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March 16, 2018

CIC Inclusivity and Diversity Professional Development Awards

The Committee for an Inclusive Community is excited to offer funding awards for all members of our community– graduate students, postdocs, staff, faculty, and others–pursuing academic or professional development activities, and/or training or enrichment opportunities related to enhancing inclusivity and diversity. Approximately $10,000 will be awarded to successful applicants over the 2017-2018 academic year.

Examples of activities that might be good candidates for funding are attending conferences related to the topics of equity and inclusion, training in research methodologies designed to increase diversity of research samples, or earning certifications in topics of inclusion and diversity.

The department encourages all who are interested to apply. For full application details, please see the attached document: CIC Inclusivity and Diversity Professional Development Awards.

 

March 9, 2018

Sara Hodges Wins Inaugural Taylor Award!

Professor Sara Hodges has won the first annual Marjorie Taylor Art of Teaching Award! The Taylor Award honors faculty who have made outstanding contributions to teaching in psychology. In a ceremony on Friday, March 9th, the department revealed the hanging sculpture that will display the names of award recipients in Straub 257. The sculpture was commissioned from local artist Joe Mross. Joe is shown in the photos along with Drs. Taylor and Hodges. Congratulations, Sara!

January 10, 2018

Professors Win Awards from Association for Psychological Science

Congratulations to Professors Maureen Zalewski and Elliot Berkman, who recently won awards from the Association for Psychological Science!

Zalewski was named a Rising Star for 2017. Rising Stars are “outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research careers”.

Berkman received a Janet Taylor Spence Award for 2017. The APS Janet Taylor Spence Award recognizes transformative early career contributions to psychological science.

Congrats, Maureen and Elliot!

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!

 

 

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