Kendeou receives Early Career Impact Award

Panayiota Kendeou, associate professor of Psychological Foundations of Education in the Department of Educational Psychology, has been selected to receive an Early Career Impact Award from the Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (FABBS). The award will be presented to her at the 2015 Society for Text & Discourse Annual Meeting later this year. Given […]

In memoriam: Neil Bracht, former director of the School of Social Work

Neil Francis Bracht, professor emeritus and former director of the University of Minnesota School of Social Work, died January 2, 2015, at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was 79 years old and had battled renal cancer for five years. Bracht earned a master’s degree in social work from the University of Chicago and […]

LaVoi to receive Special Merit Award from Minnesota Coalition of Women in Athletic Leadership

Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, faculty in the School of Kinesiology and associate director of the Tucker Center, has been chosen by the Minnesota Coalition of Women in Athletic Leadership to receive their 2015 Special Merit Award given annually to individuals who exemplify extraordinary levels of commitment to breaking barriers for girls and women in sport. The award will be […]