Julia Mendez Smith awarded DHHS Grant
Dr. Julia Mendez Smith is part of a team of researchers awarded a grant by the DHHS Administration on Children and Families to fund a National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families. This project grew out of a research group that was supported by the UNCG Child and Family Research Network. Over the next
Clinical Students’ Internship Match Rate is 100%!
Once again, 100% of our clinical students matched for predoctoral internship training. Nneka Morris will be completing her internship at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center. Diana Westerberg will be completing her internship at Harvard Medical Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Both of these students also recently passed the EPPP, the examination required for licensure
Psychology graduate student named the 2014 recipient of Master’s Thesis Award
David Frank (Advisor: Dr. Dayna Touron) has been named the 2014 recipient of the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools Master’s Thesis Award in the category of Social Sciences, Business, and Education. Congratulations!
Sahakyan elected as Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science.
Dr. Lili Sahakyan has been elected as a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. Fellow status is awarded to “those who have made sustained outstanding contributions to the science of psychology in the areas of research, teaching, service, and/or application.”
Kane awarded a National Science Foundation Grant
Dr. Michael Kane has been awarded a National Science Foundation Collaborative Research Grant (total costs across two sites: $1,489,382). This project will explore the effects of mind wandering on learning and retention of STEM content.
Save the Date! 2015 Kendon Smith Lecture Series
We are excited to announce the 2015 Kendon Smith Lectures Topic: Self in a social world: Effects of personal identity on performance, decision-making, and well-being Organizer: Dr. Ethan Zell Featuring Dr. Geoffrey Cohen (Stanford University), Dr. Jennifer Crocker (Ohio State University), Dr. David Dunning (Cornell University), and Dr. Daphna Oyserman (University of Southern California) Dates:
Hard Data Cafe: Fall, 2014
Hard Data Cafe is a fun, informal, and interdisciplinary lecture series that features internal speakers and guests from other universities. Everyone is welcome to attend! Click here for the current schedule.