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June 2, 2017

Congrats Award Winners!

AwardsCongratulations to our award-winning undergraduate and graduate students! We are pleased to announce the this year’s recipients of College of Arts and Science and Psychology Departmental Awards.

University Awards

General University Scholarship: Dani Cosme and Jessica Flannery

 

College of Arts and Sciences Awards

Carolyn M. Stokes Memorial Scholarship: Theresa Cheng

Miller Family Graduate Award in Technology and Science: Dani Cosme

Marthe E. Smith Memorial Science Scholarship: Michelle Fong and Jessica Kosie

Clayton and Sheryl Steinke General Social Sciences Scholarship: Alexa Bailey

College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship: Emily Dunning

Henry V. Howe Scholarship: Madison Gourlay

Clarence and Lucille Dunbar Scholarship: Thomas Hodgson, Sierra LambertEmma RichieNathaniel SichterJohn “Ben” Wiebe, and Anna Young

Mildred Braaten Archibald Scholarship: Everette Somers

 

Departmental Awards

Alice Thompson Scholarship: Everette Somers, Madison Gourlay, Jared Acosta-King and Anna Young

Leona Tyler Scholarship: Adeliine Fecker, Alexa Bailey, John “Ben” Wiebe, and Larissa Williams

Sheldon Zach Memorial Scholarship: Trieu-Giang Le

May 31, 2017

Dr. Freyd Wins Senate Westling Award

Wayne T. Westling

Wayne T. Westling

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Freyd, who has received the University Senate’s 2017 Wayne T. Westling Award. This award is given annually to the person who the Senate’s Committee on Committees determines “has provided exemplary service and inspired leadership over a period of years and has demonstrated a commitment to the principles of shared governance, participatory decision making, and fostering a campus climate of inclusiveness and respect.”

The two criteria for the Wayne T. Westling Award are:

1) Exemplary service over a period of years to the university through participation in university committees, advisory bodies, or faculty elective positions, and

2) Inspired leadership and commitment to the principles of shared governance, participatory decision-making, and fostering a campus climate of inclusiveness and respect.

Congratulations, Dr. Freyd!

May 18, 2017

Two Awards for Dr. Fausey

Dr. Caitlin Fausey brings home two prestigious awards!

First, Dr. Fausey received a Grammy research award for a project that she is working on with graduate student Jenny Mendoza and undergraduate student Sabrina Haskinson. This project focuses on characterizing the auditory world of infants. Read more about this exciting project and others that are being conducted in Dr. Fausey’s lab at the Learning Lab website.

Second, Dr. Fausey was honored with an Ersted Award for Distinguished Teaching for her outstanding quality as an instructor at the UO.

Congratulations, Dr. Fausey!

May 15, 2017

Award-winning Psychology Graduate Students!

Our wonderful psychology graduate students have taken home several recent awards!

First up, congratulations to the following students who won departmental awards:

Next, two of our graduate students had great success competing in the 3 Minute Thesis. This year, our department hosted its very own 3MT competition, and Melissa Barnes was the winner! For the 3MT hosted by the Graduate School during the Grad Research Forum, Karlena Ochoa advanced to the UO finals and was awarded the People’s Choice award for her outstanding performance.

Congratulations to our grad student winners!

April 3, 2017

Psychology Graduate Students Receive UO Awards

Several of our graduate students received well-deserved awards from the University of Oregon. Congratulations to the following winners!:

  • Michelle Fong, recipient of the Betty Foster McCue Fellowship for Human Performance and Development and recipient of the UO Disseration Fellowship
  • Katherine Hagan, recipient of the Gary E. Smith Summer Professional Development Award
  • Elizabeth Loi, recipient of the Gary E. Smith Summer Professional Development Award
  • Rita Ludwig, recipient of the Sandra Morgen Public Impact Fellowship
March 17, 2017

Psychology Graduate Students Win NSF Awards

AwardsThe National Science Foundation afforded the University of Oregon 6 graduate research fellowships this year, and psychology graduate students took home 3 of them. Congratulations to Krista DeStasio, Sarah Horn, and Jonathan Saunders on their well-deserved awards!

 

 

January 19, 2017

Berkman Wins Early Career Award in Health Psychology

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We have some great news!

Professor Elliot Berkman received the 2017 Early Career Award from the Social Personality & Health Network for his work integrating social and personality psychology and health behavior research. Congrats, Dr. Berkman!

The award was announced at the annual Social Personality Health preconference to the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Meeting in San Antonio, TX.

November 2, 2016

Dr. Michael Posner Honored by the Franklin Institute

Faculty Emeritus Michael Posner

Professor Emeritus Michael Posner

Psychology Professor Emeritus Michael Posner has been awarded the 2017 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science. He was selected to receive this prestigious award for his pioneering use of brain imaging and reaction times to establish the field of cognitive neuroscience and further our understanding of the human mind. With this honor, Dr. Posner joins others recognized throughout history for progressing scientific advancement with their outstanding work, including Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall, Thomas Edison, and Marie Curie. Click here to read more about Dr. Posner’s award, and the other Franklin Institute award recipients.

August 19, 2016

ALUMNI: Submit your updates!

AwardsPsychology alumni: We want to hear what you’ve been up to! Send us updates about new projects, positions, awards, developments, etc., using THIS FORM, and we’ll include them in the annual departmental newsletter. Please submit by the end of August to be included in that year’s  newsletter. We’re looking forward to reading about what you’re up to!

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