College of Education News

Professor Shares Research into Egyptian Youth Revolution April 9

In early 2011, Egyptian youth—many using modern technology and social media—helped to successfully overthrow their country’s government. Professor Brian Barber, director of the Center for the Study of Youth and Political Conflict, went to Cairo shortly after President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation to study youth involvement in the revolution. Barber will share his experiences from his trips to Egypt at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at the UT International House.

NuShape diet supplement from UT researcher hits market

The Tennessean’s Heidi Hall featured a story about NuSirt Sciences Inc., founded by Professor Emeritus of nutrition Michael Zemel. The company has released a weight management product called NuShape, and a product for healthy blood sugar called NuControl.

Take Five for Education: UT Experts Describe Good Homework Habits

Schools are back in session and students (and parents!) may be facing that often-dreaded evening activity: homework. How can you successfully get back into the homework habit? Amy Broemmel and Kristin Rearden, both associate professors in UT Knoxville’s College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, have some suggestions.