The largest study of bullying prevention efforts in U.S. schools has revealed significant, sustained positive impacts from the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. Researchers at Clemson University and the University of Bergen in Norway evaluated nearly 70,000 students across 210 elementary, middle and high schools in Pennsylvania over two years. A companion analysis assessed year-to-year changes in a subset of 95 schools over three years. The research documented clear reductions in student reports of being bullied and bullying others. Overall, the results were stronger the longer the program was in place.
Mark Small has been named chair of the Clemson University youth, family and community studies department in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences.
Dan Olweus, known worldwide as the “father” of bullying research, will speak on the subject during an address to Clemson University faculty, staff and students on Thursday, June 16. He will address the topic “School Bullying: Basic Facts, Intervention and Long-Term Effects,” from 2-3:30 p.m. in room 106 of Clemson’s Watt Innovation Center. His talk is sponsored by the university’s Institute […]
The early, muted dusk of the cold December evening shrouded a Tiger’s head bowed by a relentless and rootless fatigue. She waited for the bus to take her back to her empty apartment where she planned to end everything. She felt like she had been dying for so long that she was already dead. As […]
Clemson professor Natasha Sianko has been elected co-chair of the Service to the Human Rights Community, a working group of the Science and Human Rights Coalition for the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Clemson University has been awarded a three-year grant for more than $304,000 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to enhance university programs to address suicidal behavior.
Clemson University professor Mark Small has won a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to examine the democratic orientations of Albanian youth — research that could have implications for peace and democracy across the globe.