEM classroom with teacher and students
$16 Million Total sponsored funding in FY-22
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$9.5 Million In State and Federal funding in FY-22
Teacher reading to students