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Konczak, HSCL student present at rehabilitation robotics meeting in Singapore

Juergen Konczak, Ph.D., director of the Human Sensorimotor Control Lab (HSCL), and an HSCL doctoral student, Anna Vera Cuppone,  presented at the 2015 International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR) in Singapore. Konczak, a member of ICORR’s Scientific Committee, was invited to speak on the use of robots to aid diagnosis and as therapeutic tools for … Continue reading Konczak, HSCL student present at rehabilitation robotics meeting in Singapore

$2.5 million grant supports assessment system for teachers of students with learning disabilities

On June 18, the U.S. Department of Education awarded a $2.5 million grant to the Department of Educational Psychology to help improve outcomes for students with learning disabilities in reading and mathematics. Part of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), the five-year educational technology grant will fund the distribution, refinement, and evaluation of the … Continue reading $2.5 million grant supports assessment system for teachers of students with learning disabilities

Prepare2Nspire2 awarded two-year College Ready grant to boost high school math instruction

The University of Minnesota was one of nine colleges and community-based organizations that received a 2015-17 College Ready grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. Nearly $528,000 will fund two full years of rigorous mathematics tutoring/mentoring for a cohort of 100 Minneapolis area high school students who are entering their junior year. “The lack … Continue reading Prepare2Nspire2 awarded two-year College Ready grant to boost high school math instruction