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News from November 2008

Deborah Reed wins spot on Doctoral Student Scholars in Special Education Research through national competition
November 9, 2008

Deborah Reed, a project manager at the Meadows Center and a doctoral student at The University of Texas at Austin, has been selected through a national competition to participate in the inaugural cohort of Doctoral Student Scholars in Special Education Research. In the Council for Exceptional Children Division for Research (CEC-DR) initiative, Reed and nine other doctoral scholars will participate in a series of online seminars aimed at showcasing their exemplary work and fostering communication among special education researchers. 

News from September 2008

Welcome to Angie Hairrell
September 10, 2008

It is our pleasure to welcome our new Meadows Fellow Dr. Angela Hairrell. Hairrell joins us from Texas A&M University in College Station, where she attained her Ph.D. in teaching, learning, and culture. Her dissertation is entitled A Two-Study Investigation of Research on Vocabulary Strategies and Their Implementation in Fourth-Grade Social Studies Classrooms.

News from August 2008

UT Announces the Opening of MCPER
August 10, 2008

The University of Texas announced the opening of The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk (MCPER) on August 25, 2008.  Read the news article that was featured on the home page of UT’s Web site.

Workshop on Quasi-Experimental Design and Analysis in Education
August 9, 2008

One of our Research Associates, Dr. Saro Mohammed, was recently invited to attend a workshop on Quasi-Experimental Design and Analysis in Education.  Invitations were based on a selective application process. The workshop, featuring Dr. Thomas D. Cook and Dr. William Shadish, was hosted by the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University and sponsored by the Spencer Foundation.