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Three-Minute Thesis winner Devon Kardel researches ways to manage and alleviate distress, trauma

A friend in the military who has returned from deployment. A family member who was in a car accident. A coworker who has lost a loved one. Through personal and professional experience, psychology graduate student Devon Kardel has learned that traumatic events are not unusual—nearly 70 percent of the population more »

Social Work: Faculty research looks for ways to best support young adults with a cancer diagnosis

When Nick Iannarino’s good friend was diagnosed with cancer in his 20s, the Public Communication and Cultural Studies assistant professor said many didn’t know how to react. His friend—not wanting perceived pity or to show the changes chemotherapy was doing to his normally active body—stopped going out and asked for more »

Remembering Dr. Adler: Longtime faculty member known for his deep contextual knowledge and love of scientific history

Longtime University of Michigan-Dearborn faculty member Richard Adler died Saturday, February 11. He was 69 years old. Adler, associate professor of biology and microbiology, joined the faculty in 1977. Colleagues say he was known for his deep contextual knowledge. “Dr. Adler’s courses were unlike any other,” said John Thomas, biology more »