Letting Students Lead the Way: UWG Study Yields Amazing Results in Testing Inquiry Pedagogy at Local K-12 Schools
"I didn't know I could think like this!" Those were the words of one of Jessica Bohlen's students when he saw the changes in his test scores after spending nine weeks using Inquiry Based Learning in Temple High School's 10th grade World Literature class.
Alumna's Divine Words: UWG Grad Publishes Book of Devotionals
You can find inspiration almost anywhere. Many turn to the vast network found on social media. And for Michelle Hanna Fuller's Facebook followers, that's where they went. Posting inspirational devotionals on social media soon led this University of West Georgia alumna to write a book.
Long Swamp: Life in the Etowah River Valley
With support from the Georgia Department of Transportation, the University of West Georgia Department of Anthropology presents Long Swamp: Life in the Etowah River Valley. The exhibit will travel to Native American communities throughout the Southeastern United States to share artifacts and research from this Mississippian Age site discovered in Northwest Georgia. During the tour, communities will be invited to share some of their own artifacts for display, making this a truly dynamic, interactive, and ever-evolving exhibit.
Made of Diamonds: Dr. Benjamin DeMayo Receives 22nd Grant from Georgia Space Grant Consortium
The University of West Georgia's Dr. Benjamin DeMayo, emeritus professor of physics, has received a grant of $9,969 from NASA via the Georgia Space Grant Consortium. This grant will fund Dr. DeMayo's undergraduate research program, which is studying the physical properties of powdered nano-materials, in particular nano diamonds, and NASA's application of these materials in the space program.