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AnnaBelle Bryan Receives Academic Excellence Award

AnnaBelle Bryan is the recipient of a 2018 Academic and Student Affairs District Staff Excellence Award!  This prestigious award program recognizes superior service and ongoing contributions by full-time staff employees. Read more here

Ansuk Jeong, PhD is Named Faculty Mentor of the Year

Dr. Jeong, Assistant Professor (Lecturer) of Psychology, has been named Faculty Mentor of the Year at the University of Utah Asia Campus!
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Danielle Drummond Receives Best Poster Presentation Award

Danielle Drummond received an award for Best Poster Presentation at the Huntsman Cancer Institute's Annual Trainee Research Symposium. Read more here

Lauren Williams Receives National Science Foundation GROW Fellowship

Lauren Williams has received an NSF GROW (Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide) Fellowship! Read more here

Lee Raby, PhD Receives an Early Career Paper Award from the American Psychological Association, Division 7

Dr. Raby, Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology, published a paper entitled "The legacy of early abuse and neglect for social and academic competence from childhood to adulthood" in Child Development which has been awarded a 2019 Early Career Paper Award. Read more here

Lisa Diamond, PhD Presented a TED Talk, September 8, 2018 at Kingsbury Hall

In her talk, Dr. Diamond argued that although it's become common to promote LGBT equality by arguing that LGBT individuals are "born that way," there are three major problems with this approach. Read more here

Message From The Chair ~ October 30, 2018 ~

Message from Bert Uchino, PhD Chair. Read here

New Graduate Course for Spring 2019

A New Graduate Course: PSY 5150/6150 Advanced Cognitive Electrophysiology will be offered Spring 2019. Read more here.

New Graduate Students

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Click here for the Breakdown of New Graduate Students by Area.

Psychology Research Activities

Undergraduate and graduate students gain valuable experience by working in psychology research labs. Click here to learn more.

Psychology Outreach Committee Reaches Out To High School Students

Graduate students Robert Vlisides-Henry, Mary Jane Campbell and Grace Nicora drove to Cedar City in May 2018 to talk with 11th graders at SUCCESS Academy early-college high school.  Read more here

Rachel Hopman, PhD selected as National SHIFT Emerging Leader

Rachel Hopman has been selected as a National SHIFT (Shaping How we Invest For Tomorrow) Emerging Leader. Read more here

Utah Asia Campus News

Enrollment in the Psychology major at the Utah Asia Campus (UAC) in Songdo, South Korea continues to grow, with our largest incoming class so far joining the UAC campus this Fall. Read more here

Last Updated: 6/4/21