Dr. Ramachandra Presents Research
Dr. Vijayachandra Ramachandra, Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Marywood University, recently presented a research paper titled "Unmasking the psychology of recognizing emotions of people wearing masks: The role of empathizing, systemizing, and autistic traits" at the 2022 Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference which was held in Pittsburgh, PA.
Dr. Ramachandra conducts research in communication and cognition across life span. He is especially interested in understanding cognitive processes, such as working memory in children and adults, the bases of facial and vocal emotions. Recently, he has been researching synesthesia and crossmodal associations with neurological impairment in adults.
Marywood University Celebrating the Season by “Making Spirits Bright”
“Making Spirits Bright,” Marywood’s annual celebration of the holiday season through festive programming, community service, and spiritual opportunities, begins in November and continues through New Year’s Eve.
Major Benefactors Recognized at Presidential Society Dinner
Trustee Emerita and Alumna Virginia Collins Shields '48 was awarded the 2023 Presidential Mission Medal, and new members were inducted into the Saint Alphonsus Society.
Marywood University Offers Faith and Support to Israeli and Palestinian People
We ask the members of our Marywood community to pray for the Israeli and Palestinian people who have been impacted, for an end to the conflict, and for the establishment of a just peace that honors the dignity and humanity of all people.