Dr. Erika Skoe’s new article in Journal of Neuroscience has been featured on UConn today. This paper examined the effect of socioeconomic status on auditory perception. Well done!
The UConn NSSLHA chapter raised over $3000 for the Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut (BIAC). The BIAC holds an annual Walk for Thought to raise funds that promote advocacy and rehabilitation efforts for individuals with brain injury. Dr. Pradeep Ramanathan led the “Go Huskies” team.
Next Generation Connecticut is now law! This proposal is designed as an investment in the State and the University through advanced opportunities in education, research, and innovation in the STEM fields. Our department has been identified as one that will benefit from this proposal. You can find out more about NextGenCT here.
We’re delighted to welcome Dr. Altmann, esteemed psycholinguistic research and Editor of Cognition, to the UConn community. Dr. Altmann will join us next year and we look forward to our interactions and collaborations through the Cognitive Science program.
An SLHS program run by Dr. Bernard Grela has been highlighted in UConn Today. This program supports reading rehabilitation in adults with dyslexia at the YMCA in Hartford. SLHS graduate students Minal Kadam, Carrie Adams, and Sarah Smialek are involved in this program.
MaryKate Bisaillon and Devin Roscillo have received travel awards from the UConn Office of Undergraduate Research. They will use this award to present research at the meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in San Francisco, California this coming December. They are conducting their research in Dr. Theodore’s SLaP Lab. Congratulations, we can’t wait to see your poster!
As highlighted in UConn Today, the SLHS department is part of a strong initiative to place UConn as a premier institution for the study of language and cognition. We welcome new faculty member, Dr. Erika Skoe!