On most days, members of Research Team 3 and their adviser, Mary Turner DePalma, professor of psychology, can be found in the lab, crunching statistics and analyzing data about the psychological impact of diabetes. But sometimes research doesn’t go the way you expect, and this year students found themselves at an impasse. DePalma explains: “Research team is an incredible...
Leigh Ann Vaughn has become a member of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, a scientific organization dedicated to the advancement of social psychology.
Bill Hudenko, assistant professor of psychology, and colleagues Wendy Stone and Jo-Anne Bachorowski from Vanderbilt University published an article, titled "Laughter Differs in Children with Autism: An Acoustic Analysis of Laughs Produced by Children with and without the Disorder," in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
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Ten students and four faculty members were inducted into Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, on April 29. The students and faculty were elected to membership because of their research achievements or potential.
The Faculty Development Committee and the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs are pleased to announce the five recipients of the 2008-9 Faculty Excellence Awards. The recipients are:
- Hongwei Guan, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education
- Bruce Henderson, Professor, Department of Speech Communication
- Cynthia Scheibe, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
- Ellen Staurowsky, Professor, Department of Sport Management and Media
- Susan Swensen, Associate Professor, Department of Biology
New criteria this year emphasized exceptional performance in all areas of the faculty role, including teaching, scholarship, and service. This year's award recipients are recognized for a wide variety of accomplishments, such as innovative teaching, significant scholarly achievements, exemplary service, and demonstrated support for key College values and initiatives.