The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) has awarded a 2009 Research Fellowship to Alicia Alonzo, who will join MSU’s College of Education as an assistant professor of science education starting in fall 2009. Alonzo is one of two scholars to receive the foundation’s two-year, $110,000 post-doctoral fellowship, intended to support research with high school teachers… Read More »
To read the article “Are charter schools better than traditional public schools? Not necessarily” from mlive.com, please visit: http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2009/05/are_charter_schools_better_tha.html.
Matthew Diemer Matthew Diemer, an assistant professor of counseling, has been selected as a National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2009-10 academic year. The program is intended to support scholars who are working on critical areas of education research early in their careers. Diemer will use the two-year $55,000 grant to continue… Read More »
Laura Vielbig Kinesiology junior Laura Vielbig of Gurnee, Ill. earned a First Place Award in the 2009 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF), held April 16 at the MSU Union. The annual event is an opportunity for students to share scholarship and creative work with the university community, and to submit their research projects… Read More »
To read the article “Scientific Reasoning: No Child’s Play” from Education Week, please visit: http://www.edweek.org/login.html?source=http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2009/05/13/31detroit_ep.h28.html&destination=http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2009/05/13/31detroit_ep.h28.html&levelId=1000.
To read the article “‘Exercise is Medicine On Campus’ Launches With National Call to Action” from PR Newswire, please visit: http://news.prnewswire.com/DisplayReleaseContent.aspx?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/05-06-2009/0005020579&EDATE=.
By Nicole Geary Assistant professor Jodene Fine surveyed the rugged fields of Wyoming long before she reached the uncharted cutting-edge of educational neuropsychology. Little did she know that life as a cartographer would eventually lead to a career in brain research. “I think I’m doing the same thing – I’m just mapping the mind now,”… Read More »
To read the article “MSU profs’ program tackles childhood obesity” from The State News, please visit: http://www.statenews.com/index.php/article/2009/04/msu_profs_program_tackles_childhood_obesity.
To read the article “Former MSU football players bike to Mexico to raise funds for orphanage” from Michigan State University News, please visit: http://news.msu.edu/story/6256/.
Check MSU News for the university-wide release, plus a VIDEO about what makes the College of Education a leader in teacher education. See more details about our ranking categories or visit the U.S. News site for the nationwide listings. For an impressive 15th consecutive year now, the College of Education has been ranked No. 1… Read More »