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Faculty Associate Finds that Youth Participation in a Local Rock Orchestra Prepared them for Achievement Later in Life

Date posted: September 16th, 2014

In a study published in Research Studies in Music Education Faculty Associate Lisa Huisman Koops found that alumni of the Lakewood Project, Lakewood High School’s Rock Orchestra, reported that participation in the project kept them involved in music later in life and prepared them for achievement in and out of music. Koops said benefits of the [...read more]

Faculty Associate Finds that Religious Youth are Less Likely to Experiment with Drugs and Alcohol

Date posted: September 16th, 2014

Faculty Associate Maria Pagano along with researchers at Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion and the University of Akron recently published a study that shows that young people who regularly attend religious services and describe themselves as religious are less likely to experiment with drugs and alcohol. The study of 195 juvenile offenders Juvenile offenders [...read more]

Annual Report ’13-’14 “Advancing Child Well-Being Together” Available for Download

Date posted: August 28th, 2014

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We at the Schubert Center for Child Studies are delighted to share news of our year’s activities with you through our interactive annual report, Advancing Child Well-Being Together, and to highlight these partnerships which advance dialogue, education and policy to action. Thank you for the efforts and support of all who have come together [...read more]

Faculty Associate Sandra Russ Recognized as a Distinguished University Professor

Date posted: August 27th, 2014

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The Schubert Center congratulates Faculty Associate Sandra Russ on her appointment to Distinguished University Professor. The designation of Distinguished University Professor is the highest honor that the university bestows on faculty members. Dr. Russ is a clinical child psychologist whose research focuses on how pretend play and creativity are linked to child development. Read [...read more]

Schubert Announces Conversation Series, “Exploring Equity and Resilience in Childhood”

Date posted: August 22nd, 2014

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The Schubert Center is pleased to announce the events for the 2014-2015 Conversation Series. This year’s theme, “Exploring Equity and Resilience in Childhood,” will feature five sessions covering topics like sexual orientation and parenting, racism and play in preschools in early childhood, local and national adoption issues, and youth and violence. View the [...read more]