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Boys who engage in homophobic teasing are prone to perpetrating sexual harassment two years later, according to a new study led by Dorothy Espelage, the Gutgsell Endowed Professor of child development in the College of Education at the University of Illinois.

Boys who bully peers more likely to engage in sexual harassment

Author: Sharita Forrest, Education and Social Work Editor

Published Date:October 29, 2014

Boys who engage in homophobic teasing are prone to perpetrating sexual harassment two years later, according to a new study led by Dorothy Espelage, the Gutgsell Endowed Professor of child development in the College of Education at the University of Illinois.

Published Date: October 29, 2014


Ann P. Kaiser, Vanderbilt University, will give the annual Goldstick Family Lecture.

Expert on language delays to give annual Goldstick Lecture

Author: Sharita Forrest, Education and Social Work Editor

Published Date:October 20, 2014

Ann P. Kaiser, the Susan W. Gray Professor of Education and Human Development at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, will give the annual Goldstick Family Lecture at the University of Illinois.

Published Date: October 20, 2014


Education historian James D. Anderson will deliver the annual Brown Lecture in Education Research in Washington, D.C.

Education historian James D. Anderson to deliver Brown lecture in Washington, D.C.

Author: Sharita Forrest, Education Editor

Published Date:October 9, 2014

James D. Anderson, an expert on desegregation and American education history and faculty member at the University of Illinois, will deliver the 11th annual Brown Lecture in Education Research.

Published Date: October 9, 2014


Education professor Gloriana Gonzlez is using animated cartoons to help mathematics teachers in high-needs high schools improve their instruction.

Educator using animated cartoons to reshape geometry instruction

Author: Sharita Forrest, Education Editor

Published Date:October 9, 2014

In a unique research project funded by the National Science Foundation, education professor Gloriana González at the University of Illinois is developing animated cartoons to help geometry instructors become better teachers.

Published Date: October 9, 2014


RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY: New research by doctoral student Tamilia D. Reed and educational psychology professor Helen A. Neville indicates that spirituality, rather than religiosity, may be the element that is critical to black American women's life satisfaction and mental health.

Study: Spirituality, not religion, is critical to black women's well-being

Author: Sharita Forrest, Social Sciences Editor

Published Date:September 24, 2014

A number of studies have suggested that religion plays a critical role in black Americans’ mental health and life satisfaction, aiding their ability to cope with personal and societal stressors. However, a new study indicates that spirituality, rather than religiosity, may be the element that is essential to black women’s psychological well-being.

Published Date: September 24, 2014