outreach-research Archive

Dr. Leslie Cordie Completes U.S. Scholar Fulbright Award

April 12, 2022

Dr. Leslie Cordie, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology (EFLT), recently returned from her second visit to the Caribbean nation of St. Kitts – Nevis where she was serving as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar. For her Flex Fulbright award, Dr. Cordie worked with colleagues at her host institution, Clarence Fitzroy […]

Wasserberger headed to Driveline Baseball to expand sports science department

November 16, 2021

Kinesiology doctoral candidate Kyle Wasserberger recently defended his dissertation, after studying and researching under the guidance of Professor Gretchen Oliver in the Sports Medicine and Movement Lab. His hard work has paid off – upon graduating in December, he is moving to Seattle, Washington, where he has accepted a full-time employment offer with Driveline Baseball […]

Collaborative Grant: Using Networked Improvement Communities to Design and Implement Program Transformation Tools for Secondary Mathematics Teacher Preparation (NIC-Transform)

July 6, 2021

This project addresses the challenges of transforming secondary mathematics teacher preparation programs to meet the Standards for Preparing Teachers of Mathematics prepared by the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators and other national recommendations. Five institutions (Auburn University, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Kentucky, Mississippi State University, and California State University-Fullerton) active in the MTE-Partnership spearhead […]

Auburn kinesiology student selected for fellowship to address health disparities

January 8, 2020

Auburn University School of Kinesiology student Emily Munn was recently selected for the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. She will spend the next 15 months developing and implementing service projects that address the root causes of health disparities in under-resourced communities. As she pursues her doctoral degree in motor development, Munn researches how cognitive functioning is affected […]

CSI invests $ 500,000 in endowed professorship, Kinesiology labs, food outreach

November 4, 2019

Compound Solutions, Inc. of Carlsbad, Calif. (CSI), has announced a $500,000 investment in Auburn University’s College of Education. CSI is an innovative company representing and distributing unique, patented nutraceutical ingredients that improve the health and performance of individuals. “CSI’s commitment to maximizing human potential is evident in both its business and philanthropy,” said Duante Stanton, […]

Promoting diversity in engineering … by teaching students that engineering is a pro-social career path

September 6, 2019

A professor in the College of Education is collaborating with Auburn University engineering faculty to help promote student engagement in the STEM disciplines. In 2018, the National Science Foundation funded a research grant — “Framing Engineering as Community Activism for Values-Driven Engineering”– to support an interdisciplinary collaboration between three engineering professors and Dr. Joni Lakin […]

Lindner named senior fellow of AIAEE

September 4, 2019

James Lindner, a professor in the Agriscience Education program in the COE’s Department of Curriculum and Teaching, has been named as a Senior Fellow in the Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education (AIAEE). The purpose of the Senior Fellow award is to recognize and nourish AIAEE members who have made exceptional and sustained contributions […]

Brain and Behavior Lab – Kristina Neely, Ph.D.

July 30, 2018

The Brain and Behavior Lab studies how adults plan and execute goal-directed movements. Director Kristina Neely, Ph.D., and her team use an interdisciplinary approach to determine the relationship between movement, cognition, and mental health. Our goal is to develop new movement-based tools to aid clinicians in evaluating cognition and mental health. Current Research Projects Now […]

Critical Studies Working Group

May 14, 2018

Who We Are The Critical Studies Working Group is a group of scholars at Auburn University committed to the critical analysis of education. Our critical analysis is centered on understanding cultural, institutional, and structural dynamics that create and perpetuate injustice, inequity, and oppression in education and schooling. Through our teaching, research, outreach, service, and activism, […]

Critical Studies Working Group receives University-wide award

April 26, 2018

The Critical Studies Working Group, led exclusively by College of Education faculty, primarily from the Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology, has been recognized with an award from the Auburn University Office of Inclusion and Diversity. The specific recognition is the University Award for Inclusive Excellence and Diversity for Outstanding Interdisciplinary Collaboration. The Working […]

Positive Relationships and Effective Interventions Lab

December 7, 2017

The Positive Relationships and Effective Interventions Lab is a counseling psychology research group directed by Marilyn Cornish, Ph.D. Other members of the lab range from undergraduate counseling minors to doctoral students in counseling psychology.  A core interest in the lab is psychotherapy process and outcome, with interests branching out to other types of positive relationships […]

Sports Science Camp

January 10, 2017

The AU Sports Science Camp is an opportunity for rising 9th through 12th grade students nationwide interested in the field of health science, physical activity, and sport performance to learn about the science behind sports. This one-week, residential program provides high school students the opportunity to learn about the research and outreach initiatives in Auburn’s […]

Sports Medicine and Movement Lab – Gretchen Oliver, Ph.D.

September 8, 2015

<KINESIOLOGY LABS The Sports Medicine and Movement Lab studies sport biomechanics and provides evidence-based injury prevention protocols. Director Gretchen Oliver, Ph.D., FACSM, ATC, and her doctoral students specialize in kinematics, motion analysis, functional assessment, and injury prevention. Gretchen Oliver’s research focuses on injury prevention in youth, collegiate, and professional athletes, and provides strengthening, stretching, and […]

Neuromechanics Lab – JoEllen Sefton, Ph.D.

<Kinesiology Labs The Neuromechanics Research Laboratory (NuRL) and the Warrior Research Center (WRC) combine physiology, biomechanics, engineering, motor control, neurophysiology, functional movement and sports medicine to investigate the neuromuscular and physiological effects of orthopedic and neuromuscular injury with the goal of developing new prevention, treatment and rehabilitation methods. Our work is done with a focus […]

Physical Education Pedagogy – Jared Russell, Ph.D.

< KINESIOLOGY LABS In Physical Education Teacher Education, Jared Russell, Ph.D., seeks to promote diverse climates and to study the relationships among students, teachers, and interns. His research initiated with physical education diversity and has expanded to diversity in other areas. His scholarship and outreach efforts focus on issues of diversity in higher education, graduate student […]