Associate Professor Beth Cianfrone published a study on the high school basketball equivalent of March Madness and how athletic associations can encourage game attendance.
Faculty and Staff News
The College of Education and Human Development is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2016 Faculty Awards, who were recognized at a luncheon held in their honor on March 29.
Assistant Professor Brett Wong is working on a four-year, $308,000 American Heart Association grant to study a new treatment for peripheral artery disease.
Associate Dean Walt Thompson has been named president-elect of the American College of Sports Medicine, the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world.
College of Education and Human Development Dean Paul Alberto has been named the 2016 recipient of the Council for Exceptional Children’s Burton-Blatt Humanitarian Award.
Clinical Associate Professor Laura Meyers designed an authentic classroom set for the Pinch ‘n’ Ouch Theatre’s premiere of “Gidion’s Knot,” a play about a particularly emotional parent-teacher conference.
Associate Professor Iman Chahine has been awarded two 3-year grants from the National Research Foundation in South Africa to study curriculum development and indigenous knowledge.
Associate Professor Cynthia Puranik is one of 105 researchers across the country named as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.
College of Education and Human Development Professors Jacalyn Lund and Mike Metzler were named National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE) Fellows.
Doctoral graduate Iris Feinberg focused her studies on adult health literacy — how people access, understand and use health information in medical situations and everyday life.