Parenting / Family
May 13, 2013 | Events on Campus
Autism specialist Dena Gassner to speak at UGA College of Education’s CSSE Summer Institute June 6
Speech language pathologists, audiologists, educators and students from across the state will have the opportunity to hear about the latest research and best practices in their fields at the University of Georgia's fifth annual Communication Sciences and Special Education Summer Institute at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education June 6-7.
May 1, 2013 | General News
Katy Green hired as Whitfield County Archway Education Professional
The University of Georgia announced that Katherine "Katy" Green will be the new Archway Education Professional in Whitfield County, effective June 1.
April 17, 2013 | Expert Voice
UGA social work experts available to speak regarding Boston Marathon bombings
The University of Georgia has experts available to speak on child welfare, trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Secondary Traumatic Stress in regards to this week's Boston Marathon bombings.
April 11, 2013 | Events on Campus
Georgia Museum of Art to host face jug-themed teen studio
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia invites teens to participate in Teen Studio May 2 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. This free event includes a sneak preview of the exhibition "Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th-Century South Carolina" as well as an art workshop.
March 15, 2013 | Research News
Dating in middle school leads to higher dropout, drug-use rates
Students who date in middle school have significantly worse study skills, are four times more likely to drop out of school and report twice as much alcohol, tobacco and marijuana use than their single classmates, according to new research from the University of Georgia.
March 12, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Education to host poverty/reading workshops in Albany
Two workshops for area educators-one focusing on effective teaching methods to reach students from poor and working-class families and the other on high-quality reading instruction and literacy contexts for all children-will be hosted by the University of Georgia College of Education March 21-22 at Country Inn and Suites in Albany.
February 26, 2013 | Events on Campus
State Botanical Garden to host event featuring exotic animals
The State Botanical Garden at the University of Georgia will host "Exotic Birds and Reptiles on Planet Earth Family Day" March 2 from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Great Room of the Visitor Center and Conservancy.
February 14, 2013 | Events on Campus
Athens Inclusive Recreation group seeks participants for first Beep Baseball practice
Athens' first Beep Baseball team is looking for participants from the University of Georgia and the community for its practice Feb. 23 from 1-4 p.m. at Smith Field, 1570 Old Epps Bridge Road in Athens.
January 18, 2013 | Research News
One-third of dating teens report violence in their relationships
Nearly a third of those dating in middle and high school report abusive relationships, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. The dating violence, which the researchers first measured in sixth grade, is a cycle that increases over time.
January 10, 2013 | Events on Campus
Expert on ambiguous loss to lead annual Marriage and Family Therapy Institute
Pauline Boss, who coined the term "ambiguous loss" and has developed guidelines for treating those who have experienced such a loss, will lead this year's Marriage and Family Therapy Certificate Program's 29th Annual Institute on Jan. 25. The institute is sponsored by the University of Georgia Department of Human Development and Family Science in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, the School of Social Work and the College of Education.
December 5, 2012 | General News
Georgia parent-teen driver education program receives national recognition
PRIDE, Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error, is one of five programs selected for inclusion in a new national publication highlighting innovative programs effective in reducing teen driver crashes. The program was developed by the Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute, a grant-funded program in the University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences.
November 27, 2012 | Events on Campus
State Botanical Garden of Georgia to host Holiday Open House Dec. 2
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia invites the community to celebrate the holidays at its annual Holiday Open House on Dec. 2 from 2-5 p.m. in the tropical conservatory.
November 20, 2012 | Events on Campus
UGA Food Services celebrates 25 years of Taste of Home on Nov. 29
For one day every school year, the University of Georgia dining commons change out their menus, swapping familiar recipes for tastes a little closer to many students' hearts. This year's Taste of Home will be no different when family flavors roll onto plates Nov. 29 during breakfast, lunch and dinner.
October 10, 2012 | General News
UGA Traffic Injury Prevention Institute awarded grant to continue its education programs
The University of Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute was awarded a $650,000 grant from the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety to continue its statewide education programs in the areas of child passenger safety, parent-teen driving safety and senior driver education.
June 15, 2012 | Research News
UGA research aims to prevent farm-related injuries in youth
The biggest threat to the health and safety of most children and adolescents is a motor vehicle accident. But the one million American children and teens living or working on farms in the U.S. face an additional danger—the tractors in their own backyards.