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BUFFALO, NY – The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Autism Research Program recently awarded a four-year, $1.3 million grant to the Institute for Autism Research (IAR) at Canisius College.  Researchers at the IAR will use the grant to conduct a clinical trial of its MAXout treatment program, a unique outpatient treatment for high-functioning children with autism spectrum disorder (HFASD).

New Homepage Set to Go Live This Week

Just a reminder that the new homepage is scheduled to go live this week. Testing of the new page will begin this afternoon and we will publish to the live site once everything is functioning properly. In case you missed it, click on the below link to for a glimpse of the new page with new features explained.

Submitted by: Marketing and Communication

“The Feminist Case Against Abortion”

Canisius Students for Life will host Serrin Foster, president of Feminists for Life of America, on Wednesday, October 7, at 7:00 p.m. in Regis.  Foster’s talk is entitled “The Feminist Case Against Abortion.” The lecture will be followed by a question-and-answer segment as well as a reception.

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Submitted by: Martin X. Moleski, SJ, professor, religious studies and theology

Canisius Alumnus Named One of New York’s Top Teachers

Jason Steinagle MSED ’94 was named one of the top teachers in New York State. A seventh grade social studies teacher at Hamburg Middle School for the past 19 years, Steinagle is one of five finalists for Teacher of the Year. The honor is given by the New York State Education Department.  Steinagle hopes to be a teacher ambassador and participate in leadership opportunities across the state. See more about Steinagle in a WIVB-TV story here.

Submitted by: Marketing and Communication