News for the EEJ College of Education and Human Services
May 12, 2016
Utah State University researchers have received nearly $482,000 to work with libraries in Northern Utah and the junior high school students they serve. In the next three years, they will help rural libraries continue toward a future that is more interactive and high-tech.
May 12, 2016
When Nick and Irene Eastmond arrived in Haiti earlier this year, they hoped to bolster education in that country, fostering the skills that would encourage leadership, entrepreneurship and problem-solving.
What they found was an experience that drew more from them than they expected—and it gave more back to them, too.
Intermountain Healthcare donates $100,000 to the nursing program in the EEJ College of Education and Human Services at USU
May 11, 2016
The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services hosted a luncheon celebrating National Nurses week,which was held at the David B. Haight Alumni Center on Monday, May 9, 2016. Intermountain Healthcare presented the college with a scholarship gift of $100,000 to support diverse students in the nursing program.
May 10, 2016
Big Blue played in a game of kickball with kids from Edith Bowen Lab School’s Little Blue After School Club. A program that provides a safe and fun learning environment for kids. Little Blue After School club aims at creating a “lights on environment for kids,” meaning the kids are engaged in learning and being active after school.
April 20, 2016
U.S. veterans who screened positive for sexual trauma in the military had a higher risk of postdeployment homelessness, with male veterans at greater risk than female veterans, according to an article published online by JAMA Psychiatry.
March 24, 2016
The Emma Eccles Jones CEHS Awards Ceremony was held on Thursday, April 7, 2016, 3:30-5:00 p.m., at the Edith Bowen Laboratory School Auditorium. The following individuals were recognized for their outstanding achievements in the categories listed below.
February 29, 2016
A new, first of its kind study has produced dramatic results in treating pornography addiction.
The randomized clinical trial, based on acceptance and commitment therapy, resulted in a 92 percent reduction of pornography viewing following 12 treatment sessions. At post-treatment, 54 percent of participants had ceased viewing completely.
February 27, 2016
The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services bids farewell to its former dean, Oral Ballam, who served from 1967 to 1992, in what was then known as the College of Education.
February 8, 2016
A new study shines some light on whether social media and gaming use were connected to dissatisfaction in marriages. In some cases, the answer was yes.
February 1, 2016
In a nationwide overview, Education Week examines the shortage of special education teachers that is felt in nearly every state. The story also highlights efforts at Utah State University to bring quality teaching to students all over Utah.
January 11, 2016
Much has been said, written and researched about the need for graduates with engineering skills. But what if one of the barriers to engineering education is literacy?
January 5, 2016
Dr. Nick Eastmond has pioneered education, technology and research here at Utah State University. This month he is taking his expertise to Haiti as a Fulbright Senior Scholar.
January 1, 2016
The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services finishes another year with a look back at our most popular stories of 2015. Thanks for making it a great year!
November 6, 2015
Fifth-graders from Edith Bowen Laboratory School at Utah State University are taking on some grown-up engineering concepts in a unique new partnership between educators and industry.
November 6, 2015
On Saturday, students from eleven schools in Utah and Nevada converged on the Historic Wendover Airfield for an exhibition event using the one-person electric cars they have been working on for months. Also on exhibition were the skills it took to get them ready for competition.
October 29, 2015
For nearly 10 years, Utah State University has offered relationship education classes to people throughout the state. Now, information will be brought to a new audience: at-risk youth.
October 08, 2015
A new, $32.8 million grant will help more than 3000 Utah middle schoolers schools catch the vision of higher education—and then make the dream come true.
October 05, 2015
What do you get when you combine artistic talent, cinematography, a love of extreme winter sports, and woodworking skill? You get Jeremy Jensen, the force behind White Waves, an award-winning documentary. It was shot mostly in the backcountry east of Logan, Utah.
October 05, 2015
The Journal of the Learning Sciences is the flagship journal in its field, so when it named an Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences assistant professor as its 2015 Early Career Reviewer of the Year, it was a real distinction for both her and her department.
September 24, 2015
TEDxUSU is returns to the Utah State University campus on October 23. Those who wish to attend may enter a lottery—and the winners will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to the event.
This year’s lineup includes three CEHS presenters (more about them below). The lottery for TEDxUSU tickets closes on October 4 at 11:59 p.m.
September 24, 2015
Amid the droves of people going back to school are a number of high school counselors. Their ultimate objective: get even more high schoolers to obtain a degree.
September 04, 2015
A pioneering study reveals that a hugely disproportionate number of homeless veterans were separated from the military for misconduct.
The study was released today by the Journal of the American Medical Association. Its co-lead authors were Dr. Jamison Fargo, Associate Dean for Research in the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University, and Adi Gundlapalli, M.D., of the Veteran’s Administration Salt Lake City Health Care System.
August 25, 2015
A family financial plan is more than debt ratios, cash flows and retirement.
“In every single thing that we buy, we take into consideration, ‘How do I feel about this purchase?’” said Dr. Lucy Delgadillo, an associate professor in the Family, Consumer, and Human Development department.
But too often, when professionals talk about family finance, it’s a matter of numbers. “We concentrate too much on what I call the external finances. We forget about the internal finances, the relational aspect.”
August 24, 2015
Dr. Andrew Walker took over as the Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences interim department head in July, when Dr. Mimi Recker stepped down to go on sabbatical.
“There are some big shoes for me to fill,” Walker said. He steps into a department that the Educational Media and Technology Yearbook recently described as possibly “the top program in the world for research productivity.”
August 17, 2015
Utah State University will become the home of the nation's first undergraduate degree in designing and constructing outdoor apparel and products.