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Newly Knighted: Beth Stormshak awarded chair

Beth Stormshak, who became the UO’s newest Knight Chair this April, is director of the UO’s Prevention Science Institute and lead for the successful cluster hiring initiative for health and obesity prevention.

Full story at giving.uoregon.edu.

Sensation seeking promotes initiation, impulsivity promotes escalation of substance use

(from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, May 16, 2016)

Some 'terrible twos' behaviors may suggest later problems

A new study, published online April 8 ahead of print in the American Journal of Psychiatry, offers help to parents by identifying clues that suggest a child's early shenanigans may be warning signs of trouble later in life. It also points toward a source of early problems.

Latina/os and K-12 Education: Bridging Research and Practice

In celebration of Latin@ Heritage Month, the University of Oregon Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) brings together new Eugene School District 4J superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas and visiting scholar Dr. Patricia Gándara, co-director of the Civil Rights Project of UCLA, for an informative session on public school education K-12 for Latina/os in Oregon. Dr. Gándara is the Visiting Distinguished Scholar at UO Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics and the College of Education during fall term 2015.
 

Kerewsky receives award for professional development

Greensboro, N.C. (via PRWEB) - The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC), recently awarded a 2014 Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE) professional development award to Shoshana Kerewsky, of Eugene, Oregon. The goal of this scholarship program is to advance the professional identity and development of CCE credential holders. Kerewsky will receive $500 to advance her professional identity and development.

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