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Psychology Department News: People

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Distinguished University Professor Kaniasty Gives Presentations at Stress Research Society in Israel

In summer 2015, Krys Kaniasty (Department of Psychology) authored and coauthored four presentations at the 36th international conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR) in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Posted on 8/27/2015 8:24:26 AM

Psychology Professor and Graduate Students Contribute to Newsletter on Ending Violence

Professor Pearl Berman (Psychology) was the editor of, and wrote an introductory article for, the September/October issue of the newsletter for the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence.

Posted on 8/10/2015 8:11:50 AM

Psychology Announces Stanley Lore Scholarship Recipients

The Department of Psychology is pleased to announce that Brandon Spangler and Samantha Kanell are the 2015 recipients of the Stanley Lore Scholarship.

Posted on 5/4/2015 6:59:09 AM

Psychology Honors Students Admitted to Doctoral Studies

A number of students in Psychology’s Honors program have been admitted to doctoral studies. Here’s news on a few.

Posted on 4/30/2015 8:48:18 AM

Psychology Honors Student Wins Admission to APA Summer Program

Shannon Kovalchick has been accepted into the American Psychological Association’s 2015 Summer Science Fellowship program at George Mason University.

Posted on 4/30/2015 8:46:32 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Presents Colloquium “Disasters or Social Catastrophes? On Social Psychological Reactions of Communities Coping With Natural and Human-Induced Disasters”

Krys Kaniasty gave a colloquium at the Department of Psychology, Georgetown University (Washington, DC) on April 17, 2015. The major point of Kaniasty’s lecture was that maintaining strong social ties in the aftermath of disasters is just as important as rebuilding infrastructure to help people overcome traumatic events.

Posted on 4/29/2015 7:56:39 AM

Psychology Doctoral Student Earns Second Place Recognition

Anna Mayo, a doctoral student in clinical psychology, was awarded second place for her student project, “Laughing Together: The Individual and Interpersonal Functions of Inside Jokes,” at the 10th annual Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Program at IUP on April 6, 2015.

Posted on 4/10/2015 9:57:53 AM

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