Beth Gifford’s Web Site Tracks Adolescent Substance Abuse Across NC

April 20, 2009 Reporter Neil Offen wrote this article about Center Research Scientist Elizabeth Gifford's new Web site that helps people better understand the nature substance abuse problems in every county in North Carolina and track trends over time.

Schwartz-Bloom Receives Award for Exemplary Contributions to Education

April 19, 2009 The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology awarded Center faculty member Rochelle Schwartz-Bloom its 2009 Award for Exemplary Contributions to Education. Read more »

New Web Site Tracks Substance Abuse Among N.C. Adolescents

April 16, 2009 A new Web site developed by Center Research Scientist Elizabeth Gifford can help people better understand the nature of substance abuse problems in every county in North Carolina and track trends over time. Website » Read more »

Time to Discuss Dating Violence: Guest column by Yvonne Wasilewski

April 12, 2009 Center Research Scientist Yvonne Wasilewski wrote this guest column: If there is anything good to come from the alleged beating of 21-year-old pop star Rihanna by 19-year-old celebrity Chris Brown, it is the teachable moment it provides all of us Read more »

Brain Gyms Help Seniors Boost Memory

April 6, 2009 Wilkie Wilson, research professor, Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, and a Center faculty member, spoke with Dr. Kim Mulvihill about activities and exercises to boost brain health. View program »

One-to-One Tutoring for Reading in Grade One: Is It Beneficial for All students?

April 1, 2009 2009 Master of Public Policy candidate Aubrey Incorvaia has written "One-to-One Tutoring for Reading in Grade One: Is It Beneficial for All Students?" View policy brief »

Partnering with Durham Public Schools for Research is Focus of April 22 Meeting

April 1, 2009 The Duke-DPS School Partnership Research Meeting provides a good opportunity for researchers to learn about the research questions that are most important to Durham Public Schools (DPS) and for school personnel to hear about researchers' interests. View article » Read more »

Duke Blue Devil Athletes Partner with Center Scholars to Tackle Unique Academic Assignments

March 31, 2009 Duke Sports story "Blue Devils Tackle Unique Academic Assignments" features Center researchers Joel Rosch and Ann Brewster. View article » Read more »

School Crime Control and Prevention: Paper by Philip J. Cook

March 26, 2009 Center faculty member Philip J. Cook, along with Denise C. Gottfredson and Chongmin Na, have published the paper "School Crime Control and Prevention." View paper »

Wilkie Wilson speaks on “Inside the Teenage Brain”

March 23, 2009 Center faculty member Wilkie Wilson and Jay Giedd, Chief of Brain Imaging, Child Psychiatry Branch, NIMH, spoke with host Kojo Nnamdi for the program "Inside the Teenage Brain." (Wilson joins program: Real Audio: 18:23)