College of Education and Human Development Professors Jacalyn Lund and Mike Metzler were named National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE) Fellows.
Faculty and Staff News
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.
Stories do not just develop children’s literacy; they convey values, beliefs, attitudes and social norms which, in turn, shape children’s perceptions of reality.
Associate Professor Reneé Schwartz is the 2015 recipient of the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Research Award.
Students affiliated with Dennis Gilbride, Franco Dispenza and Cirleen DeBlaere’s recent grant gain an acute understanding of how best to assist people with mental illnesses and other disabilities.
Assistant Professor Don Davis is part of a team that was awarded a $1.8 million grant to study spiritual and psychological growth following natural disasters.
Professor Jeff Ashby was awarded a Project AWARE-Community grant to help local agencies train adults who work with teenagers to detect mental illness in youth.
Professor Peggy Gallagher was awarded a Fulbright Specialist grant for a project focused on special education curriculum development.
Three CEHD faculty received a National Science Foundation grant for a project to show middle school students what it’s like to work in STEM fields.
Professor Chara Bohan received grant funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop a two-week teacher institute for U.S. history teachers.