SESP in the Media: August 2017

SESP in the Media: August 2017

facultyAn ongoing, monthly roundup of appearances in the news media by School of Education and Social Policy faculty, researchers, and our community:

National Public Radio

August 18, 2017

Oldest Kids In Class Do Better, Even Through College (features research by David Figlio)


August 18, 2017

Research suggests that young-for-their-grade kids are worse off, but holding them back isn’t the answer (features research by David Figlio)

Wall Street Journal

August 18, 2017

The Oldest Kids in the Class May Get an Edge in College Admissions (features research by David Figlio)


August 15, 2017

A Violent Environment Can Wreck Kids' Grades (features research by Jenni Heissel, Emma Adam)


August 11, 2017

When Stress Hormone Falters, Your Health May Suffer (feature research by Emma Adam, Jenni Heissel)

Republished by: 
U.S. News & World Report, 8/11
Health, 8/11
Philadelphia Inquirer, 8/11
Montana Standard, 8/11
Rapid City Journal, 8/11
Among many others

Chicago Tribune

August 4, 2017

Column: Donald Trump's pathetic lies (quotes Dan McAdams)


August 3, 2017

Should Psychologists Be Free to Talk About President Trump? (Quotes Dan McAdams)

By Julie Deardorff
Last Modified: 8/21/17