Jonah Cohen (Rick Heimberg’s student) and Jessica Hamilton (Lauren Alloy’s student) were selected from more than 800 applicants to receive a full tuition scholarship to attend the Annual Student Workshop: CBT for Depression & Suicidality
Temple’s chapter of Psi Chi was awarded the 2014-15 Eastern Regional Chapter Award. That award comes with $500 and an engraved plaque to commemorate their outstanding achievements. Additionally, Temple’s chapter has met the requirements for a Model Chapter Award and will receive an additional $100 and a custom certificate, bringing the award total to $600.
David Waxler was selected to receive one of CLA’s Distinguished Teaching awards for 2015. This award will be presented at the Baccalaureate Ceremony on Thursday, May 7th at 4PM in Anderson 17.
Tim Shipley’s collaborative grant with a robotics researcher at Penn and aeolian scientists was funded by NSF: “INSPIRE: Legged Locomotion for Desert Research”, total grant will be $1M for 2 years. These grants are intended to be high risk high payoff interdisciplinary research grants.
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek received an R30 award from Institute for Educational Science (IES).
Seven Temple professors are among the top 1% most cited in their field. Of these seven, four are in the psychology department.
Here’s a link to the article: https://news.temple.edu/news/2015-04-14/temple-professors-produce-most-cited-research
The Psi Chi members at Temple University, under the direction of Dr. Marsha Weinraub, have been awarded the 2014-15 Easter Regional Chapter Award.
Gail Rosenbaum, has been accepted to the Shanghai Neuroeconomics Collective Summer school for 2015 with a full tuition scholarship.
Jon Comer a graduate of the Clinical Psychology PhD program) won the 2015 Theodore Blau Early Career Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Clinical Psychology given by the American Psychological Foundation and the Society of Clinical Psychology of APA
Samantha Connolly a Clinical Psychology PhD student working with Lauren Alloy received an Honorable Mention for the APAGS Basic Psychological Science Research Grant, with a score in the top 6.6% of all submitted grant proposals.