CEHD News

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

ICD Alumna receives APA Outstanding Dissertation Award

Angela Narayan (ICD 2014) has been selected to receive the American Psychological Association’s Division 56 Award for Outstanding Dissertation in the Field of Trauma Psychology. The annual award recognizes the most outstanding dissertation defended in the prior academic year, including qualitative, quantitative, or theoretical work. Narayan’s was one of two awards given this year, and … Continue reading ICD Alumna receives APA Outstanding Dissertation Award