Tag Archives: EHS Division

Bjarne Holmes to be featured guest on Vermont Edition

Students working with Associate Professor of Psychology Bjarne Holmes in the research and advocacy group The LOVES Initiative have been pushing for more advocacy. In response, Bjarne will be the sole guest on Vermont Edition (Vermont Public Radio) from 12 to 1 pm (rebroadcast 7 – 8pm) this Thursday, February 11. During this Valentines Day show, the host will take […]



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Mediation Faculty at Work in Casablanca

Last month, Masters in Mediation and Applied Conflict Studies program director Julian Portilla and MSMACS faculty Jared Ordway travelled to Morocco to facilitate a workshop for 35 global United Nations and European Union staffers on how to improve their approaches to peace building in violent contexts.  These staffers are located in some of the most […]



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Kudos to EHS Faculty

Julian Portilla was honored by the United Way for his work in the community and also just returned from Casablanca where he did mediation work with government representatives from multiple countries. You will hear more about this! Robin Ploof presented literacy workshops for the Vermont Humanities Council and the Vermont Association for the Education of […]



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Barbara Colombo Publishes Article on Neurostimulation and Creative Thinking

EHS Division Associate Professor Barbara Colombo has published in the latest volume of Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Her article, The Combined Effects of Neurostimulation and Priming on Creative Thinking. A Preliminary tDCS Study on Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex, explores the role of the prefrontal cortex in creative thinking through transcranial direct-current stimulation and measurments of psychological activation using biofeedback. […]



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