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News & Events

SoHE News and Events: July 20-26

Kirkorian on Sesame Street in classrooms | Raison preconference coverage
Kirkorian quoted on Sesame Street/McGraw-Hill collaboration

Dr. Heather Kirkorian

In a story picked up by over 500 media outlets across the country, HDFS Associate Professor Heather Kirkorian, Ph.D., was interviewed for NBC News 5 Chicago for the article “Big Moves for Big Bird: Sesame Street is Entering Classrooms.” The story covers Sesame Workshop launching a new line of classroom instructional materials with McGraw-Hill Education. Kirkorian was contacted for the story because of her research on the impacts of media on young children. Read the full story.


Charles Raison“Psych Congress cochair Charles Raison, MD, gave attendees a “10,000-foot view” of what depression is at the Psych Congress Regionals meeting…and will explore the idea more at the upcoming Psych Congress 2018 preconference.” Read more.