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Professor helps ‘Sesame Street’ reach children of imprisoned parents

June 12, 2013

For the past two years, psychologist Julie Poehlmann’s worked as an advisor for “Sesame Street” on developing materials that will help children with incarcerated parents and the people who are taking care of them.

Large, culturally significant textile collection unpacked

June 6, 2013

Yes, all kinds of works of art are being unpacked as part of the more than 13,000-piece Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection. The collection had been housed off campus for four years while work was being completed on the new Nancy Nicholas Hall in the School of Human Ecology Building.

Personal finance author gets us talking about money

June 4, 2013

As the author of "Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry" Helaine Olen has strong views about money management.

New book examines young people’s overlooked views on politics

May 7, 2013

They’re too young to vote but not too young to care. That’s part of the message in “Teenage Citizens: The Political Theories of the Young,” a new book by Constance Flanagan.