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Category: Improving Human Health and Community Vibrancy

Improving Human Health and Community Vibrancy

U of A faculty and students are studying all the factors that contribute to healthy people and vibrant communities. Research in biomedicine, human performance and nutrition address physical health, while other researchers focus on the health of our communities by looking at social justice and social and cultural systems. And research in education, combined with programs in art and creativity, improve the quality of life for everyone. 

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Considering Community in Teacher Development

Researchers found that the communities created by teachers in professional development activities presented opportunities for critical engagement, but also led to moments of tension. In their study, they examined these two themes and presented suggestions for balancing them.

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