Giovanni Castillo, a lecturer in the school of communication and director of the Immersive + Interactive Virtual Reality Lab, was the keynote speaker at the Virtual Teaching Conference at the University of South Carolina in Columbia on March 8. The purpose of this conference was to bring together research on the… Read more
Congratulations to Matt Anderson, a lecturer in the psychological sciences department, who has been named the 2020 College of Social & Behavioral Sciences Teacher of the Year. Anderson is passionate about his subject area, dedicated to his students’ learning and invested in making a difference in their lives–a truly exceptional teacher.
Steven Barger, a professor in the department of psychological sciences, recently presented at the American Heart Association Sessions on Epidemiology and Prevention in Phoenix. Barger compared the cardiovascular risk across persons with high and low social relationship resources as a function of 10-year, 30-year and lifetime cardiovascular disease risk estimates.
Emery Eaves, an assistant professor in the department of anthropology, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholars award to conduct research on decriminalization and maternal drug use in Portugal this fall. The project title is: “Impacts of Decriminalization on Opioid Use Treatment for Pregnant and Parenting Women in Portugal: Ethnographic Investigation.”
The award is a reflection of Eaves’s leadership and… Read more
The School of Communication’s Advanced Media Lab (AML) has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant over $800K to track and visualize meteors, in particular meteor trajectories from several observation stations, through April 2025. The project, entitled “CAREER: Bridging… Read more
Michelle Miller, a professor of psychological sciences and a President’s Distinguished Teaching Fellow, was the keynote speaker at Columbia University’s recent Celebration of Teaching and Learning. The event, hosted by the university’s Center for Teaching and Learning, brought together faculty, staff, students and other members of the community to celebrate the ways that faculty and graduate students are transforming their courses and pedagogies.