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UNC-CH Psychology Department Does ALS ICe Bucket Challenge

Recently, members of the UNC-CH Psychology Department participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in honor of our colleague, Dr. Steve Reznick, who was recently diagnosed with ALS.  Steve has chosen the Duke ALS Clinic for our donations, so any money we collect on behalf of the department will be sent there.  Check out an article about the event in the Daily Tarheel as well.


The Karen M. Gil Internship program in Psychology  is hosting an Information Session for students interested in applying for the Spring 2015 semester! The Gil program gives junior and senior Psychology majors the opportunity to participate in a three-credit, PAID internship based the Chapel Hill/Research Triangle area.  Placements are limited (only 10-12 interns per semester) and based on a highly-competitive application process.  Students must have and maintain a 3.4 GPA, have completed PSYC 101 and two additional psychology courses, and be prepared for a rigorous yet rewarding program. If this sounds like something you would qualify for and be interested in, please be sure to attend the Information Session Wednesday, September 10th from 5:30-6:30pm in Davie 112.  Please direct all inquiries to: GilInternship@unc.edu.

UNC-CH Psychology Featured in Carolina Arts & Sciences Magazine

The Department of Psychology at UNC-CH was recently featured in the Spring 2014 edition of Carolina Arts & Sciences Magazine. Click below to read an article on the Karen M. Gil Internship Program in Psychology and a story about the science of addiction, featuring Drs. Don Lysle, Gina Carelli, Todd Thiele, Stacey Daughters, Patrick Curran, Dan Bauer and Andrea Hussong.  Additionally, Dr. David Penn’s schizophrenia research is highlighted.  Lastly, there is a quote from Dr. Kelly Giovanello about a proposed minor in neuroscience. cover