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Kane comments on Olympic safety concerns raised by Zika virus

Mary Jo Kane, Ph.D., director of the Tucker Center and professor in the School of Kinesiology, was quoted in a New York Times article about the threat posed by the Zika virus in light of the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read the article here.

McGuire says the earlier gender is addressed with children, the better

 In a MinnPost article, Department of Family Social Science associate professor Jenifer McGuire stressed the importance of an inclusive approach when it comes to gender, and said the sooner we can talk to children regarding gender, the better. Read the article here. Learn more about McGuire and her research interests here.

Educational psychology professor shares 30 tips for standardized test preparation for students

Professor Ernest Davenport Jr, director of graduate studies in the Department of Educational Psychology, was recently published in CEHD’s Vision 2020 blog. The article focuses on 30 tips for standardized test preparation and time-tested test-taking strategies to eliminate worry and fear about the testing process that many students possess. He has conducted ACT and SAT … Continue reading Educational psychology professor shares 30 tips for standardized test preparation for students