Lydia Miljan

Cross-disciplinary programs to be overseen by academic faculties

Because interdisciplinarity has become so thoroughly integrated across campus, the University no longer needs dedicated body to administer inter-faculty programs, provost Douglas Kneale said Thursday in announcing that programs currently housed in the Centre for Inter-Faculty Programs will be administered by the faculties of education; science; and arts, humanities, and social sciences.

The programs themselves will continue in their present form, Dr. Kneale wrote in a message to the campus community, but effective May 1:

Carlin MillerCarlin Miller will be researching the effectiveness of a course designed to improve mindfulness for teachers and parents of children with ADHD.

ADHD study among projects backed by research stimulus fund

Anyone who ever raised and educated a child with ADHD knows it can be a challenge, but armed with new stimulus funding, a psychology professor is planning to equip parents and teachers with skills to better deal with their demands.

UWindsor professor appointed to board of Council of Canadian Academies

Lydia Miljan brings a valuable perspective to the board of governors of the Council of Canadian Academies, chair Elizabeth Parr-Johnston said in announcing her appointment.

Dr. Miljan is an associate professor of political science and chair of the UWindsor arts and science program.

“Her background in Canadian public policy will be an asset to our board as we work to ensure that the best science-based information is made available to policy and decision makers, and to all Canadians,” Parr-Johnston said.

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