All psychology

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July 15, 2020

First-year writing course increases belonging, retention at a broad-access university

Intervention helps assist students in their transition to college

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June 29, 2020

Studies examine how race affects perceptions of law-involved Blacks, school discipline

Findings published in new book “The Legacy of Racism for Children: Psychology, Law, and Public Policy”

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June 17, 2020

Jurors respond negatively to police overreactions to Black Americans

Researchers run “mock trial” study using evidence from an actual case

Decoteau Irby and Amanda Roy

May 21, 2020

$1M in Spencer Foundation grants awarded to UIC education scholars

Studies focused equity leadership and impact; education and work decisions

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November 21, 2019

Two UIC subjects ranked among top 25 U.S. public universities by Times Higher Education

Evaluations consider teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income

Susan Goldman

April 16, 2019

UIC learning scientist elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Susan R. Goldman recognized for more than 30 years of influential research

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November 6, 2018

Adolescent cannabis use alters development of planning, self-control brain areas

Drug disrupts prefrontal cortex activity

Aerika Brittian Loyd

July 3, 2018

With changing demographics, more racial/ethnic socialization needed for white youth

Without exploring how white youth are socialized about race and ethnicity current race relations will remain unbalanced

Roger Weissberg

June 28, 2018

UIC researcher named among most influential after-school scholars

National AfterSchool Association honors Weissberg for SEL work over three decades

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March 23, 2018

Google award to aid positive empathy project

Builds on current work in UIC-based lab

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