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Canisius College Researchers Conduct Aging and Autism Study

Researchers from Canisius College publish evidence that autism characteristics are associated with challenges in physical health, mental health and psychological well-being during later life
16-Nov-2021 6:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Western New York ECONOMIC NEWS

Extraordinarily accommodative monetary and fiscal policy supported a relatively quick recovery from the Covid-19-induced recession.
26-Oct-2021 8:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Canisius Study Examines Short-term Effects of COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Restrictions on Youth with ASD

Researchers from the Institute for Autism Research (IAR) at Canisius College assessed the potential short-term effects of COVID-19 stay-at-home restrictions on ratings of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and comorbid symptoms severity and adaptive...
27-Aug-2021 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Examines Former Cancer Patients' Perspectives of the “Survivor” Label

Canisius College study uses social identity theory and communication accommodation theory as lenses to examine former cancer patients’ perspectives of the “survivor” label, replacement labels for their experience, and use of survivor services.
23-Jun-2021 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Canisius College PA Program Receives Mother Cabrini Health Foundation Grant

Canisius College’s PA program received a $767,500 Mother Cabrini Health Foundation grant. The award supports the program’s development and provides scholarships for underserved minority groups.
26-Feb-2021 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Companion Animals Play a Role in Teleworking Experience During Covid

Millions of Americans are working remotely due to Covid-19. Research by anthrozoologist Christy Hoffman, PhD, shows companion animals play a role in this new teleworking experience.
8-Feb-2021 6:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research Examines the Effect of Gender on Occupational Self-Efficacy, Work Engagement and Career Aspirations

While women perform as well as their male counterparts at work they are drastically underrepresented in the onboarding process to senior leadership. Hartman and Barber examine the effect of gender on occupational self-efficacy, work engagement and...
25-Jan-2021 5:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Does Your Dog Have Bed Privileges?

If you’re a dog owner who snuggles up with your four-legged friend each night, you’re not alone. A new study at Canisius College finds that nearly 70% of pet parents co-sleep with their dogs. The finding is one of several revealed in the...
9-Dec-2020 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus!

Frank Riga, PhD, emeritus professor of English at Canisius College and Santa expert, shares an excerpt from his research on the subject including the history of St. Nicholas, Santa Claus and the arrival of Anti-Claus, aka The Grinch.
14-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST

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

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