My Brother’s Keeper Boston My Brother’s Keeper was founded by former President Barack Obama in 2014 to address opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color with the goal to ensure that all can reach their full potential regardless of birth circumstance. My Brother’s Keeper Boston (MBK Boston) was started by former Mayor […]
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Boston Public Schools We partnered with Boston Public Schools so that MBK Boston fellows can serve as mentors and role models for BIPOC elementary, middle, and high school students in the local community. MBK Boston fellows serve as successful examples of individuals who are achieving higher education and serving their community. We are thrilled to […]
Through a generous gift of the Rudd Family Foundation, the Rudd Family Visiting Professorship was created in order to bring expertise to the UMass Amherst campus which would support the goals of the ongoing Rudd Adoption Research Program. We are pleased to announce that Professor Jean Rhodes, an internationally recognized expert on mentoring, has agreed […]
By William Wan ,Lena H. Sun and Carolyn Y. Johnson September 17 In coming weeks, long after Hurricane Florence’s winds and rains have faded, its aftermath will still pose life-threatening hazards: snakes, submerged sharp objects, bacterial infections and disease-carrying mosquitoes. People are trapped by floodwaters and facing dwindling supplies of medicines, food and drinking water. […]
Kirsten Christensen, a second year clinical psychology student in the Rhodeslab, has been selected for a highly competitive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Kirsten plans to explore the long-term influence of high school coach support. This work will build on a study that Kirsten conducted, in which she drew on the Ad Health data to explore […]
On May 2, several students and student organizations were honored at the 26th Annual Beacon Leadership Awards. Of the over 115 nominations, 17 awards were given across 11 categories. https://www.umb.edu/news/detail/student_leaders_honored_at_beacon_leadership_awards
Rhodes recently spoke with Health about her research on Hurricane Katrina survivors, and about the field of post-traumatic grief in general.
Mental health professionals seek to restore something else survivors lost: Peace of mind
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Natural disasters and other traumatic events could be engines of growth. Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans, forcing more than half a million residents to flee, psychologists are investigating the mental and emotional fallout of the natural disaster. A series of longitudinal studies of Katrina survivors, featured this week in […]