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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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IU Southeast to host Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences annual meeting8th October 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast is proud to host the 89th annual meeting of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences (IASS) on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Founded in 1929, the IASS is a unique community of scholars that promoted the value of the social sciences to Indiana and the world, and has …

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Bernie Carducci Remembered26th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The IU Southeast family mourns the passing of Dr. Bernardo J. “Bernie” Carducci, professor emeritus of psychology in the School of Social Sciences. Carducci passed away on Saturday, Sept. 22 in New Albany, Ind., aged 66. Born in Detroit, Mich., and with degrees from California State University (Fullerton) and Kansas …

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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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Psychology Prof. Bernie Carducci to uncork secrets of successful small talk at Social Sciences on Tap10th January 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The holiday season is an incredibly social time, and that makes it a busy time for Prof. Bernardo “Bernie” Carducci, whose research focuses on the psychological and social mechanisms of shyness—and ways to deal effectively with it in order to live a more socially engaged life. The professor of psychology …

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