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Kingery Publishes on Child Anxiety

Associate Professor of Psychology Julie Newman Kingery recently had an article accepted for publication by the journal Anxiety, Stress, and Coping. The article is titled, "A model-based cluster analysis of social experiences in clinically anxious youth: links to emotional functioning." She worked on the research project with colleagues from the University of Georgia. According to the researchers,...  More >>

Youth Court Internship Has Impact

During her time at HWS, Abby Tills '14 interned at the Ontario County Youth Court in Canandaigua, N.Y., for three years, working to make a positive impact on the community's youth. Deb Holland, director of the Ontario County Youth Court, explains that youth courts exist as an alternative to the traditional criminal justice system for youths that have committed minor offenses. The peer-driven prog...  More >>

Forensic Science Insight

Last fall, Sasha Borenstein '14 had the rare opportunity to attend an invitation-only seminar for roughly 200 of the top homicide investigators in the world. The event has never been open to students or the public. Her participation was made possible by Dr. Lowell J. Levine '59, a board-certified forensic dentist and the director of operations for the New York State Police Medicolegal Investigati...  More >>

Bayer Named to NWHF Board

Professor of Women's Studies Betty Bayer was recently named to the Board of Directors of the National Women's Hall of Fame, the nation's oldest membership organization dedicated to honoring and celebrating the achievements of distinguished American women. "Betty will be a tremendous asset because of her extensive network and her ability to link HWS, as well as the academic and women's studies communities, with the National Women's Hall of Fame. We are already in discussions about having interns...  More >>

Psych Students Present at APS Convention

Last week, Amber Eagan '15 and Amanda Faherty '15, accompanied by Assistant Professor of Psychology Brien Ashdown, presented their recent research on "PARTheory" at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS) in San Francisco. "PARTheory posits that the way that people experience parental acceptance or rejection as children has life long consequences, and has been cor...  More >>

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