McCormack Speaks

February 14, 2018
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40 Years of Studying Psychosocial Development: Insights from Sequential Research on Midlife and Beyond

Susan Krauss Whitbourne kicked off the University of Massachusetts Boston Department of Gerontology spring speaker’s series on January  29 with a presentation on the psychosocial development of subjects over a span of four decades.

Whitbourne is an adjunct professor of gerontology at UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School and a professor emerita of psychological and brain sciences at UMass Amherst. This video of her presentation, “40 Years of Studying Psychosocial Development: Insights from Sequential Research on Midlife and Beyond,” is the first in an anticipated series of video blog posts featuring gerontology presentations at UMass Boston.

 

This post originally appeared on the Gerontology Institute blog.

January 11, 2018
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UMass Boston Gerontology Contingent Follows Research Projects to South Korea

This post originally appeared in the Gerontology Institute blog written by Steven Syre.

Image of professor and students in South Korea

(L-R) Bon Kim, assistant professor Kyungmin Kim, associate professor Kathrin Boerner, and Yijung Kim at Seoul National University.

A small contingent of UMass Boston Department of Gerontology professors and students were simply following their work wherever it led. In this case, it took them nearly 7,000 miles to South Korea.

The group included Associate Professor Kathrin Boerner and Assistant Professor Kyungmin Kim, as well as PhD candidates Yijung Kim and Bon Kim. They spent two weeks recently in Seoul, working on a series of projects related to South Korea’s aging population and making presentations organized around their visit. Continue reading.

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