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University faculty receive $3 million grant to work with Shaw Center

| Friday, February 24, 2017

The University announced Wednesday that three University professors had been awarded a $3 million grant for the National Institutes of Health to study infants and their relationship with parents.

According to the press release, Julie Braungart-Rieker, Flaherty College professor of psychology and director of the William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families; E. Mark Cummings, Notre Dame endowed chair and professor of psychology; and Lijuan Wang, associate professor of psychology, will work with the Shaw Center in South Bend to conduct their research.

The study will focus on how the stability of parental relationships affects the well-being of their infants, the press release said.

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