Symons awarded Distinguished McKnight University Professorship

Frank Symons, educational psychology professor and associate dean for research and policy in the college, has been awarded the Distinguished McKnight University Professorship, which honors the University‚Äôs highest-achieving mid-career faculty. His research on the severe behavior problems of children and adults with special needs, especially those with developmental disabilities and emotional or behavioral disorders, is […]

Mitchell delivers keynote on long-term impacts of community engagement

Tania D. Mitchell, assistant professor in the Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning,¬†delivered the closing keynote address at the Gulf-South Summit March 12, 2015, in Little Rock, Arkansas. The conference, hosted this year by the University of Arkansas and the Clinton School for Public Service, gathers faculty and administrators to share research and best practices […]

Gunnar quoted on Minnesota Public Radio News

Megan Gunnar, director and Regents Professor at the Institute of Child Development, was quoted in a recent Minnesota Public Radio story about effects of early childhood trauma and sexual abuse on later health and wellness in adults. The story, Can family secrets make you sick?, examines some of the epidemiological and preventive medicine research in […]