LaVoi to receive Special Merit Award from Minnesota Coalition of Women in Athletic Leadership

Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, faculty in the School of Kinesiology and associate director of the Tucker Center, has been chosen by the Minnesota Coalition of Women in Athletic Leadership to receive their 2015 Special Merit Award given annually to individuals who exemplify extraordinary levels of commitment to breaking barriers for girls and women in sport. The award will be […]

Forbes highlights I-Corps-L Initiative

Forbes magazine recently posted an article by contributing writer Niel Kane about the I-Corps-L project. STEM Education Center co-director and I-Corps-L co-principal investigator Dr. Karl Smith is quoted in this piece. The project is designed to foster an entrepreneurial mindset among educators and encourage implementation of innovations. We are proud to share this news and […]

Megan Gunnar leads discussion on healthy child development for a sustainable future at MPR News Presents forum.

Megan Gunnar, director and Regents Professor at the Institute of Child Development,  gave the keynote address at Minnesota Public Radio’s (MPR) “Healthy States” initiative discussion with community leaders on the science of toxic stress in babies and children on January 20. The discussion was broadcast on MPR. In her address, “Toxic stress in babies and […]