CEHD News

Collins receives Buhrmester Memorial Award for career contributions

Andrew Collins, Distinguished University Teaching Professor at the Institute of Child Development, has received the Buhrmester Memorial Award for career contributions to research on interpersonal relationships during adolescence. The award honors Duane Buhrmester, associate dean of the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences (BBS) and professor of psychological sciences at the University of Texas, Dallas, […]

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 […]