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Emily Kuprianczyk ’16: Helping the community cope with crisis10th April 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–In a time of extreme social disruption, students across the country are working hard to complete their academic year. For some IU Southeast students, the Covid-19 pandemic is both a disruption and an opportunity to respond to the needs of others in the community. Emily Kuprianczyk ‘16 is working towards …

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Social Sciences Forum to discuss transgender issues15th October 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Transgender issues are the focus of the first Social Sciences Forum of the academic year. Dr. Meghan Kahn, associate professor of psychology; clinical staff from Mandala House, an outpatient mental health center in Louisville; and members of the local Trans community will discuss the difference between sex and gender, social …

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IU Southeast/Kyrgyz study focuses on cross-cultural emotional intelligence13th January 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–What are the keys to success in life? Birth order? Class? Education? Professional skills? Luck? Not doubt all these play a role. But an increasing body of evidence suggests that our ability to use emotional information–known as emotional intelligence–is also an important factor in determining an individual’s ability to succeed. …

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Vikings and cinnamon buns: Swedish guests bring culture and connection to IU Southeast3rd December 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast recently played host to two visitors from Jönköping University (JU) in Sweden. Dr. Linda Johansson, director of the Institute for Gerontology and Ms. Susanne Johannesson, director for international exchanges, shared insights about healthcare—and cinnamon buns—in Sweden. The two were guests of Dr. Deborah Finkel, professor of psychology and …

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Social Sciences Forum tackles representations of diversity in politics, pop culture and media19th October 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The Social Sciences Forum will present a panel discussion on representation and diversity in politics, popular culture and the media. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 24 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Library’s third-floor study area. “Unfinished Business:  Representation and Diversity in Politics, Pop Culture, and the Media” …

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School of Social Sciences celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month20th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast is proud to present a series of conversations illuminating the Latinx experience in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM). Designated in 1968, the observation runs from Sept. 15—the independence day for a number of Latin American countries—to Oct. 15 to honor the histories, cultures and contributions of …

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Dr. Kimberly LaFollette leads new mental health counseling masters program29th August 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Kimberly LaFollette, assistant professor of psychology, directs the newest graduate program at IU Southeast, the Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling. A clinical psychologist with extensive teaching experience, LaFollette is no stranger to IU Southeast, having taught here over a decade ago as an adjunct instructor while in …

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What’s New: Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling13th March 2018

What’s new at IU Southeast? Our new Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling program provides coursework and clinical experience that enable graduates to become licensed mental health counselors in the State of Indiana and most other states. Graduates will have career opportunities in a wide variety of organizations, such as community agencies, nonprofit mental …

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Abigail Dester shares top award at regional honors conference18th April 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Kudos to Abby Dester! The junior psychology/Spanish major and honors program student shared top prize for her poster on the academic effects of math anxiety on elementary school students at the Mid-East Honors Association (MEHA) annual conference at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich., April 7-9. With a membership including …

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Faculty Innovator: Meghan Kahn1st March 2017

Meghan Kahn Associate Professor of Psychology School of Social Sciences               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Not long ago, Meghan Kahn, associate professor of psychology, was helping her three-and-a-half year old son put on his shoes. There was a first attempt. It didn’t go well. He looked to her …

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