Associate Professor Matt Carlson (Journalism) has written "Measurable Journalism: Digital Platforms, News Metrics and the Quantified Audience," which explores ways in which the increasingly ‘measurable’ news audience has had an impact on journalistic practices. This book was originally published as a special issue of "Digital Journalism."
Professor David A. Chang (History) has been chosen by the Modern Language Association of America to receive the MLA Prize for Studies in Native American Literatures, Cultures, and Languages for his book, The World and All the Things upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration.
Professor Luis Ramos-Garcia (Spanish & Portuguese Studies) is the recipient of the 2019 Award for Global Engagement from the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance. This award is given to those faculty and staff whose achievements and contributions to global education, research and engagement are exceptional.
CLA’s Department of Psychology is a hub of collaborative research 100 years in the making. Professors Andrew Oxenham and Eugene Borgida, along with department chair Monica Luciana, share some of the department’s history as they celebrate their anniversary and look to the future.
At the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences' Voice Banking initiative, speech pathologists are recording the voices of those with ALS and other neurodegenerative diseases, and turning those recordings into customized text-to-speech programs.
Constant anxieties over nuclear threats can lead to long term health problems. Dr. Shmuel Lissek, associate professor in psychology and head of the U’s ANGST Lab, provides advice about protection and education when it comes to nuclear fears.
While in school at the University of Minnesota, Kirsten Alfaro worked as a mentor at the YMCA on campus. Now, the Y is recognizing her and 37 others who give back throughout the metro with what they call the “thrive” award.
As an international student and psychology major, Carrie Kuang (BA ’16) was prepared to study the culture around her. But what started as a natural consequence of moving from China to Minnesota, became a full-fledged honors project: What exactly is Minnesota Nice?
Psychology associate professor Mark Thomas comments on a recently completed study—published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences—that may identify a relapse trigger in the human brain.