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2021

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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The mission of the Society of Clinical Psychology is to represent the field of Clinical Psychology through encouragement and support of the integration of clinical psychological science and practice in education, research, application, advocacy and public policy, attending to the importance of diversity.

 

Congratulations to graduate student Cassandra Boness has won the 2021 Distinguished Dissertation Award in Clinical Psychology from APA’s Div 12 Society of Clinical Psychology. Advised by Kenny Sher, Cassie’s dissertation, The Etiologic, Theory-Based, Ontogenetic Hierarchical Framework...
The Columbia Daily Tribune highlighted the research of Dr. Nelson Cowan on working memory and how it impacts online learning.  Dr. Cowan's research program focuses on working memory, the small amount of information held in mind.  The Tribune article noted the following. "There's...
The Mizzou Department of Psychological Sciences earned the No. 21 rank for best online bachelor’s programs. Overall, Mizzou climbed 85 spots to No. 14 in the nation for online bachelor’s programs.  The new rankings are included in the 2021 edition of the Best Online Programs rankings...
Exemplary Careers in Education and Science for Psychology Majors: A Webinar WHEN: 5 to 6 PM on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 REGISTER HERE: https://umsystem.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkf-ytqjgjG9LtwTwfgQiUAbto9i8PlLji   In this hour-long webinar primarily aimed at undergraduates...

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Student Training for Advancing Research (S.T.A.R.) is a recognition program created by the Office of Undergraduate Research. If you earn your S.T.A.R., that means you have completed a series of Undergraduate Research Workshops and/or online compliance trainings.

Given the challenges for undergraduate students to participate in research opportunities on campus this year, the MU Office of Undergraduate Research developed a new, completely online program: Student Training for Advancing Research (S.T.A.R.)  The OUR offered 32 workshops over the...
Thinking about graduate school in psychology at Mizzou?  Our department will hold a virtual open house on November 5 (7-8:30pm, CT) During the open house you will have the opportunity to learn more about our program, review the application processes, and talk with current graduate students....
Congratulations to Tyler Jimenez, Alex Miller and Andrea Wycoff who were selected by the Council of Directors for the Graduate Student Excellence Award.  These are students who have demonstrated outstanding scholarship through publications, presentations and grants.  Tyler, Alex and...
In the Spring 2021 semester The Department of Psychological Sciences will introduce a new online undergraduate course--Military and Veterans Psychology (PSYCH-2511, course number 68286 on MyZou).  The instructor is Dr. Bret A. Moore, a board-certified clinical psychologist and prescribing...
The Preparing Future Faculty – Faculty Diversity (PFFFD) Postdoctoral Program is designed to promote and develop scholars for tenure-track faculty positions at the University of Missouri or elsewhere, in any discipline. The fellowships are for two years, during which time the scholars focus on...

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