Meet Emily Lowery-Gionta, Class of 2011

November 6, 2017

Emily Lowery-Gionta, Ph.D. is a graduate of our Behavioral and Integrative Neuroscience program in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. She is now a Research Scientist at the Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience at Walter Reed Army Institute of … Continued

Meet Erin Cooley, Class of 2015

November 6, 2017

Erin Cooley, Ph.D. is a graduate of our Social Psychology program with a formal concentration in Quantitative Psychology in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. She is now an Assistant Professor at Colgate University. As an Assistant Professor of Psychology, … Continued

Dr. Mitch Prinstein Elected to APA Board of Directors

November 2, 2017

Dr. Mitch Prinstein, Seters Distinguished Professor of Clinical Psychology, has been elected to the American Psychological Association’s Board of Directors. The American Psychological Association (APA) is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States and its … Continued

Shannon Blakey Selected for SSCP Outstanding Student Researcher Award

November 1, 2017

Shannon Blakey, a graduate student in Clinical Psychology, is the 2017 recipient of the Society for the Science of Clinical Psychology’s Outstanding Student Researcher Award. This award is intended to recognize outstanding graduate students who are providing exceptional contributions to … Continued

Dr. Barbara Fredrickson Awarded the 2017 TANG Prize

November 1, 2017

Dr. Barbara Fredrickson, a Kenan Distinguished Professor of Social Psychology, will be awarded the 2017 TANG Prize to honor her exceptional contributions to the well-being of humanity on November 12, 2017. The TANG Foundation is a private institution established by … Continued

19 Undergraduates Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

October 25, 2017

19 of our Psychology and Neuroscience undergraduates are Fall 2017 initiates of the Alpha of North Carolina Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Phi Beta Kappa is one of the oldest and most distinguished of all collegiate honorary societies. Membership is … Continued

8 Honors Students Receive 2017 David Bray Peele Awards

October 7, 2017

8 of our Psychology and Neuroscience Honor undergraduates, Emmie Banks, Adrienne Bonar, Yumei Chen, Cassidy Fry, Heather Ortega, Sarah Palasick, Logan Smith,and Lynde Wangler are the recipients of the 2017 David Bray Peele Award. The Peele Award honors David Bray … Continued

Jennifer MacCormack Selected for NRSA Fellowship Award

October 3, 2017

Jennifer MacCormack, a graduate student in Social Psychology, received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institute on Aging. The purpose of the Kirschstein NRSA Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award is to enable promising … Continued

Dr. Steve Buzinski Named First CFE Faculty-in-Residence

September 27, 2017

Dr. Steve Buzinski, a Teaching Assistant Professor in Psychology and Neuroscience, has been named the first UNC Center for Faculty Excellence Faculty-in-Residence. The CFE has launched a new initiative, a faculty-in-residence program designed to support select faculty interests related to … Continued

5 Graduate Students Receive 2017-18 Dashiell Startup Awards

September 18, 2017

5 Psychology and Neuroscience graduate students, Yen-Ping Chang (Social Psychology), Maleeha Haroon (Clinical Psychology), Ethan McCormick (Developmental Psychology), Kimberly Pentel (Clinical Psychology), and Lillian Reuman (Clinical Psychology), are the recipients of the 2017-18 Dashiell Dissertation Startup Awards. The Dashiell Dissertation … Continued