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Keneman, Winter, San Filippo, Bazik Win Faculty Awards NLU presents awards for teaching, service and adjunct faculty

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Jeffrey Winter, Ph.D., and Ayn Keneman, Ed.D. both won the 2015 National Louis University faculty award for teaching excellence.

NLU had two winners of its Excellence in Teaching Award in 2015: Ayn Keneman, Ed.D., and Jeffrey Winter, Ph.D., were both recipients.

The Excellence in Service and Engagement Award went to David SanFilippo, Ph.D., and the adjunct faculty Excellence in Service and Engagement Award went to Edna Bazik, Ph.D. Continue reading »

Olson Emerges As Human Rights Champion Against Torture NLU prof spurred American Psychology Association to ban psychologists from helping military bolster torture

 

 

BradOlsonphotoBradley Olson, Ph.D., was one of six American Psychology Association members who won a victory recently when the APA’s leaders voted overwhelmingly to ban psychologists from assisting the U.S. military with interrogations and subsequent torture of terrorism suspects.

“This vote represents the American Psychological Association’s movement from treating powerful sections of the government as the client to a state where the person’s well-being and human rights stand foremost,” said Olson, an associate professor at National Louis University, is co-director of  the Community Psychology doctoral program.

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Dr. Shinn: Let’s Shift Focus From Diagnosing Kids’ Disabilities To Helping Them Learn Prof keynotes at distinguished conference on educating children with disabilities

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Mark Shinn, Ph.D.

 

When children struggle in school, the trend for about the past 35 years has been to test them and give them a diagnosis, such as a learning disorder, a behavior disorder or a special needs student.

That hasn’t been effective in helping these students, NLU’s Mark Shinn, Ph.D., told many of the nation’s premier researchers and policymakers in the special education field this week. Continue reading »