College of Education and Human Development

Institute of Child Development


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    Young Scientists outreach program celebrates 5 years

    Since 2019, the Young Scientists Program has brought together faculty and students from the Institute of Child Development and middle school students from Ascension Academy in Minneapolis to explore developmental psychology research questions.

    ICD Professor Melissa Koenig stands in front of a research poster with a group of middle school students

    Five undergraduate students win ICD departmental awards

    ICD presented departmental awards to five undergraduate students at the May faculty meeting. Dr. Chryle Elieff, Director of Undergraduate Studies for Developmental Psychology, delivered the awards and shared remarks about each of the students.

    Two ICD doctoral students win prestigious PEO Scholar Awards

    Sarah Gillespie and Hopewell Hodges, both PhD candidates in developmental psychology and clinical science in the Institute of Child Development, are two of 100 students within the U.S. and Canada selected to receive a prestigious $25,000 PEO Scholar Award from the PEO Sisterhood.

    Photo of Sarah Gillespie and Hopewell Hodges

    ICD PhD Student Highlights: 2023-24 Academic Year

    Kudos to all ICD PhD students on your accomplishments throughout this year. You continue to amaze and inspire us! Here is a selection of self-reported highlights and accomplishments from the academic year of 2023-2024.

    Sanju Koirala presenting at Society for Neuroscience