Gao receives SHAPE America Young Professional Award

Assistant professor Zan Gao, Ph.D. has been selected by the SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators) Recognition Awards Committee to receive the Leroy T. Walker Young Professional Award at the 2015 National Convention in Seattle, Washington. The LeRoy T. Walker Young Professional Award is given to a minority member of SHAPE America who is 40 […]

Gunnar featured on KSTP news discussing toxic stress

Megan Gunnar, director and Regents Professor at the Institute of Child Development, is featured in a news story Experts Focus on Early Intervention for Kids Experiencing ‘Toxic Stress’, on KSTP-TV. The story highlights Gunnar’s presentation on toxic stress at a recent symposium held by St. David’s Center for Child & Family Development, The Neuroscience of Childhood Stress and […]

Piehler awarded Grant-in-Aid

Department of Family Social Science assistant professor Timothy Piehler received a Grant-in-Aid of Research, Artistry, and Scholarship from the Office of the Vice President for Research. The $25,000 award will support pilot data collection for a project of Piehler’s. The goal of the project is to develop measures of adolescent susceptibility to peer contagion (i.e. […]