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Frank receives grant to enhance quantitative statistical analysis

September 12, 2023
Frank receives grant to enhance quantitative statistical analysis

Cause and effect relationships are harder to conclude than most think ‚Äď especially in the field of social science research. Professor Ken Frank received a three-year, nearly $900,000 grant from the Institution of Education Sciences (IES) that will provide a more precise statistical dialogue about causal inferences among clinicians, researchers, policymakers and the general public.‚Ķ Read More »

Meet New CEPSE Chair: Kui Xie

September 8, 2023
Meet New CEPSE Chair: Kui Xie

Kui Xie, a noted educational psychology and educational technology scholar, became chair of the Michigan State University Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education on July 1, 2023. Xie was also named a Red Cedar Distinguished Professor. The title recognizes individuals for their cumulative external accolades, scholarly achievement and potential to make a difference.‚Ķ Read More »

Does positive body image play a role in athletic performance?

September 7, 2023
Does positive body image play a role in athletic performance?

When an athlete has a positive body image, how does it translate to the field of play? Research from Michigan State University Kinesiology Ph.D. candidate Chelsi Ricketts explored this topic in a March 2023 study published in the Psychology of Sport and Exercise Journal. ‚ÄúEssentially, the research shows us when an athlete appreciates their body‚Äôs‚Ķ Read More »

Gould inducted into international Hall of Fame 

August 9, 2023
Gould inducted into international Hall of Fame 

Michigan State University Professor Emeritus Dan Gould was inducted to the International Society for Sports Psychology Hall of Fame in 2023. Gould is one of the first 10 living scholars worldwide to be inducted.   Gould, who retired in 2022, served as the former director of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports and is‚Ķ Read More »

Teacher reflections & MSU research: Pre-K during COVID-19

August 7, 2023
Teacher reflections & MSU research: Pre-K during COVID-19

Research from Michigan State University scholars is examining what the first year of teaching during COVID-19 was like for 25 pre-K teachers in Michigan. The work was led by Associate Professor Bethany Wilinski and Assistant Professor Alyssa Morley from the College of Education and Assistant Professor Jamie Heng-Chieh Wu from the College of Social Science.‚Ķ Read More »

ISYS Graduate Students Lead a Series of Workshops with Lansing Public Schools

August 1, 2023
ISYS Graduate Students Lead a Series of Workshops with Lansing Public Schools

The Institute has long been committed to staying engaged with its surrounding communities and this year we were delighted to partner with Mr. Chris Henderson, the athletic director of the Lansing School District, to offer a series of workshops to local high school and middle school students athletes. ISYS graduate students collaborated to produce three‚Ķ Read More »

Patricia Edwards named University Distinguished Professor 

July 10, 2023
Patricia Edwards named University Distinguished Professor 

Patricia A. Edwards, an internationally recognized literacy scholar, was named a Michigan State University Distinguished Professor in June 2023. The honor is one of high distinction at the university, and only given to select faculty members to recognize distinguished achievement in teaching, research and public service.  Edwards joined the MSU College of Education in 1989‚Ķ Read More »