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COEHDnews -- Week of Wed, September 19, 2018

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Dietetics students participate in international symposium
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Master's students in the Coordinated Program in Dietetics recently attended the International Symposium on Diabetes & Cardio Metabolic Disease, which featured the work of Dr. Ralph DeFronzo (pictured center), a world renowned diabetes researcher and physician. The students participated in multiple comprehensive sessions that included the Pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Cardiovascular Outcome Trials and Diabetes, and Insulin Therapy & T2DM. (Courtesy of Dr. Liset Leal-Vasquez)


 

COEHDnews

San Antonio researchers to treat babies at-risk for autism
by Kara Soria, University Communications| Pub:
UTSA, in collaboration with The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio and the Autism Treatment Center, have been awarded a two-year, $1,251,063 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.  
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COEHD students reflect on Archer Fellowship
by Alyse Gray Parker & Zoe Douglas| Pub:
Two graduate students from the UTSA College of Education and Human Development recently completed the Archer Fellowship through the Archer Center's Summer 2018 Graduate Program in Public Policy.  
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Announcements

SECC Campaign is 10/1 to 11/2
We’re happily accepting auction items this month-- an item, basket or skill.

Some of the current items include a night of star gazing, UTSA football game tickets with pre-game sidelines passes, Winterlude concert tickets, a roping lesson, a UTSA solar panel tour, basketball tickets and honorary coaching position, music lessons, video services, signed and numbered art prints by Jesus Toro Martinez, tour of the UTSA Arts Collection, career guidance, acting lesson, voice lesson, Lyric Theatre Productions Pirates of Penzance, a massage, UTSA baseball and women's basketball jersey, ridealong with UTSA Police,

Other key dates:
• Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Area Champion Training Workshop, Business Building, University Room (2.06.04), Main Campus
• Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 9:00 am – 10:30 a.m.: Area Champion Training Workshop, Buena Vista Building, Assembly Room (BV 1.338), Downtown Campus
• Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 3:00 pm – 4:30 p.m.: Kick-off Event, Buena Vista Building, Assembly Room (BV 1.338), Downtown Campus
• Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 9:00 am – 10:30 a.m.: Kick-off Event, Sombrilla Plaza, Main Campus
• Monday, October 1, 2018 – Wednesday, October 31, 2018: Online Silent Auction
8th Annual College Research Colloquium - submit presentations by Sept. 21
This is an opportunity for Faculty to present Research-- in past, present, and future areas of inquiry-- that are published or to be published. Doctoral students may present with Faculty in ILT or other units of the College and University,and share trajectories that may lead to Dissertations, Theses or publications. Faculty will have an opportunity to learn about other Faculty Scholarly Research.



For those interested in presenting at the Colloquium, please use the below link to submit your presentation information. Feel free to share with any student who may be interested in presenting as well. The deadline for submitting presentation information is Friday, September 21.

https://utsa.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cJcRI8OiKOiNa2F



If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Rosalind Horowitz at <rosalind.horowitz@utsa.edu>
 
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Educator App of the Week

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Record your voice and iPad® screen to create dynamic video lessons that students and colleagues can access any time, as needed.



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Events Calendar

Sep
20
Lydia Lavin Rebozo Fashion Show
 6:00 - 11:00 p.m.
 Other - La Villita Assembly Hall
Sep
21
SmartBoard (Instructional Technology Workshops)
 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
 Main Campus - JPL 3.02.38
Sep
21
Gamestar Mechanic (Instructional Technology Workshops)
 12:30 - 2:00 PM
 Main Campus - JPL 3.02.38
Sep
21
Video Screening: ​ Rebozos from Tenancingo
 5:30 p.m.
 Other - Mexican Cultural Institute, 600 Hemisfair Plaza, San Antonio, Texas 78205
Sep
21
Symposium – Rebozos from Tenancingo
 6:00 p.m.
 Other - Mexican Cultural Institute, 600 Hemisfair Plaza, San Antonio, Texas 78205
Sep
22
Rebozos Demonstration and Workshop
 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
 Other - Mexican Cultural Institute, 600 Hemisfair Plaza, San Antonio, Texas 78205



