Universite Paris Descartes’ Dr. Haifa Tlili to give Tucker Table talk

Dr. Haifa Tlili, a postdoctoral scholar in sociology at the Universite Paris Descartes, will be giving a Tucker Table talk, “Physical activity and sports for girls and women from underprivileged neighborhoods in France,” on Thursday, March 5, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., in 108 Cooke Hall. Dr. Tlili has come to the U of M to engage in […]

ICD Community Symposium examines executive function and the achievement gap

The Institute of Child Development held its second ICD Community Symposium on February 5. The Achievement Gap: Why Executive Function Matters, provided a forum for leading faculty researchers at ICD to share their newest findings about executive function and its relationship to the achievement gap with those working in the area’s hospitals, schools and social […]

Open Textbook Library gains national attention as effort to reduce student costs

The U of M’s Open Textbook Library, created by the College of Education and Human Development, is getting attention across the country as a tool to help instructors find affordable, high-quality, and openly licensed textbooks. A recent New York Times article, “Putting a Dent in College Costs With Open-Source Textbooks,” notes that “college students could save […]