Psychology Internship Program

This semester, Aubrey Manmiller and Samantha Winter will enter their senior year as psychology majors.  Although each student has different career aspirations, they both took advantage of the Psychology Department’s internship program.  Unlike many other courses, the Psychology Internship/Practicum is designed to give students experience in their desired workforce. Students may receive anywhere from 1-12…

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Outreach and Translation

Opportunities and challenges developing a STEM discipline based education research alliance by Thomas Shipley, Ph.D.   The question of how humans learn has been addressed from various perspectives, including psychology, education, and more specific learning disciplines.  Research on education within STEM disciplines has been referred to collectively as discipline based education research (DBER).  DBER focuses…

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Chair’s Corner

Welcome back! Although the summer might feel like ancient history by now, I hope that it was a restful and productive time for you.  As many of you know, summer 2017 was a little different than usual in Weiss Hall, mainly due to all the construction and renovation projects that were going on. One of…

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Celebrating Academic Labor: Students Honor Faculty at Graduation

Students honored faculty during a graduation ceremony by writing names and messages explaining how faculty members have helped them pursue a path of their own. The following psychology professors were mentioned: Mylina Andrew Isabelle Chang Marilyn Deutsch Tim Garelick Cynthia Gooch Kathy Hirsh-Pasek Joshua Klugman Michael McCloskey Lynn Rosenthal Pamela Shapiro Rani Vasudeva David Waxler…

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Chair’s Corner

As we begin to head into the summer, I have been reflecting on a busy year for the Department of Psychology and our various programs. One of the main projects that we accomplished this year was the writing of a “self-study” document in which we took stock of our strengths, noted areas for improvement, and…

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