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May

  • Nic John Ramos stands in front of a Keith Haring mural

    History Professor Nic John Ramos, PhD, Troubles the Line

    May 26, 2021

    Award-winning Assistant Professor of History Nic John Ramos, PhD, does not easily fit into any one category. Though he teaches in the Department of History, his doctorate is in American Studies and Ethnicity, which he describes as really being at the intersection of Gender Studies and Ethnic Studies. Meanwhile, his research exists at the intersection of race and medicine. And in his classes, students are just as likely to encounter graphic novels and poetry as they are historical documents and books.

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  • Michael Silverstein

    Michael Silverstein’s Research Provides Answers for People with ADHD, EFD in Highly Cited Paper

    May 24, 2021

    Michael Silverstein, a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology, investigated the relationship between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and executive dysfunction symptoms in adults and found that ADHD symptoms were strongly correlated with and predictive of executive function deficits (EFDs), guiding clinicians to take a more holistic approach to treatment. The resulting paper received enough citations to place it in the top one percent of the academic field of psychiatry/psychology based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

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  • Maxwell Franklin, Johannes Wagner, and Elizabeth Espinal

    Two Students, Alum Named 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellows 

    May 20, 2021

    Two CoAS graduate students and one recent alumni have received 2021 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships to promote research efforts in physics and clinical psychology. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program aims to encourage innovation and creativity in STEM fields by investing in outstanding graduate students through a five-year fellowship program. The fellowship includes three years’ worth of financial support, with an annual stipend of $34,000 and a cost of education allowance of $12,000 awarded to the researcher and their institution.

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