Congratulations to Faculty Award Recipients!

Congratulations to the following faculty members who have received awards for teaching and research: 2022 Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Dr. Nawaf Bou-Rabee, Department of Mathematical Sciences Dr. Grace Brannigan, Department of Physics Dr. Andrey Grigoriev, Department of Biology Dr. Rufan Luo, Department of Psychology Dr. Daniel Semenza, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty Award Recipients!

Dr. Charlotte Markey to Appear on Voices of Distinction Panel on March 24

Dr. Charlotte Markey, Professor of Psychology, will appear as part of the Voices of Distinction panel, sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, on Thursday, March 24. This panel aims to address the following questions: Why is public writing important to your research? How do you translate your research for … Continue reading Dr. Charlotte Markey to Appear on Voices of Distinction Panel on March 24

Prevention Science Speaker Series Continues March 31

The Department of Psychology and the Health Sciences Program will host a Prevention Sciences Speaker Series, continuing Thursday, March 31.  On Thursday, March 31, 2022, Carol Scheffner Hammer, Ph.D., Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the Teachers College at Columbia University, will present, “Developing Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Interactions.” This event will take place … Continue reading Prevention Science Speaker Series Continues March 31

Assistant Dean Marcellus to Lead Virtual Conference on Haitian History and Current Affairs on Feb. 9

The Africana Studies Program will host a panel discussion on the powerful but neglected history of Haiti, as well as current challenges that the country is facing. The esteemed panel, led by Eliezer Marcellus, an assistant dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, will feature experts in history, politics and health care. This free, … Continue reading Assistant Dean Marcellus to Lead Virtual Conference on Haitian History and Current Affairs on Feb. 9

Join Health Sciences Feb. 1 for the Prevention Sciences Speaker Series with Dr. Gabriel Tajeu

The Health Sciences Program will host a Prevention Sciences Speaker Series, beginning Tuesday, Feb. 1. Dr. Gabriel Tajeu, from Temple University’s School of Public Health, will present, “Black-White Differences in Cardiovascular Disease Mortality: A Prospective Study of the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Cohort.” This lecture is free and open to … Continue reading Join Health Sciences Feb. 1 for the Prevention Sciences Speaker Series with Dr. Gabriel Tajeu

Africana Studies Presents “Stories from Home Care” with Dr. Cati Coe

The Africana Studies Program will host Dr. Cati Coe, Professor of Anthropology, for a conversation about her film “Stories from Home Care,” a 13-minute documentary exploring the life of a Ghanian home care worker, Madam Gifty Thompson. The film illuminates issues related to senior health care, West African immigrant labor, gendered experience, and the meaning … Continue reading Africana Studies Presents “Stories from Home Care” with Dr. Cati Coe

Health Sciences Speaker Series Continues Oct. 19

The Health Sciences Program will offer two virtual speaker events this October. On Tuesday, October 12, Dr. Irene Headen, Assistant Professor of Black Health from the Department of Community Health and Prevention at the Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health, will present “Structural Racism and Maternal Health: Unpacking Systems of Inequity Towards Action.” This event … Continue reading Health Sciences Speaker Series Continues Oct. 19

Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received promotions and tenure appointments approved by the Board of Governors at a meeting on Wednesday, April 14: Department of Childhood Studies Dr. Meredith Bak – Associate Professor  Dr. Daniel Cook – Distinguished Professor Department of English and Communication  Dr. M.A. Rafey Habib – Distinguished Professor  Department of … Continue reading Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Registration is Open for the Discussion with Leslie Lehr, Author of “A Boob’s Life”

It’s the body part that gets the most media attention. But, why don’t we talk about them – like, really talk about “boobs”? Five percent of women in the U.S. have had breast implants. New research indicates that more than 2/3 of women – in 40 countries around the world – are dissatisfied with their … Continue reading Registration is Open for the Discussion with Leslie Lehr, Author of “A Boob’s Life”

Register Now for “Communal Coping: Implications for Relationships and Health”

The Health Sciences Center will host Vicki Helgeson, Ph.D., a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University on Tuesday, March 30, at 12:45 p.m. Dr. Helgeson will discuss, “Communal Coping: Implications for Relationships and Health.”  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.