$2.8 million grant supports research to bridge cultural divides for underrepresented college students

To help colleges learn how best to support access and success for underrepresented and low-income college students, the U.S. Department of Education awarded $2.8 million to the College of Education and Human Development and its partners on Sept. 30. Part of the 2014 First in the World Program, the four-year grant will fund an effort […]

McGuire publishes long-term follow-up study on transgender adolescents in Pediatrics

Department of Family Social Science professor Jenifer McGuire, co-authored “Psychological Outcomes after Puberty Suppression in Transgender Adolescents” which published on September 8, 2014 in Pediatrics. The article is a long-term follow-up study on the first 54 transgender adolescents who received puberty suppression followed by cross sex hormones and surgical sex-reassignment. McGuire was quoted in a BuzzFeed story explaining […]

School of Social Work receives $1.28 million grant to train social workers in mental health and substance abuse services for children to young adults

The School of Social Work this week received a $1.28 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The three-year grant will fund an initiative to increase the number of graduate-level social workers who are trained in mental health and substance abuse services for children, adolescents, and transitional youth aged 16 to […]