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Young boy drawing with crayons

September 6, 2022

New book explores crisis of early childhood expulsion, suspension practices

UIC early childhood researcher Kate Zinsser aims to bring context to the decisions and greater attention to the issue

Kathryn Engel; Silver Circle Award Winner

August 3, 2022

Mayor selects UIC lecturer for Paris delegation

Kathryn Engel helps advance the work that UIC is doing in Paris

Sheikh Goni Muhammad Sa’ad Ngamdu, recording message.

October 21, 2021

Forgiveness messaging increases willingness to accept former Boko Haram fighters returning home

Study suggests trusted authorities can change minds, shift norms during conflict

Young boy drawing with crayons

July 8, 2021

Report finds fewer early childhood education expulsions following Illinois law

The report, which covers the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years, details survey responses from Illinois early childhood professionals

Compass in palm of open hand

February 24, 2021

Do atheists have a moral compass?

UIC social psychologist examines what values people view as relevant for morality

Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair of Socia

September 28, 2020

Top SEL expert named NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair at UIC

Kimberly Schonert-Reichl to join UIC faculty in Jan. 2021

Hand holding pen

July 15, 2020

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

Intervention helps assist students in their transition to college

balanced scale

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”

Legal Court Room

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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