U.S. Department of Education Awards $880,000 Grant to Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College
Researchers at the Institute for Autism Research (IAR) at Canisius College were awarded an $880,431 grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES), to fully fund a three-year study of the long-term beneficial...
10-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The Western New York Teacher Residency, an innovative approach to training the next generation of teachers, is slated to launch in fall 2018. Designed for college graduates with no prior education coursework who want to pursue a teaching career...
6-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Canisius College will reduce its current tuition for full-time undergraduate students from $34,966 to $27,000 - a 23 percent reduction - in a move aimed at improving the accessibility and affordability of a Canisius education.
3-Oct-2017 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The latest research by Christy Hoffman, Ph.D., and Malini Suchak, Ph.D., assistant professors of Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation at Canisius College, finds that dynamics between familiar dogs may influence their likelihood of learning...
24-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
While most behavioral assessments focus on dogs’ responses to visual stimuli, the study found that dogs rely heavily on another sense, hearing.
7-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Institute for Autism Research (IAR) at Canisius College Gives Hope to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
The latest study released by the Institute for Autism Research (IAR) shows more promise that a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder no longer guarantees a difficult life for children.
24-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
New Research Shows summerMAX Program Is Highly Effective for High-Functioning Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (HFASD)
Results of a new community-based randomized clinical trial conducted by researchers at the Institute for Autism Research (iar) at Canisius College found summerMAX, a comprehensive psychosocial summer treatment, improved the social performance and...
14-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Given the relatively short lifespans of many pets, it’s not unusual for children to witness the realities of life played out in their homes. Research by Canisius College professor Joshua J. Russell, PhD, focuses on how children understand death...
19-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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During the holiday season, it can be a challenge to fit in your workout and eat healthy when faced with tempting appetizers and sweet treats everywhere you turn. Charles Pelitera, EdD, assistant professor of kinesiology and coordinator of health and...
18-Nov-2016 9:05 AM EST
For many the holidays are a time of stress, loneliness, and anxiety. E. Christine Moll, PhD, offers ways to practice "safe stress" during the holiday season.
1-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EDT
Ready or not, throngs of parents will say goodbye to their teenagers this month as their children transition to freshmen in college. Expert E. Christine Moll, PhD, offers advice for parents.
28-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Researchers at the Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College have found that functional level appears to play a critical role in the stress levels of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
2-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT
Ecotourism was the subject of an international symposium hosted by Canisius College in Buffalo. The symposium brought together world- renowned scholars and practitioners from across the globe to discuss “Ecotourism: A Partnership with Nature?”
3-Feb-2015 12:10 PM EST
Rene De Lapedraja, PhD, Cuban Native and Cuban-US Relations Expert, Optimistic About the Social and Economic Benefits for Both Countries
18-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST
For many the holidays are a time of stress, loneliness and anxiety. E. Christine Moll, PhD, offers ways to practice "safe stress" during the holiday season.
5-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST
Frank Riga, PhD, emeritus professor of English, Canisius College, is a expert on the origins of Santa Claus. The excerpt below is from his many writings on the subject.
5-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST