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Still Leading in Psychology

The first university-based school of psychology in the United States, the Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology, continues to boast some of the finest minds and exceptional scholarship. Read about six faculty members and their lifetime achievement honors, groundbreaking research, practice and equity-related work, and outstanding contributions.
Public Health—the New Frontier

Our newest College of Nursing and Public Health newsletter chronicles the experience of Adelphi’s healthcare professionals on the front lines of the pandemic. We also pay tribute to Helen Holmes Taylor 49, the first student of color at Adelphi, and the historic gift of late alumna Betty L. Forest ’47, PhD, ’10 (Hon.).
An Inspired Global Student 

Aurore Ineza had a life-changing student experience at the African Girls' Summit in Niger, reporting on panels led by the world’s top nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). As a global thinker, this future journalist covered critical discussions of human rights for girls around the world.
The “New Normal” Economy

Why inflation now? What is “stagflation"? Professor of economics Mariano Torras, PhD, discusses the state of the U.S. economy.
Honoring Black History

We are committed to supporting and valuing our Black community members. In honor of Black History Month, we are hosting and participating in learning and teaching moments, along with special events focused on social justice.
Adelphi is making local, national and global news:

  • On CBS New York, K.C. Rondello, MD, University epidemiologist and clinical associate professor in the College of Nursing and Public Health, shared his perspective on vaccinations and younger college students. 
  • On MoneyGeek.com, Rakesh Gupta, associate professor of decision sciences and marketing, weighed in on how to manage credit. 
  • In an op-ed for Faculty Focus, Matthew Wright, PhD, associate professor and chair of physics, wrote about how to work around pandemic limitations to build a sense of togetherness among faculty members and students.
  • On all seven News 12 stations in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey, Mariano Torras, PhD, professor of economics, joined a discussion on the state of the economy, inflation, small businesses and the labor shortage.

Many people have what’s called caution fatigue, where they’re tired of hearing about imminent threats.
In Healthline, Deborah Serani, PsyD, psychologist and senior adjunct professor, explained a recent survey showing that only 39 percent of people think regular life will return in the coming year, down from 61 percent in 2021.
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In 2015, Dr. Riordan became Adelphi’s 10th and first woman president. Learn more about her at adelphi.edu/president. An internationally known expert and speaker on leadership, diversity and inclusion, and career success, she is authoring a book, Shift Happens: How to Adapt and Thrive in a Rapidly Changing World of Work. For more information on her research, visit christineriordan.com.