News and Interviews

Jana Shortal, KARE 11

Dr. Roxanne Prichard and the Center for College Sleep are working to help universities figure out how to help their students get better sleep.

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Jordan Osterman, Newsroom

The Center for College Sleep aims to increase awareness of sleep’s impact on every aspect of college students’ lives, not just at St. Thomas.

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WCCO Mid-Morning

Dr. Roxanne Prichard and Dr. Carol Bruess spoke with the Mid-Morning crew about what science says about sleep and how it affects relationships.

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Tom Lancaster, Minnesota Private Colleges Newsletter

It’s not news that college students aren’t always getting good sleep, but the Center for College Sleep at the University of St. Thomas is discovering that this lack of good sleep has real impacts on student success.

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Amy Wimmer Schwarb / NCAA.com

The NCAA Sport Science Institute is working to ensure that student-athletes also are paying attention to a facet of their lives they may overlook for the sake of busy schedules: sleep. Among the task force presenters was Roxanne Prichard, associate professor of psychology at St. Thomas (Minnesota) and the scientific director of the university’s Center for College Sleep.

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Kevyn Burger/Minneapolis Star Tribune

Getting plenty of shut-eye can improve academic and maybe even athletic performance. 

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Sleep Review, the Journal for Sleep Specialists

If you wake up because your body has had enough rest, and not because you heard the alarm clock, you are doing it right. That’s the message that two sleep evangelists at the University of St. Thomas are bringing to college students across the country.

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Governors Highway Safety Association

Excessive drowsiness is experienced by more than two-thirds of college students nationwide. This report cites research conducted by University of St. Thomas professor, and Center for College Sleep Scientific Director, Roxanne Prichard, along with Monica Hartmann, professor or economics. See pages 13-14 of the 73-page Governors Highway Safety Association report.

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Huffington Post

Seventy percent of college students don't get enough sleep.  Dr. Prichard shares four tips on how to sleep better at school.

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Jennifer Mayerle/CBS Minnesota

Do you wake up feeling tired? Yawn throughout the day? Or reach for that cup of joe?

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Huffington Post

The Huffington Post interviews Dr. Prichard of the Center for College Sleep in their story of the misuse of caffeine on college campuses.

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Monica Hartmann and J. Roxanne Prichard/St. Thomas Newsroom

A highlight of Dr. Prichard's research on sleep and the development of the College Sleep Questionnaire.

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Andy Steiner/MinnPost

When she became a college professor, J. Roxanne Prichard saw that most of her students had one characteristic in common. “I noticed right away how tired they all ...

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Arianna Huffington/Huffington Post

That's a choice nobody should ever have to make. And that's why I'm thrilled to announce The Huffington Post's Sleep Revolution College Tour, coming this ...

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