News & Events

    • 04
    • Feb
Dr. Fred Danner recently consulted with a team of middle school students, the “Golden Gears,” that is competing in a national robot design challenge. As part of their project, the students are also designing an app to encourage teens to improve their sleep habits. “Our project is to improve the way teens sleep,” team members wrote when describing the project. “We...
    • 03
    • Feb
National Academies has invited Dr. Danelle Stevens-Watkins to serve as a Ford Foundation Fellowship Program psychology panelist for the 2015 program year. The fellowships help promote the career development of highly qualified students who will contribute to diversity in higher...
    • 28
    • Jan
Dr. Tom Prout (emeritus faculty, School Psychology) and Dr. Alicia Fedewa (Associate Professor, School Psychology) have co-edited a textbook that was just released by Wiley. Counseling and Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents: Theory and Practice for School and Clinical Settings is in its 5th edition, which means it is a staple in the youth counseling/psychotherapy training area. From Wiley: Counseling and Psychotherapy with...
    • 25
    • Jan

Six doctoral students give FRED Talks

The Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology hosted its monthly FRED Talks (named in honor of Dr. Fred Danner, professor in EDP). Presenting research interests and ideas were six EDP doctoral students, including Kyle Davis, Trisha Turner, Holly Brown, Todd Ryser-Oatman, Chelsea Adam and Larry Grabau. FRED Talks are designed to enrich the research culture in EDP and offer...
    • 21
    • Sep
  Growing up in Detroit, Michigan, Joi-Sheree’ Knighton saw first-hand the implications of drug use and the incidence of HIV infection in African American men and women. Now, thanks to a fellowship from the National Institutes of Health, Knighton will continue to examine these issues and the state of healthcare among these populations. “I have seen individuals struggle with substance use and eventually...