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2019

Cate Cooper and Dean Nicole Monnier

Cate Coper is recognized with the  Excellence in Advising Award from Arts & Science Dean Nicole Monnier in April 2019.

Cate Cooper was recognized as an academic advisor who make a difference in the lives of undergraduates at the University of Missouri: She earned the campus-wide Excellence in Advising Award for 2019.  The Award recognizes advisors that demonstrate a caring attitude...
Genevieve and Lindsey help at Show Me Mizzou

Graduate students Genevieve Dash and Lindsey Freeman help high school students learn about psychology at Show Me Mizzou Day.

Psychological Sciences graduate students helped members of the community learn more about mindfulness, the brain, and behavior as part of Show Me Mizzou Day on April 13. Clinical students Lindsey Feeeman and Genevieve Dash demonstrated how mindfulness can minimize the impact of stress to kids...
Students at MPA Meeting

Tiffany Shadrick, Allison Womack and Dana Kelsey at the MPA meeting.

, Laura Gann at MPA

Laura Gann has worked with Dr. Amanda Rose on a research project on sibling relationships.

, Students at Pizza Dinner before MPA

Students enjoyed a pizza dinner the evening before the MPA conference began.

Forty undergraduate students presented their research at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association in Chicago on April 11 and 12.  Each student has been working with a faculty mentor and most are earning departmental honors through the Honors Capstone program. The MPA...
Graduate Student Genevieve Dash

Genevieve Dash was the Competition Winner of the Graduate Student Ethics Writing Competition Sponsored by the American Psychological Association Ethics Committee.

Clinical students swept the  American Psychological Association Ethics Committee’s 2019 Graduate Student Ethics Writing Competition .  The Ethics Committee sponsors this annual prize for a graduate student paper on psychology and ethics. Competition Winner - Genevieve Dash...
Which Hand Is the Eye of the Blind?: From the Psychological Laboratory of the University of Missouri
Josephine Mitchell Smith trained under Max Meyer and her research focused on the sensory abilities of the blind.  In particular, a book that she published on Braille was widely cited and helped guide clinicians and educators in its use.  Dr. Smith served as interim head of the department...
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More than 4,000 students are earning University of Missouri degrees online. Options for studying at a distance have expanded again to include an online bachelor’s degree (BA) in psychology. An undergraduate degree in psychology opens the door to a variety of occupations. With MU’s online...
Sarah Borowski
Sarah Borowski earned an NIH F31 NRSA award for her research on “the role of vagal tone in adolescent social behaviors.”  This work will be funded by NICHD.  Sarah is a graduate student in the developmental training area and will be co-mentored by Amanda Rose and Ashley Groh.

2018

Graduation Ceremony at Hearnes Center
Congratulations to students that graduated with a degree in Psychology this December.  Over seventy undergrduate students earned a Bachelor of Arts and eleven earned a Bachelor of Science degree. New PhD graduates include Chris Blume (Cognition & Neuroscience) Julia...
McAlester Hall
Congratulations to Jessica Hua (Clinical) and KD Valentine (Quantitative) who were selected for the department's Graduate Student Excellence Award.  The Award recognizes advanced graduate students in the Department of Psychological Sciences who have demonstrated outstanding...
GASP graduate students teach mindfulness
Psychological Sciences graduate students brought psychology to seventh and eighth grade students as part of the Missouri Youth Experience on October 27.  Tayler Vebares, Genevieve Dash, and Nathaniel Greene led demonstrations on mindfulness, memory and the brain as part of the campus-wide...

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