A huge congratulations to Jessie for winning the Outstanding Poster Presentation in Health & Wellness award! Jessie earned this award for her poster titled “Its Like Face to Face Talking: Thematic Analysis of the Feasibility of a Video Chat Social Engagement Intervention for Older Adults With and Without MCI”, which she virtually presented during the […]
Jessie and Claire graduate!
Congratulations to Jessie and Claire on their graduation! Both completed degrees in Speech and Hearing Science and will both continue onto graduate school for Master’s degrees. We are so proud of you and will miss you immensely!
AANCL undergrads participate in virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium
Four of the lab’s undergraduates participated in the first virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium! They were required to make a poster and record a voiceover describing their work. The posters were posted online and judges reviewed them. All of the undergraduates did an excellent job! Jessie: “Its Like Face to Face Talking: Thematic Analysis of the […]
News Gazette story on Drs. Rogers & Mudar ENHANCE project
Drs. Rogers & Mudar were featured in the News Gazette for their new ENHANCE (Enhancing Neurocognitive Health, Abilities, Networks, and Community Engagement) project. The project is aimed at understanding challenges that older adults with cognitive disabilities face (e.g., due to mild cognitive impairment, stroke, or traumatic brain injury) and how existing and emerging technologies may […]
Lydia receives Paul D. Doolen Graduate Scholarship for the Study of Aging
A huge congratulations to Lydia for receiving the Paul D. Doolen Graduate Scholarship for the Study of Aging. Lydia was selected as one of the two recipients of this scholarship. She was selected based on her prior experience and research, publications, current research program, and her commitment to the field of aging. This scholarship is funded […]
Lydia & Shraddha presented posters at SfN
Lydia & Shraddha attended the Society for Neuroscience 49th annual meeting in Chicago and each presented posters. Great job representing the lab! Lydia presented a poster titled “Theta, alpha, and beta band oscillations related to value-directed strategic processing in cognitively normal younger and older adults”. Shraddha presented a poster titled “Voxel-based morphometry in age-associated hearing […]
AANCL & Friends Walk to End Alzheimer’s
The Aging and Neurocognition Lab and friends participated in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Champaign-Urbana. As always, it was an uplifting experience to see everyone supporting one another and to see how many people are committed to fighting Alzheimer’s disease.
Rogers & Mudar receive NIDILRR grant aimed at helping older adults with cognitive impairment
A huge congratulations to Drs. Wendy Rogers and Raksha Mudar on receiving a collaborative grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) with their collaborators at Weill Cornell Medicine and Florida State University. Drs. Rogers and Mudar are the principle investigators on the grant for the University of Illinois team. This […]
Lydia awarded UIUC dissertation completion fellowship
Lydia has been awarded a UIUC Graduate College Dissertation Completion Fellowship. This fellowship is given based on the significance of the dissertation research and academic productivity and progress. It will provide Lydia with a one-year stipend allowing her to focus on her dissertation work. Congratulations on your hard work Lydia! For more information on the […]
Andrea and Adam graduate
Andrea and Adam, undergraduates in the lab, graduated with degrees in Speech and Hearing Science. Both of them will continue onto graduate school for Master’s degrees! Congratulations Andrea and Adam! You will truly be missed in the lab.