Congratulations to Social & Personality student Ryan Leach ??for winning the 2015 Provost/Deiss Research Award. The Graduate Colleges longest-running support for research by graduate students at UIC is the Provosts Award for Graduate Research and the W.C. and May Preble Deiss Fund for Biomedical Research Award; which are collectively called the Provost/Deiss Award. The Provost's Award is open to all graduate students currently enrolled at UIC and the Deiss Fund is for graduate students engaged in research in clinical or basic medical sciences.
Congratulations to clinical graduate student Andrea Katz for winning the 2015 Dissertation Award from APA to help conduct her study entitled "Do Baseline Inflammatory Markers Connote Vulnerability for Major Depressive Disorder?"
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, one out of four students reports being bullied at school. Experts said it can have long term impacts on a child's education, health and sense of well-being.
Professor Pauline M. Maki was feature on NBC's Today website and other media outlets for a new North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Position Statement on Non-Hormonal Treatments for Vasomotor Symptoms and was the featured guest of a 1-hour call-in show on Sirius XM Doctor Radio on menopause.
Uexpress.com quotes Roger Weissberg, UIC distinguished Professor of Psychology and Education and NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair in Social and Emotional Learning, in a column on social and emotional learning programs. Check it out at http://www.uexpress.com/a-plus-advice-for-parents/2015/9/14/social-and
Professor Jenny Wiley ?has received a 3-year NSF grant entitled "Effects of diagrams and spatial skills on undergraduate students' illusions of understanding of introductory biology and geoscience texts"