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Dengel publishes with top doctors and scientists on worldwide problem of deaths from non-communicable diseases

Dr. Donald R. Dengel, professor in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Laboratory of Integrative Human Physiology, is a co-author of an article recently published online in European Heart Journal. The article/policy statement by a coalition of the world’s leading doctors and scientists working in cardiology and preventive medicine is a call to action to tackle the global problem … Continue reading Dengel publishes with top doctors and scientists on worldwide problem of deaths from non-communicable diseases

Wackerle-Hollman, research associate, awarded grant for work to improve children’s mental health

Dr. Alisha Wackerle-Hollman, research associate in the Department of Educational Psychology, was recently awarded a $16,000 grant through the Institute for Translational Research in Children’s Mental Health (ITR) at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Wackerle-Hollman’s focus is on improving parenting engagement and retention in communities through prevention and intervention research. She, along with Dr. Rich … Continue reading Wackerle-Hollman, research associate, awarded grant for work to improve children’s mental health

U of M offers first of its kind institute on textbook affordability and open textbooks

Using open textbooks can save students hundreds of dollars per semester. Making faculty aware that they are an option, though, remains a challenge, which is why the University of Minnesota is hosting the first meeting of its Open Textbook Network (OTN), Aug. 5-7. Leaders representing more than 75 colleges and universities across the country will … Continue reading U of M offers first of its kind institute on textbook affordability and open textbooks