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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

Western New York Teacher Residency Program Established at Canisius College

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

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Canisius College Announces Major Tuition Reduction

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

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How Dogs Interact with Others Plays a Role in Decision-Making

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

New Study Examines Whether Dogs Are Feline-Friendly – or Not

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

New Research Explores What It Means When a Child Loses a Pet

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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How to Stay Fit and Still Enjoy the Holiday Season

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

Expert Offers Ways to Practice "Safe Stress" During the Holidays

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

The Art of Letting Go

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

Research Shows Elevated Cortisol in Autism

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

Visionaries Gather at International Symposium to Discuss Ecotourism

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

Expert Offers Ways to Practice "Safe Stress" During the Holidays

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

The Origins of Santa Claus

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

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