Congratulations to these outstanding Psychology students who have been awarded CAS Continuing Student Scholarships and Fellowships for 2021-2022!

May 20, 2021 — Congratulations to these outstanding Psychology students who have been awarded CAS Continuing Student Scholarships and Fellowships for 2021-2022:Clarence and Lucille Dunbar Scholarship:  Page Biersdorff and Ethan Scott – Undergraduate StudentsMarthe E. Smith Memorial Science Scholarship:  Pooya Razavi – Graduate StudentMiller Family Graduate Award in Technology & Science:  Elizabeth McNeilly – Graduate StudentWay to go! We are so proud of you and all of our amazing undergraduate and graduate students!

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Graduating Ducks

Graduating Duck with Questions about Commencement?

October 19, 2021 — Are you a graduating duck with questions about commencement? Head over to the university commencement site to have your questions answered! 

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Dr. Carmela Alcántara

Carmela Alcántara to Present in 2nd Spring Colloquium Talk

December 12, 2021 — On Friday April 23rd from 2:30pm - 3:30pm (Pacific time), Dr. Carmela Alcántara will present in the 2nd lecture of the spring colloquium series. Her talk is entitled "Culture and Latinx Sleep Health: Implications for Behavioral Sleep Medicine Interventions in the Digital Age." This will be followed by a Growing up in Science talk at 4pm sponsored by the Committee for an Inclusive Community. Email Sheila Keen,, for the Zoom link for what is sure to be a wonderful set of talks!

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Steve Ramirez

First Spring Colloquium Lecture - Dr. Steve Ramirez

April 5, 2021 — Please join us for our 1st Spring Colloquium lecture by Professor Steve Ramirez of Boston University on Friday, April 9th from 2:30 - 3:30pm.  The title of his lecture is “Artificially manipulating positive and negative memories in healthy and maladaptive states”. Dr. Ramirez will also be holding a Growing Up in Science talk following the lecture.  Email Sheila Keen ( for a link to the Zoom meeting if interested.

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Doris Chang to Speak in First Winter Colloquium Series

December 12, 2021 — Dr. Doris Chang Associate Professor of the Silver School of Social Work at New York University will be presenting the first lecture in the Winter Colloquium Series entitled '“Your people are so hardworking”: Clinical Experiences and Training Needs of Therapists of Color.' Please contact Sheila Keen,, for the Zoom link to join this event on February 26th, 2021 from 2:30pm-3:30pm!

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6th Annual Research Blitz

6th Annual Research Blitz Talks: 2/19/2021

February 12, 2021 — Please join us for our 6th annual research blitz talks on Friday, February 19th, 2021 from 2:30-4pm Pacific time. Our incredible lineup of speakers includes Drs. Sanjay Srivastava, Dasa Zeithamova Demircan, Jennifer Freyd, Kate Mills, Mason Price, and Ben Smith. We hope to see you there!

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Dr. Jiaying Zhao

Jianying Zhao to Give Second Winter Colloquium Talk!

December 12, 2021 — Dr. Jiaying Zhao of The University of British Columbia will be giving a talk on March 12th, 2021 from 2:30pm– 3:30pm (Pacific time) titled, “Using Psychology to Design Behavioral Solutions for Environmental Sustainability”, and then a GUS talk from 4 to 5:00.  Please contact Sheila Keen,, for the Zoom link to join this event and join us for our second winter term colloquium speaker!

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We're hiring undergraduate RAs!

CAS Dean's Diversity Grant Will Support Work-Study Positions for Students from Minoritized Backgrounds

January 17, 2021 — The Department of Psychology has been awarded a CAS Dean's Diversity Grant to facilitate research experiences for students from minoritized backgrounds through work-study positions. Volunteer research experience opportunities can be a barrier to entry for those motivated students bound by financial stress. This proposal will help fund the Black Lives Matter Research Experience Initiative, which seeks to increase contributions to diversity through enhanced recruitment of students for research experience across all areas of psychology.

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Doctoral Student Melissa Barnes

Doctoral Student Melissa Barnes Receives APA's CHANGE Grant!

December 23, 2020 — Doctoral student Melissa Barnes is a recipient of the APA Division 56 Cultivating Healing, Advocacy, Nonviolence, Growth, and Equity (CHANGE) Grant for 2020-21! Congratulations, Melissa, for this well-deserved award!

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COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Jeff Measelle Featured in OPB Interview on COVID-19 Contact Tracing

December 12, 2021 — Dr. Jeff Measelle was recently featured in a "Think Out Loud" OPB radio interview for his work on COVID-19 contract tracing and providing support calls for University of Oregon students testing positive for COVID-19. We are so grateful for Dr.

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