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2021

Yonca Cam

Yonca Cam is the 2021 recipient of the MU Psi Chi Educator of the Year Award

Graduate Student Yonca Cam is the 2021 recipient of the MU Psi Chi Educator of the Year Award which illustrates her willingness to share her knowledge with the members of the MU chapter of Psi Chi International Honor Society and the members of the MU Psychology Club. The students chose Yonca as the...
Nanxi Xu Portrait

Nanxi Xu who earned the Graduate School Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award from the MU Graduate School. 

Congratulations to graduate student Nanxi Xu who earned the Graduate School Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award from the MU Graduate School.  This award recognizes the outstanding research and creative accomplishments of MU graduate students.  Nanxi's thesis--entitled...
Congratulations to New Graduates

Congratulations to new PhD graduates from the Department of Psychological Sciences at Mizzou. 

Congratulations to students who earned their PhD this spring. The following video was prepared by faculty mentors to recognize some of our new graduates. The Department of Psychological Sciences offers a PhD in Psychology with an emphasis in Clinical Psychology, Cognition and Neuroscience,...
Des Spann

Award-winning graduate student Des Spann presenting his research.

Graduate student Des Spann is the 2021 recipient of the American Psychological Association Ethics Committee Graduate Student Ethics Writing Prize for his paper titled “Ethical Considerations for Psychologists Addressing Racial Trauma Experienced by Black Americans”.  As part of the award, Des...
S.T.A.R. (Student Training for Advancing Research)

Student Training for Advancing Research (S.T.A.R.) is a recognition program created by the Office of Undergraduate Research. 

The Department of Psychological Sciences is excited to congratulate the following students for earning the Student Training for Advancing Research (S.T.A.R.) recognition program. S.T.A.R. is a recognition program created by the Office of Undergraduate Research. If a student earns their S.T.A.R.,...
Tiger View Postcard

MU Grad School is accepting applications for their TigerView Campus Visitation Program for prospective graduate students. Priority Deadline July 24; mizzou.us/TigerView

Are you interested in pursuing graduate education at Mizzou? The MU Graduate School has TigerView, a campus visitation program that brings prospective students to campus in the Fall. The program is part of Mizzou's commitment to diversity and inclusion in graduate education. TigerView prepares...
The Council of Directors would like to recognize the graduate students who earned departmental awards for teaching and mentoring.  These students are making important contributions to help our undergraduates get engaged with psychology and prepare for their futures.  Congratulations!...
Friday, April 23rd marks the conclusion of Undergraduate Research Week, sponsored on the MU campus by the Office of Undergraduate Research.  More than 30 Psychology majors participated in the week’s biggest event, the Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum, which was held...
Brianna Carman

Brianna Carman received an MPA Regional Research Award from Psi Chi, the International Honors Society in Psychology.  She is mentored by Dr. Jeff Johnson. 

Fifteen senior psychology majors have been working hard all year to complete independent research projects under the direction of faculty mentors as part of the Honors/Independent Research Capstone Program in Psychology.  Students in this program must also apply to present their work at the...
Majoring in Psych?: Career Options for Psychology Undergraduates (3rd Edition)

Dr. Ann J. Korschgen's book, Majoring in Psych?: Career Options for Psychology Undergraduates, 5/e.  The book answers the career-planning questions most psychology majors find themselves asking.  Copies are also available to borrow from the Psych Sci Undergrad Advising Office in McAlester Hall.

A webinar was held with two accomplished alumni as guest speakers and Professors for a Day. This event took place on February 2, 2021, in the 5 to 6 PM time slot reserved for Psi Chi and Psychology Club meetings. One Professor for a Day, Ann J. Korschgen (Psychology, MU, 1971), was formerly...

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