for Autism Research and Department of Psychology recently
received a $379,731 federal grant from the National Institutes of
Health’s National Institute on Aging to examine the relationship between
aging and aspects of ASD in older adults.
are asking for your help in this new program of research. Please reach out to
older friends and family members who might be willing to participate in this
study. You can also participate yourself.
focus of this grant is on individuals age 65 and older. However, participants
are not required to be 65 and older and they do not need a diagnosis of ASD to
participate in this study. An important component of this research project is
the assessment of adults of all ages with varying degrees of ASD
characteristics from none – high.
participants will complete approximately 30-90 minutes of internet based
questionnaires and tasks. The timing will depend on your preferred pacing.
Participants will be characterized on multiple domains of aging including
physical health, cognitive performance, characteristics of ASD and
be aware that you are under no obligation to participate. Your participation in
this research will in no way impact your relationship with Canisius or the
services you could receive in the future from the IAR or community-based ASD
If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Lodi-Smith,
associate professor of psychology, at email@example.com or (716) 888-2513.
by: Jennifer Lodi-Smith, associate professor, Psychology/IAR
President John J. Hurley was quoted in The National Catholic Reporter in its April 25 edition, about the Movement to Restore Trust and its recent recommendations for Bishop Richard Malone on how the Buffalo Diocese can address the ongoing sex abuse crisis.
Click here to read the story, entitled “Buffalo Bishop, Lay Reform Group Agree on Proposals to Address Abuse.”
WBEN-930 AM interviewed Political Science Professor Robert Klump on its morning program Thursday, April 25. Klump provided insight about Joe Biden enter the 2020 race for president.
Canisius was one of only five universities, worldwide, to advance to the Global Finals of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge held in New York City on Thursday, April 25. The Canisius team competed against Ateneo de Manila University, Instituto Tecnologico de Mexico, Moscow University and the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Ateneo de Manila University, our Jesuit partner in the Philippines, won the global competition.
The Canisius team was comprised of Alexandra Pfeifer ’19 (captain), Allison Jennings ’19, Jennifer Keefer ’19 and Mike Maiorana ’19. The team competed against 1,100 universities from approximately 90 countries to secure a spot at the Global Finals.
This marks the second
time that Canisius competed in the CFA Global Finals. In 2015, a five
person team from Canisius beat teams from 865 universities in 70 countries to
take home the CFA World Championship.
Click here to read more about the CFA Challenge and the amazing accomplishments of the Canisius team.