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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 »

Doctoral student Rashid Faisal uses bicentennial grant to connect grade school students to engineer Cornelius Langston Henderson

Darnell Cobb-Spears and Khamari Bell stood confidently behind their presentation table at UM-Dearborn’s Engagement Day earlier this year. Like most of the other presenters that day, they had prepared eye-catching visual aids and talking points on their research subject. “Have you heard of Cornelius Langston Henderson?” Cobb-Spears asked as attendees more »

Just say yes: Julia Richie makes a difference on campus and in the community

If you have taken graduate courses, you know that it can be challenging to strike a work-life balance. Imagine leading a nonprofit organization full-time and attending graduate school. At 69, Julia Richie, founder and president of The YES Foundation and a UM-Dearborn graduate student, has successfully navigated personal and professional more »