CEHD News

NSF to continue I-Corps for Learning project

After a successful pilot led in large part by STEM Education Center co-director Dr. Karl Smith, the National Science Foundation has granted $1.2 million to support the next 24 I-Corps for Learning teams. The I-Corps for Learning (I-Corps-L) ¬†project was designed to guide research teams on how to use business strategies to propagate and scale […]

Hewitt begins as president of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Amy Hewitt, director of the Research and Training Center on Community Living in the college’s Institute on Community Integration, began her term as president of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) on July 1, 2014. With over 5,000 members,¬†AAIDD promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal human rights for people […]

Elison selected to be part of autism research consortium

Jed Elison, assistant professor, Institute of Child Development, has been unanimously elected as an associate member of the Autism Speaks Baby Siblings Consortium (BSRC). BSRC brings together research groups from around the world with the mission of discovering the earliest predictors of autism. The researchers study early autism risk factors using methods that include behavioral […]