CMHD is cosponsoring an ICA preconference!

The Center on Media and Human Development, along with the Center for Research on Children, Adolescents, and the Media, are sponsoring a preconference at the 2017 annual ICA conference on May 25, 2017. The preconference will focus on blending research with practice to develop effective media for youth. For more information, visit

We are actively recruiting participants for a paid research study!

If you have a daughter in 5th or 6th grade, we has a research study for you! While you complete a survey, your child will watch three, 5-minute videos on age-appropriate sexual education topics or the scientific method. He/she also will answer questions related to the videos and to her knowledge more generally. The study lasts about 60 minutes and takes place in Northwestern’s Evanston campus. You will be given Amazon gift cards totaling $50 as compensation for your time.

If you are interested in participating, email or call 847-467-2084. PI: Ellen Wartella. IRB STU00202020.

Congratulations Fashina Aladé, recipient of the TGS Engagement Award!

We are proud to announce that our very own, Fashina Aladé, has been awarded the 2017 TGS Engagement Award. Thank you for your commitment to helping build networks that strengthen collaboration within the graduate and postdoctoral communities. See The Graduate School’s Award and Recognition recipients here.