Upcoming Conferences

Sep
28
19th Texas Language Education Research Conference
 8:30 a.m.
 Main Campus - Student Union Retama Galleria
Apr
05
American Educational Research Assoc. Conf. 2019
 
 Other - Toronto, Canada



External News

Northside works to grow its own
by  Northside ISD - Inside Northside Weekly | Pub: 09/19
Finding teachers in critical need areas (such as Bilingual/Dual Language, Special Education, Math, and Science) can often be a daunting task not only in NISD but across the country. In fact, a recent study showed that fewer and fewer people are going into the education field at all.
Racial Inclusivity at Hispanic Serving Institutions
by  Alyse Gray Parker - MSIs Unplugged | Pub: 09/19
Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) are here to stay. In the United States, HSIs account for 492 universities in 21 states and Puerto Rico. This number will continue to grow.
UTSA receives $15 million gift and land to advance vision for Downtown Campus
by  UTSA Today - UTSA Today | Pub: 09/18
UTSA today announced it has received a $15 million gift from San Antonio business leader Graham Weston to support the university’s proposed School of Data Science.
City of San Antonio Receives $25,000 Prize for Health Equity Efforts
by  Roseanna Garza - The Rivard Report | Pub: 09/18
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced Tuesday that San Antonio is one of four communities nationwide to receive the 2018 Culture of Health Prize for its commitment to health equity.
Information on finalists for UTSA Vice Presidential positions released
by  UTSA Today - UTSA Today | Pub: 09/18
Finalist information for UTSA’s three open Vice Presidential positions is now available for the UTSA community to review in anticipation of candidate open forums set to begin this week.
UTSA celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 – Oct. 15
by  Khoa Tran - UTSA Today | Pub: 09/17
The community is invited to take part in several events that celebrate the culture, contributions and heritage of Hispanic Americans during Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.
UTSA Student Union expands to Downtown Campus
by  Liz Rockstroh - UTSA Today | Pub: 09/17
The Presidential Initiative on the Downtown Campus aims to provide an autonomous living and learning experience to students so they can complete their degrees without ever having to leave San Antonio’s urban core.


 

Publications

Early English as a foreign language instruction and L1 literacy development
Kristen Lindahl - Bicultural-Bilingual Studies | Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal: 08/29

Lindahl, K.M. & Sayer, P. (2018). Early English as a foreign language instruction and L1 literacy development. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, 20(2).


 

Research

Externships for Teachers 18-19
Alamo Workforce Development Inc.
Awarded:   $6,000    Other Academics
PI:   Lorena Claeys, ATE  Other Academics
CI:     

THECB-AGP Verbal Behavior Training
Texas Higher Education Board
Submitted:   $412,382    Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
PI:   Lee Mason  Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
CI:   Alonzo Andrews  Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching

THECB-AGP Innovative Autism Treatment
Texas Higher Education Board
Submitted:   $ 54,3535   Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
PI:   Lee Mason  Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
CI:   Alonzo Andrews  Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching

The effect of folate and PSMA on prostate cancer progression under conditions of androgen ablation
CPRIT through UT Health San Antonio
Submitted:   $ 44,330   Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition
PI:   Sarah Ullevig  Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition
CI:     

Psychological Skills Inventory for Law Enforcement
Center for Naval Analysis through San Antonio Police Department
Submitted:   $ 14,799   Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition
PI:   William Land  Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition
CI:   Jianmin Guan  Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition

STEM Teacher Residency Community
US Department of Education
Submitted:   $ 2,610,080   Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
PI:   Emily Bonner  Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
CI:   Sandy Norman; Lorena Claeys  Other Academics


 
 

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