Joseph E. McGrath Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Study of Groups
INGRoup values and promotes diversity in theoretical and methodological perspectives for examining and understanding group processes and outcomes. This award goes to an individual whose work has shown an enduring commitment to advancing the interdisciplinary science of team or small group behavior, dynamics, and outcomes. The award recipient is granted a lifetime membership to INGRoup, is recognized at the INGRoup conferences, and receives a commemorative plaque. In addition, the recipient is invited to give an address that relates to his or her contributions at the subsequent meeting of INGRoup.Read more
Dr. Beilock, 41, has been on the faculty at the University of Chicago for 12 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in cognitive science from the University of California, San Diego, and doctorates in kinesiology and in psychology from Michigan State University. She has written two books and more than 100 articles.Read more
The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment co-edited by Fred Leong and colleagues is the winner of 2017 Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award from APA Division 52 (International Psychology)Read more
Dr. Zachary Neal is an associate professor at Michigan State University with a very distinguished record of contributions to community psychology in the area of social network analysis and how it can be applied to enhance theory, research, and practice in community psychology. His scholarship is concerned with the transfer of knowledge from research to practice, and with issues of diversity, sense of community and social cohesion. Dr. Neal is the author of 49 publications, 11 book chapters and three books, the Editor of the Journal of Urban Affairs, produced four STATA software packages, and his research has been funded by NIMH and the W. T. Grant Foundation. Dr. Neal is also very involved with education in community psychology and is an active member of SCRA’s Council on Education.
Community-Academic Partnerships: A Systematic Review of the State of the Literature and Recommendations for Future Research
Amy Drahota, Rosemary D. Meza, Brigitte Brikho, Meghan Naaf, Jasper A. Estabillo, Emily D. Gomez, Sarah F. Vejnoska, Sarah Dufek, Aubyn C. Stahmer, Gregory A. Aarons
March 2016Read more
This award program from MSU’s Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Initiativesrecognizes outstanding efforts of faculty, students and staff at MSU that are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion and who actively engage in activities that demonstrate a sustained commitment to these principles.Read more
But a new study suggests that people whose spouses are happier are probably also in better shape, even independently of their own happiness. In fact, the study’s data suggests that people with a happy partner are 34% more likely to be healthy than those married to a downer.
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One-third of Michigan’s public school administrators have nowhere to go for information about programs to help students deal with bullying, manage their emotions or build healthy relationships.Read more
This fellowship is supported in affiliation with the Center for Mental Health Services Research, within the George Warren Brown School of Social Work, at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Acevedo-Polakovich was selected from a large and competitive applicant pool. His fellowship is funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and supports a research agenda in implementation science that aligns with the NIDA plan.Read more