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Advice for parents adjusting to a new normal

March 26, 2020

Arizona Public Media spoke with Associate Professor of School Psychology Michael Sulkowski about how parents can cope with a new normal of both working from home and trying to continue some measure of education for their children.

"His first suggestion: Pause and ask your kids what they’ve heard about coronavirus."

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Paula McCall is the brainchild behind Prepared Parenting

March 1, 2020

Psychologist and adjunct faculty member Paula McCall is the brainchild behind Prepared Parenting, an annual event in Chandler, Arizona, aimed at helping parents and children overcome anxiety and depression. Many of our second-year school psychology graduate students...

Associate Professor Sunggye Hong was selected as a 2020-2021 Fulbright Scholar

March 1, 2020

Associate Professor Sunggye Hong was selected as a 2020-2021 Fulbright Scholar. He will conduct a collaborative research project in South Korea that explores the education and employment of people with visual impairments.

2020 recipient of the Diane Lynn Anderson Memorial Award

Feb. 1, 2020

The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona just announced the 2020 recipient of the Diane Lynn Anderson Memorial Award, who is none other than our Assistant Professor of Practice Stephanie Z. MacFarland. The award was established in memory of Diane Lynn Anderson to recognize those who exemplify the same qualities she possessed:...

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Associate Professor Michelle Perfect was accepted into the Society of Behavioral Medicine Leadership Institute

Feb. 1, 2020

Associate Professor Michelle Perfect was accepted into the Society of Behavioral Medicine Leadership Institute, a year-long endeavor, limited to approximately 36 selected people. Perfect will connect with other mid-career professionals who want to become effective leaders and learn from and be mentored by leaders in the...

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Professor Sheri Bauman was featured on Arizona Public Media’s Youth Crossing Gender Borders series

Feb. 1, 2020

Professor Sheri Bauman was featured on Arizona Public Media’s Youth Crossing Gender Borders series about young people and gender identity. Bauman notes that our culture always has been fixated on gender and adds, “We’re all fearful of something we don’t understand.”

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Stephanie MacFarland honored with breakthrough award

Nov. 1, 2019

Assistant Professor of Practice Stephanie MacFarland is the TASH 2019 Recipient of the June Downing Breakthroughs in Inclusive Education Award. TASH, an international leader in disability advocacy, fights for human rights and inclusion for people with significant disabilities and support needs — those most vulnerable to segregation, abuse, neglect, and institutionalization.

Recognized internationally for her passion and action in...

Funding received to prepare educational interpreters to serve deaf and hard-of-hearing students

Nov. 1, 2019

Associate Professor of Practice Cindy Volk recently received a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support and prepare educational interpreters for deaf and hard-of-hearing K-12 students. The project director for the grant, Volk says, "The money will be used to prepare educational interpreters for deaf and hard-of-hearing K-12 students.” Learn more about how this funding will support students in the undergraduate...